Eurotunnel rebrands as ‘Getlink’

The company that runs the Channel Tunnel has announced a rebrand to take it into a "new era".
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Midland Metro extension receives £200m boost from UK government

West Midlands mayor Andy Street has confirmed that £200 million from the UK government's new 'Transporting Cities Fund' will be used to extend the Midland Metro to Brierley Hill.
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Siemens and Stadler begin assembly of pre-series S-Bahn trains

Technicians have begun work on the new pre-series S-Bahn trains in Germany.
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Construction firms chosen to build Boston’s Green line extension

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has awarded the $1 billion contract to design and construct the Green line extension of Boston's light rail network. 
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Faiveley Transport awarded €127m train contracts in New South Wales

Faiveley Transport has been awarded contracts worth more than $150 million to supply railway systems and maintenance services for the New Intercity Fleet in New South Wales, Australia.
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CAF confirms 60-vehicle contract for Naples metro

Naples city council has awarded a contract to Spanish rolling stock manufacturer CAF to supply 10 six-car trains for the city's metro system.
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Helsinki metro opens western extension

Helsinki City Transport has opened the capital's city's western metro extension to the neighbouring city of Espoo.
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Mitsubishi and CAF awarded Philippines rolling stock order

Rolling stock manufacturers Mitsubishi and CAF have been awarded a €225 million contract to build new trains for Line 1 of the Manila light rail transit system in the Philippines.
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Hector Rail launches search for new CEO

Hector Rail’s CEO has decided to step down due to personal reasons, prompting the freight operator into an immediate search for his successor. Joakim Landholm said that he’s chosen to leave the company for personal reasons but will remain in his position until 2018. The search for the new CEO is expected to last “a […]
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Luas’ Green line to receive €100m capacity boost

The Irish transport minister has given the green light to a €100m project to increase capacity on Luas' Green line.
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Putin backs new light rail line in Moscow

President Vladimir Putin has thrown his weight behind the construction of a new light rail line in Moscow.
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Negotiations begin for new DLR fleet

Transport for London (TfL) has issued an Invitation to Negotiate to the shortlisted bidders for a contract to supply the next generation of Docklands Light Railway (DLR) trains.
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