Grand Paris Express train contract worth up to €1.3 billion awarded

Photo: Alstom.The contract is fully financed by IDF Mobilités and covers a maximum of 1,000 cars (183 trains) in three and six-car configurations. 
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High-speed railway opens between Hong Kong and China

Photo: MTR Hong Kong.The start of services on the Hong Kong section means that passengers from Hong Kong are now able to connect to 44 mainland destinations using more than 25,000km of high-speed railways.
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The EMU that can ‘transform’ to meet demand

Photo: CRRC.A highly adaptable inter-city electrical-multiple unit has been presented to exhibitors at InnoTrans. 
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Cross Country franchise competition dropped because of rail review

The new Cross Country franchise will no longer be awarded in 2019 as planned following the launch of a major review into Britain's rail system.
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Stadler and Siemens present first new S-Bahn half train

Photo: Stadler.The four-car trains, with their familiar yellow and red livery, will enter service in 2021 on Berlin’s Ring/Southeast network.
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Prototype overhead line structure revealed

A prototype overhead line structure (OLS) designed to be quick to install, easy to maintain and more attractive to look at has been unveiled by its creators, Mott MacDonald and architects Moxon.
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GE PowerHaul locomotives for Korfez Ulastirma

GE Transportation CEO Rafael Santana during a press conference at InnoTrans. Photo: GE Transportation.Korfez Ulastirma is the first private operator in Turkey to make such a purchase since the government began issuing mainline licenses a year ago.
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CRRC says rail transit equipment is “on the cusp of a revolution” as it unveils next gen metro train

CETROVO on display at InnoTrans.CRRC Sifang deputy chief engineer Ding Sansan said the train, dubbed 'CETROVO', is not only lighter, but is more energy efficient and has more space for new features.
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New FLIRTs for Go-Ahead Germany

Photo: Stadler.Stefan Krispin, managing director of Go-Ahead Germany, said that one of the cornerstones of a high-quality service is its state-of-the-art vehicles.
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High-speed freight train concept among InnoTrans innovations

The German Aerospace Center (DLR), known for its innovative railway research projects, has come up with a concept design for a high-speed freight train.
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ROSCO and rail researchers aim to create the UK’s first hydrogen train

BCRRE and Porterbrook signed a memorandum of understanding formalising the partnership at InnoTrans. Photo: Porterbrook.Earlier this year rail minister Jo Johnson challenged the rail industry to develop decarbonisation plans, with the objective of removing diesel-only trains from the network by 2040.
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Ukrainian Railways signals intent to work with Alstom on renewal of electric locomotive fleet

Photo: Alstom.UZ seeks to increase the amount of electrified railways from 47 per cent to 54 per cent in the next two years.
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