Alstom completes commuter train order for SuperVia

Rail operator SuperVia has received the last of 10 Metropolis trains ordered from Alstom. SuperVia ordered the new eight-car units in 2012, with the first train entering service in February[...]
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Moscow approves light rail extension

Moscow has approved a 3.6-kilometre extension of the city’s tram network from Shosse Entuziastov metro station to the Ivanovskoye District. The line, which will have a length of around six-and-a-half kilometres, will[...]
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Nottingham tram extension one step nearer

A party from Nottingham’s twin city of Karlsruhe joined the first group of people to cross onto the Karlsruhe Friendship Bridge over Nottingham Station recently.

The Oberbürgermeister of Karlsruhe, Dr ...
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Preferred bidder named for Sydney light rail project

The Connecting Sydney consortium has been named as the preferred bidder to build and operate the CBD and South East Light Rail project. In its bid, the consortium said it[...]
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Belgium commissions ETCS to Luxembourg border

Infrabel has commissioned the longest section of conventional railway in Europe to be signalled by ETCS. The Belgian infrastructure manager has completed an overlay of the system on a 160-kilometre[...]
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Danish State Railways appoints new CEO

Danish State Railways (DSB) has appointed a former Royal Danish Air Force pilot as its new chief executive. Flemming Jensen, who is a member of the management team at the[...]
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CNR to replace ageing Boston subway trains

CNR has been confirmed as the preferred bidder to supply 284 new subway cars for Boston’s Red and Orange lines. The Chinese manufacturer will deliver 152 new Orange line cars[...]
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Eurostar e320 to be unveiled next month

Eurostar is to hold a special unveiling event at St Pancras International station next month to show off its new high-speed e320 train. The launch event on November 13 will[...]
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St Petersburg orders first low-floor tram

St Petersburg has ordered its first low-floor tram from the Alstom/Transmashholding joint venture TramRus. The tram, which is currently completing testing at the joint venture’s factory in St Petersburg, will be[...]
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Britain’s railway network – Transport mode of choice

In his recent address to the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s 2014 Sir Henry Royce Memorial Lecture in London this September, HS2 technical director Andrew McNaughton set out his vision[...]
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Britain’s railway network – Transport mode of choice

In his recent address to the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s 2014 Sir Henry Royce Memorial Lecture in London this September, HS2 technical director Andrew McNaughton set out his vision[...]
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Community Rail Awards – Get better together

The 10th Community Rail Awards at Scarborough attracted railway volunteers, staff and supporters and representatives of the emergency services from far and near. The high-spirited event marked a further coming[...]
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