CAF wins Mediterranean Corridor signalling contract

ADIF has awarded CAF a €98.6 million contract to deliver signalling  services along a stretch of the Mediterranean Corridor between Vandellós and Tarragona. The order includes the installation and maintenance of new signalling[...]
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Singapore metro trains delivered

Alstom has delivered the first two automated Metropolis trains which are to be rolled out across Singapore’s metro system. Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) placed an order in February 2012[...]
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First glimpse of Chiltern Class 68s

Chilterns Railways has released several images of the new Class 68s which are due to go into operation on its Birmingham to London Marylebone route later this year. In April, Chiltern[...]
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Work starts on BBT rail tunnels

Contractors have begun excavating a series of new tunnels as part of the €8.6 billion Brenner Base Tunnel (BBT) project. A Strabag/Salini-Impregilo joint venture have held a groundbreaking ceremony to[...]
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Braunschweig receives first Solaris tram

The first of 18 new Solaris Tramino trams made a late-night debut in the German city of Braunschweig. Public transport operator Braunschweiger Verkehrs-AG took delivery of the first vehicle last week. The[...]
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Eurotunnel passenger and freight figures rise

Eurotunnel experienced growth in both its passenger and freight operations in the first half of 2014. The biggest increase was experienced within Eurotunnel’s rail freight subsidiary, Europorte, which saw a[...]
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Hitachi unveils suburban and metro train designs

Hitachi released details of new suburbs and metro train models that it hopes to sell to the UK and European market. Mockups of the AT100 and AT200 were unveiled at[...]
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Freightliner announces move to Teesport

Freightliner is to move its operation at Wilton to Teesport, claiming that the site ‘can no longer compete effectively’. More than £3 million will be invested in a new open[...]
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DB freight trains to go ‘silent’

DB Schenker is to invest €230 million retrofitting its entire fleet with new ‘silent’ brake blocks. By the end of the year, 200 upgraded trains will be in service across[...]
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Birmingham home for HS2 headquarters

Birmingham is to become the home of HS2′s new construction headquarters. The facility will employ up to 1,500 people, with the first phase set to open in 2015 – two[...]
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Gold Coast trams go live

Tram services have begun in the Gold Coast, marking the completion of the $1.2 billion light rail project. Passengers were able to ride the G:link for free on July 20 to celebrate[...]
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Gold Coast trams go live

Tram services have begun in the Gold Coast, marking the completion of the $1.2 billion light rail project. Passengers were able to ride the G:link for free on July 20 to celebrate[...]
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