Archive for category: Business

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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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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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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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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Keolis: Managing passenger expectations greatest challenge of Wales and Borders franchise

Keolis International CEO Bernard Tabary during a press event at InnoTrans.Bernard Tabary, Keolis International CEO, was quizzed by the media on the Wales and Border franchise and other topics during a Q&A session at InnoTrans.
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Keolis: Managing passenger expectations greatest challenge of Wales and Borders franchise

Keolis International CEO Bernard Tabary during a press event at InnoTrans.Bernard Tabary, Keolis International CEO, was quizzed by the media on the Wales and Border franchise and other topics during a Q&A session at InnoTrans.
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Major British Steel contracts rubber-stamped in Berlin

With UK transport secretary Chris Grayling looking on, both contracts were signed by representatives from all parties.
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Egyptian National Railways strikes locomotive deal with Progress Rail

A stock photo of an Egyptian National Railways EMD locomotive. Photo: Ad Meskens.Progress Rail has served the Egyptian market since the 1950s through its EMD brand.
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