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UK rolling stock strategy: diesel, bi-mode and fuel cell-powered trains

The UK's Department for Transport has released its third 'Rolling Stock Perception' strategy which details the challenges of the market and what the government is doing to tackle them.
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Meet the new addition to MTR Express’ fleet: Trainy McTrainface

The company's chief commercial officer Peder Osterkamp christened the high-speed train with champagne and said that MTR had "listened to the voice of the people".
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What leaders from Kosovo’s rail industry were doing in the UK

A delegation from Kosovo’s rail industry has visited Bombardier’s maintenance depot, Great Central Railway’s new bridge and a level crossing on a recent trip to the UK. The group were visiting to learn about how the UK rail sector manages health and safety. Kosovo Railway Infrastructure (Infrakos) were joined by train operator Trainkos and the […]
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Union Pacific unveils special locomotive in honour of armed forces

UP No. 1943, also known as 'The Spirit', was created in collaboration with military veterans who work for the company and in respect of the number of ex-Forces personnel that have or currently work for UP.
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Travel on Dublin’s new tram extension before it opens to the public

Dublin's tram network has given customers a sneak peak of its new Cross City extension - weeks before it opens to the public.
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Green light for new South Africa-Swaziland rail link

A proposed rail freight link between South Africa and Swaziland has achieved a major milestone after proving its viability.
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Transtech to supply up to 65 trams to Tampere

Rolling stock manufacturer Transtech will supply up to 65 new trams to the city of Tampere, Finland.
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PKP to spend €60m modernising 182 level crossings

Polish State Railways has revealed plans to spend around €60.7 million improving safety at 182 level crossings by replacing "worn out equipment".
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Potential sites for new Old Oak Common London Overground stations presented

Transport for London (TfL) has released details of proposed sites for two new London Overground stations at Old Oak Common.
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Leo Express becomes Poland’s first private rail operator

Czech Republic-headquartered Leo Express has become Poland's first private rail operator following permission to run services on the Krakow - Prague route.
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Alstom and Bombardier issue $100m contracts for Paris double-deck trains

Faiveley Transport has been awarded a contract for more than $100 million to supply systems for SNCF’s new generation double-deck trains in Paris.
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