Siemens invests in remote monitoring specialsts Wi-Tronix

The announcement comes after Siemens made a "significant equity investment" in the Chicago-headquartered firm. Further financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
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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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Bulgaria makes first order for Skoda trams

Skoda Transportation has won a contract to supply 13 ForCity Classic trams for Sofia, Bulgaria.
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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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Talgo weighs up options for new UK train manufacturing site

Talgo says it has looked at potential sites around Leeds and Liverpool to build its first factory on UK soil.
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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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Bombardier and CAF to make 413 carriages for new West Midlands franchise

Bombardier will manufacture 36 three-carriage and 45 five-carriage Aventra trains at its Derby site, while CAF will produce 12 two-carriage and 14 four-carriage Civity trains.
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Milestone for Stadler’s new $50m Salt Lake City facility

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for Stadler’s new rolling stock assembly facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, the United States.
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Transport for London successfully tests new Tube signalling

A new signalling system on the London Underground has been successfully tested for the first time. 
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