Bombardier opens new rail car assembly hall in Saxony

Photo: Bombardier.Around 500 employees will work in the new hall, which boast a total 8,100sqm factory floorspace. 
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Major $880m digital systems investment for Sydney rail network

These upgrades are being funded from the state's 2018-19 budget and will be delivered in stages, with services coming online progressively from the early 2020s.
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Siemens bags £1.5bn contract to build new generation Tube trains

Siemens has been named by Transport for London (TfL) as the chosen supplier for the £1.5 billion Deep Tube rolling stock contract.
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The Rail Partnership Awards 2018

Rail companies of all sizes came together to recognise the UK rail industry’s greatest achievements at the Rail Partnership Awards on 7 June.
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Stadler unveils ‘Traverso’ train for Swiss operator Südostbahn

Almost two years of development and construction have gone into the multiple-unit FLIRT train, which was presented for the first time on June 6.
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Russian Railways organises free transport for World Cup football fans

The high-speed Sapsan trains are manufactured by Siemens. Photo: Chas Design.Free long-distance trains will run on 31 routes and make 734 trips, according to Russian Railways.
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Siemens launches new line of high-speed trains

Siemens has announced a new high-speed train concept, Velaro Novo, ahead of this year's InnoTrans exhibition.
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TransPennine Express’ first Class 802 arrives in the UK

Photo: Hitachi Rail Europe.The train’s voyage saw it cross the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and pass through the Panama Canal.
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Brightline looks to replicate model in other US regions

Photo: Brightline.The announcement comes less than six months after Brightline's first service was launched between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Florida, and weeks after the service was extended to Miami.
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Panama Metro’s new Metropolis trainsets enter service

Photo: Alstom.This will see the line's capacity boosted by transforming three-car trains into five-car trains up until the end of 2019.
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New £100m train depot to open in Wales

Photo: Welsh Government.This depot will be used to house and service 36 new metro vehicles operating on the Taff Vale lines.
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CAF secures new orders in Luxembourg, Germany and Sweden

Photo: CAF.Combined, the deals are worth almost €100 million.
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