Station milestone on Berlin U5 gap closure project

The team delivering Berlin's U5 gap closure project has completed the Unter den Linden station box - one of three new U-Bahn stations being built in the German capital.
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Qatar Rail appoints JV to run new Doha rail networks

Qatar Rail has awarded the RKH Qitarat joint venture a 20-year contract to operate and maintain the Doha metro and Lusail light rail networks.
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Alstom to develop light rail systems in Iraq

Alstom has agreed to help the Iraqi government develop light rail systems in Baghdad and Basra. 
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New Bombardier trainsets enter passenger service in South-East Queensland

The Bombardier-led Qtectic consortium has delivered the first three new trains for South-East Queensland, Australia.
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Solar power could make up “significant share” of railway’s energy demand

Solar panels could be used to power a sizeable chunk of Britain's DC electric rail network, a new report has suggested.
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‘A new age of advocacy for rail passengers in North America’

The National Association of Railroad Passengers has heralded a new chapter in its rail advocacy movement in the United States.
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Downer to deliver station and signal upgrades in New South Wales

Transport for New South Wales has awarded Downer a contract to deliver station and signal modifications across the suburban and Intercity network for the New Intercity Fleet.
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Spectacular station art made of old wooden escalators unveiled in Australia

A railway station in Australia has unveiled an extraordinary piece of art featuring treads and combs from old wooden escalators.
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Moscow’s new ring

The metros in Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Guangzhou and Seoul are the only ones that carry more passengers than Moscow’s Metro which, with a daily ridership of 6.7 million, is the busiest mass transit system in Europe. This is more than twice the number carried by London Underground, which has 270 stations compared with the Moscow […]
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‘Powerful’ freight locomotive to be tested on Baikal–Amur railway in Russia

Transmashholding subsidiary Bryansk Machine-building Plant is to test its most powerful freight diesel locomotive on the Baikal–Amur railway in Russia.
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Bombardier joins French rail research partnership

Bombardier has been welcomed as an official member of the Railenium Technical Research Institute (TRI).
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Miami-Dade County’s first new Hitachi train enters service

Hitachi has announced that the first new train for Miami-Dade County's Metrorail has entered passenger service. 
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