Council invites expressions of interest to operate trams

Hertfordshire County Council has invited expressions of interest to operate trams over the 6 1/2 mile Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey branch. There…

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Station billboards scan passengers

Digital advertising billboards that are fitted with cameras, to distinguish the age group and gender of passengers looking at them, are being rolled out…

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VINCI confirmed as builder and operator of the biggest railway project in Europe

Réseau Ferré de France (RFF) has confirmed that VINCI, has been awarded the concession for the high-speed line between Tours and Bordeaux. The project,…

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BTP Target Scrap Yards and Metal theives on day of action

During the past six months there has been a rise in the number of thefts – with railways, utilities substations, businesses, houses and even road…

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Transport Minister opens new Metrolink depot

Transport Minister Norman Baker met Greater Manchester’s transport leaders today to open the newly-extended Metrolink tram depot at Queen’s Road. The…

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Britain’s biggest investment in green hybrid bus technology

Stagecoach today (15 July 2010) launched Britain’s biggest single investment in green hybrid bus technology. The first of a £16m investment in 56…

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Network Rail and Crossrail sign up to The Infrastructure Show

Network Rail and Crossrail have signed up as client partners for the Rail Hub at the newly launched Infrastructure Show, taking place 18-20 October 2010…

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Management of DB Schenker in Frankfurt move

Deutsche Bahn has announced that management of DB Schenker, the company’s freight division, is to move from Berlin, Mainz and Essen to Frankfurt….

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Minister sees Britain’s new busiest station take shape

Theresa Villiers today helped lay the foundations of London’s next major transport hub in a visit to Farringdon station. From 2017, the plan is for…

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Angel Trains announces bond issue

Angel Trains Group, through its subsidiary The Great Rolling Stock Company Limited, has issued £800m of bonds as part of its long-term debt refinancing…

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Wabtec to acquire G&B Specialties and Bach-Simpson

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has signed an agreement to acquire G&B Specialties, Inc., and Bach-Simpson Corporation from Global Railway Industries…

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Russian Railways signs cooperation deals with Siemens

In connection with German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Russia, Siemens President and CEO Peter Löscher today signed memorandums of understanding…

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