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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New Jersey Transit to spend $1.35 billion on Rail and Bus equipment

The NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors today approved new equipment acquisitions as part of the agency’s Fiscal Year 2011 (FY11) capital budget and approved…

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Putting some mute into your commute in New Jersey

NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein today announced plans to conduct a 90-day pilot program to test the feasibility of offering “Quiet Commute”…

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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority purchase twenty new Locos

The MassDOT Board of Directors today approved of a contract with Motive Power Inc. of Boise, Idaho to supply 20 new diesel electric locomotives at a cost…

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