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UK rolling stock strategy: diesel, bi-mode and fuel cell-powered trains

The UK's Department for Transport has released its third 'Rolling Stock Perception' strategy which details the challenges of the market and what the government is doing to tackle them.
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Travel on Dublin’s new tram extension before it opens to the public

Dublin's tram network has given customers a sneak peak of its new Cross City extension - weeks before it opens to the public.
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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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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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Hyperloop One forms partnership with Richard Branson’s Virgin

Under the deal the company will be rebranded 'Virgin Hyperloop One' and Branson will join the board of directors.
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15 striking pictures of railways in Africa

Between the gorgeous backdrops of the African plains and deserts and the continent's socio-economic challenges, Africa's railways make for some striking pictures.
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Hitachi rolls out first UK-built Class 385

Hitachi presented the first Class 385 for ScotRail to be built at its Newton Aycliffe plant during a ceremony earlier today.
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UK government pledges £47.9 billion funding to Network Rail

The total is made up of a Network Grant of £34.7 billion, plus Network Rail’s own income from other sources of £13.2 billion.
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UK’s Network Rail reveals its top 20 suppliers

Combined, the firms received around 50.1 per cent of all Network Rail expenditure in the UK - that's more than £3.6 billion.
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Stadler to unveil first FLIRT for the USA

More than 1,400 units of the train are in service worldwide but this is the first FLIRT sold in the USA.
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