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New York City subway station reopens 17 years after 9/11

Photo: MTA.The infrastructure of the former Cortlandt station was completely destroyed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks when the World Trade Centre collapsed.
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Network Rail sells commercial estate portfolio for almost £1.5 billion

Photo: Network Rail.Network Rail says the proceeds from the transaction will help fund the railway upgrade plan, bringing major improvements for passengers and reducing the need for taxpayers to fund the railway.
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Upgrading the continental connection

A landmark ERTMS announcement has recently emerged concerning the London to Paris and Brussels high-speed routes through the Channel Tunnel.
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Metro begins procurement for up to 800 railcars in Washington

Photo: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.Metro has taken the first steps towards acquiring its next generation trains by issuing a request for proposals for the design and construction of at least 256 8000-series railcars.
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Official Elizabeth line opening pushed back to autumn 2019

Photo: Crossrail.Chief executive Simon Wright said more time is needed to complete testing on the central section between Paddington and Abbey Wood.
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Seven bidders for 378-metro-car contract in Mumbai

Commuters onboard a packed metro train. Photo: Red Tea.Rolling stock manufacturers from around the world have been shortlisted for a major contract for the Mumbai Metro.
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Three consortia to compete for $1.6bn train contract in Western Australia

A stock photo of an A-series train. Photo: LockieCurrie.A supplier will be chosen in early 2019. A key consideration will be the bidders' commitment to manufacturing at least 50 per cent of the railcars in Western Australia, creating local jobs in the process.
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Victorian government vows to build mammoth Melbourne rail loop

The south east section of the Suburban Rail Loop will run underground between Cheltenham and Box Hill. Photo: Rail Projects Victoria.Such is the size of the 'Suburban Rail Loop' that planners have described it as "the biggest transformation of public transport in Australian history".
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A public sector body could run the next ScotRail franchise

Photo: theasis.Public sector bodies will be free to bid for the next rail franchise covering services in Scotland, Scottish ministers have confirmed today.
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Indian Railways details damage and restoration work following Kerala floods

A stock photo taken of the Kerala floods. Photo: Praveenp.Three of Indian Railways' Southern zones have been severely affected by flash floods, land slips and rockfall as a result of extreme flooding in the state of Kerala.
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Final section of Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link ready for launch

Photo: MTR Corporation.Once the Hong Kong section is opened the country will be linked to China's network of some 25,000km of high-speed lines. 
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