New Jakarta Mass Transit Line

Construction has started on the first phase of a new 15.7km mass rapid transit line to downtown Ja...

Hollysys to provide ATP equipment and systems for high-speed trains

China-based Hollysys Automation Technologies has secured two contracts to provide automatic train ...

Pajares tunnel electrification contract awarded

A 25 km long railway tunnel A consortium of Alstom and Isolux Corsán has been awarded a €28m cont...

Dutch Railways and Finmeccanica reach deal over V250 train dispute

A settlement agreement has been reached between the Netherlands Railways (NS) and Finmeccanica, th...

  • New Jakarta Mass Transit Line

  • Hollysys to provide ATP equipment and systems for high-speed trains

  • Pajares tunnel electrification contract awarded

  • Dutch Railways and Finmeccanica reach deal over V250 train dispute

Railway News

Siemens Signs Deutsche Bahn For 100 Locomotives Framework Contract

Siemens and DB Cargo AG have signed a framework agreement for the delivery of 100 locomotives. At the closing of the contract, the freight transport a

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Hull Trains named UK’s top performing long distance operator for fourth year

Hull Trains has once again topped the industry’s independent satisfaction league that compares every single train company in the UK on a range of cu

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Union Pacific Improves Railroad Crossing Safety

Union Pacific's rail safety programs helped improve public safety and contributed to a 5 percent decline in vehicle–train collisions at railroad cro

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Railway Market Reports

Qalaa Holding Inc to sell its Rift Valley Railways stake

Qalaa Holdings , an African leader in energy and infrastructure, confirms that preliminary negotiations are ongoing with several prospective local and international investors for the sale of its stake

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Amtrak reports record sales and passenger numbers

AMTRAK achieved a record for unaudited ticket sales for the 2016 fiscal year, which ended on September 30, of $US 2.14bn which is $US 12m more than in 2015. The increased ticket revenue was due to a

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Thales to sell its fare collection business

THALES has entered into exclusive negotiations with Latour Capital, a private equity firm, with a view to selling its transport ticketing and revenue collection, road tolling and car park management b

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Railway Projects

US$642 billion in railway investments set out in theMiddle East, North Africa, Central Asia and South Asia

The Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and South Asia hold the largest selection of freight and urban transport projects across the globe, with over US$642 billion worth of planned railway invest

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Jacobs Selected for Pioneering New Jersey Rail Microgrid Project

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been selected by NJ TRANSIT to provide design and general engineering services for the NJ TRANSIT Microgrid (NJ TRANSITGRID) project. The objective of the $577 milli

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Shift2Rail 2015/16 projects now fully operational

The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) is delighted to announce that the last grant agreement related to 2015/2016 calls has been signed. All projects are now operational and working together towar

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Railway Press Releases

10th SIFER exhibition affords a glimpse into rail industry of the future

Staged every two years since 1999, SIFER—the only international rail industry trade show in France provides stakeholders from across all sectors of the industry with a unique opportunity to meet fac

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Alstom delivers world’s first Citadis X05 Light Rail Vehicle to Sydney, Australia

Alstom has delivered the first of 60 Citadis X05 light rail vehicles (LRVs) to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) in Sydney, Australia, as part of the CBD and South East Light Rail project. Sydney

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Rail Development Group Paul Plummer To Open Railtex

Paul Plummer, Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group, will now formally open Railtex 2017 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on 9 May. He has kindly agreed to take on this role follow

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