All articles by RanjithKumar Dharma
New Hitachi train complete first test run on West Coast Main Line
The trial run was conducted following two months of dynamic testing at Network Rail’s Melton Mowbray rail development centre.
South Africa’s Transnet to trim freight rail network by 35%
This decision is expected to shrink the 12,427-mile rail network by 4000 miles in the country.
Webuild consortium receives secures €934m rail bypass contract in Italy
With a 55% stake in the consortium, Webuild is tasked with the design and construction of around 13km of the rail line.
Pune city metro in India secures €150m EIB loan
The 20-year loan has been granted to help enhance travel for over three million people in the city.
Alstom receives locomotive contract from RegioJet
The new locomotives will be used for domestic and cross-border journeys on the electrified networks in the Central Europe region.
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Knorr-Bremse wins equipment order for Milan metro trains
It will deliver its new couplers for passenger train application to Hitachi Rail under the contract.
Rail signalling work underway on Spain’s Vitoria-Gasteiz logistics platform
The logistics platform is being developed to serve the Atlantic corridor for European freight transport.
India’s first undersea tunnel tender to launch on 9 February
The 21km tunnel will be constructed at Thane creek between underground stations between underground stations at Bandra-Kurla Complex and Shilphata.
Alstom wins €230m Norske tog contract for more Coradia Nordic trains
The latest order is a result of Alstom’s €1.8bn framework agreement, which was reached at the end of 2021, with Norske tog.
HS2 gets planning consent for Washwood Heath Depot
The depot consists of a maintenance building, a network integrated control centre (NICC) and a cleaners and drivers building.