Kazakh Railways (KTZ) has commissioned KZ4AT passenger locomotive, jointly manufactured by Alstom and Transmashholding (TMH), on the Astana-...
In a bid to strengthen railway telecommunications, Algerian railways operator SNTF has signed a contract with Kapsch CarrierCom to set up joint...
Nanjing Metro Line 3 started operation
Metro system ranks fourth in China
Nanjing Metro line number 3 started operation on 1 April 2015 and is 44.1 kilometers (27.4 mi) in length with 30 stations.
Ugandan Railway Project financed by China
Separate contracts needed
The Ugandan share of the new Standard Gauge Railway project between Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan has now secured some 3.2 billion US...
Saint-Etienne approves third tram project worth up to €85M
New French tram investment
The municipal council of Saint-Etienne has voted in favour of setting up the French city’s third tram line. The designed line is to be fitted with...
Miami’s new Airport Train Station opened
Construction began 4 years ago
Miami’s Airport Train Station is finally open for business.
Bangkok Skytrain extension contracts awarded
Construction of a depot as wel
MASS Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) granted four contracts on April 3 for building of the 19.5km northern extension of the BTS...
Italy’s Trenitalia awards €98M train deal to AnsaldoBreda
New train order in Italy
Italian rolling stock producer AnsaldoBreda has obtained an order to supply 70 Vivalto double-deck trains to local operator Trenitalia. The deal...
Houston Metro ordered newly 39 of the H3 cars from CAF USA. Those first six CAF cars were delivered in January 2015.
The Russian industry of rail car building is in crisis, which is reflected by a low level of localization of local production facilities.
Uralvagonzavod, one of Russia’s leading producers of rolling stock, is considering designing and production of main line locomotives together with...
Deutsche Bahn and Bombardier Transportation have agreed on an out-of-court settlement regarding various vehicle projects, where the two companies...
The first off-wire capable light rail vehicle ordered by Dallas Area Rapid Transit was unveiled on March 23.
When the scheduled light rail link along Ring 3 between Lundtofte and Ishøj in the greater Copenhagen area is ready in 2020/21, it will not just...
Siemens obtains €1.7BN train order from Rhine-Ruhr
New EMU order
Siemens has secured a deal to supply 82 Desiro HC electric multiple units (EMUs) to Germany’s Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Region.
DMRC supports Make in India initiative
“About 90 percent of the trains procured by DMRC so far have been manufactured in India”
India’s Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) recently organised a seminar, Metro Rolling Stock: Quality Indigenization for Global Markets, Delhi...
Brussels third metro project begins
To open for service in 2024
Detailed engineering design and development work is to get underway shortly for the construction of a third metro route through the centre of...
Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey to build joint transport company
Carrying 17 million tons of rail cargo/year. Kazakhstan
Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey intend to set up a joint transport company for rail transport as part of TRACECA program, Ambassador of Kazakhstan...
First phase of Uzbek railway electrification completed
To the total cost of $82 million
The first phase of the project for the electrification of the 140.8 kilometer-Marokand- Karshi railway section has been completed in southern...
New concept seamlessly connecting rail and air networks
Also internationally valuable
The innovative Finnish AiRRport concept offers a solution for seamlessly connecting rail and air networks.