VR and the Finnish Ministry of Transport are to begin new negotiations prior to the current contract ending in December 2020.
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In response to the European Commission's EU Green Deal, European rail CEOs recently met in Brussels to discuss the new approach to sustainable mobility.
Following Alstom's acquisition of Bombardier Transportation, the company will have a backlog of approximately €75 billion and revenues of €15.5 billion.
The new STEM facility has been designed to inspire the younger generation to pursue careers in the science, technology, engineering and maths sectors.
The trial will test how effective the use of body cameras is in further improving the safety of Transport for Wales' passengers and staff.
The funding contract will help XRAIL to deliver its maintenance requirements for its Saudi Arabia’s Haramain High Speed Railway contract.
The new depot will allow Northern to streamline its maintenance processes, subsequently improving UK rail performance and punctuality.
As part of the UK's National Apprenticeship Week, Northern has launched its search for new apprentices, including 16 engineering technicians.
Heald will bring his experience of significant projects in the US and Canada to Network Rail Consulting's New York office.
GTR will offer 150 additional apprenticeship places, rising to a total of 300, following receiving accreditation from the Education Skills Funding Agency.
Deborah Merrens will begin in her new role as CCO at Eurotunnel Le Shuttle from 28 February 2020, following her predecessor stepping down in late 2019.
Bombardier Transportation has introduced into passenger service the final New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) train for the Queensland Government.
The system integrator contract has been extended, following Network Rail Consulting being awarded the first phase of the Digital Systems Program in 2018.
UK train operating company, Northern, has revealed the processes and expertise that is required in order to transform and modernise its rolling stock.