The North East is urging the Government to deliver on its promises and commit to re-open the Leamside Line following the announcement of the new Network North programme last week.
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The new Berlin S-Bahn fleet has been completed, with 106 new S-Bahn trains delivered on schedule and in passenger service.
Irish Rail are teaming with DIGAS to test a retrofitted hydrogen locomotive using a cleaner burning renewable fuel.
With train manufacturing jobs threatened and factories at risk of closure, RIA has called for the Government to make immediate decisions on the building of rolling stock.
Goldschmidt have been awarded a contract to supply a rail inspection vehicle with combined testing, measuring and analysis technology for the Berlin underground.
Deutsche Bahn and the Austrian Federal Railways are expanding their cross-border long-distance services with new connections in day and night traffic as well as the use of new vehicles.
California High-Speed Rail Authority’s Board of Directors have approved the release of a RFG for the United States’ first 220mph electrified high-speed trainsets.
Alstom have invested €15 million in the creation of its first bogie centre in Kazakhstan which will produce and maintain bogies for all types of railway vehicles throughout their entire lifecycle.
Amtrak have executed a contract option for 10 more Amtrak Airo trainsets, bring the overall total to 83 units.
Alstom and VMS have presented a new battery-powered train which has a range of up to 120 kilometres and will enter service in 2024.
Siemens Mobility will deliver 28 three-car Mireo regional trains with the latest DSD specifications for Baden-Württemberg, as part of the Digital Node Stuttgart pilot project of Digital Rail Germany.
Alstom and CTDOT have confirmed an order for 60 single-level coach cars valued at approximately €285 million.
Škoda Group and Titagarh Firema have been awarded a contract for the production of up to 370 new railway coaches for Italian night lines.
Siemens Mobility are to deliver 90 new S-Bahn trains to Munich which will offer passengers more space and greater comfort.