UK: Investment of £26m to secure the future of the 13·7 km line between Ryde and Shanklin on the Isle of Wight was announced on September 16. This includes infrastructure modernisation and replacement of the life-expired fleet of small profile ex-London Underground trains which date back to 1938. Railway Gazette
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Stadler has received a €27m contract from Norway’s Bybanen Bergen to supply six additional Variobahn trams, which will extend the...Read More... The post Stadler to deliver additional six Variobahn trams to Bybanen Bergen appeared first on Railway Technology.
US-based rail manufacturer Harsco Rail has signed a seven-year framework agreement for the supply of up to 56 catenary maintenance...Read More... The post DB Netz orders for catenary maintenance vehicles from Harsco Rail appeared first on Railway Technology.
Alstom has secured a contract from Danish railway company Nordjyske Jernbane for the delivery of an additional four Coradia Lint...Read More... The post Alstom to supply four additional Coradia Lint regional trains appeared first on Railway Technology.
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Transport for Wales (TfW) has revealed a £194m ($241m) investment plan to upgrade 247 railway stations. TfW will upgrade shelters,...Read More... The post Transport for Wales invests $241m to upgrade railways stations appeared first on Railway Technology.
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has proposed a $5.7bn investment for Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) in its proposed...Read More... The post New York’s MTA unveils plans to invest $5.7bn on Long Island Rail Road appeared first on Railway Technology.
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The O-Train Confederation Line in Ottawa, Canada, has commenced commercial operations equipped with SelTrac Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) technology...Read More... The post Ottawa’s Confederation Line starts service using CBTC technology appeared first on Railway Technology.
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A veteran train which was built by British Rail around 40 years ago is to play a key part in research into alternative power sources. Porterbrook is leasing a redundant High Speed Intercity 125 set to the University of Birmingham, where it will be used to step up an existing research programme into new power […]
The uncertain future of Island Line has been secured by a new rolling stock deal as well as a Network Rail commitment to renew the pier at Ryde, which carries the line into the town. The investment will total Â£26 million. The five two-car Class 484 sets will be D-Trains from Vivarail, which has been […]
Midlands Connect has unveiled an ambitious plan to move ahead with seven rail projects in the region, which are designed to be co-ordinated with HS2. Midlands Connect said Midlands Engine Rail would boost capacity and allow another 736 passenger trains to run every day. The planners have identified 60 places which stand to benefit, between […]
A new half-hourly suburban service has started running between Stratford and Meridian Water, which was opened in June as part of a Â£6 billion development of the area being led by Enfield Council. Eventually 10,000 homes are to be built in the station's catchment area, although the start of work has been delayed so the […]