Byrådsleder Raymond Johansen går til valg på milliardsatsing til T-banen og en ny tunnel gjennom sentrum. Målet er femminuttersavganger på de viktigste linjene. I går ble han vist rundt i tunnelene på Tøyen av Oslo sporveiers arbeiderforening. Vårt Oslo
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) in the US has introduced the first Orange Line train into service featuring six...Read More... The post First MBTA Orange Line train with CRRC-built cars enters service appeared first on Railway Technology.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a $160m loan to support a railway modernisation and efficiency improvement...Read More... The post ADB awards $160m loan to support Sri Lanka railway modernisation appeared first on Railway Technology.
Kiewit-Parsons joint venture (JV) has secured the main design-build contract for the Foothill Gold Line light rail extension in California,...Read More... The post Kiewit-Parsons JV to build $805.6m Foothill Gold Line extension appeared first on Railway Technology.
They might not boast the latest cutting-edge technology, nor run along miles and miles of track, but throughout centuries, funicular...Read More... The post In pictures: the world’s most beautiful funicular railways appeared first on Railway Technology.
The UK’s Network Rail has announced plans to deliver planned upgrades in the Greater Manchester and Milton Keynes areas this...Read More... The post Network Rail to deliver improvements in North West and Central Region appeared first on Railway Technology.
Arriva UK Train subsidiary and rail operator Northern has introduced more new trains for Liverpool City Region. Northern noted that...Read More... The post Northern adds new diesel trains for Liverpool City region appeared first on Railway Technology.
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The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) in Ohio, US, has introduced a free Wi-Fi network service within its vehicles,...Read More... The post RTA Cleveland offers free Wi-Fi at select stations and transit centres appeared first on Railway Technology.
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Abellio has started running trains on the Midland Main Line and associated routes as East Midlands Railway. The formal handover from Stagecoach took place at 01.59 on Sunday morning, bringing to an end a franchise which began in November 2007. The new eight-year contract includes a possible extension of up to two years. Abellio will […]
The Retail Prices Index for July this year was 2.8 per cent, and the figure is due to be used by the government to set the increase in regulated fares in January. Transport Focus director David Sidebottom said: â€˜After a year of more stable – but still patchy – rail performance many rail passengers will […]
The government has awarded the West Coast Partnership to a consortium of FirstGroup and Trenitalia. Transport secretary Grant Shapps and Keith Williams, chair of the Rail Review, have described the deal as â€˜vital to deliver the swift introduction of significant benefits for passengersâ€™. The new contract is also designed to â€˜fit with the direction of […]
Drug user jailed after setting fire to station Union calls for action after Caledonian Sleeper overran at Edinburgh New Merseyrail trains will be â€˜too longâ€™ for some stations HS2 â€˜should be built more quickly in northâ€™
An inquiry has been launched by the government after widespread power cuts brought many trains to a stand, particularly in the London area. Tyne & Wear Metro was also disrupted by the widespread outages, on Friday afternoon. The problems were caused by the failure of two generators according to National Grid, which has promised to […]
The disused line to the Levenmouth area of Fife is to be reopened to passenger trains at a cost of around Â£70 million. Transport secretary Michael Matheson said there would be stations at Leven and Cameron Bridge. The revived link would take passengers to Edinburgh in around 70 to 75 minutes. Passenger trains were withdrawn […]
Two frustrated bidders for the South Eastern franchise could be set to join the growing number of companies sueing the Department for Transport over its handling of franchise competitions. The DfT has cancelled the competition for South Eastern, with the bidders down to two, saying it had â€˜significant concerns that continuing the competition process would […]