The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) in the US has started the $425m Red Line South re-construction project.
Hitachi Rail Europe has selected Interfleet Certification, a division of international rail consultancy Interfleet Technology, as the Notified Body (NoBo) and Designated Body (DeBo) for the UK's Intercity Express Programme.
National Express and the UK Department for Transport (DfT) have signed an agreement to extend the transport operator's c2c franchise contract for another 16 months.
The joint stock company UniControls was founded in 1991. At present it has more than 150 employees, most of them with a high qualification. The company has its own development, production and testing capacities. Strategic orientation on supplies of u…
UK-based engineering firm Mott MacDonald has secured a contract from Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon (RMGL) in India to provide design work for six new metro stations.
Zaha Hadid Architects has won a contract from the ArRiyadh Development Authority to build the new King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) Metro Station in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
San Diego Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project in the US moves forward with San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) releasing the draft of environment report for the $1.7bn project.
It had been a long time since I'd seen a Canadian on the road, so on Thursday I decided to catch it at noon. As luck would have it, I was delayed a few minutes leaving work and ended up sitting at the traffic light by IKEA and watching VIA 1 roll by in the distance. Show More Summary
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will increase its loan to Polish rail operator PKP Intercity from the €224m originally agreed in July 2011 to €342m to buy a fleet of 20 Pendolino electrical multiple units (emus).
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has launched consultations for the first phase of Britain's £32bn High Speed 2 (HS2) rail network's draft environmental statement (ES) and proposed design refinement.
US-based construction and engineering firm Bechtel has won a £36m contract from London Underground to modernise Vauxhall tube station over the next few years.
Don’t forget this weekend is the annual GorgeRail slideshow at the Discovery Center in The Dalles. This year’s line up looks fabulous and includes dogcaught.com founder Aaron Hockley presenting an amusing look at railfan photography. I plan to be there enjoying the shows and hanging out with friends. I hope to see many of the [...]
VolkerFitzpatrick has secured a £50m contract from Crossrail to carry out the Ilford Yard stabling project in the UK.
Australian Government has earmarked A$24bn ($23.8bn) in its 2013-14 budget for spending on road and rail projects.
Hitachi Rail Europe has signed a contract with Merchant Place Developments to build and fit-out a rolling stock manufacturing and assembly plant in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, UK.
Smartphone apps are revolutionising the way we access information for our daily commute – as well as our vacations. Gina Baksa looks at some of the best smartphone apps for train travellers.
The new SABIX Ultra series of cable have a myriad of beneficial characteristics for various applications; these features are outlined below. Due to the new sheath material, the cable can be used for flexible applications and shows the highest fire pr…
The Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) in the US will start a month-long 'beta' test of its new smartphone ticketing app this week.
A consortium of Aecom Singapore, Aecom Perunding and SA Architects has won a contract worth S$52.8m ($42.7m) to carry out an architectural and engineering consultancy study on the proposed high-speed line between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
Alstom and its joint venture Shanghai Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment (SATEE) have won a €28m contract from Nanjing Metro Group in China to supply traction systems and associated services to the phase one of the Line 4 metro l...