The European Commission has cleared the merger of US-based Wabtec and French rail products company Faiveley Transport in a €1.7bn deal.
New Zealand's Auckland Transport has started construction on the NZ$2.5bn ($1.7bn) City Rail Link (CRL) project from the Britomart Train Station.
Siemens has received an €1.7bn order from the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Region to supply 82 Desiro HC electric multiple units for the new Rhine-Ruhr Express (RRX) rail transport.
US-based rail parts manufacturer Wabtec has won a contract to supply components for 300 subway cars being delivered to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) by Bombardier Transportation.
Australia’s EPA recommends $2bn Perth airport rail link, Bechtel begins tunnelling work on Riyadh Metro Line 1, and Siemens-Huawei wins GSM-R upgrade contract in Germany. Railway-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from July 2...