In news out late yesterday (Oct. 10, 2016), a train conductor on a service operated by Nankai Electric Railway is reported to have made the following announcement, ‘Today there are a lot of foreign passengers. We apologise for any inconvenience.’. The conductor has since stated that there was no intent to discriminate in his announcement. Company representatives have issued him a warning that such ‘categorisation’ of passengers is inappropriate.
Spanish train manufacturer CAF has signed a €500m contract with Dutch passenger railway operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) to deliver its Sprinter electric multiple-unit fleet.
Belgian rail engineering firm TUC Rail has announced the start of first passenger trains through the new railway tunnel Schuman-Josaphat in Brussels.
Dutch passenger railway operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) has selected Spanish train manufacturer CAF as the preferred bidder to supply its new-generation Sprinter electric multiple-unit fleet.
More weekend passengers traveled with National Express train operator c2c since autumn began than during any other autumn on record.