Hitachi Rail has conducted a test journey of the East Coast main line's new intercity train under the government's £5.7bn network-wide investment to upgrade intercity rail travel across the UK.
The Government of New Zealand has allocated NZ$548m ($384m) in this year's budget to maintain and upgrade rail network and freight movement capabilities across the country.
Australia's Queensland Government is reportedly set to approve a plan to upgrade Sunshine Coast railway line that connects Brisbane with the Sunshine Coast.
Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Government has announced the completion of an upgrade to the Dubbo Rail Triangle, which improves access for trains travelling throughout the state via this busy central junction point.
Network Rail's £38bn railway transformation plan, China Railway's $116bn investment, the $22.5bn Riyadh Metro project, and the UK Government's £2.7bn deal to build new IEP trains. Railway-technology.com wraps up the key headlines fr...