The Saudi Ministry of Investment signed a memorandum of understanding with Alstom, which specializes in the sustainable and smart transportation sector, in the presence of the Undersecretary of the Ministry, Fahad Al-Naim. Both sides discussed investment opportunities in the transportation sector and the localization of the manufacture and maintenance of trains, in […]
Egis, with partner CyD Ingéneria, has won a systems project management contract on the project to build Line 7 of the Santiago metro in Chile. Chilean president Sebastián Piñera launched the $2.5bn project in February. Line 7 will run between the suburbs of Renca on the northwestern outskirts of the capital and […]
An end to the disruption of “countless dinners” and “interminable commutes” was in sight this week with the official groundbreaking on 1 August of the $1.56bn Portal North railway bridge over the Hackensack River in New Jersey. When construction by Skanska and joint venture partner Traylor Bros PNB is complete […]
Group intends to invest $2.3bn in Besimah-Jacobabad railway line ISLAMABAD: Board of Investment (BoI) on Tuesday has claimed that an Omani group, which is interested in developing railway infrastructure in Pakistan, is ready to invest at least $2.3 billion on the 1,087 Km railway line between Gwadar and Jacobabad. As per […]
India is ramping up her less publicised infrastructure financing and promotion activities in Africa. It is long overdue.
The Western Railway Line Project will transform Ghana’s existing railway infrastructure base into a modern, robust and integrated railway system,” Thelo DB said in its statement.
ZDM-German Railways (DB) and Siemens Mobility presented the 100th high-speed ICE 4 train in Mainz, named Rheinland-Pfalz after the federal state of which Mainz is the capital. By the end of 2024, DB will receive the last of the 137 ICE 4 trains ordered by Siemens Mobility in various configurations. DB […]
Alstom has opened a training center in Baku. The solemn event was attended by representatives of the French Embassy in Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijan-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The opening of the center is part of Alstom’s program to support the development of the country’s railway industry. The center, created with […]
ÖBB’s existing night train fleet were converted into multifunctional couchette cars. The newly designed four-seater compartments with fitted beds are intended to increase travel comfort, especially for families – for example with parking spaces for prams. Bicycles can also be taken along and there should be free WiFi and charging options using […]
After two years of online activity, the UIC Passenger Department is eager and delighted to be holding the fifth Training on Commuter and Regional Train Services, in-person, at UIC HQ in Paris. OBJECTIVES Offer an accurate and comprehensive overview of Commuter and Regional Train Systems all around the world and […]