The Director General of Tanzania Railways Masanja Kadogosa and Erden Arioglu, the Deputy Chairman of Yapi Merkezi signed a USD 1.9 billion (TZS 4.4 trillion) contract for the construction of Makutupora – Tabora line, part of the Standard Gauge Railway network. The ceremony was held at State House grounds in […]

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), a leading global supplier for freight and transit rail, announced today the company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Trimble’s Beena Vision business, a manufacturer of machine vision-based wayside inspection systems for the railroad industry. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and financial […]

Alstom has revealed that consortium ONxpress Transportation Partners has signed the project agreement for the On-Corridor Works Project of the GO Expansion program following a procurement process led by Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario. The ONxpress Transportation Partners consortium comprises Alstom, Aecon Group, Deutsche Bahn International Operations and FCC Construcción. The […]

The objective of Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking is to deliver a high capacity integrated European railway network by eliminating barriers to interoperability and providing solutions for full integration, covering traffic management, vehicles, infrastructure and services, aiming to achieve faster uptake and deployment of projects and innovations. That should exploit the […]

The New Zealand capital of Wellington has shortlisted four possible public transport options as part of its “Let’s Get Wellington Moving” scheme. The four are: South coast light rail + new public transport tunnel: This would allow passengers to travel between the Island Bay and surrounding suburbs with the choice […]