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Songjiang tram, source: Keolis

Keolis opens its first tram line in China

Shanghai’s urban district of Songjiang now has a tram network. The first 13.9-kilometre section was opened on 26 December 2018. The line was constructed by the French-Chinese Shanghai Keolis joint venture. The next 31-kilometre section...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Coast tram in Belgium, source: Wikipedia

Flanders invests in upgrade tram infrastructure

The government of Belgium’s Flemish region will provide 295 million Euros to public transport operator De Lijn for upgrading its tramway infrastructure. This record amount will be allocated to the government-owned company in a five-year...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Skoda 7Ev train, source: Škoda Transportation

New stage of Prague airport rail link project

Czech railway infrastructure manager SŽDC is to launch new procurement proceedings for the modernisation of the Prague-Kladno railway, including a connection to Václav Havel Airport Prague, the country’s busiest airport. They allow starting a new stage in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Azerbaijan rail switches, source: Azerbaijan railways

Azerbaijan updates rail switches

Azerbaijan Railways is implementing an extensive programme on a reconstruction of the Baku-Böyük Kəsik railway. The project includes modernisation of rail tracks and sleepers as well as replacing of old rail switches. 285 new rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Strabag Rail milling train, source: Strabag Rail

Vossloh becomes European rail milling leader

German rail technology company Vossloh acquired the rail milling unit of Strabag Rail. Four milling machines and around 30 employees strengthened Vossloh’s business and allowed it to position itself as a leading provider of rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Kyiv Boryspil Express train, source: Wikipedia

Ukraine launches first airport railway link

Ukrainian Railway has launched a rail link between the capital city of Kyiv and Boryspil airport, the busiest airport of the country. It is the first airport rail connection in Ukraine. The new train is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Istanbul metro train, source: Mykola Zasiadko

Two Istanbul airports to get metro link in 2019

Two of Istanbul’s airports -Sabiha Gökçen and Istanbul New Airport- will be linked to the metro network by the end of 2019. Sabiha Gökçen airport will be connected by the Kadıköy–Tavşantepe line, while Istanbul New...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko