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Stadler production facility in Fanipol, Belarus, source: Stadler

Stadler develops its Belarusian facility

Stadler is developing its production facility in Belarus. Several workshops have been constructed last year while the others are building now. The Swiss company also intends to expand its product range by launching the manufacture...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Catherine Trautmann receives European Railway Award, source: Marieke van Gompel

Catherine Trautmann wins European Railway Award

Catherine Trautmann, a coordinator of the TEN-T North Sea-Baltic rail corridor, has won the European Railway Award on Wednesday in Brussels. She also received a check for 10,000 Euros. Trautmann plans to donate the sum...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
VR Class Sm4 train, source: Wikipedia

Finland will take part in Rail Baltica

The Finnish government has decided to participate in the Rail Baltica project. Finland will establish a special enterprise to become a shareholder of RB Rail company, a joint venture that was incorporated by the three...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens Inspiro train in Warsaw metro, source: Wikipedia

Warsaw to develop new metro line

Metro Warszawskie, the operator of the subway system in the Polish capital, will start developing a third underground route this year. The city authorities have budgeted 12.5 million Zlotys (more than 2.9 million Euros) to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens and Alstom logos, source: Siemens

New concessions for Alstom-Siemens merger

The discussions over the merger of Alstom and Siemens escalated by the new concessions proposed by both companies. While EU competition authorities are reviewing the new offer, some officials see political support for the deal....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Citadis tram in Casablanca, source: Wikipedia

Morocco launches Casablanca tram extension

The Casablanca tram network was extended with a second route – Line T2. The new line was inaugurated by the Moroccan King Mohammed on 23 January. The project worth 340 million Euros was completed in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Coradia Polyvalent train in Senegal, source: SYSTRA

Senegal launches first express train

Senegal has launched a railway connection between the capital of Dakar and Diamniadio. It is the country’s first train express service. By the year’s end, the route will be extended to the Blaise Diagne International...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Track installation, source: ProRail

ProRail to install first test track

Dutch railway infrastructure manager ProRail will install the first one-kilometre test track at the Rail Centre in Amersfoort. The railway line will be constructed outdoors to provide practical tutorials for rail staff and to implement...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Strukton Rail, source: Strukton Rail

Strukton Rail strengthens position in Italy

Dutch technology company Strukton Rail has increased its stake in the Italian rail contractor Costruzioni Linee Ferroviarie (CLF) from 60 to 100 per cent. The 40 per cent of shares were purchased from Unieco. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko