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Hitachi begins production of double-deck EMUs for Trenitalia

Hitachi Rail Italy has begun production of a new class of double-deck regional trains at its factory in Pistoia. Hitachi, Alstom and Stadler were awarded...

Brno and Bratislava exploring Hyperloop link

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), one of the companies developing a Hyperloop evacuated-tube transit system, has announced an exploratory agreement with the city of Brno in the...

Competition to select HS2 train builder underway

HS2 has begun the procurement process which will source up to 60 trains for the first phase of Britain's new high-speed rail network. The £2.75...

Solely solar: Renewable energy to power Melbourne trams

The Australian state of Victoria is investing in new solar farms to power Melbourne's tram network. Large solar plants capable of producing 75 megawatts (MW)...

More Urbos trams for Utrecht

The Province of Utrecht has confirmed it will extend an existing agreement with CAF for new Urbos trams, ordering an additional 22 vehicles. The Spanish...

Contract signed for new Ostrava trams

Stadler has signed a contract with the city of Ostrava's transport body, Dopravní podnik Ostrava (DPO), for up to 40 new trams. It is the Swiss...

First China-UK freight train arrives in Barking

The first freight train to connect China and the UK has completed its 12,000 km journey from Yiwu to Barking. Arriving earlier today at DB...
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Video: Waterloo International platforms brought back to life

Network Rail has released a timelapse video showing work being carried out to reinstate platforms 20-24 in the former Eurostar terminal at London Waterloo...

KeolisAmey to become new Manchester Metrolink operator

KeolisAmey will become the new operator of Manchester's Metrolink light rail network when the current contract with RATP Dev and MPT ends in the summer. The...

UITP: Driverless cars need to be integrated with existing transport modes

Driverless vehicles need to be considered as part of an integrated transport plan which supports existing transport networks, the UITP has recommended. The adoption of more...