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Union Pacific plans $48m investment in Utah Rail infrastructure

The Union Pacific Railroad has announced plans to spend $48.1 million on its Utah rail infrastructure. The investment will help to boost safety and efficiency and is...
A KiwiRail DL Class locomotive. Credit: MTU.

Rolls-Royce to supply engines for Chinese-built KiwiRail locomotives

Rolls-Royce is to supply CRRC with 15 MTU engines to be used by New Zealand rail operator KiwiRail. The 20V 4000 R43 engines will power 15 DL...
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DSB issues tender for next-generation Wi-Fi equipment

Danish State Railways (DSB) has issued a tender for advanced Wi-Fi equipment onboard its train services. Customers are currently 'very satisfied' with the free Wi-Fi...
Lublin railway station, which is included in the 68km stretch of railway line to be upgraded. Credit: Szater/Wikimedia.

Astaldi joint venture awarded €171m contract to upgrade Wschodnia to Dorohusk line

Astaldi has strengthened its presence in Poland after being awarded a joint contract worth €171 million to rebuild the railway between Wschodnia and Dorohusk. Along...
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Belmond launches luxury sleeper train service in South America

Belmond has launched what is describing as South America first luxury sleeper service. The Andean Explorer, which is operated by PeruRail, cuts through the Peruvian...
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TfL to replace two thirds of Docklands Light Railway fleet

Transport for London (TfL) has launched the procurement process to find a supplier to build a new generation of trains for the Docklands Light...
Alstom's Optimet real-time train occupancy. Credit: Alstom.

Alstom to showcase smart technology that could ease metro passenger congestion

Alstom is set to showcase its Optimet real-time train occupancy technology at the UITP summit in Montreal. The product promises to enhance passenger journeys on metros...
A CAF Urbos 3 tram of the Kansas City Streetcar system. Credit: KC Streetcar/Wikimedia.

Team appointed to conduct Kansas City light rail extension study

The Kansas City Street Authority (KCSA) has chosen a team of architects, engineers and consultants to conduct a study for the southern extension of the...

Crowdfunded railway company Locomore files for insolvency

A crowdfunded German train operating company that began running services in 2016 has filed for insolvency. Locomore was launched as a low-cost alternative to DB...
The K1M6 tramcar. Credit: Tatra-Yug.

Tatra-Yug reveals new tram model

East European train manufacturer Tatra-Yug has unveiled the K1M6, its latest model of tram. The three-segment tram has been designed and made in the Ukraine and...