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First look around Greater Anglia’s Bombardier Aventra mock-up

UK train operating company Greater Anglia has revealed a mock-up of its new Aventra trains.
A stock photo of a Shinkansen train. Credit: David Harding/Shutterstock.

Leaders prepare to pull the trigger on India’s bullet train

Work is to begin on India's first high-speed rail project - known as the Indian Bullet Train - thanks to financial and technical support from Japan.
New HART CEO Andrew Robbins (far right) inspects rail cars at the rail operations centre. Credit: HART.

Hawaii move for Bombardier executive

Former Bombardier Transportation senior executive Andrew Robbins has become the new CEO and executive director of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART), in the US state of Hawaii. 
Credit: Arriva Trains Wales.

Arriva Trains Wales sees fuel consumption fall as it completes DAS rollout

Arriva Trains Wales has fitted its entire train fleet with driver advisory systems (DAS), transforming them into "much greener machines".
A stock photo of the rail network in Perth. Credit: Kikujungboy/Shutterstock.

Metronet given $1.34bn boost in Australia

The Government of Western Australia has allocated $1.34 billion from its 2017-18 budget for Metronet, to expand Perth's rail network.
A line of British Transport Police. Credit: Keith Gentry/Shutterstock.

All British Transport Police officers to wear body worn cameras

The British Transport Police will start an immediate roll-out of body worn cameras to its frontline officers to bring about "speedier justice for victims."
Credit: CRRC.

First for CRRC in Sao Paulo

On September 1, CRRC Sifang signed a contract with authorities in Sao Paulo for eight eight-car metro trains (64 in total), CRRC's first metro order in the Brazilian city.
Credit: Nigerian Railways.

Nigerian Railway seeks new ticketing provider

An expression of interest has been launched by Nigerian Railways Corporation as it looks to find a new ticketing provider. 
One of the two 585’ roll-on/roll-off rail ferries. Credit: Genesee & Wyoming/Business Wire.

New operators for USA-Mexico rail ferry

Freight operator Genesee & Wyoming has struck up a deal with Seacor Holdings to run the CG Railway in Mobile, Alabama, USA.

UK transport secretary ‘absolutely certain’ Class 707s have a future

The UK’s Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, says he is ‘absolutely certain’ that the South West route’s Class 707 Desiro City trains will be taken on by another operator.

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