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An artist's impression of Stadler's Salt Lake City facility. Credit: Stadler.

Milestone for Stadler’s new $50m Salt Lake City facility

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for Stadler’s new rolling stock assembly facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, the United States.
Credit: Hyperloop One.

Hyperloop One forms partnership with Richard Branson’s Virgin

Under the deal the company will be rebranded 'Virgin Hyperloop One' and Branson will join the board of directors.
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15 striking pictures of railways in Africa

Between the gorgeous backdrops of the African plains and deserts and the continent's socio-economic challenges, Africa's railways make for some striking pictures.
Credit: Network Rail.

UK government pledges £47.9 billion funding to Network Rail

The total is made up of a Network Grant of £34.7 billion, plus Network Rail’s own income from other sources of £13.2 billion.
Credit: Network Rail.

UK’s Network Rail reveals its top 20 suppliers

Combined, the firms received around 50.1 per cent of all Network Rail expenditure in the UK - that's more than £3.6 billion.
Credit: Stadler.

Stadler to unveil first FLIRT for the USA

More than 1,400 units of the train are in service worldwide but this is the first FLIRT sold in the USA.
Susquehanna River Bridge. Credit: Amtrak.

Amtrak identifies 5 critical rail investments to keep the USA moving forward

High demand for passenger rail service continues to outpace investment, according to Amtrak, which has resulted in a backlog of $38 billion of deferred capital investments.
Credit: Jérôme Galland / SNCF.

SNCF sells 50% of Orient Express

A new partnership has been struck to manage the famous Orient Express brand.
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Argentina to spend $2bn on 1,500-vehicle train fleet

Argentina's ministry for transport has launched an international tender for a fleet of 1,500 vehicles - the largest acquisition of rolling stock in the history of the Buenos Aires commuter network.
A stock photo of Baku railway station. Credit: Andrii Zhezhera/Shutterstock.

A new gateway to China: Europe prepares for the launch of Baku–Tbilisi–Kars railway

A new rail corridor linking Azerbaijan to Turkey via Georgia is set to launch in September, establishing a new freight link between Europe and China.