A stock photo of a KiwiRail locomotive. Credit: KiwiRail.

Celebrations as KiwiRail announces first post-quake service

Services are set to resume on the railway line between Picton and Christchurch for the first time since the devastating Kaikoura earthquake struck 10 months ago.
A slow shutter shot of a light rail system in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Credit: HTU/Shutterstock.

Taiwan awards Thales light rail contract

The French firm's contract covers signalling, communications and operation control centre systems for the new transit system in Akeng, in New Taipei City.
A stock photo of Montreal's metro. Credit: Chris Howey/Shutterstock.

Québec to build €298m underground train depot

Transport planners have announced that an underground train depot is to be built in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to help increase the number of services in line with expected demand. The nearly C$440 million (around €298...
A stock image of a railway bridge. Credit: Nikiforov Alexander/Shutterstock.

Systra aims to become top bridge specialist with new acquisition

Engineering firm Systra says it wants to become "one of the top 10 international bridge specialists in the world" following the purchase of American firm International Bridge Technologies.
HART trains are set to operate on the system under their own power for the first time. Credit: HART.

Live testing to begin on Honolulu’s new urban rail system

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation is to begin live train testing for the new urban rail rapid transit system.
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Russian Railways and Siemens discuss cooperation

State-owned Russian Railways has met with German technology giant Siemens to discuss potential cooperation.
The Hyundai Rotem-built rolling stock for the Ui line. Credit: Hyundai Rotem.

Seoul launches new light rail line

A 11.4km light railway line has been launched in South Korea's capital city. 
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Midland Metro’s £149m extension to open in 2021

A 2km extension of Transport for West Midlands' Midland Metro has been given the go ahead in the UK.
The new tram extension in Tallinn. Credit: Raepress.

First fruits of Rail Baltica in Estonia

Estonia is celebrating the launch of a new tram line which will support the proposed Trans-European railway Rail Baltica.
An artist's impression of the light rail tunnel's portal. Credit: Sydney Light Rail.

Sydney Light Rail tunnel a step closer to completion

A piece of major engineering work on Sydney's CBD and South East Light Rail line has reached a milestone moment.