Credit: Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit.

SMART train service launches in San Francisco

Nippon Sharyo has manufactured the line's rolling stock, which are diesel multiple units. 

Breakthrough for Norway’s new Ulriken railway tunnel

The tunnel boring machine Ulrikke has broken through the final section of rock in the Ulriken mountain, Bergen, in a milestone moment for the new Ulriken tunnel. 

Balfour Beatty to electrify Bristol to Cardiff section of GWML

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a contract by Network Rail to electrify the Great Western main line (GWML) between Bristol Parkway and Cardiff.

Tracklaying for East West Corridor completed

MTR has completed tracklaying along the 11-kilometre Tai Wai to Hung Hom Section of the Shatin to Central Link (SCL) rail project. The milestone marks the competion of tracklaying on the East West Corridor and keeps the...
Credit: Bulgaria's ministry of transport.

Balkan states agree to build Sofia-Skopje railway link

Bulgaria and Macedonia's respective transport ministers have signed a memorandum of understanding to open a railway link between Sofia and Skopje.
Athens' metro system. Credit: S-F/Shutterstock.

Four international consortia interested in Athens metro expansion

Expressions of interest has been complete for the expansion of Athens' metro with four joint-ventures putting their names forward.
A TasRail locomotive passes along a coastline in Tasmania. Credit: TasRail.

Aussie operator TasRail hires penguin expert ahead of coastal works

Australian train operator TasRail has released a request for tender for coastal erosion and landslip works in north west Tasmania.
The interior of Stockholm Central station. Credit: Tupungato/Shutterstock.

Stockholm Central station to undergo major overhaul to meet future needs

The Swedish Transport Administration has commissioned engineering consultancy Sweco to plan and redesign Stockholm Central station for future needs.
Credit: Siemens.

Siemens opens train service centre in Delaware

Rolling stock manufacturer Siemens has opened a new facility for digital and predictive locomotive maintenance in Delaware, USA.
Credit: Banedanmark.

Esbjerg-Lunderskov electrification complete

Work began in 2014 on the line between Esbjerg and Lunderskov, and over the course of the project around 1,600 masts and four transformer stations have been built.