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.

Siemens’ success in USA

In recent decades, there has been a noticeable revival of rail in the US and Canada.
A Wegh crossing machine installed in Vietnam. Credit: Wegh Group.

Vietnam Railways rewards contractor with new level crossing deal

Wegh Group has been awarded another "significant" contract for level crossing machines in Vietnam.
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.
Credit: Alstom.

Lucknow inaugurates first metro line

Indian home minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh state chief minister Yogi Adityanath have inaugurated the first phase of the Lucknow metro line.
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...
An artist's impression of Parkville station. Credit: Melbourne Metro Tunnel.

Melbourne Metro Tunnel stations could be named after Game of Thrones locations

Forget Station McStationface, members of the public in Australia have been suggesting names for new Melbourne Metro Tunnel stations and Game of Thrones-inspired locations have proved popular choices.
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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