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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.
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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 last train at Brighton. Credit: GTR.

Thameslink bids farewell to final Class 319s

Thameslink have retired the last of the operating Class 319s almost 30 years after they first entered service. On August 27, units 319217 and 319435 were coupled together as an eight-carriage service to make a final southbound...
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New Zealand trains find new lease of life in Mozambique

A fleet of trains that were originally built for British Rail in the early 1970s are getting a new lease of life in Africa.
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.
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. 
Siemens' new Charger locomotive. Credit: Amtrak.

Amtrak launches new Siemens Charger train

Described by Siemens as "the cleanest in the nation," the Chargers are being built at its rolling stock manufacturing plant in Sacramento, California.

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. 

Whitechapel – An Overground station going Underground

The clock is ticking as the biggest, and one of the most complex, railway engineering projects in Europe moves into its final stages. Eventually, even the name will change, from the project title of Crossrail into the operational route’s Elizabeth line. As the line’s new stations continue to emerge from below the ground, there is […]