Commuter Rail

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 09:00

Renfe to trial LNG on passenger train

SPANISH operator Renfe is set to begin pilot tests next month of a self-propelled passenger train powered with liquefied natural gas (LNG) in what the operator says are the first…
OC'VIA, the concessionaire responsible for building and maintaining the Nîmes - Montpellier bypass has been granted an Authorisation for Commercial Operation (AMEC) for the 60km line and its connections to…
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 00:00

Victoria builds for growth

The government of the Australian state of Victoria is spending big on public transport projects, both urban and regional, but it remains to be seen whether it will be enough…
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 12:02

Idea Train mock-up unveiled in Nuremberg

DB Regio and Bavarian Railway Company (BEG) presented a one-to-one double-deck mock-up of their Idea Train in Nuremberg on November 7 showing innovative product and service concepts for regional services.
NETWORK Rail’s £6.5bn Thameslink project to upgrade the north-south route through London has moved a step nearer completion with the installation of new track and signalling between London Bridge and…
Thursday, 02 November 2017 10:38

Östgötatrafiken orders additional Alstom EMUs

SWEDISH regional public transport authority Östgötatrafiken has awarded Alstom a contract to supply a further three X61 Coradia Nordic 15kV ac EMUs.
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 08:57

VRR extends Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn operating contract

RHINE-Ruhr Transport Authority (VRR) has awarded DB Regio NRW a four-year extension to its contract to operate three lines of the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn network.
Friday, 27 October 2017 04:57

Dutch intermodal passenger app under test

TESTING has started in the Dutch province of Utrecht with the helloGo app, which will enable passengers to plan, book and purchase tickets using a single app for all modes…
Thursday, 26 October 2017 05:48

SKM Warsaw launches EMU tender

WARSAW commuter rail operator SKM has launched a tender for supply of 13 EMUs together with a maintenance and training package. Closing date for bids is November 30.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 11:49

Roca Line electric services reach La Plata

ELECTRIC services on Buenos Aires’ suburban Roca Line were finally extended to the state capital La Plata on October 18 following the completion of electrification works on the 9.6km branch…
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