Kuwait to start work on long-delayed metro

Kuwait to start work on long-delayed metro :Kuwait has announced that the work on the long-delayed $7-billion metro project will finally kick off next year, said a report. The announcement comes following the recent appointment of new advisers for the... ...

Amtrak Ridership Drops In Illinois

Amtrak Ridership Drops In Illinois :Amtrak says that its passenger numbers in Illinois fell to about 1.3 million in the latest fiscal year, or a decline of about 4 percent. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports (http://bit.ly/1NXLsGO) that... ...

Japan’s Hitachi group eyes monorail tender

Japan’s Hitachi group eyes monorail tender :The Japanese Hitachi group, which regretted missing out on the Marmaray Project, is counting down to what is being tentatively called the Havaray (monorail) tender. The Turkey general manager of the... ...

Japan to win contract for India’s first high-speed railway

Japan to win contract for India’s first high-speed railway :India is set to adopt Japanese bullet train technology for its first high-speed railway, with the two nations’ leaders expected to announce the agreement in a joint statement this week, a... ...

UK Begins Tram-Train Testing

UK Begins Tram-Train Testing: The UK’s tram-train unveiled in Sheffield by Transport Minister Andrew Jones. The first of seven tram-trains built by German Vossloh in Spain for the Sheffield Supertram system. Static testing has already started at... ...

Sweden’s Longest Rail Tunnel Opened

Sweden’s Longest Rail Tunnel Opened: Between Malmö and Gothenburg Sweden’s longest rail tunnel has opened. Construction of this takes more than 20 years. The €1.2 billion Hallandsas Tunnel was finally opened by Sweden’s Minister for Enterprise... ...

India Chooses Japanese Technology for Mumbai – Ahmedabad High Speed Line

India Chooses Japanese Technology for Mumbai – Ahmedabad High Speed Line :According to the Nikkei this week India will agree to adopt Japanese Shinkansen technology and Japanese funding for a 505 km High Speed Rail line linking Mumbai with... ...

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