Polish town of Lodz is starting the urban complex train project

A project which will see Lodz’s train transportation system cover the town itself and the surrounding towns has just been launched. The call for the tender is on. 20 new rail buses will be purchased and modernisation of the railway stations and stops... ...

Moscow-Saint Petersburg line rolling stock to be manufactured in Russia

Localisation in Russia of manufacturing of trains for Moscow – St Petersburg high-speed line will be obligatory, claimed Valentin Gapanovich, Senior Vice Presdent of RZD. However, the degree of localization is still in question, he added. Source :... ...

InterRail expands in the Russian market

RailService Ltd., Moscow, a subsidiary of the Swiss InterRail Group, acquired the rolling stock owner UralRail, located in Moscow. Thanks to the acquisition of a company with its own fleet and will no longer be forced to provide services only with... ...

Macedonian Railways reduces staff

Macedonian state-owned railway operator Makedonski Zeleznici Infrastruktura said it laid off 70 workers and will send the remaining employees on forced leave on a rotating basis. A first group of 300 workers has already been sent on a two-week forced... ...

Kuwait invites bidders for underground project

Partnerships Technical Bureau in Kuwait has invited companies to submit expression of interest to invest in an Integrated Rolling Stock and Systems Company being developed as part of the country’s first underground project by May 24. The company will... ...

South-Caucasus Railways consolidates cooperation with local manufacturers

South-Caucasus Railways, the RZD subsidiary managing railway transport in Armenia, is ready to purchase AMD 4 Billion (EUR 7.7 Million) worth products manufactured by local companies, SCR CEO, Viktor Rebets said. He said last year the company is ready... ...

Ukrzaliznytsia continues investments in rapid lines

Ukrzaliznytsia will finalize the modernisation of lines by May in order to be capable to introduce rapid trains. In April, the company will modernise 27.1 km of line, 20.2 km of which on Kiev-Lvov route. For these works, the company will spend UAH... ...

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