France and Spain seek rail motorway proposals

Rolling stock manufacturers are to be invited to submit expressions of interest in supplying wagons capable of carrying lorries on ‘rail motorway’ services between France and Spain, it was agreed at a meeting of a working group on March 27 bringing together the transport ministries of both countries as well as ADIF, RENFE and SNCF Réseau.
International Rail News

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SBB orders 14 EMUs for RER Vaud

International Rail News
A SFr125m contract for Stadler Rail to supply 14 four-car Flirt electric multiple-units for use on the RER Vaud network centred on Lausanne was signed by Swiss Federal Railways on March 24.

Should we believe the hyperloop?

Rail News
Public anticipation for a super-high-speed land transport system has been spurred on this month, with exciting announcements from a pair of key firms in the developing sector.

Third-party operators get access to ČD depots

International Rail News
The government has passed an amendment to the Railway Act obliging state operator ČD to provide non-discriminatory access to its depots on a commercial basis with effect from on April 1.

Region needs trains for all, not rail trail for a few

New South Wales Rail News
The ‘grieving for the train’ that Will Jeffery notes in his letter is indeed strong and is not just ‘a minority, with romantic notions about historic trains’.

New road-rail option links Thailand with Poland

Asian Rail News
The Asia-Europe overland route continues to attract attention with forwarders developing new solutions to cater to growing interest from cargo owners seeking alternative options to air and ocean transport.

Turnbull accused of bias over port sale money

Victorian Rail News
Victorian treasurer Tim Pallas has called on the Federal Government to hand over $1.4 billion he says the state deserves for selling the Port of Melbourne last year.

CRRC to supply rolling stock to Philadelphia17 hours ago in International Rail News

Iiluka considers suspending operations at Hamilton17 hours ago in Letters to the Editor

A quick look at Caroline Springs station17 hours ago in Victorian Rail News

Report predicts thousands of jobs in light rail project20 hours ago in Tram and Light Rail News

Israel Railways Traxx locomotive on test21 hours ago in International Rail News

First MTR joint venture wins South Western franchiseyesterday in International Rail News

Fighting for faster trains for Echucayesterday in Victorian Rail News

Gheringhap Sightings w/e 25/3/2017yesterday in Gunzelling Reports

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