EP Cargo buys majority stake in Spedica

The EP Cargo rail freight business of power and industrial group EPH has agreed a deal to become the majority shareholder in transport and logistics group Spedica, which owns freight operator RM Lines.
International Rail News

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Macarthur region commuters are frustrated that unairconditioned trains are still being used even in the current heatwave

Cityrail News
Macarthur region residents travelling to and from the city to work each morning have been left frustrated by sweltering conditions on older trains in the Sydney Trains fleet.

'Hyperloop' rail study for Slovakia-Czech connection

International Rail News
A US startup pursuing Elon Musk's vision for near-supersonic rail transport announced Tuesday an agreement on a feasibility study for a "hyperloop" system connecting two European cities.

Mike Baird resigns: Save our Rail president Joan Dawson accuses premier of 'decapitating' Newcastle

New South Wales Rail News
Save our Rail president Joan Dawson has welcomed the resignation of Mike Baird, saying the former premier has left a “disgraceful” legacy in Newcastle and his decision to truncate the heavy rail line had “decapitated” the city.

K&S deal sees Aurizon intermodal volumes soar

Aurizon
A new, 20,000 TEU per annum deal has helped east coast rail operator Aurizon announce a 10% rise in intermodal volumes in the first half of FY17, balancing out slight declines in bulk and freight.

Queensland Rail fails to uncover mystery emoji tweeter

Queensland Rail News
Queensland Rail (QR) says it has not been able to identify the person who posted a laughing face emoji from its Twitter account during last year's rail crisis.

First China to UK rail freight service arrives in London

International Rail News
The first demonstration rail freight service carrying textiles and other consumer goods from China to the UK arrived at the London Eurohub terminal in Barking just after 13.00 on January 18, having left Yiwu Xi station in eastern China’s Zhejiang province on January 1.

FS signs deal to buy Greek national train operator12 hours ago in International Rail News

One offer submitted for privatisation of Montecargo16 hours ago in International Rail News

Baden-Württemberg awards passenger operating contracts16 hours ago in International Rail News

Carlos Aguilar16 hours ago in Rail News

Nationals pledge new rail link through key regional seatyesterday in Western Australian Rail News

ÖBB selects Siemens to supply 200 locomotivesyesterday in International Rail News

Lowered rail option chosen for Grange Road removalyesterday in Victorian Rail News

Premier to meet minister and Qld Rail bossyesterday in Queensland Rail News

Abellio to sell 40% stake in Greater Anglia to Mitsuiyesterday in International Rail News

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