Senators demand gun shipment stats from trucking, rail companies following shootings

Five Democratic U.S. senators have asked 22 trucking and logistics companies and the country’s six Class 1 railroads to divulge firearms shipment data out of concern that security loopholes are contributing to rising gun violence.
USA

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Etihad Rail signs MoUs with Renfe, HS1 and GB Railfreight

Arabian Rail News
ETIHAD Rail has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with Spanish national operator Renfe, High Speed 1 Ltd (HS1), the operator of the high-speed line between London and the Channel Tunnel, and British freight operator GB Railfreight (GBRf).

Thalys to drop low-cost Izy service

Europe
THALYS, which operates high-speed trains from Paris to Brussels, Amsterdam and Dortmund, has announced that it is to stop operating its low-cost Izy service between Brussels and Paris on July 10.

Bookings flourish as opening of new Scottish railway station moves closer

UK
Monday the 23rd of May 2022 will see the re-opening of Reston Station in the Scottish Borders for the first time in over 50 years.

Mendoza takes delivery of first of 39 former San Diego LRVs

Tram and Light Rail News
SAN Diego’s Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) is donating up to 39 decommissioned Siemens SD100 LRVs to Mendoza Transport (STM), Argentina. The first three LRVs have arrived in Argentina, and shipments are expected to continue over the course of the year.

ScotRail issues travel advice for Scottish Cup Final

UK
ScotRail has issued travel advice to football fans travelling by train to the Scottish Cup Final this weekend.

Travel direct to Rail Live by special train

UK
Direct passenger services from Birmingham New Street are set to be operated into Rail Live 2022’s dedicated private platform at the Long Marston

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