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Construction has begun on the largest civil engineering project in Slovenian history - a new rail link connecting the deep-sea port of Koper, in the north of the Adriatic Sea, with the the main international railway junction at Divaca. Read more

The Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó has said that a contract will be signed by May 25th for the upgrade of his country's section of the cross-border rail line between Budapest and Belgrade. Read more

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between FinEstBay Area Development Oy and Touchstone Capital Partners Ltd on €15-billion in funding for the Helsinki-Tallinn railway tunnel project. The new funding comes in addition to the €100-million, Read more

Quebec-based manufacturer of trains and planes Bombardier Transportation and rolling stock leaser Akiem introduced the Bombardier TRAXX DC3 locomotive to Poland during an event at Wroclaw, Poland. The TRAXX DC3 is now the most efficient and modern... Read more

Swiss-Swedish technology firm ABB has won its largest traction equipment order in India, worth more than $42 million to supply state-of-the-art converters for electric locomotives from Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), in Varanasi. Read more

The proposed acquisition of French rail operator Alstom by Germany's Siemens has been blocked by the European Commission under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission argued that the merger would have been harmful for competition Read more

Alstom and Siemens have offered to make new concessions to satisfy antitrust demands in order to get the go-ahead for their rail merger. Read more

Germany’s independent competition watchdog, the Bundeskartellamt, has raised “serious doubts” over the Siemens-Alstom railway merger. Read more

Rail technology specialist Vossloh has successfully completed the acquisition of the rail milling business of STRABAG Rail GmbH. Read more

With the adapter system ‘roadrailLink’(r2L), Vega International Car-Transport and Logistic-Trading Gesellschaft mbH (Vegatrans) and TX Logistik AG (TXL) are setting new standards in commercial vehicle transport by rail. Read more

Spanish locomotive manufacturer Talgo has won a €225 million electric train contract from Latvia’s state-run railway company Pasažieru Vilciens (PV). Read more

Composites Evolution, Bercella and Element Materials Technology (Element) have successfully completed the development and testing of a composite cantilever support for rail passenger seating. Read more

Nokia and Altran, a worldwide leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D), are launching a jointly developed solution to optimise and streamline the maintenance of rolling stock for train operators. Read more

Polish national railway company PKP Cargo has announced it is joining forces with Pesa Bydgoszcz, the country’s leading manufacturer of railway vehicles, and the Institute of Rail Vehicles (IPS), to develop a dual-system autonomous locomotive. Read more

French firms Alstom and Colas have together won a contract for the forthcoming Grand Paris Express project for €155 million. Read more

DAKO-CZ is a manufacturer of pneumatic, electro mechanic and hydraulic brake systems for rail vehicles with a proven track record reaching back two centuries. As in previous years, the company is looking at increased financial performance in 2018. Read more

The new SKF Passenger bearing 1.7 Mkm CRU, introduced at InnoTrans 2018, is a sealed and greased unit that has been developed to run 1.7 Mkm between maintenance intervals. Read more

At the InnoTrans trade fair for rail technology in Berlin, which takes place every two years, rail technology specialist Vossloh will present its wide-ranging portfolio. Read more

ABB has announced the news that it has won orders worth over $100 million from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler, in order to improve rail operators' operations in Europe and make the US more energy efficient. Read more

Stauff from Werdohl in Germany is known as a specialist for fluid technology, and also as a manufacturer of replacement filter elements, such as for construction, forestry and agricultural machines, but also for industrial hydraulic systems. Read more

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