Zurich Public Transport (VBZ) has placed a CHF 300 million (€281 million) order with Bombardier for 70 Flexity trams. The first of the seven-car vehicles will be delivered at the end of 2019.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held on the Iranian-Azerbaijani border on April 20 to mark the start of construction on a railway bridge across the Astarachay river, which will link the two countries on the western shores of the Caspian Sea.
Alstom, as a part of FAST consortium, hands over to Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) the first of the 69 metro trainsets for Riyadh that will circulate on the lines 4, 5 and 6.
Welsh Economy and Infrastructure Secretary Ken Skates announced his vision for transport improvements in North Wales which will provide sustainable, reliable, efficient and quality integrated transport links for the region.
We hope to welcome you in Utrecht (The Netherlands) on 28-30 March for the 11th edition of RailTech Europe. The whole railway industry will come together at this event. RailTech Europe 2017 is reinventing itself.
6th International congress and exhibition on electrical mobility, products and technologies for electric transport and subway - ElectroTrans 2017! The exhibition will take place in Moscow, Russia, 5-7 April 2017.
SmartRail Europe is the annual show for railway infrastructure managers, train operating companies, system and data integrators and technology suppliers to create the digital railway of the future.
4th UIC World Congress on Rail Training 2017 – “Unite, Inspire, Connect” will be held at DB Akademie, Postdam/Berlin, Germany, on 5 – 7 April 2017. The event will be organised by UIC together with its partners, DB Training, Learning & Consulting and SNCF.
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In the EU in 2016 only 17.5% of rail indWomen in Railustry employees were women, in the UK it was 16.4% whilst in the USA, Amtrak in 2015 had a workforce that was 22.8% female.* All over the world the numbers of women employed by rail or metros rarely exceeds one in four of the total workforce.
India's Metro rail agency Mumbai Metro Rail (MMR) has announced plans to purchase driverless trains to run along the 33.5km underground line on the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz route, also known as Metro III.
Today's article was written by our Railway Talents Ambassador Anna Fraszczyk, Postdoc Fellow at Mahidol University