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21-23 March 2017   |  Lille Grand Palais Exhibition Centre, Lille, France

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  • 15-Nov-2017
    15:27
    EUROPE: The European Commission has asked the Council for a mandate to negotiate an amendment to the 1999 bilateral Land Transport Agreement with Switzerland, which would enable the country to...
  • 15-Nov-2017
    13:25
    SWITZERLAND: Rhätische Bahn held a ceremony on November 14 to mark the start of work to on a project to provide a second track between Bever, at the junction of the Albula and Engadin lines, and...
  • 15-Nov-2017
    07:00
    RUSSIA: A programme to increase capacity on the Trans-Siberian and Baikal – Amur Magistral routes is underway, to support the development of coal mines in the Zabaykalsky region as well as the growth...
  • 14-Nov-2017
    17:08
    ITALY: FS Group’s freight subsidiary Mercitalia announced an order for 'up to' 125 Bombardier Transportation locomotives and a total of 250 wagons on November 14. The operator said Bombardier was...
  • 14-Nov-2017
    16:01
    INTERNATIONAL: A freight train left Kouvola between Helsinki and the Russian border on November 10 carrying 41 containers for Xi’an in China. The containers were filled with Finnish products...
  • 14-Nov-2017
    15:58
    Rafael Santana has been appointed President & CEO of GE Transportation with effect from November 1, replacing Jamie Miller who becomes GE’s Chief Financial Officer. Santana was previously...
  • 14-Nov-2017
    13:40
    SWITZERLAND: Swiss Federal Railways is drawing up long-term proposals to run its long-distance services at 15 min intervals. Describing this as ‘the next quantum leap in Swiss public transport’,...
  • 14-Nov-2017
    09:45
    GERMANY: Siemens and Canadian fuel cell technology company Ballard Power Systems have signed an agreement to develop a 200 kW fuel cell suitable for powering Mireo electric multiple-units. The...
  • 14-Nov-2017
    08:30
    CZECH REPUBLIC: The Energetický a Průmyslový Holding power and industrial group controlled by Czech billionaire Daniel Křetínský is reportedly close to signing a deal to acquire rolling stock...
  • 13-Nov-2017
    17:23
    USA: General Electric expects to dispose of its Transportation business unit over the next two years, along with its Industrial Solutions and Lighting activities, new CEO John Flannery confirmed on...
  • 13-Nov-2017
    15:55
    NETHERLANDS: Arriva has signed a €170m contract for Stadler to supply 18 Flirtino multiple units which will be able to use overhead electrification or hydrotreated vegetable oil fuel. They will also...
  • 13-Nov-2017
    12:12
    ITALY: High speed open access operator Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori is to order a further five non-tilting Alstom Pendolino trainsets. The company’s board of management approved a decision to...
  • 13-Nov-2017
    09:55
    ITALY: Trentialia has ordered a further 27 Coradia Meridian regional electric multiple-units for delivery between mid-2018 and mid-2019, Alstom announced on November 13. The €170m order has been...
  • 13-Nov-2017
    07:00
    Automotive logistics company CAT has acquired SNCF’s car transport subsidiary STVA Group, which is active in nine countries, including France, Germany, the UK and Morocco. The acquisition includes 31...
  • 12-Nov-2017
    07:00
    BELARUS: Belarusian Railway has begun a programme to modernise container transhipment facilities where the 1520 mm gauge and standard gauge networks meet at the country’s western border. An US$8m...