The European Commission (EC) has approved Alstom’s bid to take over rival Bombardier Transportation, a move which will create the second largest manufacturer in the rail sector behind CRRC.
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Russian Railways (RZD) has developed a draft road map to develop quantum communications, as the company looks to build on successful tests of the secure communications system.
Europe’s Shift2Rail (S2R) research initiative has received 43 requests for a combined €113.3 million in funding in its 2020 call for proposals, around 50% more than the €75.4 million in available funding.
Internal documents stolen during a cyber-attack on Stadler’s headquarters have been published online after the manufacturer refused to give in to ransom demands.
Germany’s Federal Cartel Office has approved CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive’s acquisition of Vossloh Locomotives, saying its concerns do not justify rejecting the merger.
Siemens and Alstom have begun using their 3D printing capabilities to produce items to protect passengers, staff and medical practitioners during the coronavirus pandemic.
An intermodal platform railcar developed at the turn of the century looks set to finally come into its own, as a new service, an innovative loading/unloading semi-trailer method called Megaswing, launches to improve intermodal freight movements between Germany and Austria.
Texas Central says that the $20 billion project is now “shovel ready,” and following collaboration with the federal government, the State of Texas and a team of experts, it is ready to
INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY JOURNAL, MARCH 2020 ISSUE: (MaaS) Mobility as a Service has been touted as the natural next step in the advancement of urban and intercity transport. But while strides have been made in the development of many of the integral aspects needed to make MaaS a reality, implementation is still lacking. Why this is the case, and what needs to change?
The Los Angele Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is considering various financing options, including public-private partnerships (PPPs), in an effort to close major funding gaps as the city looks to expand its rail transit network ahead of the 2028 Olympic Games.