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CPK starts designing the first high-speed railway line in Poland

Centralny Port Komunikacyjny (CPK) has signed contracts for the design of the railway line, which is the first element of the new railway network and at the same time the first section of the first high-speed railway line in Poland. The contractors were selected under the largest framework contract for this type of service in Europe.


HyperloopTT to Become First Public Company Focused on the Next Generation of High-Speed Mobility

Strong relationships with the United States Department of Transportation ("USDOT") and the European Commission's Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport ("DG MOVE") have resulted in legislative and regulatory advancements and opened pathways to expedite commercialization.


Alstom will provide maintenance for Line 2 of the Panama Metro

Alstom, has signed a new maintenance contract with the Panama Metro (MPSA) which includes preventive and corrective maintenance of the rolling stock, signalling and power supply system of Line 2 of the Panama Metro. The 21 km viaduct line can transport 16,000 passengers per hour in each direction and designed for a horizon-year capacity of more than 40,000 passengers per hour in one direction, since April 2019 with maintenance services.

VR Group News

VR FleetCare supplied City Transport Ltd with a tunnel cleaning wagon

As the number of kilometres in the metro tunnel has increased fourfold, Metropolitan Area Transport Ltd has invested in more efficient maintenance equipment. Sustainability was the starting point for the procurement of the new tunnel cleaning wagon; it is environmentally friendly as it is built on top of a recycled frame and it uses only biodegradable and ecological washing agents. The new tunnel cleaning wagon was supplied to City Transport Ltd by VR FleetCare.

Rail Cargo Group News

RCG is expanding TransNET in China and to the Balkans

ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG) is expanding TransNET – in China and to the Balkans – and highlighting the system relevance of rail transport at the second RCG press conference.


Hitachi Rail awarded €867 million framework agreement to deliver digital signalling in central and northern Italy

Hitachi Rail has been awarded a Framework Agreement worth €867 million, as the leader of a consortium of companies, to design and deliver European Rail Transport Management System (ERTMS) digital signalling on 1,885 km of the Italian rail network.

Thales Info

Dutch Railways renews Thales contract for maintenance and support of ticketing systems at all train stations in the Netherlands

In the last 20 years, Thales has been the contract partner for hardware maintenance and software support for the NS ticketing system. Thales maintains around 1,700 gates, 1,600 validators and 750 ticket vending machines at the 400 train stations in the Netherlands.

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