India's new railway minister Piyush Goyal has announced a wave of decisions to transform the railways into "the engine that fuels the development journey towards New India."
A selection of the biggest issues that were addressed by Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser and Alstom CEO Henri Poupart-Lafarge in the aftermath of the announced merger of Alstom and Siemens' mobility division.
French multi-national company Alstom has confirmed that discussions have taken place with Siemens over a potential merging of their rail businesses.
Arriva Trains Wales has fitted its entire train fleet with driver advisory systems (DAS), transforming them into "much greener machines".
New Zealand's 2017 Budget has revealed that its railways are set for a boost of almost $1 billion. KiwiRail will benefit from $450 million to be invested into rail infrastructure and rolling stock, Auckland's City Rail link - which is under construction...
The governor of New York has announced a plan to deal with the 'intolerable state of disrepair' at Pennsylvania Station. Derailments and cancellations are causing delays for millions of travellers at the station and Andrew Cuomo wants to initiate short and...
Transport ministers for India and France have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their countries' technical cooperation around railways. An initial agreement was established in 2013 with the signing of an MoU and, following a meeting on April...
The Department for Transport (DfT) has 'created confusion' within sections of the rail industry with its involvement in several multi-billion pound train orders, a new report has suggested. The DfT's decision to lead the procurement process for both Thameslink and...
The Spanish government has given private companies the opportunity to compete with state-owned rail operator Renfe for passengers on long-distance rail services between some of the country's major cities. Minister for Public Works, Ana Pastor, has said that a tender will...
Ministers have begun the bidding for the new Transpennine and Northern rail franchises. The Department for Transport (DfT) has published an OJEU notice for both franchises, which are set to begin in February 2016, seeking expressions of interest from operators looking...