More Alstom Metropolis cars ordered for Lima

Lima metro concessionaire Graña y Montero Ferrovias has awarded Alstom a €200m contract for the supply of 139 metro cars to operate on Line 1.
International Rail News

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D21 - The Return Journey

Narrow Gauge
When D21, the trusty Belgrave yard shunter, came in for its last exam,  it was deemed time to re-tyre the wheelsets based on the level of wear  and how close they were to the condemning limit.

Number of people injured because they are distracted by their phones skyrockets

Rail News
Sydney commuters have been warned to remain vigilant when using their mobile phones around public transport as the number of 'slips, trips and falls' skyrocket.

ContiTech buys Australian spring manufacturer

Rail News
Continental subsidiary ContiTech announced its acquisition of Sydney-based rubber and steel moulded composite air spring maker Vulcanite on July 27.

Long-awaited Perth transport plan unveiled

Western Australian Rail News
The West Australian Government releases its highly anticipated long-term transport blueprint, unveiling plans for a series of roads and train lines it wants built over more than four decades.

Trench or sky rail for Alphington?

Victorian Rail News
Leafy Alphington is the latest Melbourne suburb that could see a new rail bridge soar across a main road and above homes as part of the state government's $5-$6 billion level crossing removal program.

Canada brings forward oil wagon deadline

International Rail News
The date for ending the use of DOT-111 tank wagons to carry crude oil has been brought forward to November 1, Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced on July 25.

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