Rail franchising model set to be scrapped by Boris Johnson

The UK’s rail franchising system is set to be drastically overhauled as early as next year.
UK

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Xi pledges Chinese aid and development in Nepal visit, including rail and tunnel links

Asian Rail News
China and Nepal hailed the “beginning of a new era” in relations Sunday as President Xi Jinping ended his visit with promises of a railway and tunnel connecting the two countries.

Inner west’s plan for transport overhaul including new Metro line and light rail extension

New South Wales Rail News
An ambitious and wide-ranging plan for a transport and infrastructure revolution in Sydney’s inner west has been revealed. Among the suggestions include a new metro rail line as well as an extended light rail network.

How the ute went from innovation to Australian icon

Other Transport News
Initially a way to provide rural churchgoers with a more dignified ride to town, the ute caused decades of challenges for automotive engineers.

Prama Hikvision inaugurates India’s first and largest integrated world-class security & surveillance facility

Asian Rail News
Prama Hikvision, India’s market leader in video surveillance products and solutions, today inaugurated India’s largest and first world-class manufacturing facility located at Vasai near Mumbai.

1 million passengers travel on new Northern trains

UK
Northern has announced that their brand new trains have now carried their one-millionth customer.

Better Rail Service 95 Years Ago

New South Wales Rail News
The Lidcombe to Cabramatta link opened on 14 October 1924 to form the Inner West Line’s City to Liverpool via Regents Park train service.

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