NS reports strong first-half growth but warns of looming capacity crunch

Passenger kilometers increased 4.6%, compared with forecast growth of 1.9%. The rate of growth was even higher at some major stations such as Rotterdam Central and Schiphol Airport.
Europe

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SNCF Network launches 100-year Green Bond

Europe
The record for the longest Green Bond was previously held by Energias de Portugal (EDP) and Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg (EnBW), which had a maturity of 60 years.

Mumbai metro Line 3 train design revealed

Asian Rail News
Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) awarded Alstom a contract to supply 31 eight-car driverless trains in July 2018.

Australian mines turn to rail to top up drought-ridden dams

New South Wales Rail News
The Airly mine requires 170 megalitres of water per annum to continue full coal production.

The new Cross River Rail line will travel under the Brisbane River

Queensland Rail News
A Queensland Government animation of the path for the new Cross River Rail line through the Brisbane CBD.

Federal government offers $244 million in grant money for rail projects

USA
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is offering more than $244 million in funding for railroads’ infrastructure projects.

Leo Express moves into the black

Europe
Leo Express made a profit of around €2.5m ($US 110,000) after taxes and Ebitda reached Koruna 90m.

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