Port of Melbourne ready to roll on new rail transformation project

Port of Melbourne is a step closer to implementing a critical rail solution to meet the needs of a growing port, having awarded the construction contract to move ahead with the Port Rail Transformation Project (PRTP).
Victorian Rail News

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Alstom’s Chinese JV Wins Shenzhen Airport APM Operation and Maintenance Contract

Asian Rail News
CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems Limited (PBTS), Alstom’s Chinese joint venture, has signed a contract with Shenzhen Airport to provide operation and maintenance service for its new automated people mover (APM) system.

AECOM Signs MoU to Develop Hydrogen-Powered Railway in Central Italy

Europe
AECOM has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Spanish renewables group Iberdrola, and Italian partners Cinque International and Ancitel Energy and Environment, to replace Italy’s Apennine diesel railway with hydrogen trains.

Amtrak Empire Builder Derailment Investigation Under Way, Montana Track Reopens (Sept. 28)

USA
Three people died as a result of the accident and dozens were injured.

Old District line trains running on the Isle of Wight

UK
If you fancy a ride in a refurbished ex-District line train, then head to the Isle of Wight from November.

LOTOS Kolej enters the Siemens locomotives club

Rail News
The Polish railway carrier LOTOS Kolej acquired and presented a state-of-the-art Vectron MS locomotive built by Siemens Mobility.

Have a debate or two on the train through Hungary

Europe
Hungary has the ambition to become an intermodal junction in Eastern Europe and to prove that, it is organising its first Intermodal Conference in Budapest on 14 and 15 October.

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