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[PL / Expert] Two fresh Griffins for PKP Intercity

Newag Nowy Sącz doesn’t slow down with production new EU160s for PKP Intercity. We brought you the news about the first eight vehicles delivered to PKP Intercity on March 2nd, 2020 and after two weeks these were delegated to pull their first regular trains.
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Network Rail works with Army to deliver vital face masks for NHS workers on the frontline

UK
Network Rail has announced that railway workers have driven hundreds of miles to deliver two lorry loads of medical face masks for NHS workers.

SNCF Hospital TGV Train

Europe
SNCF has started transporting Covid-19 patients using a TGV train that has been has adapted as a mobile hospital unit.

New York City subway fire kills train operator

USA
The operator of a New York City subway train in Manhattan was killed this morning as a result of a fire that broke out in one of the train cars, according to the New York Times.

Weathering the COVID-19 Storm

Coronavirus Transport News
With the U.S. now reporting more positive cases than China, and Congress very slow to agree a stimulus package (finally passed on March 27), uncertainty rules the day.

China – Laos railway project reaches key milestone

Asian Rail News
At 10.30 on March 27 a 500m-long steel rail was steadily lowered into position on the line on the outskirts of the Laotian capital, Vientiane, marking a key milestone in the project, construction of which was launched on January 1 2017.

APTA: CARES Act Provides $25 Billion, With Conditions

USA
“APTA has aggressively worked to ensure that Congress include emergency aid to public transportation agencies and Amtrak to help offset their extraordinary costs and lost revenue related to COVID-19,” the association noted in a Legislative Update.

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