Egypt signs MoU with Siemens for new 250km/h rail network

The projects require an estimated investment of £E 360bn ($US 23bn) and will commence with the 460km line from Ain Sokhna on the Gulf of Suez coast to the New Administrative Capital (NAC) east of Cairo and El-Alamein on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast, with a branch to Alexandria.
Arabian Rail News

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IN-BRIEF – Financial: Saxony offers covid compensation; Saarbahn protests track access hike; Patriot Rail buys SLGW

Tram and Light Rail News
“Despite difficult times, Saxony transport companies and public transport authorities have managed to maintain their services and ensure mobility for citizens,” says state transport minister, Mr Martin Dulig.

Concerns about Adelaide train privatisation ahead of takeover

South Australian Rail News
South Australia's Opposition says the company set to run Adelaide's train network still has not attracted enough staff from the public service to run the system.

Bus Service Changes from 24 January 2021

Bus Transport News
There will be changes to the bus network and timetables across Sydney from 24 January 2021, with changes to timetables and services in the Eastern Suburbs, North Shore, Northern Suburbs and the Shire. This will include over 700 additional bus services, two new routes as part of the all day “frequent” network and other changes to the bus network to support easier interchange and reduce duplication.

London – Corby electrification complete

UK
British infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) awarded the company a £300m contract to complete the 25kV 50Hz electrification of the Midland Main Line from Bedford to Kettering and Corby in November 2017, under the Midlands Main Line Upgrade project.

A trip to a socially distanced London Zoo

Coronavirus Transport News
London Zoo has reopened, but with just a quarter of the 8,000 customers, they would normally allow into the zoo on a pre-pandemic day, what’s a visit to the socially distanced zoo like?

London Public Art: Athena

Rail Travel
This tall grey lady just outside London City Airport is Athena, and she’s also the tallest bronze sculpture in the UK.

Gheringhap Sightings w/e 16/1/20217 hours ago in Gunzelling Reports

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Bengaluru Airport station inaugurated8 hours ago in Asian Rail News

New stations: Coburg and Moreland10 hours ago in Victorian Rail News

VDV: ‘Public transport is not a corona hotspot’11 hours ago in Tram and Light Rail News

Celebrating success…. virtually12 hours ago in Tram and Light Rail News

USD990m agreed for Medellín LRT13 hours ago in Tram and Light Rail News

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Improving resilience in the face of emergencies15 hours ago in Coronavirus Transport News

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