[DE / Expert] German Netinera now 100% owned by FS

Netinera now has a sole owner: Italian Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group (FS). FS used to be a 51% shareholder, but at the end of November 2020, it acquired the other 49% of the shares from investment fund Cube.

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AlbatrossExpress expands Austrian network

Wolfurt terminal in Austria has become part of the AlbatrossExpress network. The TSA terminal, part of the ÖBB infrastructure, will serve five itineraries per week starting from 13 December. Additionally, it will connect with important container terminals across Europe, including the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp.

Freight on agenda for Scottish transport secretary

Cross-border connectivity, capacity, and light goods sent by rail were all subjects for debate with Michael Matheson, the transport secretary at the Scottish government.

For VIA Rail, Plunging Revenues, Ridership

VIA Rail reported that to help manage the pandemic’s financial impacts, it has taken these measures, among others: temporarily laying off unionized, management and professional employees; reducing “certain operating expenses in proportion with the level of operations,” publicity and advertising activities, and in-station services; and reducing administrative costs and postponing non-essential initiatives.

North East rail groups unite to fight ARTC's Inland Rail proposals

Victorian Rail News
Rail groups from four towns concerned how the proposed Inland Rail project will affect them have united.

Cross River Rail TBM ready for transport

Queensland Rail News
The first of Cross River Rail’s two 1,350 t tunnel boring machines (TBM) is about to begin its journey to Woolloongabba.

Gold Coast light rail: Patronage falls for trams after COVID shutdown

Tram and Light Rail News
The State Government has vowed to press ahead with expanding the light rail as part of its post-COVID recovery, despite data revealing something shocking about the trams.

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