U.S. rail volumes still falling

Year-to-date U.S. rail volumes continue to be lower compared with the same period in 2018 amid persistent economic uncertainty.
USA

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SKM Warszawa cancels train order with Pesa

Europe
Suburban operator SKM Warszawa announced on October 17 that it was cancelling its contract with Pesa for the supply of 13 electric multiple-units, owing to the supplier’s failure to meet the delivery deadlines.

[DE / Expert] Stadler will upgrade DB’s second-hand KISS fleet from Westbahn

Europe
Remember the Westbahn KISS EMUs, which DB recently acquired for InterCity services?

AAR releases rail traffic numbers for week ending October 12

USA
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending October 12, 2019.

Bangladesh approves two additional MRT lines

Asian Rail News
The approval for MRT Line 1 and MRT Line 5 (Northern Route) are among 10 projects worth Taka 1 trillion which were approved during a weekly ECNEC meeting held on October 15.

Union Pacific sees “all-time best” quarterly operating ratio

USA
Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP) reached a quarterly record for its operating ratio (OR) even though third-quarter profit was flat compared to the same period in 2018.

Advertisement: “Eldrivet Sedan 1902”, Västtrafik, Gothenburg, Sweden

Europe
This is an advertisement produced by Gothenburg’s Västtrafik transit agency (see their press release here, in Swedish).

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