Second round of a closed competition for the development of Rail Baltica infrastructure maintenance point construction projects

In the second closed procurement round, the bidders from Latvia, Spain, France, Turkey, and Italy will compete for the Rail Baltica infrastructure maintenance point construction project development both local companies and a combination of local and foreign experience business associations to ensure the best offer quality and price-wise.

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Brenner northern approach alignment selected

The preferred alignment for the cross-border northern approach route to the Brenner Base Tunnel has been announced by Deutsche Bahn, Austrian Federal Railways and Germany’s Ministry of Transport & Digital Infrastructure.

RailAdventure expands British footprint with Hanson & Hall investment

RAILADVENTURE, which specialises in transporting and testing new trains, has announced it will invest in British company Hanson & Hall Rail Services and purchase eight new locomotives as it looks to expand its footprint in the British market.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway awarded £71,000 grant

Railway Preservation
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that it has received a further grant as part of the Culture Recovery Fund.

Porthmadog’s Welsh Highland Heritage Railway prepares to open

Railway Preservation
The Welsh Highland Railway Ltd (Welsh Highland Heritage Railway), in Porthmadog, North Wales, are working hard to prepare the railway for reopening in 2021.

CN Counters CPKC with a ‘Superior Proposal’ (UPDATED)

Combining CN and KCS “will create the premier railway for the 21st century, connecting ports in the United States, Canada and Mexico to facilitate trade and economic prosperity across North America … providing superior service, enhanced competition and new market access to move goods across North America efficiently and safely” CN said.

OLI Honors Two Top Volunteers

OLI established the award in 1994, in memory of F. Tom Roberts, “who dedicated most of his life to reducing or eliminating death and injuries along railroad tracks,” according to the organization.

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