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MRT Jakarta seeks funding for network expansion

The loan would be used to fund the construction of an 11.8 km extension to the existing 15.7km Red Line between Lebak Bulus and Hotel Indonesia Traffic Island, alongside additional financing by local investors.
Asian Rail News

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First train for Italy’s Lazio region delivered

The train is the first of a fleet of 72 for the region, planned for delivery by 2024 under a contract agreed in June 2018.

Indian Railways to electrify all broad gauge routes by December 2023

Asian Rail News
Ministry of Railways, with a goal of transforming Indian Railways into Green Railways by 2030 has taken a number of major initiatives towards mitigation of global warming and combating climate change.

Impuls EMU order signed

Małopolska voivodship has signed a contract for Newag to supply seven four-car Impuls 2 electric multiple-units, and provide five years of maintenance services as well as documentation and staff training.

Wheel crack investigation underway as Ottawa’s Confederation Line services reduced

Cracks were found in both wheels of an LRV wheelset on July 2 during maintenance and inspection.

Forget about that overseas holiday: Qantas cancels all international flights until MARCH next year

Airline News
All international flights have been pulled from the Qantas website, including routes to New Zealand.

Passenger numbers drop, but freight traffic up as China recovers from Covid-19

Coronavirus Transport News
CR carried 818 million passengers between January and June, with passenger numbers beginning to recover from March as the country began to loosen its lockdown. 166 million passengers travelled in June, with an average of 5.53 million passengers a day, up 9.4% year-on-year.

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