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China’s bullet trains now the world’s fastest

FROM today, China has the world’s fastest bullet trains.
Asian Rail News

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Minsk – Vilnius corridor electrified

International Rail News
Completion of 25 kV 50 Hz electrification of the route between Minsk and Vilnius was marked with a ceremony on September 16.

Alstom delivers first locomotive bodyshell to India

Asian Rail News
The first bodyshell for the fleet of 800 WAG12 twin-section electric locomotives which Alstom is to supply to Indian Railways was unloaded at Haldia in the Port of Kolkata on September 20, ready for delivery to the factory at Madhepura where the fleet will be assembled.

Aluminium alloy components increase wagon capacity

International Rail News
United Wagon Co has obtained certification for its Type 19-9549-02 grain hopper wagon, which uses a high-strength aluminium alloy roof to reduce weight by more than 1 tonne compared to equivalent steel designs while also offering corrosion resistance.

Victorian Seniors Festival

Yarra Trams
The 2017 Victorian Seniors Festival is being held from Sunday 8 October - Sunday 15 October.

Flights, Trains in Turmoil as Rains Hit India's Finance Hub

Asian Rail News
Many flights were canceled and trains were running late in Mumbai, India’s financial hub, on Wednesday, as rains disrupted normal life for the second time in less than a month, highlighting infrastructure challenges in India’s mega-cities.

Pacific National response to Federal Government's committment Inland Rail

Pacific National News
Leading rail freight operator Pacific National has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to fund the Inland Rail project.

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