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Kettle to head Los Angeles Metrolink

USA
Darren Kettle has been selected as the next Chief Executive Officer of Los Angeles commuter rail operator Metrolink, the Southern California Regional Rail Authority announced on July 23.

CP Publishes Climate Strategy

Canada
The report (download below) builds on CP’s Climate Change Commitment, which was issued last July.

Feasibility study to examine Taxirail introduction

Tram and Light Rail News
FRENCH start-up Taxirail has won its first contract and will undertake a feasibility study into the introduction of its small autonomous Taxirail vehicles on a line in the Normandy region.

Steam locomotive 7029 Clun Castle to go on test tomorrow!

Railway Preservation
GWR ‘Castle’ No. 7029 ‘Clun Castle’ will be on the mainline this Tuesday, 27th July 2021 as it hauls a duo of test runs.

‘Fatigued’ train driver with history of safety errors narrowly avoided crash

UK
A fatigued train driver with a history of safety blunders passed a stop signal and narrowly avoided a head-on crash with another train, an investigation has found.

Keroullé Appointed President, Alstom Americas

Europe
Appointed July 1, Keroullé is responsible for the execution of the “Alstom in Motion” strategy in the Americas and the region’s commercial and operational performance, as well as the continued regional integration of Bombardier Transportation.

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