Transport Scotland’s Director of Rail Bill Reeve said the project would ‘support more people to make active travel choices whilst delivering wider economic benefits’

DMUs converted to carry bikes and luggage on the West Highland line


UK: Five Class 153 single-car diesel multiple-units are being converted to carry up to 20 bicycles and large luggage including winter sports equipment, for use by ScotRail to provide additional seating capacity and encourage tourism on the scenic West Highland line.

CRRC Qishuyan diesel trainsets for Nigeria.

CRRC Qishuyan unveils Nigerian fleet


NIGERIA: CRRC Qishuyan unveiled the first NDJ3N diesel trainsets and DF11GN passenger locomotives for Nigeria when Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi visited its factory in China on October 16.

Tulpar-Talgo coaches for KTZ

Kazakhstan Railways cancels Tulpar-Talgo coach order


KAZAKHSTAN: National railway KTZ has cancelled orders for Talgo-designed but locally produced coaches to be supplied from the Tulpar-Talgo factory in Nur-Sultan, after exchange rate changes raised the cost of sourcing components from abroad.

North-West Transport Hub

North-West Transport Hub opens


UK: The rail facilities at the North-West Transport Hub in Northern Ireland’s second city were opened by transport agency Translink on October 21.

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