UK: The rail industry responds to the British vote in favour of leaving the European Union in the referendum held on June 23.
EUROPE: Channel Tunnel concessionaire Eurotunnel is prepared for the UK’s scheduled departure from the European Union on October 31 ‘no matter the outcome’, it said on September 2.
CZECH REPUBLIC: Expanding independent operator RegioJet has ordered 15 Bombardier Transportation Traxx MS3 multi-system electric locomotives, with an option for more. The contract announced on September 3 follows RegioJet’s 2017 order for eight Traxx MS2e locomotives, which entered service last year. The additional locos are intended ...
SLOVENIA: The EU has allocated €101m from the Cohesion Fund for work to modernise the line between Maribor and Šentilj near the border with Austria on the route to Graz. The project aims to improve safety, increase freight capacity and reduce journey times. Maribor Tezno, Maribor, Pesnica and Šentilj ...
RUSSIA: RZD has begun construction of a rail link to serve terminals B and C at Moscow Sheremetyevo airport’s northern terminal complex. The first stage, to be completed in 2022, includes a 3 km mostly double-track line from the existing Sheremetyevo-2 station at the southern terminal complex to a ...
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