AT 06.00 on June 6 Metro Porto began revenue service on the final section of its light rail Blue Line between Trindade and Est
INTERNATIONAL: Railway Gazette Events will be hosting a series of online presentations and discussions on December 7 - 11 which will address some of the most pressing issues in the global railway industry. SmartRail Week will focus on a different topic each day, focusing the ...
INTERNATIONAL: The number of significant rail accidents in 2019 was down by 11% from 2018 and 24% from 2014, according to the latest annual figures from the International Union of Railways. UIC’s safety database has been collecting data on significant accidents since 2006, and currently covers ...
INTERNATIONAL: The inaugural Rail Broadcast Week will take place online from September 21 to 25 2020, hosted by the Railway Gazette Group. Supported by headline sponsor Siemens Mobility, Rail Broadcast Week offers an unrivalled opportunity to understand the opportunities and challenges facing the global railway sector ...
SPAIN: ADIF Alta Velocidad announced on November 23 that it had signed off on the €300m first tranche of a €890m funding package with the European Investment Bank. The loan will support completion of the 282 km high speed line between Talayuela, Plasencia Cáceres, Mérida and Badajoz.
JAPAN: The third sector Mikajiri Line is due to close on December 31, effectively bringing to an end the movement of coal by rail in Japan.
USA: Amtrak has used the coronavirus-induced collapse in demand for travel to push ahead with a number of infrastructure and investment projects, despite posting a loss of $801m for the financial year to September 30.
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