Look for Polish State Railways to sign the formal contract with Fiat for the supply of up to 16 tilting inter-city trains. Following discussions on the proportion of local content, the final negotiations now centre on financing for the order valued at US$200m.

A private consortium including Morrison Knudsen, Traylors and Hatch MottMacDonald is promoting reconstruction or replacement of CP’s Detroit - Windsor tunnel to accommodate double-stack trains, as a rival to CN’s Sarnia -Port Huron tunnel.

Look for Intercontainer-Interfrigo to announce this month the ownership and share structures for five intermodal operating companies which the ICF board agreed on January 28 should be formed as part of its restructuring (RG 2.98 p66).

The ministry of transport in Morocco has unveiled a proposal to build a rail link along the Mediterranean coast from Tanger east to Tetu