Engineering firm HDR has announced it will plan the final extension needed for Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) to complete light-rail service between Seattle and Tacoma, Wash.
Network Rail is undertaking work to equip the international platform tracks at Ashford International station with the KVB warning system used on High Speed 1, and is also altering the platform edges to the UIC-B loading gauge. This will enable the station to be served by Eurostar's Siemens Velaro e320 trainsets from April, and 'potentially any other operator's next generation high speed trains', according to Network Rail. The platforms used by international services were not built to full European standards when Ashford International was rebuilt in the 1990s, because the first-generation Eurostar trainsets had been built to a ...
A few days before Christmas the first Flexity low-floor tram for Wiener Linien was delivered the short distance from Bombardier's Vienna plant to the operator's Simmering depot, where initial testing has been carried out.
THE president of Rwanda Mr Paul Kagame and his Tanzanian counterpart Mr John Magufuli signed an agreement in Dar es Salaam on January 14 pledging to press ahead with the construction of a standard-gauge line which will connect landlocked Rwanda with the Indian Ocean.