Netherlands Railways and Austrian Federal Railways plan revival of overnight trains to Amsterdam

By Quintus Vosman, International Railway Journal; June 18, 2018 AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) and Netherlands Railways (NS) are developing plans…

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AllRail calls for opening of Swiss passenger rail market

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; June 8, 2018 THE European alliance of new rail entrants, AllRail, is calling on…

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UK: Old London Underground trains are taking over on the Welsh rail network

By Anna Lewis, Reporter, Wales Online; June 7, 2018 A fleet of old London Underground trains are set to receive…

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Latest scheme to stop UK train overcrowding: Don’t tell waiting passengers that a train is coming and then don’t let them get on

By Nick Enoch, MailOnline; June 8, 2018 The Government has come up with a novel idea to tackle overcrowding on…

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French Senate passes railway reform bill

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; June 5, 2018 THE French Senate voted by a large majority on June 5…

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ON THE RIGHT TRACK: ScotRail passengers given boost as bosses announce 17,200 more seats a day on busy Glasgow to Edinburgh trains – just months after cuts

By Jonathan Whitelaw, The Scottish Sun; June 7, 2018 PASSENGERS have been given a boost after ScotRail announced more thousands…

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Agreement reached on Finnish rail market opening

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; June 5, 2018 AN agreement setting out transitional arrangements for liberalisation of the Finnish…

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Europe: Reopening of two Franco-German cross-border lines proposed

By Keith Fender, International Railway Journal; May 29, 2018 STUDIES are to commence soon on reopening two cross-border lines between…

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