European Commission investigates Siemens-Alstom merger amid competition concerns

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; July 16, 2018 THE European Commission (EC) confirmed on July 13 that it has…

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Ontario: Bombardier president apologizes to Toronto Transit Commission over delivery of 89 faulty streetcars

By Gabriele Roy, The Canadian Press, CTV News; July 10, 2018 TORONTO — The president of Bombardier Transportation made his…

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Amtrak Rail Cars in Fatal Washington State Crash Last December Didn’t Meet Current Standards

By Alan Levin, Bloomberg; July 10, 2018 The passenger rail cars on an Amtrak train that derailed near Seattle last…

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Amtrak in Pursuit of New Equipment to Replace Amfleet I Cars

A press release from Amtrak; June 27, 2018: Proven equipment wanted to operate on routes east of the Mississippi WASHINGTON…

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All Aboard Florida: Too Long To Drive, Too Short To Fly? Brightline Seeks To Solve A Common Travel Dilemma

By Irene S. Levine, Contributor, Forbes; June 26, 2018 When distances between cities are great, air travel may be the…

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UK: Take a look at the new London Overground trains with Wi-Fi and USB charging points finally being introduced from November

By Rebecca Smith, City A.M.; June 25, 2018 The new London Overground walk-through trains have been unveiled by Transport for…

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VIA Rail Canada Announces Trainset Manufacturers Participating in the RFP for its Québec City-Windsor Corridor Fleet

A press release from VIA Rail Canada: June 18, 2018: MONTREAL, June 18, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – VIA Rail Canada…

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