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Hitachi Rail Acquires Thales’ Ground Transportation Systems

Hitachi Rail Acquires Thales’ Ground Transportation Systems

Hitachi Rail has officially acquired Thales’ Ground Transportation Systems for a price of 1.66 billion EUR. 

VIA Rail Unveils Strategic Plan for Passenger Rail Services in Canada

VIA Rail Unveils Strategic Plan for Passenger Rail Services in Ca...

Via Rail has unveiled its VIAction 2030 strategic plan to transform passenger rail services in Canada. 

FirstGroup Applies to Operate Rochdale to London Lumo Service

FirstGroup Applies to Operate Rochdale to London Lumo Service

FirstGroup has submitted an application to run a new open access rail service between Rochdale and London as part of its Lumo business.

Mark Wild OBE Named New CEO of HS2 Ltd

Mark Wild OBE Named New CEO of HS2 Ltd

HS2 Ltd has appointed Mark Wild OBE as its new CEO to oversee the completion of the UK's high-speed railway. 

Škoda Group Acquires Cegelec A.S.

Škoda Group Acquires Cegelec A.S.

Škoda Group has announced it has acquired electrical equipment developer Cegelec a.s. from VINCI Energies.

UK: Grand Central Proposes Additional Open Access Rail Services

UK: Grand Central Proposes Additional Open Access Rail Services

Arriva’s Grand Central has submitted an application to the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) to expand its open access rail services in the UK.  

US: Over $2 Billion Announced in Northeast Corridor Funding

US: Over $2 Billion Announced in Northeast Corridor Funding

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced over 2 billion USD in funding for projects on the Northeast Corridor (NEC).

ARTC Receives Over $1 Billion from Australian Government

ARTC Receives Over $1 Billion from Australian Government

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has announced it has received over 1 billion AUD in funding from the Australian Government.

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