At least 31 passengers killed by train derailment in India ..and more..(www.railway-technology.com)

Skoda Transportation acquires majority stake in Finland’s Transtech
Czech engineering company Skoda Transportation has completed the acquisition of the controlling stake in Finnish rolling stock manufacturer Transtech from investment company Pritech Oy for an undisclosed amount.

At least 31 passengers killed by train derailment in India
Two passenger trains have derailed on a submerged railway bridge in Madhya Pradesh, India, killing at least 31 people and injuring more than 100.

London Underground tube strike set to begin today
A 24h Tube strike is set to start today in London, UK, after rail union bosses and London Underground (LU) failed to agree on pay and conditions related to the new Night Tube service.

KiwiRail opens tenders for Napier-Gisborne rail line operator
New Zealand’s national railway KiwiRail has issued a request for proposal for the operation of the Napier-Gisborne line.