Indonesia cancels $5bn high-speed train project for slower rail link.(www.railway-technology.com)

Hitachi opens first train manufacturing plant in UK
Hitachi Rail has opened a rail manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, UK, to manufacture InterCity Express (IEP) trains.

Indonesia cancels $5bn high-speed train project for slower rail link
Indonesia has cancelled a $5bn plan to build its first high-speed rail link between Jakarta and the West Java provincial capital of Bandung.

Philippines to begin tender process for metro rail maintenance contract
The Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is starting the tender process for a long-term maintenance contractor for the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3).

Hungary opens Budapest train station as Europe struggles with migrant crisis
Hungary has reopened Budapest’s Keleti train station for migrants but cancelled trains to Western Europe.