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Stadler Rail establishes Australian subsidiary
Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail has established an Australian subsidiary to support its planned expansion into Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Alstom completes delivery of eight X’trapolis trains for Melbourne
Alstom has delivered the last batch of eight X’Trapolis trainsets to Australia’s Public Transport Victoria (PTV) for the Melbourne suburban train network ahead of the schedule.

Wabtec to supply freight car components to Saudi Arabia Railway
US-based Wabtec has secured a $26m order to provide components, including electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) braking equipment, for 1,186 freight cars to be built for the Saudi Arabia Railway.

Norfolk Southern considering Canadian Pacific’s merger offer
Canadian Pacific (CP) has made an offer to buy US rail company Norfolk Southern (NS) for $28.4bn, which would create the largest rail company in North America.