Egypt secures €100m EBRD loan for Cairo metro line 2 upgrade.(www.railway-technology.com)

MTR Nordic to operate Stockholm suburban rail services
Hong Kong-based MTR has secured a ten-year contract from Sweden’s Stockholm County Council to operate and maintain the city’s suburban rail services via its subsidiary MTR Nordic.

Egypt secures €100m EBRD loan for Cairo metro line 2 upgrade
Egypt has signed a €100m loan agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to upgrade Cairo’s second metro line.

Estel RA wins Algerian railway signalling work
A joint venture of Algerian Railways (SNTF) and Siemens, Estel Rail Automation (Estel RA), has won a contract to supply signalling, safety and control systems for the 140km-long rail network in the Algiers metropolitan area.

NSW unveils route for Parramatta light rail in Sydney
Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) Government has unveiled the preferred route for the Parramatta Light Rail project in Sydney