Greece relaunches tender for TrainOSE privatisation.(Think Railways)

Polish railway rolling stock market in 2015

A lot has happened on the Polish rail market in 2015 in terms of railway rolling stock operated by a passenger carriers. Dozens of new vehicles were put into operation, also completely new constructions. Vast majority of them was supplied by domestic manufacturers. More


Greece relaunches tender for TrainOSE privatisation

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) has announced it has decided to relaunch the international tender for the sale of 100% stake in TrainOSE. More


EUR 2.5 billion railway projects for modernising Serbia’s transport infrastructure

Serbia is implementing railway projects worth EUR 2.5 billion, stated the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic during her opening speech at the South East Europe Strategic Alliance for Rail Innovation (SEESARI) conference. The current value of the projects amounts to EUR 1.5 billion, while the construction of the Belgrade-Budapest railroad will increase the value by another approximately EUR 1 billion. More

Serbian Railways completes first phase of Belgrade Center Station modernisation

The first phase of modernisation for Belgrade Center Station at Prokop has been completed and after 40 years the facility was opened today for traffic. More

EUR 1.47 bn EU funds for modernising Lithuania’s transport infrastructure

During 2014-2020 financial period, EUR 1.47 billion of EU structural funds are envisaged to be used for the upgrade of transport infrastructure, stated the Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevičius. More

Russian Railways to increase investments in the acquisition and modernisation of EMUs

Russian Railways (RZD) plans to invest RUB 3 billion in the purchase of 82 new EMUs classes ED4M and ED9E manufactured by Demikhovsky Machine Building Plant (DMZ), part of the Transmashholding (TMH) group. More

EVRAZ launches two railway wheel types for European market

EVRAZ has obtained TSI conformity certificates from VUZ (the Czech Republic) for solid-rolled 920 mm railway wheels of BA 314 and ВА 005 types. Both wheel types, intended for freight cars, are among the bestsellers in the European markets. More

China – Europe container traffic via Kazakhstan doubled in 2015

Container traffic on China – Europe via Kazakhstan reached 109.9 billion tkm last year, according to Alpysbayev Kanat, Vice-President of Logistics at Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ). The volume of cargo more than doubled compared increasing to 46,100 TEU. More

Colas Rail awarded two contracts for the extension of the Algiers metro

Algiers Metro Company (EMA) has awarded Colas Rail – Kou.G.C. JV, two contracts totaling EUR 168 million (total share for Colas Rail: EUR 86 million), as part of extension projects on the metro. More

Systra to manage Grand Paris Express infrastructure project

SYSTRA, in a consortium with five architect firms led by SETEC TPI, has won a contract to manage the infrastructure project for the Grand Paris Express Line 15 West. This is the fourth contract signed by SYSTRA for the Grand Paris Express Red Line, since the end of preliminary studies. More