Talgo trains to finally enter service on Sarajevo – Zagreb route….(Think-Railways)

Asset management increasingly important for rail, ABB survey shows

A global survey of approximately 200 senior executives from major rail operators has revealed that most identify asset management facilitated by the integration of Information Technologies (IT) and Operational Technologies (OT), as a key contributor to meeting the financial and operational goals of their organization. More


Italferr to provide project management consulting services to Qatar’s Lusail LRT project

talferr, the engineering subsidiary of Gruppo Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane (Italian Railways) will provide project management consulting services and technical assistance for Qatar’s Lusail light rail transit project. Italferr is part of an international consortium which signed a QAR 387 million (EUR 96 million) contract with Qatar Railway. The contract will last for 51-months. More


Rail Baltica: Bialystok – Kaunas route set to open for rail passenger transport in June

Rail Baltica segment connecting the Polish city of Bialystok and Lituania’s Kaunas is set to open for rail passenger transport in June this year. Lithuanian Railways and Polish regional rail passenger operator Przewozy Regionalne carried out on the 5th of May the first test run on Bialystok – Kaunas route, operational since October last year. More


CFR Marfa plans to tender consultanty services for new restructuring process

The new management team of the Romanian state-owned rail freight operator CFR Marfa plans to implement a new restructuring process, stated Dan Costescu, Minister of Transport. The company is in a difficult situation after carrying out a debt-equity conversion in advance of the 2013 privatisation process which eventually did not take place. More


Talgo trains to finally enter service on Sarajevo – Zagreb route

The Railways of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina will start international passenger operation of its Talgo trains on Sarajevo – Zagreb routes in a couple of months, stated for the local press Rifat Cabric, the company’s General Manager. More