Connecticut governor urges FRA investment in Northeast Corridor.(

Connecticut governor urges FRA investment in Northeast Corridor
Connecticut governor Dannel Malloy is requesting the US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to focus on overdue investments required to ensure the Northeast Corridor (NEC) is in a state of good repair.

Siemens starts Rhine-Ruhr-Express depot construction in Germany
Siemens has started laying foundations of its service and maintenance depot for Rhine-Ruhr-Express (RRX) trains, being built on the site of a former marshalling yard on the Dortmund-Lünen mainline in Germany.

Greater Anglia’s first revamped Class-170 trains to re-enter service
Greater Anglia’s first refurbished Class-170 trains are set to re-enter passenger service in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, UK.

Hit Rail and AlmavivA to offer new IT systems for European railways
Dutch company Hit Rail and Italian ICT services provider AlmavivA have agreed to collaborate to develop new interoperability solutions for the railway industry in Europe.