GE acquires 50% stake in Kazakhstan-based locomotive manufacturer LKZ.(www.railway-technology.com)

GE acquires 50% stake in Kazakhstan-based locomotive manufacturer LKZ
GE Transportation has completed the acquisition of a 50% interest in locomotive manufacturer Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ) from Kazakhstan’s national railway company KTZ.

Unipetrol to purchase three Vectron MS locomotives from Siemens
Czech railway transport company Unipetrol Doprava has signed a contract with Siemens for the purchase of three modular multi-system Vectron MS locomotives.

Stadler to deliver 40 double-deck Kiss EMUs to Hungary’s MÁV-START
Stapler has signed an agreement to deliver up to 40 six-car double-deck Kiss electric multiple units (EMUs) to Hungary’s national passenger operator MÁV-START.

Network Rail to invest £70m in railway upgrades
UK-based Network Rail has announced plans to carry out more than 200 improvement and upgrade projects as part of a £70m investment across the country.