New Zealand to construct third rail line between Westfield and Wiri in Auckland.(www.railway-technology.com) 

New Zealand to construct third rail line between Westfield and Wiri in Auckland 
The Government of New Zealand has allocated NZ$100m ($73.5m) for the construction of a third rail line to the North Island Main Trunk Line between Westfield and Wiri in Auckland.

UK’s Cambridge North station officially opens 
UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has officially opened the Cambridge North station after nearly two months of operations.

UK rail companies agree on creation of new ombudsman service to settle complaints 
UK rail operating companies associated with the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) have supported the creation of a new independent ombudsman service that will be responsible for investigating and resolving customer complaints.

Siemens to deliver 100 locomotives to DB Cargo 
German company Siemens has signed a framework agreement for the delivery of 100 locomotives to Deutsche Bahn’s rail freight business DB Cargo.