Western Sydney to boost mobility with 300 extra train services.(www.railway-technology.com)

Western Sydney to boost mobility with 300 extra train services 
The Government of New South Wales in Australia is set to run more than 300 extra weekly train services on Western Sydney’s two main rail lines, which are to commence with the introduction of new train timetables later this year.

Bombardier to supply propulsion and control equipment for Nanchang Metro 
Bombardier Transportation’s Chinese joint venture Bombardier NUG Propulsion System (BNP) has signed two contracts to supply Bombadier Mitrac propulsion and control equipment for Nanchang Metro Line 3 and the Line 2 Extension Project.

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.