ScotRail Alliance to offer free rail travel to jobseekers.(www.railway-technology.com)

ScotRail Alliance to offer free rail travel to jobseekers 
The ScotRail Alliance is set to offer free travel services to jobseekers in a bid to encourage people back into work.

Siemens invests in Wi-Tronix to expand digitalised services in rail sector 
Siemens has made an equity investment in US-based remote monitoring specialist Wi-Tronix to strengthen its own digital predictive maintenance services for railways.

Alstom unveils first Pendolino high-speed train for Italy’s NTV 
Alstom has inaugurated the first of 12 high-speed Pendolino trains that were ordered by Italian rail operator NTV between 2015 and 2016.

EIB to provide €500m for Bangalore Metro project in India 
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide €500m to support the construction of the new 18-station Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase II’s Reach 6 line in the Indian state of Karnataka