Mabey introduces new rail bridge lifting technique.(www.railway-technology.com)

Siemens-built LRV begins operations in San Francisco, US 
The first of the new Siemens-built light rail vehicles (LRVs), which are based on the company’s Model S200, has commenced commercial service in San Francisco, US.

Mabey introduces new rail bridge lifting technique 
Bridge and engineering services specialist Mabey has launched a new bridge lifting technique, which has been developed in collaboration with Alun Griffiths, Cass Hayward and Network Rail IP Engineering.

Fluor JV to design $2bn Boston Green Line Rail Extension 
A Fluor-led joint venture (JV) comprising Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Herzog Contracting Group and The Middlesex has been selected as the design-build team for the nearly $2bn Green Line Light Rail Extension project in Boston, US.

TfL issues Invitation to Negotiate for new DLR fleet 
Transport for London (TfL) in the UK has issued an Invitation to Negotiate to four pre-qualified bidders for a contract that involves the procurement of 43 new trains for the Docklands Light Railway (DLR).