New train between India and Bangladesh begins operations.(www.railway-technology.com) 

New train between India and Bangladesh begins operations
A new passenger cross-border train known as the ‘Bandhan Express’ has started operating between Kolkata in India and Khulna in Bangladesh.

Arriva and Stadler sign agreement to build zero-emission trains
European passenger transport company Arriva has signed a €170m contract with rolling stock manufacturer Stadler to construct 18 zero-emission trains, which will run on partially electrified tracks in the northern region of the Netherlands.

London Overground completes ten years of service
UK suburban rail network London Overground has completed ten years of service in the city after it took over from Silverlink Metro a decade ago.

Siemens to upgrade SWR’s fleet of trains 
Siemens has secured a contract worth more than €56m to upgrade the fleet of UK-based train operating company South Western Railway (SWR).