Indian Railways receives $23.3bn in union budget.( 

Indian Railways receives $23.3bn in union budget 
The Government of India has allocated Rs1.48tn ($23.3bn) for Indian Railways as part of the country’s annual budget, representing a 13% increase over last year’s figure.

UK may run East Coast service as franchise is set to collapse 
The UK Government has announced that it may take over the East Coast rail as the current franchise runs into losses.

Balfour Beatty wins contract to maintain Network Rail’s Stoneblowers 
Infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has secured a four-year contract to operate and maintain Network Rail’s fleet of track maintenance machines, known as Stoneblowers.

Amtrak train crash in US kills two and injures nearly 100 
Amtrak Train 91 has collided with a CSX freight train in Cayce, South Carolina, while travelling from New York to Miami, claiming the lives of at least two people and leaving nearly 100 others injured.