KETRACO signs $240m deal to electrify Mombasa-Nairobi rail line.(www.railway-technology.com)

New rail bridge opens over San Diego River in California, US 
A new rail bridge has opened over the San Diego River in California, US, as a part of the San Diego River Double Track (SDRDT) project, which aims to increase service frequency and improve passenger and freight rail capacity in the region.

Texas Central selects preferred station location in Houston, US 
Texas Central Partners, the company responsible for developing high-speed train services from Houston to North Texas, has selected its preferred location for the planned Houston passenger station in the US.

KETRACO signs $240m deal to electrify Mombasa-Nairobi rail line 
The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO) has signed a $240m contract with China Electric Power Equipment and Technology Company (CET) for the electrification of the SGR rail line.

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.

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