RB Rail launches design tender for Latvian railway section.(www.railway-technology.com) 

RB Rail launches design tender for Latvian railway section .
RB Rail has launched the tender for the detailed technical design of the Rail Baltic high-speed railway line in Latvia.

CalSTA awards funding to rebuild California rail services .
The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) in the US has awarded $51.9m in State Rail Assistance funding to seven recipients in support of various railway projects across the state.

Bremer Straßenbahn orders ten additional Avenio trams .
Bremer Straßenbahn (BSAG) in Germany has ordered ten additional Avenio trams from Siemens, which will operate around the Free Hanseatic City.

AI harnessed to make railways safer .
Researchers from the University of Huddersfield and the University of Leeds have trialled AI software that is designed to make railways safer, as part of a £680,000 project called Smart Maintenance and the Rail Traveller Experience (SMaRTE).