Canada to invest $1.2bn in Calgary light rail transit project.(www.railway-technology.com)

Canada to invest $1.2bn in Calgary light rail transit project 
The Government of Canada has decided to invest up to C$1.53bn ($1.2bn) in the Green Line Light Rail Transit project in Calgary, Alberta.

SSE Enterprise Rail wins five-year work contract from Network Rail 
SSE Enterprise Rail has secured a five-year programme of works under Network Rail’s building and civils framework.

UK re-nationalises East Coast Mainline services 
The UK Government has decided to re-nationalise the East Coast Mainline service after terminating the contract with the current franchise.

Alstom to introduce hydrogen trains to UK 
French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom has announced plans to introduce hydrogen-powered trains to the UK to support the government’s plan to withdraw diesel locomotives by 2040.