France’s Senate approves controversial SNCF reform bill
The French Senate has voted by a large majority to support President Emmanuel Macron’s railway bill aimed at reforming the country’s state-owned Société nationale des chemins de fer (SNCF).
Stadler rolls out first Traverso train for Swiss railway company
Railway rolling stock manufacturer Stadler has introduced its first Traverso low-floor FLIRT train for Swiss railway company Südostbahn (SOB).
Canadian National Railway to invest $262.5m in BC’s rail network
The Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has announced plans to invest about C$340m ($262.55m) into the expansion and improvement of its rail network across British Columbia (BC).
Report shows rail freight brought £1.7bn in benefits to the UK in 2016
A new study published by the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) has revealed that rail freight contributed to the UK’s economy by bringing in £1.7bn in 2016.