SNCF reveals plans to expand Paris Gare du Nord.(

SNCF reveals plans to expand Paris Gare du Nord 
French state-owned railway operator Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer (SNCF) has unveiled plans for a major overhaul of Paris’s Gare du Nord station in preparation for the Olympic Games due to take place in the capital in 2024.

Paris Gare Du Nord. (Peter S Lewis)

GE Transportation rolls out first locomotive for Ukrainian Railways 
GE Transportation has unveiled its first GE Evolution Series locomotive destined for Ukrainian Railways and built under a $1bn agreement signed in February this year.

FTA awards safety certification to three US states
The US Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has awarded safety certifications to North Carolina (NC), Puerto Rico and Washington under the rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) programme.

HGS Railway acquires two rail lines from CSX 
HGS Railway, an affiliate of OmniTRAX, has acquired the Alabama & Tennessee River Railway (ATN) and the Fulton County Railway (FCR) from CSX.

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