Austria’s ÖBB orders 24 regional trains from Siemens
Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has placed an order for an additional 24 Desiro ML regional trains with Siemens.
Rail link to Melbourne airport receives government approval
The Victorian and Federal Governments of Australia have approved the rail link to Melbourne airport, which is estimated to cost between A$8bn and A$13bn ($5.67bn-$9.21bn).
DB and Talgo unveil design of long-distance train ECx
German railway company Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Spanish rolling stock manufacturer Talgo have unveiled designs for long-distance trains.
Edmonton secures $1.5bn funding for light-rail project extensions
Canada’s Alberta province capital city Edmonton has secured more than C$2bn ($1.5bn) in government funding to build two light-rail transit (LRT) extensions.