Egypt orders six inter-city Talgo trainsets.(www.railway-technology.com)

Egypt orders six inter-city Talgo trainsets 
Egyptian National Railways (ENR) has awarded a €158m contract to Talgo for six inter-city trainsets through an open competitive process.

UK confirms funding to reopen Portishead-Bristol rail line 
The Department for Transport (DfT) in the UK has agreed to provide more than £31m in funding to the MetroWest Phase 1 scheme, which involves reopening of the Portishead to Bristol rail line.

MyHSR to appoint consultant to review Kuala Lumpur-Singapore HSR 
MyHSR is set to appoint a Technical Advisory Consultant (TAC) to review the technical aspects of the postponed Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project’s cost reduction options.

CTA installs cameras across Red and Blue line subway stations 
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has completed the installation of 1,000 high-definition (HD) surveillance cameras across the Red and Blue line subway stations to help reduce the crime rate.