Alstom begins passenger locomotive production at Kazakh facility.(www.railway-technology.com)

Talgo to supply high-speed trains to Uzbekistan 
Spanish rolling stock manufacturer Talgo has received a contract to supply two high-speed trains to the national railway company of Uzbekistan (UTY).

UK’s Virgin Trains equips Pendolino fleet with Wi-Fi systems 
UK-based rail operator Virgin Trains has equipped its Pendolino fleet with Wi-Fi systems to offer passengers free internet connectivity.

Alstom begins passenger locomotive production at Kazakh facility 
French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom has started the production of passenger electric locomotives Prima M4 KZ4AT at its Kazakhstan facility in Nur-Sultan (Astana).

New Zealand allocates $651m to strengthen railway infrastructure 
The Government of New Zealand has allocated NZD1bn ($651m) in the latest national budget to bolster railway infrastructure