Hitachi Rail wins €867 million framework agreement to deliver ERTMS in Italy

Hitachi Rail has been awarded a Framework Agreement worth €867 million, as the leader of a consortium of companies, to design and deliver European Rail Transport Management System (ERTMS) digital signalling on 1,885km of the Italian rail network. The new...

Alstom wins major UK train services contract with Govia Thameslink Railway

Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, today announced that it has signed a new contract with Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) – one of the UK’s most significant rail franchises – for a services contract worth around €300...

HS2 launches new supplier guide to help businesses unlock £millions in new contract opportunities

Businesses of all sizes, right across the UK, are encouraged to register their interest in becoming an HS2 supplier and access the multi-million pound pipeline of contract opportunities with HS2’s construction partners. Construction of the first phase of Britain’s new...

Thales and Etihad Rail sign MoU to support Middle Eastern sustainable rail projects

Thales and Etihad Rail have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see the two companies develop a significant collaboration on rail control, smart stations and ticketing technologies to contribute to the growth of the rail industry in...

Sella Controls to supply building management system to Rail for London

Systems integration specialist Sella Controls has been awarded a contract by Telent Technology Services to supply a Building Management System (BMS) to Rail for London (RfL). The contract forms part of the continuing Crossrail project and will provide RfL with...

CAF wins new contracts worth over €220m in Germany and Australia

These two contracts relate to the cities of Hannover and Canberra for an aggregate in excess of €220 million and reinforce the company's significant orders in hand, which reached a record figure of more than €10.7 billion at the...

Alstom to manufacture additional VLocity regional trains in Victoria, Australia

Alstom has announced that the Department of Transport (DoT) in Victoria, Australia, has exercised an option under an existing contract to purchase an additional 12 VLocity Diesel Motor Unit (DMU) regional trains for the State’s regional rail network. The 12...

HS2 station construction contract provides West Midlands jobs boost

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has announced that the contract to build HS2’s eco-friendly Interchange Station in the West Midlands, recently awarded to Laing O’Rourke, will support around 1,000 jobs over the next five years. This big new jobs boost...

Knorr-Bremse and Hyundai Rotem sign framework agreement

Knorr-Bremse has expanded its longstanding cooperative venture with Hyundai Rotem Company (HRC). Under the terms of a recently signed framework agreement with a contract value in the mid-double-digit million-euro range, Knorr-Bremse will for the first time supply all three...

Whitcombe Pipelines steps on the gas with £2m HS2 contract

A strategic partnership - developed in the Black Country - has helped a gas distribution and reinstatement specialist secure a major £2m contract to work on the UK’s premier rail project. Whitcombe Pipelines (WPL), which employs 160 people at its...

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DfT publishes funding plans for Control Period 7

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published the High-Level Output Specification (HLOS) and Statement of Funds Available (SoFA) for...