The Association of Hungarian Logistics Service Centres (MLSZKSZ) has completed a feasibility study for the so-called V0 railway, which would allow international freight traffic to bypass congested lines in the Budapest area.
On January 21 Stadler Rail and AnsaldoBreda handed over five FLIRT ETR-350 multiple-units to Ferrovie Emilia Romagna in Bologna.
Bids will be submitted to Hungary’s National Info-communications Services Company (NISZ) this week for a contract to extend GSM-R coverage to a further 905 route-km of the country’s main line network.
Italy’s prime minister Mr Mario Monti officially inaugurated Turin Porta Susa station on January 14 marking completion of a project to rebuild and expand the station to provide the city with a high-speed rail hub.
AFTER almost four years of delays, the president and CEO of Attiko Metro Mr Christos Tsitouras and Mr Dimitrios Dinopoulos, representative of concessionaire Themeli finally signed the contract for the extension of the Athens light rail network to Piraeus port on January 14.
Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has published plans for a 250km/h line to link Salzburg and Köstendorf to relieve congestion on the parallel Salzburg – Vienna main line and provide an alternative to the tortuous Salzburg – Steindorf section.
SETA is aiming on the implementation of measures for the improvement of accessibility and logistic workflows as a basis for regional development in South East Europe.