Railway News – September 2022

CAF has been chosen by RTM (Régie des Transports Métropolitains), which operates the entire Marseille public transportation network, to supply 15 new trams.

The contract is worth €57 million and includes an option to increase the number of trams depending on the delivery of planned network extensions.



Locomotive leasing company, Mitsui Rail Capital Europe (MRCE), has ordered 14 Vectron MS multisystem locomotives from Siemens Mobility on the basis of an existing contract. With this order, MRCE will have a fleet of 147 Vectrons. MRCE plans to use the locomotives in Germany, Austria, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, and the Netherlands.



Network Rail is urging passengers to plan ahead if travelling on the Cambrian Line between Machynlleth and Pwllheli during September and October, as the next stage of refurbishment of the Grade II* listed viaduct in Barmouth gets underway.



 ScotRail says work on the redevelopment and expansion of Motherwell railway station is progressing with the project now entering its fifth phase.

Work is underway to expand the station concourse which will make way for an enhanced station forecourt and building with glazed roof, creating a brighter, and more modern station.



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 heading for the West Midlands will include 22 new apprenticeship roles, providing exciting training opportunities for local people looking to learn new skills and start a new career on the UK’s biggest infrastructure project.



DP Building Systems has been certified and accredited by SCS Supply Chain Enterprise Academy programme, the SCS Supply Chain Enterprise Academy programme.

The Skanska Costain STRABAG Joint Venture’s Supply Chain Management team are launching their Supply Chain Enterprise Academy, as part of work to create a Partnering Ecosystem and deliver on HS2’s commitment to be a catalyst for growth in the UK economy.



Leave a Comment

Skip to toolbar