India plans $137bn rail investment

Five-year plan to transform the country’s huge but ageing network

Hitachi snaps up Finmeccanica rail assets

Japanese conglomerate seeks to become global player in rail

Hitachi snaps up Finmeccanica’s rail unit

Deal worth €773m to help Italian group pay down debt

US safety chief in warning over railcars

Fears increase after explosions involving trains moving crude oil

Rail strikes risk choking German economy

Industry leaders warn of half a billion euro hit from action

Labour pledges to bin rail franchises

Dugher blasts privatisation and promises publicly run operators

London rail services ranked worst

Survey shows operators scored poorly in customer satisfaction

Government spend on railways falls

Passenger fares account for 61% of costs compared with 55% in 2010

Network Rail warned about holiday chaos

Operator had ‘inadequate’ contingency plans

US west coast ports face 4-day shutdown

Industrial dispute causing problems for importers and exporters

Cameron promises free WiFi on trains

PM pledges £50m on plan if Tories win in May elections

Political risks stalk China SOEs abroad

Beijing left counting cost of upheaval from Greece to Kenya

Rail manufacturers enjoy upturn

Crossrail project leads buoyant industry in UK

Watchdog alert over East Coast rail deal

CMA warns it may investigate Stagecoach-Virgin contract

Officials probe how rail pierced train

Six people and driver of a car died in New York crash

At least six die in New York rail crash

Commuter train carrying hundreds hits car on level crossing

China railway makers: on track

Mexican signalling problems should not affect long-term potential

Battle over HS2 ‘gravy’ train intensifies

The IoD calls the high-speed rail link a ‘vanity project’, yet it has its fans

Chart that tells a story — travel costs

Petrol prices and rail fares have outpaced CPI over decade

Network Rail behemoth stuck in transit

Train infrastructure group found wanting


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