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Kazakhstan: Railway administrations of Kazakhstan and China agreed in Beijing to increase cargo flows in (...) On 13 April, the head of JSC NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) Kanat Alpysbaev held talks with the general director of the Chinese Railways Lu Dongfu in Beijing. The parties discussed the (...) United Kingdom: HS2 launches hunt for station designers and Euston development partner The search for world-class architects, designers and developers to deliver four ambitious and iconic new HS2 stations began on 7 April with the publication of contract opportunities for station (...) Russia: Russian Railways and China Railways agree on expanding electronic data exchange when booking (...) Negotiations between JSC Russian Railways and Chinese Railways have been concluded in Moscow. The sides noted the high number of China-Russia-Europe rail container shipments and agreed to (...) China: Urumqi Railway Administration launches the first dedicated train this year for enjoying apricot (...) At 9:14 am on 25 March, Train No. D9966 departed from Urumqi to Turpan North Railway Station. This is the first dedicated train this year for enjoying apricot blossoms operated by Urumqi Railway (...) Hungary: A wage agreement has been implemented at MAV Group In April 2017 MAV Co. is implementing the wage agreement that has been signed in March 2017 by the representatives of MAV Co. and the trade unions. MAV Co. is implementing a three year-long (...) Eurostar: Travellers making tracks to Europe this Easter Eurostar is expecting over 163,000 passengers to travel over its busiest ever Easter weekend, a 12% rise in passenger numbers for the high-speed rail operator compared to the equivalent period in (...) Czech Republic: Daily rail services renewed between Prague and Krakow after seven years On 13 April 2017, Czech national carrier Czech Railways, in cooperation with the Polish carrier PKP Intercity, renewed direct daily rail services between Prague and Krakow after a period of seven (...) United States: U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announces more than $9 million for tribal (...) U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced on April 10 that 74 tribes in 20 states will receive more than $9 million for 77 projects from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)’s (...) Canada: VIA Rail responds to incredible demand for Canada 150 youth passes This week, we launched an exciting new offer to celebrate Canada 150 with an unlimited travel pass for young people during the month of July. The interest in this offer was unprecedented. We (...)
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