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Belgium signals intent to defy European rail liberalisation

Unlike in France, there has been little comment in the press about the impending requirement for access to Belgium’s rail network to be liberalised.

In an interview with l’Echo, François Bellot, Belgium’s transport minister has stated his wish to make an 10-year direct award for a national PSO management contract to SNCB / NMBS in 2023, apparently without competition for the market. 55 more words


Light Stretches Over Train Tracks

These were taken last week whilst I was in Redfern.

The colour of these photos seems a little odd to me and I think that I may have left the shutter open for a little too long, but I think that these manage to somehow work for the photos. 48 more words


Back in Brum, back at Uni!

Well the release was published today and the news is out there, I am now a member of staff as well as a PhD research student at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE), which is in the School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham. 57 more words


Spreading student protests, train strikes pressure Macron


Photo: AFP — French students blockade prestigious Sciences Po university

Paris (AFP) – Train drivers, public sector workers and students sought to pile pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday as fresh stoppages on the railways and new protests disrupted travel and universities. 895 more words

Startup pitch – Save a Train brings price drop alerts to rail

One of the many interesting deals which took place this year was Expedia Inc’s purchase of SilverRail, if only because it brought rail tech out of the shadows and into the OTA mainstream. 811 more words


Former defence chief Neo Kian Hong to replace Desmond Kuek as SMRT CEO

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: SMRT chief Desmond Kuek is stepping down and making way for senior civil servant and former chief of defence force Neo Kian Hong, the company confirmed on Wednesday (Apr 18). 407 more words

Current Affairs

Side effect of St-Ambroise crosswalk work has drivers seeing red

After Global News broadcast a story of a potentially hazardous pedestrian railroad crossing on St-Ambroise Street, another issue appears to have cropped up as a side effect — traffic down St-Augustin has started to back up. 267 more words