March 29, 2015
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  • 08/09/2014 | Argentina

    CFK highlights railway, airline 'recovery'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has highlighted the commitment of her government to restoring transport services by rail and by air in Argentina, as she received new carriages for the suburban Mitre line in Buenos Aires.

  • 04/11/2014 | Argentina

    China's CSR Sifang railway company to establish in Argentina

    China’s rolling stock manufacturer CSR Sifang will establish a presence in Argentina in a workshop currently ran by State-owned Trenes Argentinos Operadora Ferroviaria, Interior and Transport minister Florencio Randazzo announced.

  • 18/11/2014 | Argentina

    'Fire' panic on Mitre train leaves 25 injured

    At least 25 passengers were injured after a freak spark led those aboard a formation on the Mitre railway line to believe a fire had broken out, causing a chaotic evacuation of the carriages.

  • 11/08/2014 | Argentina

    CFK: Modern trains mean new age for railways

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presented the unveiling of eight train formations that will be utilised on the suburban Sarmiento line in Buenos Aires, highlighting that the Mitre service would be the next to receive modern wagons.

  • 28/08/2014 | Argentina

    Sobrero warns of 48-hour walkout if gov't doesn't listen to demands

    Union leader of the Sarmientro train service workers Rubén “Pollo” Sobrero warned the government should pay attention to today’s protest slogans threatening with a 48-hour strike for September.

  • 28/08/2014 | Argentina

    CFK reveals Sarmiento train attack pictures, questions unionists

    President Kirchner has revealed pictures of damaged Sarmiento trains in her Twitter account, supposedly attacked by railway unionists from delegate Rubén Sobrero sector during today’s strike, as denounced earlier by Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo.

  • 27/05/2014 | Argentina

    CFK inaugurates train monitoring unit in Retiro

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, accompanied by Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo, led the inauguration of a train monitoring unit in Retiro, Buenos Aires City.

  • 02/07/2014 | Argentina

    Randazzo receives new Sarmiento train stock

    Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo headed today the reception of eight new train formations at the Buenos Aires port, aimed to replace old carriages on the suburban Sarmiento line.

  • 03/07/2014 | Argentina

    CFK forced to take another 24-hour rest

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will have to take another 24-hour mandatory rest following a laringytis condition, the medical team in charge of the head of state’s health has confirmed. Still, CFK made time to praise the government efforts to renew Argentina’s railway system calling Argentineans to “take care of trains.”

  • 09/09/2013 | Argentina

    12 injured in Retiro after train accident

    The Buenos Aires train terminal at Retiro was the site of an accident when a locomotive crashed into a stationary formation on the San Martin line, leaving 12 passengers injured.

  • 23/04/2014 | Argentina

    'Business leaders are not on warpath against the government'

    In a speech broadcast live on television and radio, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner inaugurated the new cars of the San Martín train service as part of a 1.6 billion dollar investment in Argentina’s railway system. The alliance between the private and the public sector is “strategic,” CFK assured.

  • 24/04/2014 | Argentina

    Randazzo, ready to be a Victory Front candidate

    “I have no double message,” Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo has said as he confirmed his determination to compete for the presidential chair next year under the ruling Victory Front party ballot.

  • 10/01/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't announces Mitre, Sarmiento carriages to be replaced

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced in a televised speech that all the coaches of the Sarmiento and Mitre train lines will be renovated. She also criticized City Mayor Mauricio Macri and said she considers a $3.80 subway fare "outrageous."

  • 03/07/2013 | Argentina

    Randazzo vows to keep cameras in trains despite strike

    Transport minister Florencio Randazzo has affirmed that he will continue with plans to install cameras in train cabins, despite wildcat strikes that have affected up to 2.7 million passengers in Buenos Aires.

  • 25/10/2012 | Argentina

    Government takes over cargo train company

    The national government officially took over the control of cargo train company Belgrano Cargas for a period of 90 days, in order to "review the performance" of the service.

  • 20/11/2012 | Argentina

    Current state of transport and services affected by strike

    The CGT Azopardo-CTA national workers’ strike led by Pablo Micheli (CTA) and Hugo Moyano (CGT) was affecting the majority of the city-province train lines, urban underground train lines and bus services today.

  • 20/11/2012 | Argentina

    Long commute back home: no trains, no B subway line

    The strike called by the CGT Azopardo and the dissident CTA caused serious problems for those trying to access or leave the City and use public transportation, with several subway and train lines still not working.

  • 18/09/2012 | Argentina

    Workers lift strike, Sarmiento service resumes

    The Sarmiento train line service between Once and Moreno resumed today after being suspended this morning due to a union conflict, the company informed.

  • 21/09/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't tightens security measures on BA train stations

    Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo held a press conference this afternoon in which he detailed the government’s new security plans to be applied on Mitre and Sarmiento line train stations, which involve adding the presence of border guard office to replace police.

  • 12/10/2012 | Argentina

    Sarmiento train line service resumed

    The Sarmiento train line service was running again between Once and Moreno stations after being temporarily suspended this morning due to a strike by station workers.

  • 08/08/2012 | Argentina

    Mitre train service from Retiro-Tigre operating with delays

    The Mitre train service on the line that runs from Retiro to Tigre was operating today with delays, the management unit for the operation of the Mitre-Sarmiento lines said (UGOMS). The delays are due to a train derailment that occurred along the line yesterday.

  • 04/09/2012 | Argentina

    Rail transport official asked to step down

    Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo made changes in the transport sector today putting forward a request for Under Secretary for Rail Transport Antonio Luna to step down, which was approved.

  • 13/09/2012 | Argentina

    Sarmiento train line service delayed due to electrical problems

    The Sarmiento train line service, which runs between the Once terminal and Moreno station, was running with a reduced schedule today between Liniers and Moreno, due to electrical problems.

  • 24/07/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't announces AR$800 mln investment plan for Sarmiento trainline

    Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo said today that the Government is to “invest $800 million pesos within the next year” in order to renew the Sarmiento trainline.

  • 26/07/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't unveils details of transport subsidies

    Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo was giving a press conference this morning, in order to announce the distribution of subsidies on bus and train travel in Buenos Aires City and the rest of the country's provinces.

  • 07/08/2012 | Argentina

    Two more Mitre line trains derail, no passengers injured

    Two trains in the Mitre line derailed on Tuesday afternoon in the areas of Palermo and Los Cardales. No passengers were injured in the incident.

  • 06/01/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't rules out train, bus fares hike talks

    The National Government denied talks of adjusting bus and train fares for the area of Buenos Aires today and stated that “it’s not urgent nor necessary” to do so.

  • 28/02/2012 | Argentina

    Cautious opposition celebrates TBA's take over

    Lawmakers expressed their agreement and their concerns regarding the Government’s decision of taking over Trenes de Buenos Aires (TBA). Nuevo Encuentro's Martin Sabbatella said the  contract should terminated, while Peronist Eduardo Amadeo stressed the need of making "drastic changes."

  • 02/10/2011 | Argentina

    Solanas questions 'criminalization of social protests'

    The lawmaker and head of Proyecto Sur bloc, Fernando "Pino" Solanas questioned the "criminalization of the social protests," and added that the detention of the Sarmiento train line union delegate Rubén "Pollo" Sobrero could be linked with his "opposition" to the leader of the Train Union (UF), José Pedraza.

  • 08/12/2011 | Argentina

    Train and subway travel free on CFK inauguration day

    The Transport Secretary announced that people in the City and the Greater Buenos Aires area will be able to travel free of charge on trains and subways on Saturday, due to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s inauguration ceremony.

  • 16/12/2011 | Argentina

    New luxury BA-Mar del Plata trains unveiled

    A new train service between the capital and the coastline was inaugurated, set to run a daily service from Buenos Aires' Constitución station to Mar del Plata, the government announced. The modern trains provide a brand new service right in time for the holiday season.

  • 25/04/2011 | Argentina

    Ferrobaires high ranking officials to be replaced after train wreck

    Ferrobaires trustee Antonio Maltana submitted a report to Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli with the railway company’s situation in short term and requested high ranking officials are replaced. Maltana took office in February, after two trains collided and killed four people and injured dozens.

  • 22/06/2011 | Argentina

    Subway service normalizes

    The subway service normalized this morning, after suffering delays due to UTA union disputes on the B line. Subway lines A, D, and H were also running with delays.

  • 13/09/2011 | Argentina

    Train crash in Flores leaves 11 dead

  • 27/01/2011 | Argentina

    Subway workers assure they will not go on strike

    The head of the subway workers’ union, Néstor Segovia, announced that they will not go on strike. The subway train service worked normally during the day after the fears of a possible strike.

  • 26/02/2011 | Argentina

    Labour Ministry ratifies 'possible sanctions' for Friday's train strike

    Labour Minister ratified that the board is “analyzing the application of pecuniary sanctions or even a trial” due to the unfulfillment of the mandatory conciliation which was dictated over the train strike to protest against the arrest of the head of the Ferroviaria railway union, José Pedraza.

  • 31/03/2011 | Argentina

    Union members clash after subway strike

    Thousands of subway passengers were affected by a strike for several hours after a union’s conflict that led to the clash between delegates of the union at the Constitución station.

  • 21/04/2012 | World

    Two trains crash head-on in Amsterdam, 125 injured

    Almost 125 people were injured, many seriously, when two Dutch commuter trains crashed head-on in Amsterdam on Saturday, police said.

  • 28/10/2013 | World

    Storm kills three in UK and Netherlands, shuts down power, trains

    A strong storm battered Britain and the Netherlands today, killing three people, cutting power and forcing hundreds of plane and train cancellations as it moved on across mainland Europe.

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