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Kazakhstan Railways to expand Talgo train services THE president of Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ), Mr Askar Mamin, has announced plans to introduce Talgo trains on three additional routes during the second half of 2015.
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MALAYAN Railway (KTM) has decided to terminate all long-distance passenger trains in Johor Bahru and introduce a shuttle to Singapore instead. Long-distance passenger trains operated by KTM from Butterworth, Kuala Lumpur and Gemas no longer cross...
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MAXWELL Technologies, United States, has signed a long-term strategic partnership with CRRC subsidiary China Qingdao Sifang Rolling Stock Research Institute (CRRC SRI) to jointly develop new rolling stock energy storage solutions for the Chinese market.Maxwell...
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THE president of Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ), Mr Askar Mamin, has announced plans to introduce Talgo trains on three additional routes during the second half of 2015.Two new Talgo train services will be launched from Astana...
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BOTH Siemens Mobility and Bombardier Transportation have reported reductions in revenue and profit in their latest quarterly results, while Bombardier has denied reports in the financial press of a merger. Third-quarter results published today by Siemens...
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THE first of 10 ground-power LRVs being built by CRRC Dalian for the first light rail line in Zhuhai has been commissioned.The 8.9km line, which connects Shangzhong with Haitian Park, is entirely catenary free due...
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CHINA Railway Corporation has awarded a Yuan 118.7m ($US 19.1m) contract to Hollysys Automation Technologies, China, for on-board and lineside high-speed signalling equipment. Hollysys will provide automatic train protection (ATP) equipment for installation on 200km/h and...
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A new structure for Taiwan High-Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) came into effect on July 27, when the Ministry of Transport and Communications signed two agreements with the company to terminate the original build-operate-transfer concession for...
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The first class E353 tilting EMU built by J-Trec, Japan, for limited express services on the 1067mm-gauge Chuo Main Line has been delivered to JR East's depot at Matsumoto in Nagano prefecture in readiness for...
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THE Indian government has allocated Rs 9.8bn ($US 153m) towards the construction of a 15.1km rail link from Agartala in the eastern state of Tripura to Akhaura in Bangladesh. According to the Indo-Asia News Service, the...
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GLOBAL logistics company UPS has expanded its China - Germany intermodal railfreight operation to accommodate smaller consignments with the addition of a less-than-container load (LCL) service between Zhengzhou and Hamburg. The LCL service is part of...