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RZD International to upgrade lines in Serbia SERBIAN Railways (ZS) has signed two supplementary agreements with Russian Railways' (RZD) international subsidiary RZD International from its contract to reconstruct Pan-European Corridor 10 which was awarded in May 2013.
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THE Catalan autonomous government presented proposals on October 16 for a project to extend the Catalan Government Railways (FGC) Llobregat-Anoia metre-gauge suburban lines from its current Barcelona terminus at Plaça de Espanya beneath the city's...
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THE City of Warsaw has issued a tender notice for contracts to build two extensions to metro Line 2, just weeks before the opening of the initial 6.5km section of the east-west line from Dworzec...
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WITH the 20th anniversary of the start of Eurostar high-speed cross-channel services between Britain and mainland Europe approaching next month, the operator reported a 3% increase year-on-year in passenger traffic to 2.8 million in the...
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STRASBOURG Transport (CTS) has signed a framework contract with Alstom for 50 Citadis low-floor LRVs, with an initial €41m order for 12 vehicles for Lines A and D, which are currently being extended. The 45m-long vehicles...
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VEOLIA Transport Netherlands has taken the government of Limburg to court in a row over terms and conditions for new regional rail and bus contracts in the Dutch province. The rail concession, which comes into effect...
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THE BOARD of Paris Transport Authority (RATP) has approved the purchase of 12 additional steel-wheeled MF01 metro trains for lines 2, 5, and 9. The five-car trains will be built by a consortium of Areva, Alstom,...
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SERBIAN Railways (ZS) has signed two supplementary agreements with Russian Railways' (RZD) international subsidiary RZD International from its contract to reconstruct Pan-European Corridor 10 which was awarded in May 2013. The agreements are worth $US 150m...
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STADLER has handed over the first five-car Flirt EMU for Swedish open-access inter-city operator MTR Express, less than a year after receiving the order for six trains. MTR Express awarded Stadler a SFr 85m ($US 90m)...
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FOLLOWING a number of serious accidents in 2013, the positive trend showing a reduction in accidents and improving passenger safety on European railway networks was halted in the International Union of Railways (UIC) 2014 Railway...
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PRORAIL has announced it will take over operation of the Betuweroute dedicated freight line from January 1, when the line's current operator Keyrail and all 60 of its employees will be absorbed by the Dutch...