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Schiphol - Duivendrecht four-tracking completed A major capacity enhancement project south of Amsterdam was completed in the early hours of August 10, when Dutch infrastructure manager ProRail reopened the Schiphol Airport - Duivendrecht/Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena line following five years of reconstruction work.
crrc-to-supply-trains-to-leo-express
CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive has established a European subsidiary in Austria and has also been awarded a contract to supply trains to Czech open-access passenger operator Leo Express. CRRC ZELC Verkehrstechnik opened its office in Vienna...
crrc-and-bombardier-plan-closer-ties
CHINA Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) and Bombardier Transportation have signed an agreement to expand and deepen their relationship for selected rail projects both in China and abroad. The agreement was signed in Montreal on September...
db-regio-wins-breisgau-east-west-contract
THE German state of Baden-Württemberg and Freiburg Regional Transport (ZRF) have awarded DB Regio a 12.5 year contract to operate the Breisgau East - West regional network from December 2019. The contract calls for the operation...
innotrans-2016-sets-new-attendance-record
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Messe Berlin, the organiser of the InnoTrans railway exhibition which took place in Berlin from September 20-23, says the event attracted 144,470 trade visitors - an increase of 4% compared with...
locomore-prepares-for-december-launch
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Germany’s new open-access operator Locomore presented one of its refurbished locomotive-hauled passenger coaches as it prepares to introduce its first service linking Stuttgart and Berlin on December 14.Locomore contracted Atelierele CFR...
frauscher-launches-acoustic-sensing-system
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Frauscher, Austria, unveiled its new acoustic sensing system which is able to monitor a railway along an optic fibre cable already belonging to the railway.The Frauscher Tracking Solution (FTS) has the...
voestalpine-demonstrates-rail-life-cycle-cost-tool
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Voestalpine demonstrated for the first time its interactive life-cycle cost tool for rails which will enable infrastructure managers to choose the ideal rail for their particular application.The system allows users to...
linsinger-shows-prototype-metro-rail-grinder
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Linsinger, Austria, showed a prototype self-propelled grinding machine suitable for use in metros, and trials are planned later this year on the Berlin U-Bahn. The MG11 machine can remove between 0.1 and...
stadler-presents-class-88-locomotive-for-drs
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Stadler formally launched the new EuroDual bi-mode locomotive for British operator Direct Rail Services (DRS) at InnoTrans on September 20. Ten of the locomotives, designated class 88 in Britain, are being built...
dobrindt-calls-for-quieter-freight-trains
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Germany’s minister of transport and digital infrastructure Mr Alexander Dobrindt, says he wants to ban noisy freight trains by 2020, ahead of the European Commission’s plan to introduce regulations on the...