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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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SPANISH national train operator Renfe and German Rail (DB) subsidiary Transfesa are facing an investigation by Spanish competition authorities following evidence of a possible collusion agreement and abuse of a dominant position by the public...
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PUBLIC consultation is set to begin next month on plans for the construction of a second light rail line in the French city of Angers. The 10km Line B would link Belle-Beille in the west of...
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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)...