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Renfe and DB face Spanish competition probe 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 company, which could be detrimental to other railfreight operators.
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ADANI Mining has selected Parsons Brinckerhoff as its project management consultant for the Carmichael integrated coal mine, railway and port project in the Galilee Basin in the Australian state of Queensland. The project entails developing...
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THE government of Mali has signed framework agreements worth $US 9.5bn with two Chinese railway civil engineering companies to build a new line to the Guinean port of Conakry and to upgrade the existing railway...
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GERMANY's Federal Railway Authority (EBA) has granted approval to operate Vossloh's four-axle diesel-electric DE 12 and DE 18 locomotives on the German railway network. In addition the DE 12 and DE 18 have received full TSI...
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THE government of Mongolia has approved a new national rail policy, which includes an extension of the existing line from Erdenet to Ovoot and Arts Suuri on the Russian border that will provide a direct...
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SOUTH African locomotive builder Grindrod has unveiled a new Cape Gauge shunting and short-trip locomotive which it hopes will find a ready market among rail operators looking for affordable replacements for ageing second-hand units. The RS7S3C...
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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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OVERALL revenues from Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel's rail and cross-Channel ferry activities increased by 7% to €343.9m in the third quarter of 2014 from €321.2m in the third quarter of 2013. Revenue for Eurotunnel's shuttle...
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CANADIAN Pacific Railway (CP) announced on October 20 that it has terminated exploratory discussions with CSX Corporation on a potential merger which would have created North America's largest freight railway. In a statement CP says it...
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THE New Mexico Border Authority has selected HNTB to perform an extensive feasibility study of a new railway bypass and international border crossing with Mexico near Santa Teresa, close to the New Mexico-Texas state line. The...
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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...