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Polish Pendolinos gain 250km/h certification POLAND's Railway Transport Office (UTK) announced on September 11 that the ED250 Pendolino EMUs being supplied by Alstom to PKP Intercity have been certified for operation at up to 250km/h in accordance with the relevant Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSIs).
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POLAND's Railway Transport Office (UTK) announced on September 11 that the ED250 Pendolino EMUs being supplied by Alstom to PKP Intercity have been certified for operation at up to 250km/h in accordance with the relevant...
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CHINA opened another high-speed line on September 16 with the launch of commercial services on the 342km line from Nanchang to Changsha. The line is designed for operation at up to 350km/h and reduces the journey...
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THE first prototype of Talgo's new-generation Avril high-speed train has begun dynamic testing on the Spanish high-speed network. The test runs on the Madrid – Seville high-speed line are taking place at night to avoid interfering...
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ONEROUS border controls imposed by the British government will force passengers using Eurostar's new Marseille - London service to go through immigration and security controls lasting nearly two hours at Lille Europe when the service...
A decree issued by the Italian government on competition in the energy sector, which became law on August 21, is causing widespread discontent among the country's rail operators. The issue concerns the special tariff regime on...
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THE first of the V250 Fyra high-speed trains rejected by Netherlands Railways (NS) began its journey from Watergraafsmeer yard in Amsterdam back to the AnsaldoBreda plant in Pistoia, Italy, on September 7. The return of the...
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SAUDI Railways Organisation (SRO) has awarded a Riyals 6m ($US 1.6m) contract to a consortium of Spanish consultants led by Consultrans to study options for a high-speed line linking Riyadh and Dammam. The line will have...
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GERMAN Rail (DB) and French National Railways (SNCF) marked a milestone for international high-speed services between Germany and France on August 29, when they carried their 10 millionth passenger on their ICE and TGV services...
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OPTIONS for improving high-speed rail links to Italy's most important airports will be examined in more detail following the signing of an agreement between Italian State Railways (FS) and the Italian Ministry of Transport on...
TWO events this month provide strong evidence of the growing success of the global railway industry and its ability to withstand economic turbulence. InnoTrans, already the world's largest railway exhibition, will be bigger than ever...