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SNCF to equip TGV drivers with advisory system SNCF has given approval to TTG Transportation Technology, Australia, to provide more than 1500 TGV drivers with hand-held Energymiser Driver Advisory System devices.
sncf-to-equip-tgv-drivers-with-advisory-system
SNCF has given approval to TTG Transportation Technology, Australia, to provide more than 1500 TGV drivers with hand-held Energymiser Driver Advisory System devices. TTG won the contract last year but had to complete a seven-month...
more-delays-for-mexican-high-speed-tender
MEXICO's Federal Secretariat of Communications and Transport (SCT) announced on January 28 that it has postponed the publication of final bidding documents for the tender to build and maintain the 210km Mexico City – Queretaro...
impressive-line-up-for-irj’s-first-conference
PLANS for International Railway Summit 2015, IRJ's first conference being staged in Barcelona next month in cooperation with IRITS, are now being finalised with an impressive line-up of senior figures from the railway industry agreeing...
indonesia-shelves-high-speed-project
INDONESIA's transport minister Mr Ignasius Jonan announced on January 22 that proposals to build a high-speed line linking the country's two largest cities have been put on hold for at least five years. A feasibility study...
italian-high-speed-construction-contracts-awarded
ITALIAN Railway Network (RFI) has signed two contracts for civil works on new high-speed lines in northern Italy. Cepav, a consortium of Saipem (52%), Società Italiana Condotte d'Acqua (12%), G Maltauro (12%), and Pizzarotti (24%), has...
france-faces-tough-choices-over-future-of-tgv
The publication of a government report on the finances of TGV has ignited debate in France on the future development of the high-speed network. Keith Barrow examines the main findings of the report. FRANCE will...
japan-to-accelerate-shinkansen-extensions
THE Japanese government has reached a deal to accelerate the construction of two Shinkansen lines, bringing forward completion by up to five years. In the run-up to the general election on December 14 the Liberal Democratic...
taiwan-to-nationalise-high-speed-operator?
TAIWAN has moved a step closer to nationalising embattled Taiwan High-Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) after a plan to restructure the company's finances was rejected by the government. Transport and communications minister Mr Yeh Kuang-shih resigned on...
french-and-moroccans-sign-tgv-maintenance-deal
THE president of SNCF, Mr Guillaume Pepy, and the director-general of Moroccan National Railways (ONCF), Mr Mohamed Rabie Khlie, have agreed to set up a joint company to maintain the fleet of TGV Duplex trains...
california-breaks-ground-on-high-speed-line
CALIFORNIA marked the official start of construction on the state's high-speed network on January 6 with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the future high-speed station in Fresno. The ceremony was attended by hundreds of...