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National Express to enter Spanish high-speed market? NATIONAL Express subsidiary Alsa last week announced it has been granted a license by the Spanish Ministry of Public Works and Transport to operate passenger trains on the Spanish main line network.
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SPAIN's infrastructure manager Adif has awarded a €410m contract to Alstom to install ERTMS Level 2 signalling on 310km of high-speed line in northern Spain and to maintain the equipment for 20 years.The system will...
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THE number of passengers travelling by Eurostar high-speed services between London, Paris and Brussels increased by 3% to 2.3 million, while revenue grew by 7% to £227m during the first quarter of 2014. Eurostar says...
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NATIONAL Express subsidiary Alsa last week announced it has been granted a license by the Spanish Ministry of Public Works and Transport to operate passenger trains on the Spanish main line network. Currently Spain's largest private...
SINGAPORE Land Transport Authority (LTA) issued an invitation to tender on April 11 for a contract to carry out an engineering feasibility study for the Singaporean section of the Singapore – Kuala Lumpur high-speed line. The...
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INTERNATIONAL high-speed operator Thalys launched a new twice-daily direct service between Amsterdam Central and Lille Europe on April 12. The northbound service has a journey time of 2h 36min, with an 11-minute call at Brussels South,...
PASSENGERS travelling on Britain's planned HS2 line from northern England wishing to travel to continental Europe are destined to trudge along Euston Road in London to transfer from Euston to St Pancras stations for the...
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ITALIAN Rail Network (RFI) has refuted claims that it gave Trenitalia a competitive advantage over its open-access high-speed competitor NTV by denying NTV access to Rome Termini station in the centre of the Italian capital....
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THE director general of Turkish State Railways (TCDD) Mr Süleyman Karaman says construction is complete on the Istanbul - Eskisehir section of the 533km high-speed line to Ankara allowing test running to begin. Test running...
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ITALY's infrastructure manger Italian Rail Network (RFI) has agreed to allow private open-access high-speed operator NTV to start running non-stop Rome – Milan services from Rome Termini station.Up to now, NTV has only been allowed...
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TURKISH State Railways (TCDD) has awarded a €10m contract to Thales to modernise the signalling and telecommunications at Eskisehir station. During the one-year project, Thales will install ETCS Level 1 in the station area and...