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CD and ZSSK accelerate Prague – Košice trains CZECH Railways (CD) and Slovakian Railways (ZSSK) have announced plans to shave almost an hour off the fastest journey times between the Czech capital and eastern Slovakia with the introduction of tilting trains on the Prague – Košice route.
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HYUNDAI Information Technology has awarded Siemens a €20m contract to supply automation and signalling equipment for the 23km Sosa - Wonsi mixed traffic line which is currently under construction in Seoul. Siemens will supply its Trainguard...
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It's September in an even-numbered year, which means only one thing for the railway industry: InnoTrans. Kevin Smith presents IRJ's comprehensive preview of the biggest railway show on earth, which is set to return to...
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A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on September 18 by the chairman Indian Railways (IR) Mr Arunendra Kumar and the head of China Railway Corporation (CRC) Mr Lu Dongfu for a joint pre-feasibility study...
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PASSENGER numbers on German regional and urban rail services increased in the first half of 2014, according to figures released this week by the Federal Statistics Agency (Destatis), which show overall regional public transport usage...
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A BILATERAL agreement to substantially reduce journey times on the Prague – Linz route has moved a step closer following a meeting between representatives of Czech infrastructure manager SŽDC and Austria's ÖBB Infrastructure in České...
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THE FRENCH region of Aquitaine marked the entry into service of its new fleet of class Z 55500 Regio 2N double-deck EMUs on September 15, when regional president Mr Alain Rousset officially launched the fleet...
cd-and-zssk-accelerate-prague-–-košice-services
CZECH Railways (CD) and Slovakian Railways (ZSSK) have announced plans to shave almost an hour off the fastest journey times between the Czech capital and eastern Slovakia with the introduction of tilting trains on the...
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FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) infrastructure division SNCF Infra has rolled out a new anti-wire theft device across its network. Developed by WiN MS, France, the device offers real-time monitoring of cable breaks, helping the infrastructure...
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THE Hungarian government published a new strategy at the end of August setting out detailed proposals for the development of the country's transport infrastructure for the period to 2030, while also outlining longer-term provisions for...
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BRITAIN's Department for Transport has directly awarded Southeastern a three-and-a-half year contract to continue operating the integrated Kent Franchise until June 2018. The franchise covers commuter services from London to East Sussex and Kent together with...