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July 20, 2018
AN agreement on the co-ordination of ERTMS deployment on high-speed lines linking London, Paris and Brussels was signed on July 19 by Mrs Dyan Crowther, chief executive of High Speed 1, Mr Patrick Jeantet, CEO...
July 20, 2018
PUNCTUALITY on the Dutch network, excluding high-speed, improved to 92.1% in the first quarter of 2018, an all-time record for the network. Infrastructure manager Prorail says the punctuality on regional lines, most of which are single...
July 20, 2018
MUMBAI Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) signed a contract with Alstom on July 19 for 31 driverless trains for Mumbai metro Line 3. The 25kV ac trains will be formed of eight stainless-steel-bodied cars with 75% of...
July 20, 2018
THE Ministry for Infrastructure of Brandenburg state, Germany, and City of Berlin’s Department for Environment, Transport and Climate Protection have published a...
July 20, 2018
SHANGHAI Shentong Metro Group announced on July 18 that it has taken delivery of the city’s 5000th metro car. The 5000th vehicle is part of an order for 31...
July 20, 2018
MORE than 95% of Alstom’s shareholders voted in favour of the merger with Siemens Mobility at a special shareholders’ meeting which took place in Paris on July...
July 19, 2018
THE Berlin S-Bahn and German Rail (DB) launched the €30m S-Bahn Plus quality programme on July 18 to improve punctuality, quality and service in Berlin and...
July 19, 2018
CHILE’s Antofagasta Railway (FCAB) has awarded GE Transportation a contract to supply five C23EMP single-cab ac/dc diesel-electric locomotives for delivery in...
July 19, 2018
MORGAN Stanley Infrastructure (MSI), announced on July 16 its decision to make a voluntary public takeover offer to all shareholders of leasing company VTG,...
July 19, 2018
AROUND 319,000 fans used the free trains operated by Russian Railways (RZD) during the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia until July 17, with 734 free trips scheduled...

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