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korail-tests-80-wagon-freight-train
May 22, 2017
KOREAN national train operator Korail successfully tested a 1.2km-long 80-wagon freight train between Busan New Port and Jillye station on May 18. Korail says that it achieved the extended length by using a new remote control...
indian-railways-launches-tejas-express-services
May 22, 2017
INDIAN Railways (IR) launched its new Tejas Express premium long-distance service on May 22, when railways minister Mr Suresh Prabhu flagged off the inaugural train from Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus to Karmali in Goa. Services will...
mühldorf-tüssling-track-doubling-completed
May 22, 2017
A major bottleneck on the railway network in southeast Bavaria was eliminated on May 22, when Germany’s federal transport minister Mr Alexander Dobrindt, German Rail (DB) board member for infrastructure Mr Roland Pofalla, and head...
phoenix-valley-metro-approves-lrv-orders
May 22, 2017
THE board of Phoenix Valley Metro Rail has approved two orders for a total of 17 LRVs, which are being procured as part of the expansion of the LRT network in...
construction-begins-on-high-speed-link-to-beijing’s-new-airport
May 22, 2017
CHINA Railway says construction has begun on the 78.2km Beijing - Bazhou high-speed line, which will serve the city's new international airport at Daxing, 46km...
westbahn-unveils-new-stadler-kiss-2-trains
May 22, 2017
AUSTRIAN open-access operator Westbahn presented its new-generation double-deck EMU, the Stadler Kiss 2, to the press on May 19. Major improvements are...
nuremberg-u-bahn-reaches-nordwestring
May 22, 2017
THE mayor of Nuremberg Mr Ulrich Maly and Bavarian interior minister Mr Joachim Herrmann inaugurated the extension of Nuremberg U-Bahn Line U3 from Friedrich...
ontario-commits-to-toronto-windsor-high-speed-rail
May 19, 2017
THE premier of Ontario Ms Kathleen Wynne announced on May 19 that the province will move forward with plans to build Canada’s first high-speed line after a...
florida-tri-rail-ptc-contract-awarded
May 19, 2017
SOUTH Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) has awarded Wabtec a contract worth around $US 40m to design, install and commission Positive Train...
greenbrier-europe-astra-rail-merger-approved
May 19, 2017
INTERNATIONAL freight wagon supplier Greenbrier and Romanian wagon manufacturing, engineering and repair company Astra Rail have received all required regulatory...

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