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china-opens-nanjing-–-changsha-high-speed-line
September 16, 2014
CHINA opened another high-speed line on September 16 with the launch of commercial services on the 342km line from Nanchang to Changsha. The line is designed for operation at up to 350km/h and reduces the journey...
design-contracts-awarded-for-grand-paris-express-metro
September 16, 2014
SOCIÉTÉ du Grand Paris (SGP), the public organisation responsible for developing the city's 205km orbital express metro network has awarded further contracts for architectural and engineering design work on the initial stages of the €22.6bn...
bangkok-pink-line-awaits-government-review
September 16, 2014
THAILAND's Office of Transport and Transport Policy and Planning (OTP) says that the construction plan for the 34.5km Pink Line monorail in Bangkok is currently awaiting approval from the government ahead of a bidding process...
são-paulo-lrt-study-completed
September 16, 2014
PAULISTA Metropolitan Trains Company (CPTM) has completed a feasibility study into a 30km north-south light rail line linking Guarulhos northeast of São Paulo...
$a-37bn-north-west-rail-link-operations-contract-awarded
September 16, 2014
THE government of New South Wales has confirmed that it has awarded the Northwest Rapid Transit consortium a $A 3.7bn ($US 3.48bn) operations, trains and...
cd-and-zssk-accelerate-prague-–-košice-services
September 16, 2014
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...
aurizon-strengthens-pilbara-port-and-rail-deal
September 16, 2014
AUSTRALIAN railfreight operator Aurizon has signed an infrastructure framework agreement with American Metals & Coal International (AMCI), Korea's Posco and...
budapest-to-upgrade-metro-line-3-fleet
September 15, 2014
THE Hungarian government has granted the city of Budapest permission to begin talks with potential creditors regarding financing for the modernisation of the...
sncf-infra-rolls-out-cable-theft-detection-device
September 15, 2014
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,...
network-rail-completes-york-operations-centre
September 15, 2014
WORK on a building which will house a new railway operating centre (ROC) for signalling and train control systems on Britain's east coast network from London...