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malaysians-ends-through-trains-to-singapore
July 31, 2015
MALAYAN Railway (KTM) has decided to terminate all long-distance passenger trains in Johor Bahru and introduce a shuttle to Singapore instead. Long-distance passenger trains operated by KTM from Butterworth, Kuala Lumpur and Gemas no longer cross...
constantine-light-rail-extension-contract-awarded
July 31, 2015
ALGIERS Metro Enterprise (EMA) has awarded a €210m contract to extend the Constantine light rail line by 10km from the current southern terminus of Zouaghi to the new city of Ali Mendjeli and Mohamed Boudiaf...
first-siemens-thameslink-train-arrives-in-britain
July 31, 2015
THE first of a fleet of class 700 Desiro City trains being built by Siemens at its Krefeld plant in Germany for the expanded cross-London Thameslink service has arrived at the new Three Bridges depot...
maxwell-and-crrc-to-develop-rail-transit-supercapacitors
July 31, 2015
MAXWELL Technologies, United States, has signed a long-term strategic partnership with CRRC subsidiary China Qingdao Sifang Rolling Stock Research Institute...
kazakhstan-railways-to-expand-talgo-train-services
July 31, 2015
THE president of Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ), Mr Askar Mamin, has announced plans to introduce Talgo trains on three additional routes during the second half of...
world-bank-grants-E1635m-loan-for-croatian-railways
July 31, 2015
THE World Bank has approved loan agreements for three independent Croatian railway companies – HZ Passenger Transport, HZ Infrastructure, and HZ Cargo in an...
siemens-and-bombardier-rail-divisions-report-drop-in-profit
July 30, 2015
BOTH Siemens Mobility and Bombardier Transportation have reported reductions in revenue and profit in their latest quarterly results, while Bombardier has denied...
first-chinese-ground-power-lrv-for-zhuhai-commissioned
July 30, 2015
THE first of 10 ground-power LRVs being built by CRRC Dalian for the first light rail line in Zhuhai has been commissioned.The 8.9km line, which connects...
german-authorities-invite-bids-northwest-saxony-rail-concession
July 30, 2015
TWO German transport authorities are inviting bids by October 7 for a concession to operate the Northwest Saxony Diesel Network (part B). The concession is...
british-government-approves-£361m-hitachi-train-order
July 30, 2015
BRITAIN's Department for Transport has approved a £361m order with Hitachi Rail Europe for a fleet of 29 AT300 dual-mode 200km/h trains for operation by First...