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August 16, 2017
BRITAIN’s infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has awarded a £29m contract to Atkins to resignal 42km of lines linking Norwich, Yarmouth and Lowestoft in eastern England.Atkins will be responsible for design, engineering, construction, testing and...
August 16, 2017
THE proposal to build a transcontinental railway linking Brazil and Peru - the Bi-oceanic Railway - has hit a stumbling block on the choice of the best route through Peru.This was reported by Mr Dino...
August 16, 2017
GERMAN open-access operator Locomore is set to resume services on the Stuttgart - Berlin route on August 24 after Czech open-access operator Leo Express agreed to take over the operations of the insolvent company. Leo Express...
August 16, 2017
THE Karlsruhe - Basle main line in southwest Germany, one of Europe’s key rail freight arteries, has been closed since August 12 following a major earth movement...
August 16, 2017
EGYPTIAN prime minister Mr Sherif Ismail attended a ceremony in Cairo on August 15 to witness the signing of a $US 1.24bn contract between Egypt’s National...
August 15, 2017
INDIA’s Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS) Mr Satish Kumar Pandey gave the go-ahead for commercial operation of the first metro line in Lucknow on...
August 15, 2017
BOMBARDIER has secured two contracts to supply a total of 72 Innovia Monorail 300 trains for two new monorail lines in Bangkok. The contracts were awarded by...
August 15, 2017
THE government of the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has reaffirmed its intention to replace its entire regional rolling stock fleet and has also...
August 15, 2017
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket has awarded Sweco a contract to provide planning and design services for the modernisation of the country’s busiest...
August 14, 2017
TRENITALIA confirmed on August 11 that it has acquired 17 of the 19 AnsaldoBreda V250 trains ordered by Netherlands Railways (NS) and Belgian National Railways...

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