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chicago-to-restart-7000-series-metro-train-tender
July 25, 2014
CHICAGO Transit Authority (CTA) has announced it will relaunch a tender worth up to $US 2bn for up to 846 metro cars following a disappointing response to the initial tender. In a statement, CTA says it...
rfi-appoints-gentile-as-new-ceo
July 25, 2014
FOLLOWING a shareholders' meeting, the board of Italian Railway Network (RFI) announced on July 24 that it has appointed Mr Maurizio Gentile as the infrastructure manager's new CEO. A graduate in hydraulic civil engineering, 59-year-old Gentile...
turkish-premier-opens-ankara-–-istanbul-hs-line
July 25, 2014
THE prime minister of Turkey, Mr Recep Erdogan, will officially open the 245km Eskişehir – Istanbul section of the 533km Ankara – Istanbul high-speed line on July 25.High-speed services will initially terminate at Pendik, a...
balfour-beatty-and-carillion-in-merger-talks
July 25, 2014
BALFOUR Beatty and Carillion have announced that they are in talks over a possible merger that could create a £3bn construction and services business. In a...
record-first-half-ridership-for-db
July 25, 2014
GERMAN Rail (DB) published its financial results for the first half of 2014 on July 24, revealing that ridership on its trains in Germany increased by 10 million...
consortium-wins-moroccan-gsm-r-contract
July 25, 2014
MOROCCAN National Railways (ONCF) has awarded a €30m contract for the first phase of its national GSM-R deployment to a consortium of Thales, Huawei, and Imet,...
french-rail-reform-bill-moves-forward
July 24, 2014
THE French Senate definitively adopted the findings of the parliamentary joint committee (CMP) on draft legislation on railway reform in one of the final steps...
ho-chi-minh-city-awards-metro-contract
July 24, 2014
THE Management Authority for Urban Railways (Maur) in Ho Chi Minh City has awarded a contract to the Shimizu Maeda Joint Operation, Japan, to construct a section...
delhi-metro-issues-tender-for-broad-gauge-trains
July 24, 2014
DELHI Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has issued an international tender notice for a contract to supply 124 1676mm-gauge metro cars for Delhi metro lines 1,2, and...
db-regio-wins-allgäu-diesel-network
July 24, 2014
THE transport authorities of the German states of Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg have awarded DB Regio a 12-year contract to operate the Allgäu diesel network...