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Alstom wins €2bn Paris metro train contract PARIS Transport Authority (RATP), Ile-de-France Transport Authority (Stif) and Grand Paris (SGP) have jointly placed a 15-year framework contract with Alstom worth in excess of €2bn for a fleet of 217 MP 14 rubber-tyred metro trains.
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PARIS Transport Authority (RATP), Ile-de-France Transport Authority (Stif) and Grand Paris (SGP) have jointly placed a 15-year framework contract with Alstom worth in excess of €2bn for a fleet of 217 MP 14 rubber-tyred metro...
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THE Utrecht Regional Authority (BRU) and Spanish rail manufacturer CAF have signed a contract for the delivery of 27 Urbos-100 LRVs, which will operate on the new Uithof Line linking Utrecht Central Station with the...
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SNCF has given approval to TTG Transportation Technology, Australia, to provide more than 1500 TGV drivers with hand-held Energymiser Driver Advisory System devices. TTG won the contract last year but had to complete a seven-month...
BANGLADESH's minister for road transport and bridges, Mr Obaidul Quadar, says a tender to pre-qualify bidders for a contract to supply 24 six-car metro trains will be published on January 31. However, the estimated cost...
ermewa-orders-duro-daković-wagons
ROLLING stock leasing company Ermewa has placed a €7.9m order with Duro Daković, Croatia, for a second batch of Falns 64 bogie hopper wagons. The 70-tonne capacity vehicles will be delivered in the second and third...
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PLANS for International Railway Summit 2015, IRJ's first conference being staged in Barcelona next month in cooperation with IRITS, are now being finalised with an impressive line-up of senior figures from the railway industry agreeing...
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BELGIAN federal minister for mobility Mrs Jacqueline Galant told the country's parliament on January 23 that only one bidder, a consortium of Alstom and Bombardier, is in the running for a framework contract to supply...
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ROCKY Mountaineer has awarded Canarail a contract to refurbish its entire luxury tourist Goldleaf fleet, consisting of 16 double-deck domed coaches.The refurbishment, due to be undertaken by subcontractors at the New Richmond workshops in the...
legal-challenge-to-ns-emu-order-dropped
NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) is set to go ahead with an order for 60 EMUs from Stadler after Alstom and Bombardier decided not to continue with legal proceedings against NS' decision to award the contract directly...
investment-group-acquires-eversholt-rail
EVERSHOLT Investment Group announced on January 20 that it has reached an agreement to sell 100% of British rolling stock leasing company Eversholt Rail to Luxembourg-registered CK Investments, which is jointly owned by Hong Kong-based...