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Alstom presents Riyadh metro train ONE of the first Alstom Metropolis driverless metro trains for Riyadh Metro was presented to representatives of Arriyadh Development Authority and the international media at Alstom's plant in Katowice on February 7.
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FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) is starting to use IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) on IBM Cloud to monitor train and infrastructure performance in real-time.SNCF’s scheduling, train operation and maintenance activities are being equipped with...
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ALSTOM announced on February 24 that it has received an order worth over €20m from Germany’s Bentheim Railways (BE) for the supply of five Coradia Lint DMUs as part of a project to restore passenger...
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THE Greenbrier companies announced on February 22 that has completed its 100,000th double-stack intermodal wagon, 32 years after production began at the company’s Gunderson facility in Portland, Oregon. Double-stack wagons are now used for nearly 70%...
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THE first of 42 Régio 2N double-deck EMUs for the Transilien suburban network around Paris was presented to the regional president of Ile-de-France Mrs Valérie Pécresse, Hauts-de-France regional president Mr Xavier Bertrand and French National...
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CONSTRUCTION of the $US 3.8bn 472km Mombasa - Nairobi standard-gauge railway (SGR) is due to be completed in March by China Railway and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), which has a 10-year concession to operate the line,...
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METRO Trains Melbourne’s fleet of X’Trapolis EMUs is set to reach 101 trains after Public Transport Victoria (PTV) signed a €100m contract with Alstom for nine additional sets. Each 145m-long six-car train will accommodate 1430 passengers. Production...
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STADLER announced on February 16 that it has signed a deal with Merseytravel worth up to £700m to build and maintain 52 EMUs for Liverpool’s Merseyrail network, which will enter service 2020 onwards. The new trains...
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SIEMENS announced on February 16 that DB Regio has ordered 39 EMUs to operate on its Rhine Valley rail network in southwest Germany from 2020. The order comprises 15 Desiro HC and 24 Mireo trains. This...
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ABB announced on February 16 that it has received orders with a total value of $US 70m to supply traction and onboard power equipment to Stadler Rail for use on new trains for customers in...
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HITACHI Rail Europe announced on February 15 that production has begun at Hitachi Rail Italy’s Pistoia plant on the first of 36 class 802 inter-city trains for Great Western Railway (GWR). In 2015 GWR placed a...

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