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Trenitalia Jazz EMUs enter service in Piedmont TRENITALIA's new Alstom Jazz EMU was formally presented to regional and local council representatives from the Piedmont region of northern Italy at Turin Porta Susa station on July 18 by the new Italian State Railways (FS) CEO Mr Michele Elia and Trenitalia CEO Mr Vincenzo Soprano.
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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 3, which are being extended as part of the...
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THE first of 18 driverless metro trains being built in China by Shanghai Alstom Transport (Satco) for the North East Line has arrived in Singapore. The trains are part of a larger order for 42...
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UNITED Wagon Company (UWC) has rolled out the 10,000th wagon to be produced at its Tikhvin Freight Car Wagon Plant (TVSZ) in western Russia, which opened in January 2012. The 10,000th vehicle to be produced by...
trenitalia-jazz-emus-enter-service-in-piedmont
TRENITALIA's new Alstom Jazz EMU was formally presented to regional and local council representatives from the Piedmont region of northern Italy at Turin Porta Susa station on July 18 by the new Italian State Railways...
iftec-and-vossloh-kiepe-upgrade-berlin-u-bahn-trains
LEIPZIG Transport (LVG) engineering subsidiary Iftec and Vossloh Kiepe handed over the first two refurbished F76 U-Bahn vehicles to Berlin Transport (BVG) on July 15, marking the completion of the first phase of a project...
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HITACHI Rail Europe unveiled mock-ups of two new train designs for the European market in London on July 21: the AT100 metro train and the AT200 regional train.The AT100, which has 20m-long car bodies, is...
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ARGENTINEAN President Mrs Christina Kirchner and transport and interior minister Mr Florencio Randazzo officially launched the new fleet of Chinese-built suburban EMUs for Buenos Aires' Sarmiento Line on July 21, when the first trains entered...
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Asking a train designer why interior design is important is like asking a fish why water matters, both figuratively and literally, says Cesar Vergara, president Vergarastudio, United States. INDUSTRIAL design is the last layer of...
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With funding always in doubt from one year to the next, US national inter-city rail operator Amtrak has been carried on the political wind for most of its 43 year existence. But with traffic rising...
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Philadelphia is the United States' fifth largest city and boasts one of the country's most extensive urban and suburban rail networks, but decades of underinvestment have brought the system close to the brink of collapse....