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Audit criticises Danish signalling programme MANAGEMENT of Denmark’s national ERTMS rollout and the introduction of CBTC on the Copenhagen S-Train network has been strongly criticised in a report by the country’s National Audit Office, which was published on January 25.
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TESTING of the ERSAT EAV satellite signalling system concluded on February 24, when the operation of the technology was demonstrated to guests including Mr Josef Doppelbauer, executive director of the EU Agency for Railways, Mr...
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COMMUTER rail operators in the United States are making good progress towards the December 2018 congressional deadline for the rollout of Positive Train Control, according to a report published by the American Public Transportation Association...
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BRUSSELS Transport (Stib) has awarded a consultancy contract to a consortium of Systra, Geste and Tractebel to assist with the introduction of communications-based train control (CBTC) on metro lines 1 and 5. The six-year contract covers...
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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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SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) has launched a new strategy which aims to combine its existing strengths with new technology to enable it to increase capacity, offer door-to-door journeys, and develop digital stations and smart freight...
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CANADIAN National Railway (CN) says 64% of its $C 2.5bn ($US 1.9bn) capital investment budget in 2017 will be used to upgrade track and structures. CN’s 2017 infrastructure spending is expected to total $C 1.6bn. This...
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MANAGEMENT of Denmark’s national ERTMS rollout and the introduction of CBTC on the Copenhagen S-Train network has been strongly criticised in a report by the country’s National Audit Office, which was published on January 25. With...
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ANSALDO STS has been awarded a $A 44m ($US 33m) contract to supply signalling and telecommunications systems for Perth’s Forrestfield – Airport Link. Under the contract, which was awarded by the joint venture of Salini Impregilo...
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UNION Pacific (UP) announced on January 23 that it intends to spend around $US 3.1bn through its 2017 capital programme, subject to approval by the Class 1 railway’s board of directors. The bulk of the anticipated...
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CHINA Steel Corporation (CSC) has awarded Thales a contract to supply signalling systems for the light rail Circular Line in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The current line has 14 stations and the extension will add another 23. The...

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