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Toronto Union station set for signalling upgrade METROLINX, the regional transport authority for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton region, has awarded Alstom a contract worth more than $US 250m to resignal the 6.4km Union Station Rail Corridor (USRC).
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METROLINX, the regional transport authority for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton region, has awarded Alstom a contract worth more than $US 250m to resignal the 6.4km Union Station Rail Corridor (USRC). The $US 325m project will...
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FINMECCANICA says it received an offer from Hitachi on November 17 for the acquisition of its loss-making rolling stock unit AnsaldoBreda and the company's 40% stake in Ansaldo STS. Finmeccanica announced last month that it had...
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BRITAIN's secretary of state for transport, Mr Patrick McLoughlin, has approved a £1bn 5km extension to the Northern Line of London Underground (LU). Construction of the underground extension from Kennington via Nine Elms to Battersea...
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CHINA Railway Investment Corporation (CRIC) has begun procurement for 10 packages to supply onboard Chinese Train Control System (CTCS) equipment for 740 high-speed trains operated by China Railway Corporation (CRC). Procurement is divided into two lots,...
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BELGIUM's infrastructure manager Infrabel has awarded a joint venture of Siemens and Cofely Fabricom, Belgium, a €510m contract to rollout ETCS Level 2 on 36% of the Belgian network. The contract is the final pillar...
ratp-awards-line-14-cbtc-contract
PARIS Transport Authority (RATP) has awarded Siemens a €45m contract to supply communications-based train control (CBTC) for the 6km, four-station northern extension of metro Line 14 to Mairie de Saint-Ouen. Siemens will supply its Trainguard CBTC...
sbb-seeks-cost-savings-with-sinet-interlocking
Siemens and Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) are currently introducing a new interlocking architecture which incorporates the latest in communications technology. Reto Wagner, head of electronic interlockings and track vacancy detection systems at Swiss Federal Railways...
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YAPI Merkezi, Turkey, which is constructing a $US 1.7bn railway in Ethiopia, has awarded Bombardier a €36m contract to install ERTMS. Bombardier will install ETCS Level 1 on the new line. The contract includes the...
norway-unveils-record-rail-budget
THE Norwegian government has revealed plans to increase spending on the country's railway network to record levels next year as part of the 2015 state budget, which was announced on October 8. The NKr 22bn ($US...
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ROMANIA's infrastructure manager CFR SA has awarded a consortium of Alstom and Alcatel-Lucent a €140m contract to upgrade the 167km Sighişoara - Coşlariu - Simeria line, including the installation of ERTMS, new interlockings and a...