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Third New York Subway line to have CBTC THE Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded contracts totalling $US 205.8m to Siemens and Thales to install communications-based train control (CBTC) on New York Subway's Queens Boulevard Line.
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THE Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded contracts totalling $US 205.8m to Siemens and Thales to install communications-based train control (CBTC) on New York Subway's Queens Boulevard Line.At 43km, this is the second longest line...
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THE final phase of a 10-year project to upgrade Oslo Sporveien's Kolsås line to metro standards has been completed with the commissioning of new signalling at Avløs depot.The work at Avløs involved modernising and expanding...
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UZBEKISTAN Railways (UZ) has completed the electrification and modernisation of the 140.8km line linking Samarkand with Qarshi in the southwest.In addition to electrification, the work included rehabilitation of 9km of line, realignment of six sections...
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LONDON Underground's £11m project to enable 36 trains/hour/direction to operate on the Victoria Line for the first time - the highest frequency on the network - has reached the halfway point.The Victoria Line has already...
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MYANMAR's Ministry of Rail Transport signed a joint contract with Marubeni Corporation and Mitsui on August 1 to supply and install an operational control centre and railway safety equipment for Myanmar Railways (MR). Under the project,...
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THE United States sent its latest status report on the rollout of Positive Train Control (PTC) to congress on August 7, warning policymakers that despite seven years of strenuous efforts by the industry most railways...
belgian-etcs-level-2-railway-signalling-contract-finally-signed
BELGIAN infrastructure manager Infrabel has finally signed a €510m contract for the rollout of ETCS Level 2 across 36% of Belgium's mainline network, almost a year after selecting a consortium of Siemens and Cofely Fabricom,...
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SPANISH infrastructure manager Adif has awarded a consortium of Alstom, CAF and Siemens a €63m contract to install ERTMS on the recently-opened Atlantic Corridor in Galicia, and on a section on the Ourense - Santiago...
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TRANSPORT for London (TfL) has awarded Thales a £760m contract to resignal London Underground's Sub-Surface Lines (SSL), encompassing the Circle, Metropolitan, District and Hammersmith & City lines, following the cancellation of its original deal with...
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CHINA Railway Corporation has awarded a Yuan 118.7m ($US 19.1m) contract to Hollysys Automation Technologies, China, for on-board and lineside high-speed signalling equipment. Hollysys will provide automatic train protection (ATP) equipment for installation on 200km/h and...