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Luxembourg national GSM-R contract awarded FOLLOWING an international tender, Luxembourg Railways (CFL) has awarded Kapsch CarrierCom a contract to roll out GSM-R across its 271 route-km network by the beginning of next year.
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ISRAEL Railways (IR) has invited bids by June 30 for a 10-year contract to design, build, test, commission, and maintain a radio communications system for the Tel Aviv - Jerusalem A1 fast rail link.The cellular-based...
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THE Indian government has approved plans by the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) for new metro networks in Varanasi and Kanpur which should enable construction to start by the end of this year. The UP...
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MALAYSIA's Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT) has awarded two systems and two civil works contracts worth Ringgits 4.2bn ($US 1bn) related to the construction of Line 2 in Kuala Lumpur.HAP Consortium comprising Hyundai Rotem and Posco...
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THE managing director of Kenya Railways Mr Atanas Maina told a stakeholder meeting with the Shippers Council of East Africa on April 28 that more than 75% of civil works have been completed on the...
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GLOBAL mining company Rio Tinto said in its first-quarter operation review published on April 19 that its AutoHaul project to convert its Tom Price heavy-haul railway in the Pilbara region of Western Australia to driverless...
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IRJ at SmartRail Europe, Amsterdam: Denmark's largest rail freight operator DB Cargo Scandinavia (DBCS) has warned it could be forced to pull out of the market because of the cost of equipping its locomotives with...
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EGYPTIAN National Railways (ENR) has awarded a contract to Siemens to resignal the main line from Benha, on the Cairo - Alexandria main line, via Zagazig to Port Said, and line from Zagazig to Abu...
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SIEMENS and Huawei say they have moved a step closer towards the commercial deployment of CBTC over LTE after completing interoperability testing of a jointly-developed solution in France. During the testing programme various services including CBTC,...
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FOLLOWING an international tender, Luxembourg Railways (CFL) has awarded Kapsch CarrierCom a contract to roll out GSM-R across its 271 route-km network by the beginning of next year. The contract covers the installation of an IP-based...
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METROPOLITAN EAD, which operates the two-line metro in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, has awarded Siemens and Newag, Poland, a €140m contract to supply trains and signalling for the first phase of the new Line 3,...