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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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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,...
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IRJ at UIC ERTMS world conference Brussels. The path towards an interoperable version of ETCS Level 3 suitable for use in Europe still appears to be some way off. Dr Rüdiger Brandt, vice-president sales mainline with...
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IRJ at the UIC ERTMS world conference Brussels. The application of automatic train operation (ATO) in conjunction with ETCS Level 2 is being pioneered on a new line project in Mexico, well ahead of its...
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IRISH Rail (IE) has issued a tender for the supply of a new National Train Control Centre (NTCC), which will replace the existing Centralised Traffic Control Centre (CTCC) located at Connolly Station in Dublin, which...