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Huawei wins Turkmenistan GSM-R contract TURKMENISTAN's Ministry of Railway Transport has awarded Huawei a contract to equip the 265km Bereket - Gudrolum section of the recently-completed Kazakhstan - Turkmenistan - Iran line with GSM-R.
alstom-wins-eastern-dfc-systems-contract
DEDICATED Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DCCIL) has awarded Alstom a Rs 15bn ($US 234.4m) systems contract for the 342km section of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) from Bhaupur to Khurja. The contract encompasses...
ghana-to-upgrade-part-of-western-main-line
GHANA plans to rehabilitate the Dunkwa - Awaso branch line of the 340km 1067mm-gauge western main line that links Takoradi, Dunkwa and Kumasi.The $US 1bn project, which is expected to attract funding from China, will...
db-selects-siemens-huawei-for-german-gsm-r-upgrade
GERMAN Rail (DB) has selected a consortium of Siemens Convergence Creators and Huawei to perform a migration of DB's first-generation GSM-R network in northern Germany.   The rollout comprises the replacement of existing GSM-R base stations with...
huawei-wins-turkmenistan-gsm-r-contract
TURKMENISTAN's Ministry of Railway Transport has awarded Huawei a contract to equip the 265km Bereket - Gudrolum section of the recently-completed Kazakhstan - Turkmenistan - Iran line with GSM-R. Huawei will install an integrated system for...
huawei-and-alstom-complete-lte-cbtc-test
HUAWEI and Alstom claim to have achieved a world first after completing a successful test of 4G LTE multi-service broadband radio technology based on Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC). The project was launched following the signing of...
cisco-seeks-to-simplify-rail-digitalisation
CISCO, a US IT specialist, has launched its internet of things system based on six technology pillars which, when combined together, should help to reduce the complexity of digitalisation for the railway industry.Cisco estimates that...
stockholm-awards-lrt-maintenance-contract
GREATER Stockholm Transport (SL) has awarded a six-year contract to Eltel, Sweden, to maintain infrastructure on two of its tram lines.The contract covers preventative and corrective maintenance of track, trackbed, catenary and signalling on the...
shanghai-awards-metro-peoplemover-extension-contract
SHANGHAI Shentong Metro has awarded a Yuan 808m ($US 130m) turnkey contract to the CSR Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems joint venture for a new automated peoplemover. Bombardier's share of the contract is Yuan 89m.The new...
sweden-postpones-gsm-r-4g-compliance-deadline
SWEDEN's National Post and Telecom Agency (PTS) announced on May 18 that rail operators will be given an extra year to ensure that rail vehicles are equipped with GSM-R filters to prevent interference from 4G...
With ever-increasing demand for onboard Wi-Fi and services to benefit operations, Professor Simon Saunders of Real Wireless, considers the next steps for wireless technologies in the rail industry.WITH trains now widely viewed as an area...