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Plasser hands over track recording train IRJ at InnoTrans 2014: PLASSER & THEURER formally handed over a two-car GMTZ track recording train to German infrastructure manager DB Networks at InnoTrans on September 24.
vossloh-struggles-amidst-restructuring
VOSSLOH's nine month results show the effects of a continuing restructuring and realignment process at the company with revenues increasing only slightly to €967.7m compared with €958.5m the previous year, and Ebit falling to a...
ottawa-lrt-special-trackwork-contract-awarded
LONDON Trackwork, Canada, has been awarded a contract to supply special trackwork for Ottawa's 12.5km light rail Confederation Line, which is currently under construction. The contract value was not disclosed, although London Trackwork says the order...
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...
rail-link-to-fehmarn-belt-tunnel-moves-a-step-closer
A letter of intent to construct a new line in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein to connect with the Fehmarn Belt fixed link to Denmark has been signed by Schleswig-Holstein's minister of economy, labour, transport...
report-highlights-vulnerability-of-amtrak’s-nyc-tunnels
A NEW engineering report assessing the damage caused to the Amtrak-owned Hudson River and East River tunnels in New York City by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 recommends a phased process of maintenance works, which...
netherlands-sets-2015-rail-budget-at-€24bn
THE DUTCH government has allocated to €2.4bn to maintain and improve the country's railway network as part of its 2015 budget, which was announced on September 16. Half of the funds will be used to maintain...
zetica-rail-reveals-track-measurement-pod
IRJ at InnoTrans 2014: Zetica Rail, Britain, has unveiled a new infrastructure measuring pod at InnoTrans which enables track and structure monitoring equipment to be mounted on almost any rail or road-rail vehicle. The Railway Asset...
plasser-hands-over-track-recording-train
IRJ at InnoTrans 2014: PLASSER & THEURER formally handed over a two-car GMTZ track recording train to German infrastructure manager DB Networks at InnoTrans on September 24. The two-car train is equipped to monitor catenary and...
IRJ at InnoTrans 2014: IN addition to exhibiting its latest premium rail products, Voestalpine has revealed plans to open a rail welding technology competence centre at it headquarters in Leoben, Austria, at InnoTrans in Berlin. Heat...
vdb-calls-for-more-investment-in-german-rail-infrastructure
IRJ at InnoTrans 2014: The CEO of the German Railway Industry Association, Prof Dr Ronald Pörner, has called for a major increase in investment in railway infrastructure in Germany. "The slow rate of investment in...