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Max Bögl and Tarmac form slab track partnership IRJ at Infrarail, London: Max Bögl, Germany, and Tarmac, Britain, have formed a joint venture to market Max Bögl's FFB slab track system in Britain.
crossrail-orders-linsinger-rail-milling-train
CROSSRAIL has awarded Linsinger, Austria, a contract worth around £12m to supply an MG31 rail milling train for the Elizabeth Line east-west link across central London. The train, which will be capable of milling up to...
evraz-reports-strong-growth-in-rail-products-sales
EVRAZ has reported a 12.5% increase in the sale of railway products including rails from 362,000 tonnes in the last quarter of 2015 to 408,000 tonnes in the first quarter of 2016, and a 2%...
new-approaches-to-top-of-rail-friction-management
Effective rail lubrication strategies play an important role in optimising wheel and rail life, but developments in rail and rolling stock technology in recent decades have shifted the goalposts for friction management. Barnaby Temple, head...
max-bögl-and-tarmac-form-slab-track-partnership
IRJ at Infrarail, London: Max Bögl, Germany, and Tarmac, Britain, have formed a joint venture to market Max Bögl's FFB slab track system in Britain. The two companies hope to offer the system for the High...
bart-orders-mermec-track-recording-vehicle
SAN FRANCISCO Bay Area Rapid Transit (Bart) has awarded Mermec, Italy, a contract to supply a self-propelled track recording and inspection vehicle to monitor infrastructure on its 167km network. The 1676mm-gauge vehicle will be derived from...
dutch-government-to-bring-prorail-under-direct-state-control?
THE Dutch government is planning to bring Prorail under direct control of the Ministry of Infrastructure and end the infrastructure manager's current status as an independent (albeit state-owned) company operating under private law, according to...
tata-steel-sells-british-and-french-rails-business
TATA Steel UK has signed a deal to sell for a nominal consideration its Long Products Europe business, which includes the manufacture of rails at mills in Britain and France, to Greybull Capital, a family...
good-response-to-first-shift2rail-call-for-proposals
THE Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (JU) has received 43 proposals with total requested funding of €80m for its first call for 15 topics for which only €26.1m is available, while the 27 Shift2Rail members have requested...
alliance-formed-for-manchester-rail-project
BRITAIN's infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has formed an alliance with four companies to implement the Ordsall Chord project in Manchester now that the final legal challenge to the scheme has been overcome.The four companies...
trafikverket-awards-mälarbanan-upgrading-contract
SWEDEN's national infrastructure manager, Trafikverket has awarded a SKr 400m ($US 48.7m) turnkey contract to Skanska to quadruple the track on a 3km section of the Mälarbanan north of Stockholm to increase capacity for commuter...