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Plasser launches bi-mode track machines IRJ at IAF 2017, Münster: Plasser & Theurer launched its new range of E3 bi-mode track machines, which for the first time use electric power to generate hydraulic pressure and provide traction, at the International Exhibition for Track Technology (IAF) in Münster this week.
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SWEDISH contractor NCC and Spain’s OHL have been awarded a SKr 2bn ($US 230m) contract to build two extra tracks between Lund and Arlöv by the Swedish infrastructure manager, Trafikverket. The project involves the construction of...
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IRJ at IAF 2017, Münster: Speno exhibited its first rail milling train at the International Exhibition for Track Technology (IAF) in Münster this week. The train is designed for preventative or cyclic milling as it will...
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IRJ at IAF 2017, Münster: Matisa unveiled two economy track maintenance machines in Münster for customers who do not require the sophistication of high-output machines. The B35C tamper and the R20E ballast regulator are smaller and...
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IRJ at IAF 2017, Münster: Plasser & Theurer launched its new range of E3 bi-mode track machines, which for the first time use electric power to generate hydraulic pressure and provide traction, at the International...
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IRJ at IAF: Two high-speed rail grinding trains are being developed for China by a joint venture of Vossloh and China Railway Construction Corporation subsidiary CRCCE. The first, which is already under construction, is a self-propelled...
harsco-unveils-first-bi-mode-vehicle-at-iaf
IRJ at IAF 2017, Münster: Harsco is showing its first electro-diesel bi-mode vehicle at the International Exhibition for Track Technology (IAF) in Münster. The four-axle utility track vehicle can be powered from 15kV 16.7Hz overhead or...
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IRJ at IAF 2017, Münster: Mr Johannes Max Theurer handed over the 16,000th track machine built by Plasser & Theurer to the CEO of Italian Rail Network (RFI) Mr Maurizio Gentile at the International Exhibition...
chinese-snapping-at-heels-of-european-infrastructure-suppliers
ACCORDING to a global study of railway infrastructure suppliers by SCI Verkehr, while Siemens and Voestalpine are still the market leaders, Chinese manufacturers are catching up, which SCI says is due to advancing digitalisation in...
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AMERICAN engineering, procurement and construction company KBR announced on May 15 that it has been awarded a contract to remove two level crossings in Victoria, Australia, by the Victorian government, in an alliance with John...
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NEW YORK’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) unveiled a comprehensive plan on May 15 to improve reliability on the New York subway and restructure its management team.“Decades of underinvestment in the century-old New York City subway...

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