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Plasser track machines delivered to Bulgaria PLASSER & THEURER has completed the delivery of five new track maintenance vehicles ordered in autumn 2013 by Bulgarian infrastructure maintenance contractor ZHP Stroy.
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BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has placed a £50m order with Plasser & Theurer for a new ballast cleaning machine, taking its total to five. Dubbed BCS5, this is the first unit to utilise...
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SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) has named the winners of contracts worth a total of SFr 136m ($US 144m) for tracklaying services over the next 5-10 years. The contracts cover the lease and operation of 65 vehicles...
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TATA Steel has been awarded contracts to supply 7000 tonnes of rails for the Crossrail east-west rail link across central London. Tata Steel has already commenced deliveries and will ultimately supply more than 57km of its...
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SCOTTISH cabinet secretary for infrastructure Mr Keith Brown joined contractors at Tweedbank station on February 12 to attach the final rail clip on the Borders Railway, marking the completion of tracklaying on the 48km line...
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THE board of South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) has awarded Transdev's US rail infrastructure maintenance subsidiary VTMI a $US 161m contract to maintain track, signalling, and structures on the 115km Tri-Rail commuter line from...
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CONSTRUCTION of the second phase of Kenya's new standard-gauge railway from the capital Nairobi to the Lake Victoria port of Kisumu will start in July. This is a change in government policy because it was...
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THE bidding process for a tender to construct a 280km railway from Semera east to the Djibouti port of Tadjourah on the north bank of the Gulf of Tadjourah has been postponed for a fifth...
RUSSIA's Federal Railways Certification Register has completed the certification of low-temperature-resistant HH350 head-hardened rail developed by Evraz.This follows successful testing carried out at Russia's Rail Transport Research and Development Institute, which is now developing the...
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KB Holding, which has a 29.99% holding in Vossloh, plans to offer between €48 and €49 per share for the remaining 70% of the company.This is considerably below Vossloh's current share price, which suggests that...
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Variations in temperature and ground conditions can significantly reduce the lifespan of rails. However, Tata Steel's Railcote solution is proving beneficial to prevent erosion and damage in urban environments as well as in the deserts...