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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.
end-of-life-tyres-prove-their-worth-in-sub-ballast-applications
Under-ballast materials are proven to reduce the impact of vibrations caused by passing trains and are in widespread use around the world. The Recytrack research project, which concluded in 2014 and was conducted by Spanish...
automating-geometry-measurement-offers-real-time-benefits
Trials in the United States, Canada and Australia of autonomous track geometry measurement systems installed on revenue service vehicles are showing significant reductions in cost and time to assess track condition, as Matthew Dick, deputy...
jernbaneverket-to-build-emergency-terminal
NORWAY’s infrastructure manager Jernbaneverket has begun an of a 2.8 km section of the Bergen Railway between Voss and Palma Foss, where an emergency terminal is being built. The terminal is being constructed in the case...
sncf-network-awards-five-year-track-renewal-contract
FRANCE’s infrastructure manager, SNCF Network, has awarded a five-year track renewal contract, with an option for a two-year extension, to a joint venture led by Meccoli, which includes ETF, a subsidiary of Vinci group company...
evraz-develops-new-high-speed-rail-for-russia
EVRAZ has almost completed development of a new rail for use on the planned Moscow - Kazan high-speed line which is intended to have a maximum speed of 400km/h.“This rail will be suitable for high-speed...
vossloh-announces-jump-in-first-half-profits
VOSSLOH says Ebit for the first half of 2016 increased by 57.3% from €12.3m in 2015 to €19.3m this year despite a drop in sales.First-half sales fell by 7.6% from €556m in 2015 to €522.7m...
comsa-receives-first-railway-contract-in-uruguay
URUGUAY’s Ministry of Transport and public works has awarded Comsa, Spain, with a €94m contract to modernise the 180km between Piedra Sola -Salto Grande line. The works include the replacement of 562,000m of rail, 136,000 wooden...
ns-to-introduce-high-frequency-services-in-2017
NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) will introduce a high-frequency service on the Amsterdam - Eindhoven corridor and step up train frequency on other routes in December 2017.The number of inter-city (IC) trains will increase from two to...
vossloh-wins-large-rail-fastening-systems-order-in-china
JI-QING High-speed Railway Company, China, has awarded a €50m contract to Vossloh Fastening Systems China (VFSC) for rail fastenings for the high-speed line from Qingdao to Jinan City, a section of the 700km connection from...
rzd-starts-reconstruction-of-belgrade-–-bar-line
FIRST vice-president of Russian Railways (RZD), Mr Alexander Misharin, and Serbia’s senior deputy prime minister and minister of construction, transport and infrastructure, Ms Zorana Mihajlovic, attended a ceremony on July 15 at Vreoci station to...