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Eurotunnel to host Railenium testing activities EUROTUNNEL has signed an agreement with the Railenium research consortium to open up its railway infrastructure for testing of innovations developed at the research facility.
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SAUDI Railways Organisation (SRO) has awarded a Riyals 160.2m ($US 42.7m) contract to China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) for the second phase of a project to upgrade the track on the freight line linking Riyadh,...
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DESPITE recording a 1.8% increase in group sales in 2014 to €1.32bn, Vossloh reported a negative Ebit of €171.6m as the company's restructuring plan continues to impact its performance. A comprehensive company status appraisal, which was...
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BRITAIN's infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group, United States, for surveying work and design for a new western rail link to London's Heathrow Airport. The new 5km double-track...
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SOUTH Europe Atlantique Maintenance & Operations (Mesea), which will be responsible for maintaining the new 302km Tours – Bordeaux high-speed line when it opens in mid-2017, has awarded a contract to Carl Software for infrastructure...
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ITALIAN State Railways is promising to introduce several new presentation concepts to the World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR), which it will host in Milan from May 29 - June 2 2016, and is inviting...
eurotunnel-to-host-railenium-railway-testing
EUROTUNNEL has signed an agreement with the Railenium research consortium to open up its railway infrastructure for testing of innovations developed at the research facility. The 50km Channel Tunnel was used by around 120,000 trains in...
eib-finances-track-maintenance-research-project
THE European Investment Bank (EIB) signed a €50m loan agreement with Swietelsky Baugesellschaft, Austria, on March 5 to finance a €105m research project into the development of innovative track maintenance techniques. Swietelsky is seeking to develop...
spain-to-build-more-sections-of-basque-y
SPAIN's Council of Ministers has authorised the Ministry of Development to approve a tender by Adif High Speed worth €266m for the construction of three sections of the Basque Y high-speed network linking Vitoria, Bilbao...
network-rail-orders-fifth-ballast-cleaner
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...
sbb-awards-tracklaying-contracts
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...