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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.
tendering-for-ethiopian-rail-project-postponed
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...
vossloh’s-largest-shareholder-to-bid-for-company
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...
vulnerable-rails-get-a-new-cote
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...
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. The order comprised one PA 1-20 ES gantry unit; one USP 2005...
strukton-wins-swedish-maintenance-contract
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket has awarded Strukton Rail a five-year contract worth around €50m to maintain railways in the Malmö area. The contract, which includes an option for a two-year extension, covers six lines totaling 360km,...
network-rail-launches-inquiry-into-train-service-disruption
THE CEO of Britain's infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR), Mr Mark Carne, has ordered an inquiry into the cause of late-running infrastructure work which resulted in the closure of London King's Cross station for an...
jr-east-seeks-closer-ties-with-european-suppliers
JR East outlined its future procurement strategy at the EU-Japan 2nd Railway Industrial Dialogue earlier this month, pledging to strengthen links with European suppliers. The event in Tokyo was hosted by the European Commission and the...
new-adhesion-measuring-system-on-test
BRITAIN's Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) has launched a trial of a new onboard rail adhesion measuring system in collaboration with Balfour Beatty Rail and South West Trains (SWT). The equipment is based on Balfour Beatty's TrueTrak...
db-to-spend-€28bn-on-infrastructure-in-2015-19
GERMAN Rail (DB) board member for infrastructure and services Dr Volker Kefer has unveiled details of plans to spend a minimum of €28bn over the next four years on maintenance and investment in Germany's mainline...