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Hungarian track inspection train revealed IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: HUNGARIAN State Railways (MÁV) presented its new FMK-008 track condition measurement train at InnoTrans, the first time it has been publicly displayed outside Hungary.
british-steel-rises-to-corrosion-challenge-with-ultra-long-rail
BRITISH Steel says it has become the first manufacturer to produce and deliver ultra-long corrosion protected rail with the completion of a renewal project in Scotland. It comes in response to a Network Rail request to...
contracts-awarded-for-warsaw-radom-upgrade
POLISH infrastructure manager PKP PLK has awarded two contracts worth a total of Zlotys 646m ($US 161m) for the modernisation of a 63km section of the Warsaw - Radom line. The project will improve safety and...
fs-to-provide-technical-assistance-for-buenos-aires-rer
THE CEO of Italian State Railways (FS), Mr Renato Mazzoncini, signed an agreement in Rome on April 7 with Mr Guillermo Dietrich, Argentina’s minister of transport, for FS to provide technical assistance for the Buenos...
cyclone-debbie-hits-aurizon-coal-traffic
COAL services operated by Australian rail freight operator Aurizon have suffered severe disruption following heavy rain and flooding caused by Cyclone Debbie which made landfall on the Queensland coast during the last week of March.Aurizon...
german-rail-industry-records-52-increase-in-exports
THE German rail industry achieved a 5.2% increase in exports in 2016 to €6.1bn taking exports to 52% of total sales of €11.8bn. However, domestic sales fell by 12% to €5.7bn compared with 2015.The results...
pakistan-railways-to-double-over-5582km-of-track
PAKISTAN Railways (PR) has announced that it will double over 5582km of track in 11 different sections across the country, with a build, operate and transfer (BOT) model likely to be adopted. Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce...
british-steel-opens-new-logistics-centre-in-italy
BRITISH Steel has opened a new long length rail logistics centre in Lecco, Italy, in order to meet growing demand in Italy. British Steel says it is a key supplier to Italian Rail Network (RFI) and...
japanese-consortium-wins-bangkok-red-line-em-contract
STATE Railway of Thailand (SRT) has awarded a Baht 32.4bn ($US 942m) turnkey contract to a Japanese consortium of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Hitachi, and Sumitomo to equip two extensions to the Red Line commuter-rail line...
rzd-and-gazprom-to-finance-northern-latitudinal-railway
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) and Gazprom signed an agreement on March 30 to jointly finance the construction of the Northern Latitudinal Railway (NLR) in western Siberia. The agreement was signed by the president of RZD, Mr Oleg...
sbb-achieves-better-performance-in-2016
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) can look back on a successful year in 2016 with records in several areas: passenger journeys rose by 3.5% to 1.25 million per day, total freight traffic was up by 9.9%...

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