Dan Templeton

Dan Templeton

DB Cargo’s British subsidiary, DB Cargo UK, is now offering digital route learning for its drivers in collaboration with Track Access Services (TAS).

THE New Zealand government has revealed that it will invest $NZ 450m ($US 318m) in KiwiRail, $NZ 436m in Auckland city’s rail link, and $NZ 98.4m in Wellington’s commuter rail network as part of its 2017 budget.

LONDON Underground (LU) introduced a new timetable on the Victoria line on May 22 meaning that during rush hour a train will arrive every 100 seconds.

INTERNATIONAL freight wagon supplier Greenbrier and Romanian wagon manufacturing, engineering and repair company Astra Rail have received all required regulatory approvals from relevant antitrust officials to merge Greenbrier Europe with Astra Rail, and the transaction will be completed on June 1.

CHINA Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) has placed an order with Rolls-Royce to supply 15 MTU series 4000 engines for the 15 DL class freight locomotives that it will supply for New Zealand rail operator, Kiwi Rail.

TRANSPORT for London (TfL) is seeking expressions of interest for a supplier to build 43 87m-long trains to be used on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) from 2022 to replace 33 of DLR’s oldest trains and cater for increasing ridership.

SOUTH Central Railway (SCR) announced that, along with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), it has completed the electrification of the 228km Wadi - Guntakal line in southern India.

SOUND Transit, which serves the Seattle and Central Puget Sound area in Washington state, has placed an order with Siemens for 30 additional S70 type light rail vehicles (LRVs).

AMERICAN engineering, procurement and construction company KBR announced on May 15 that it has been awarded a contract to remove two level crossings in Victoria, Australia, by the Victorian government, in an alliance with John Holland, Metro Trains, and the Level Crossing Removal Authority (LCRA).

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 05:31

Global track suppliers gather for IAF

This year’s International Exhibition for Track Technology (IAF) in Münster will showcase the latest technologies and innovations from the track infrastructure industry’s leading suppliers. Dan Templeton previews the event.

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