Dan Templeton

Dan Templeton

Colas Rail has long had a desire to expand its rolling stock maintenance business, and took a major step forward in October 2016 by establishing a new French subsidiary, Ramfer. Dan Templeton visits the company’s hub in Grenay, France, to get a closer look at how it is managing its maintenance activities.

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 08:41

Dhaka metro rolling stock contract signed

DHAKA Mass Transit Company (DMTCL) has awarded Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) and Mitsubishi Corporation a Yen 40bn ($US 360m) contract for the supply of 24 six-car metro trains for Dhaka MRT Line 6, together with maintenance depot equipment.

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 05:42

Nomad supports real-time information pilot

NOMAD Digital, Airbus Defence and Space (ADS), FirstGroup and TTG Transportation Technology are working together to support the development of real-time train location data sources to be used to locate trains at any given time.

NETWORK RAIL (NR) has begun work to increase capacity at London Waterloo station, as part of the £800m Waterloo and South West upgrade, which will enable the station to accommodate 45,000 extra passengers in the morning and evening peaks.

GERMAN freight operator DB Cargo has signed a framework agreement with Siemens for the delivery of 100 Vectron locomotives.

US intermodal freight company RailRunner launched its first services in Europe on July 31 with the start of a daily flow between Bratislava and Braunschweig.

ALSTOM has delivered the first of 60 Citadis X05 LRVs to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) in Sydney, as part of the CBD and South East Light Rail project.

Monday, 31 July 2017 04:51

EC approves funding for Rail Baltica

THE European Commission (EC) decided on July 25 to allocate €110.5m to the Rail Baltica project, and also confirmed that funding agreements would be signed by the end of November.

ALSTOM has handed over the first of 26 modernised Coradia Lint 41 regional DMU to Lower Saxony Transport Authority (LNVG) as part of a contract signed earlier this year.

Friday, 28 July 2017 04:33

Stockholm extends CAF tram order

GREATER Stockholm Local Transport (SL) has signed a contract extension with CAF to supply eight Urbos low-floor LRVs, to add to the 22 already built by CAF, which are running in Stockholm.

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