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HYUNDAI-Rotem announced on October 18 that it has been awarded a Won 111.6bn contract by Korean national train operator Korail to supply 128 commuter EMU cars.
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) says it is pressing ahead with the development of a concept for a high-speed freight train with the aim of capturing a slice of the market for…
MALAYSIA’s prime minister, Mr Najib Razak, says that land acquisition has started for the construction of the 350km high-speed linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, while three months of public consultation…
CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rail Transport (NPRT) has secured three orders with a total value of Yuan 2.37bn ($US 360m) to supply metro trains to three Chinese cities.
ASPIRE Mining, Australia and its Northern Railways (NR) subsidiary signed an agreement with a Chinese contractor on October 12 for the completion of a bankable feasibility study into the 547km…
INDIAN Railways’ Modern Coach Factory (MCF) is seeking expressions of interest to supply “world class” interiors for 1000 new LHB-type passenger coaches. A pre-bid meeting will be held in Raebareli…
GERMAN Rail (DB) has agreed to provide technical support to Indian Railways (IR) for a feasibility study into raising the maximum line speed on the 634km Chennai - Kazipet line…
THE first ES43ACmi Evolution Series diesel locomotive for Indian Railways (IR) was unloaded at the Indian port of Mundra on October 11 after completing its sea voyage from the United…
ALSTOM announced on October 11 that it has begun production at its new locomotive manufacturing facility at Madhepura in the Indian state of Bihar, which will build a new generation…
ALSTOM managing director for west and central Asia Mr Bernard Peille presented the first of 10 type AZ4A Prima passenger locomotives for Azerbaijan Railways (ADY) to ADY deputy chairman Mr…
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