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KNORR-Bremse announced on February 15 that it will supply braking systems to Alstom’s 800 new Prima-E double locomotives for Indian Railways (IR).
MASS Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) has signed six contracts with a total value of Baht 79.2bn ($US 2.3bn) for the construction of the metro Orange Line.
THE president of Azerbaijan Mr Ilham Aliyev officially reopened Baku Central station on February 10 following the completion of a two-year renovation and modernisation project.
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on February 8 that it has appointed Aecom Singapore to conduct the advanced engineering study (AES) for the design of infrastructure on the Singaporean…
CHINA Railway Investment Corporation (Cric) has issued tenders for contracts to supply 586 electric locomotives and 40,000 freight wagons to China Railway Corporation (CRC).
ALSTOM announced on February 6 that it has been awarded a €17m contract by Shanghai Shentong to supply traction systems, static inverters (SIV) and train control monitoring systems (TCMS) for…
THE government of Azerbaijan has secured a €277m loan from a consortium of Societe Generale, BNP Paribas and the French branch of HSBC Bank to purchase 50 locomotives for use…
TRIAL operation began on February 2 on the new express metro link between Taipei and Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan’s busiest, ahead of the start of a limited service on February…
PRESENTING India’s first combined budget on February 1, finance minister Mr Arun Jaitley announced an enhanced plan size of Rs 1.31 trillion ($US 20.8bn) for Indian Railways (IR) for the…
HYUNDAI Rotem confirmed on February 2 that it has been awarded a contract to supply rolling stock for the Jakarta LRT project.
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