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Product innovation and a widespread need for fleet renewal will drive the electric locomotive market to further growth over the next three years, explain Torsten Schuchmann and Katja Wittke of…
RZD president Mr Vladimir Yakunin talks to Keith Barrow about the railway’s priorities for 2012 and beyond.
PRE-qualified bidders Bombardier, CAF, Hitachi, and Siemens have all been invited to submit their bids for a tender for the 60 new trains required for Britain's 118km Crossrail project.
Italy's new government has only been in office since November 2011 but already it is planning sweeping changes to the country's bloated public sector, as it seeks to liberalise the…
FRENCH transport minister Mr Thierry Mariani met Italy's deputy infrastructure and transport minister Mr Mario Ciaccia in Rome on January 30 to sign a new agreement on the construction of…
MONGOLIA's ambitious plans to build a railway network that will serve its rapidly growing coal export industry appears to have hit the buffers due to financing difficulties and bureaucratic deadlock.
FIVE consortia are bidding for the four-year design and supervision contract for Oman's 1000km national railway project, which is set to be awarded in June.
THE higher committee of Kuwait's Partnerships Technical Bureau (PTB) has approved the feasibility study for Kuwait City's proposed metro network, and will invite expressions of interest (EOI) soon for the…
INTERMODAL freight operator Hupac transported 723,894 road shipments by rail in 2011, a 6.6% increase on 2010. However, the operator is concerned about its future prospects due to sluggish improvements…
REVENUE at Eurotunnel increased by 16% to Euro 844.8m in 2011 as its own shuttle services, as well as Eurostar passenger and railfreight operations all achieved improvements in performance.
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