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CHINA Railway Corporation (CRC) restored 350km/h operation on the Beijing - Shanghai high-speed line on September 21, six years after the maximum operating speed was reduced to 300km/h.
THE Protran Technology unit of Harsco Rail, United States, has won orders from Washington Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and Sacramento Regional Transit District for track worker protection systems to be…
CHENGDU Metro has awarded a €57m contract to Alstom to supply traction equipment for 496 metro cars being built for the 49km Line 5, which is due to open at…
PROGRESS Rail has signed a preliminary agreement with Norfolk Southern (NS) to supply the first Guardian end-of-train (EOT) devices for use on NS freight trains by the end the year.
DYNAMIC testing of the first trains to be delivered for the Doha metro network has begun in Qatar.
ATLANTA City Council approved a statute on September 19 transferring all assets and operations of Atlanta Streetcar to Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (Marta).
VIRGIN Trains East Coast has launched a new smartphone app which enables passengers to bid for last-minute upgrades for first-class seats.
IRISH Rail (IE) published a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union on September 19 for the design, supply and safety validation of trackside equipment for its…
BRITISH open-access operator Direct Rail Services (DRS) has published a prior information notice in the Official Journal of the European Union for a contract to supply 10 new mixed-traffic diesel-electric…
SPAIN’s infrastructure manager Adif has started tunnelling for a 4.5km rail link to serve both terminals at Barcelona Airport replacing the existing single-track branch line which only serves Terminal 2…
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