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A CEREMONY was held in Basle on October 22 to mark the opening of the city's second railway bridge across the river Rhine.
BRITAIN's Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) and the Rail Research UK Association (RRUKA) have approved proposals from four British universities for studies into reducing the whole-life cost of rolling…
TRANSNET signed a Rand 2.6bn ($US 298m) contract with CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive, China, on October 22 for 95 dual-voltage electric locomotives, which are being ordered as part of a…
INDIAN Railways (IR) has set the budget for infrastructure development for 2013-18 at Rs 4.56 trillion ($US 86.3bn).
CHILEAN State Railways (EFE) has awarded Alstom a $US 68m contract to supply and maintain a fleet of 12 Xtrapolis emus, which are being acquired as part of a $US…
MARYLAND Board of Public Works has awarded Bombardier Transportation a $US 205m service contract to operate Maryland Area Regional Commuter (Marc) commuter rail services on the Camden (Baltimore Camden -…
SWAZILAND Railways, Transnet, and Mott MacDonald South Africa have formed a project team to advance plans for the Rand 15.9bn ($US 1.85m) Swazilink connection between Lothair in South Africa's Mpumalanga…
THE COST of electrifying the double-track line between München and Lindau is set to increase by more than a third, according to revised estimates, while the completion date of the…
IRJ at the UIC Global Freight Conference in Tangier: The Mongolian government plans to invite bids by the end of the year for the first phase of a $US 7bn…
A 10-year agreement was signed in Beijing on October 17 between AnsaldoBreda and China Northern Rolling Stock subsidiary CNR Dalian licensing the Italian company's Sirio low-floor LRV for production in…
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