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ALSTOM has signed an agreement with Williams Hybrid Power to adapt energy storage technologies originally developed for the 2009 Williams Formula One car for use on light rail vehicles.
POLISH operator Regional Railways (PR) has issued a tender for a contract to carry out a major upgrade of 44 EN57 emus, which in addition to new interiors will include…
FYRA high-speed services linking Amsterdam and Belgium, which were withdrawn on January 17, remain suspended following a ban by the Belgian National Safety Authority (DVIS) on the operation of the…
RUSSIA's Gorkovskay Railway announced on January 11 that it will invest an additional Roubles 1.4bn ($US 46.1m) in 2013 to complete improvements to railway infrastructure in the Russian Republic of…
ALL Fyra V250 high-speed services between Amsterdam and Brussels were cancelled on January 17 and again on January 18 as a precaution following damage to the underside of three trains.
ONE of Russia's largest private railfreight operators, NefteTrans Service (NTS), plans an initial public offering of ordinary shares on the London Stock Exchange during the first half of this year.
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) says it will invest what it describes as an unprecedented amount this year to expand and modernise its passenger fleet and facilities. It plans to spend…
The global market for rolling stock maintenance is growing faster than that for new build and is slowly opening up to third parties. But according to Henry Koppermann and Maria…
The minutes immediately after a train failure are a crucial period for both the driver and controller as they seek to move the train and its passengers to safety while…
A BIDDERS conference held in Tel Aviv today by NTA for a tender for a fleet of LRVs was attended by representatives from 22 companies from Israel and several European…
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