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POLISH track authority PKP PLK has awarded Nokia and its partners Herkules, Pozbud and Wasko a five-year contract to deploy GSM-R and a mission-critical backhaul network across the Polish railway…
GOVIA Thameslink Railway (GTR), in cooperation with Britain’s infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) and Siemens, is claiming a world first by running the first train in passenger service on the…
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority has awarded a $S 344.25m ($US 261.3m) contract to Bombardier upgrade the Bukit Panjang automated peoplemover and supply new rolling stock.
GERMAN Rail (DB) has inaugurated its first digital interlocking (DSTW) at Annaberg-Buchholz, on the Chemnitz - Cranzahl line in southeastern Germany.
ALSTOM has agreed to purchase onboard Wi-Fi and infotainment specialist 21net, Belgium, from the Innovacom fund and other investors for an undisclosed sum. The sale will be completed within one…
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a €90m contract to Siemens to install communications-based train control (CBTC) for the 2.2km extension to the Downtown Line 3 from Expo to…
PARIS Transport Authority (RATP) has awarded a contract to Siemens to equip Line 14, which is being extended under the Grand Paris project, with a new communications-based train control system…
SPAIN’s infrastructure manager Adif is working on a project to complete the track doubling of the entire 165km Valladolid - Palencia - León high-speed line and install ERTMS Level 2…
BNSF Railway published its $US 3.3bn 2018 spending plan on January 31 which comprises $US 2.4bn for track and rolling stock maintenance and $US 900m for new projects.
SHANGHAI Shentong Metro Group has awarded the Thales SEC Transport (TST) joint venture of Thales and Shanghai Electric a contract to equip the new Line 14 for driverless operation as…
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