Electrification

BRITISH Infrastructure manager Network Rail has awarded a £40m contract to Carillion for electrification of the 50km line from Cumbernauld to Glasgow Queen Street in Scotland.
PKP Group power subsidiary PKP Energy has awarded ABB a €30m contract to supply 138 rectifier units for traction substations on the Polish network.
BRITISH leasing company Eversholt Rail Group has completed a prototype installation of a Brecknell-Willis Duplex pantograph on one of its 225km/h class 91 locomotives in a project which aims to…
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…
ISRAEL Railways (IR) has signed a cooperation agreement with the National Roads Company (NRC) for the electrification of the country's railway network, and issued an invitation to prequalify for the…
September 20, 2012

Rebuilding the Brenner

With its punishing gradients, sharp curves, and intensive freight traffic, the Brenner corridor between Germany and Italy poses daily challenges for the many operators that use the route. Erwin Reidinger…
BELARUS Railways (BC) says it is on course to complete the electrification of the 107km section of the Minsk – Gomel line between Osipovichi, Babrujsk and Zhlobin by December.
GYÖR-Sopron-Ebenfurth Railway (GySEV) has announced plans to electrify two lines in a move that will close an important gap in the electrified network in western Hungary.
A PROJECT to understand and address the causes of poor electrical transfer on the third rail dc network has been launched as part of the recently-formed alliance between British infrastructure…
The Qatar Foundation has awarded Siemens a turnkey contract worth more than €100m to build and equip the 11.5km light rail line that will link Education City with the Doha…
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