Electrification

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…
ANSALDO STS has signed a strategic agreement with CNR Dalian, China to license its TramWave catenary-free light rail electrification system to a joint venture of CNR Dalian and General Resources…
BRITAIN's prime minister Mr David Cameron has announced plans today to invest an additional £4.2bn to upgrade key sections of the rail network in England and Wales between 2014 and…
SCOTTISH transport minister Mr Keith Brown set out the government's plans for the future development of the Scotland's rail network yesterday, pledging a £5bn investment between 2014 and 2019 and…
DANISH State Railways (DSB) is to receive new emus and double-deck trains under a package of measures to boost public transport use unveiled on June 12 by transport minister Mr…
PLANS to electrify two Adelaide suburban lines have been abandoned in a programme of budgetary cuts by the South Australian state government.
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