Electrification

BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) announced on February 7 that although the London Overground line between Gospel Oak and Barking will reopen to passengers on February 27, the installation…
FRENCH infrastructure manager SNCF Network has signed a €277m contract with RC2, a consortium of TSO Caténaires, Setec Ferroviare and ETF, for the renewal of overhead electrification on Paris RER…
PORTUGAL’s minister of planning and infrastructure Mr Pedro Marques has confirmed that electrification of the Algarve Line will be completed by late 2020.
ALSTOM, as leader of a consortium with Colas Rail and Thales, signed a contract on January 17 with Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) to supply electrical and mechanical systems…
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail announced on January 12 that it has awarded Carillion Powerlines a £49m contract to electrify the Shotts line between Holytown Junction, east of Glasgow, and…
UZBEKISTAN Railways (UTY) reached another milestone in its electrification programme at the end of December when 25kV 50Hz ac catenary was energised on the 90km Dehkanabad - Qarshi section of…
CZECH minister of Transport Mr Dan Ťok confirmed on December 20 that the government will advance a project to convert the country’s existing 1796km 3kV dc electric network to 25kV…
ALSTOM and Colas Rail have secured a contract to provide power supply equipment for Nice light rail Line T2, which is due to open in 2018.
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) announced on December 13 that it has agreed a contract with Iranian Islamic Republic Railways (RAI) to electrify the 495km Garmsar - Inche Burun line in northern…
ITALY’s Committee for Economic Planning (Cipe) has granted €59m for the electrification of the 97km Valsugana railway between Bassano del Grappa and Trento.
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