Electrification

ACCORDING to Mr Yusef Gheranpasha, head of Iranian Islamic Republic Railways’ (RAI) northern region, a Russian bank has agreed a €1bn loan to help fund the electrification of the 500km…
PLANNING approval has been granted for a €222m project to electrify the Ulm - Friedrichshafen - Lindau line in southern Germany. Work on the first section between Ulm and Laupheim…
DANISH infrastructure manager Banedanmark marked the completion of its project to electrify the Lundeskov - Esbjerg line on August 6 with a special electric run for invited guests on the…
THE CEO of China’s Exim Bank Mr Sun Ping and the CEO of Iran’s Bank of Industry and Mining, Mr Ashraf Afkhami, signed a $US 1.5bn loan agreement in Tehran…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) has announced that it will ditch plans to electrify the Midland Main Line (MML) between Kettering, Nottingham, and Sheffield, the Great Western Main Line (GWML)…
ACCORDING to a global study of railway infrastructure suppliers by SCI Verkehr, while Siemens and Voestalpine are still the market leaders, Chinese manufacturers are catching up, which SCI says is…
SOUTH Central Railway (SCR) announced that, along with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), it has completed the electrification of the 228km Wadi - Guntakal line in southern India.
Innovations in traction technology are set to make the next generation of Plasser & Theurer track machines quieter, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly.
IRJ at Railtex 2017: Alstom launched its CLever lightweight catenary system for the British market during the Railtex exhibition following a trial installation on the West Coast Main Line. The…
THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an $US 80m loan for the electrification of the Pap - Namangan - Andijan line in central Uzbekistan.
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