Electrification

TORONTO and Hamilton transit authority Metrolinx outlined the four options being considered for the core of the Toronto Regional Express Rail (RER) network at a board meeting on February 10.
MALAYAN Railway (KTMB) has expanded its electric long-distance passenger services and cut journey times following the extension of 25kV ac electrification north from Ipoh to Butterworth and Padang Besar and…
US energy company Constellation has awarded ABB Canada a contract to engineer, manufacture and commission seven Enviline lithium-ion trackside energy storage systems (ESS) for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's (Septa) 700V…
DEDICATED Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) has awarded a consortium of Larson & Toubro, India, and Sojitz Corporation, Japan, a Rs 12.13bn ($US 179m) design-build contract to carry…
ANSALDO STS has awarded Siemens a contract to electrify two lines of the Lima metro currently under construction. These comprise the 27km east-west Line 2 and the 8km first phase…
NORWEGIAN infrastructure manager Jernbaneverket awarded the first contract for the electrification of the 106km Trondheim - Hell - Storlien Meråker Line on January 12, when it signed a NKr 26.9m…
DUTCH infrastructure manager Prorail has published a tender notice for a contract to electrify the 13km Zwolle - Kampen line.
BRITAIN's infrastructure manager, Network Rail (NR), has invited tenders for a £112m project to rebuild and expand Glasgow Queen Street station, the third busiest station in Scotland.
Deep beneath the streets of Espoo, Finland's second city, the finishing touches are being applied to the first phase of West Metro, the country's largest infrastructure project. Keith Barrow profiles…
ISRAEL Railways (IR) announced on December 6 that it has selected Sociedad Española de Montajes Industriales (Semi), Spain, as preferred bidder for a design-build-maintain contract for the country's electrification programme.
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