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TRIAL operation began on the new underground rail link beneath the Dutch city of Delft on November 1, when a Netherlands Railways (NS) VIRM EMU carried a group of journalists…
PRORAIL has announced it will take over operation of the Betuweroute dedicated freight line from January 1, when the line's current operator Keyrail and all 60 of its employees will…
THE DUTCH government has allocated to €2.4bn to maintain and improve the country's railway network as part of its 2015 budget, which was announced on September 16.
Companies need deep pockets and extreme patience to overcome the numerous hurdles to get innovative products accepted by railways. Gerhard Dodl, managing director of Tracksure, Britain, argues the case for…
An innovative concept for turnouts functioning in sub-zero temperatures that eliminates the need for a point heater has been developed by Dutch mechanical design engineer, Richard de Roos, at his…
DURING a Parliamentary meeting on railways, Dutch secretary of state for infrastructure, Mrs. Wilma Mansveld announced that the government is willing to provide funds for the electrification of the Maas…
THE CEO of Dutch infrastructure manager Prorail, Mrs Marion Gout-van Sinderen, tendered her resignation unexpectedly on April 3.
KING Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands formally inaugurated the rebuilt Rotterdam Central station on March 13.
DUTCH infrastructure manager ProRail is to equip a further 2800 signals with the so called ATB-vv train protection system, which triggers an automatic brake application if a train passes a…
DUTCH infrastructure manager ProRail has begun trialling a new station lighting system which automatically dims platform lights by up to 40% during quiet periods to reduce energy consumption.
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