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skyrail-bahia-consortium-wins-salvador-lrt-tender
May 25, 2018
SKYRAIL Bahia, a consortium of Build Your Dreams and Metrorail, has been selected for a Reais 1.53bn PPP ($US 420m) contract to construct and operate a 19.9km monorail line in the Brazilian city of Bahia. The...
first-caf-oaris-for-flytoget-arrives-at-velim
May 25, 2018
THE first CAF Oaris high-speed train for Oslo airport express operator Flytoget has arrived at the VUZ Velim test centre in the Czech Republic for dynamic testing. The four-car 15 kV 16.7 HZ ac class 78...
etihad-rail-expansion-plans-make-progress
May 24, 2018
ETIHAD Rail has awarded a project management consultancy contract to Egis, France, to assist with the expansion of the existing 264km line linking Ruwais and Habshan on the Persian Gulf with Shah. Etihad Rail plans to...
bangkok-red-line-to-have-etcs-level-1
May 24, 2018
NIPPON Signal, Japan, has awarded Thales a sub-contract to install ETCS Level 1 on rolling stock and the two sections of the Red Line commuter rail line in...
crc-records-profit-surge-in-2017-debt-reaches-yuan-5-trillion
May 24, 2018
CHINA Railways Corporation (CRC) achieved a 53% increase in pre-tax profit to Yuan 60.8bn ($US 9.5bn) in 2017 compared with 2016, while the profit after tax...
international-contingency-management-handbook-cements-response-to-rastatt
May 23, 2018
EUROPEAN railway infrastructure managers formalised a joint response to last summer’s Rastatt incident on May 16, when the International Contingency Management...
sicily-signs-E16bn-operating-contract-with-trenitalia
May 23, 2018
THE president of the Sicilian Region, Mr Sebastiano Musumeci, signed a €1.6bn contract with Mr Orazio Iacono, managing director of Trenitalia, covering the...
bosnian-railways-to-reinstate-sarajevo-bihać-services
May 23, 2018
BOSNIA and Herzegovina Federal Railways (ŽFBiH) has announced it will reinstate passenger services between Sarajevo and Bihać on July 1 following the completion...
canada’s-huron-central-railway-to-close
May 23, 2018
GENESEE & Wyoming Canada has announced that its Huron Central Railway (HCRY) subsidiary will cease operating by the end of the year, citing a lack of funding...
texrail-inaugurates-fort-worth-depot
May 23, 2018
FORT Worth Trinity Metro celebrated a milestone for its TexRail commuter rail project on May 22 when the line’s train maintenance depot was inaugurated in the...