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March 22, 2018
CAF started testing the first of 13 sets of Mk5A coaches for British operator TransPennine Express at the VUZ Velim test circuit in the Czech Republic on March 21. The five-coach set was transported from Spain...
March 22, 2018
GREENRAIL, an Italian company specialising in the production of railway sleepers using recycled materials, has signed a collaboration agreement with Indra, Spain, to jointly develop smart sleepers capable of collecting, processing and transmitting real-time data...
March 22, 2018
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) published its annual results on March 20, revealing an increase in income despite heavy losses in the struggling domestic rail freight market. Consolidated net income increased 4.8% year-on-year to SFr 399m ($US...
March 22, 2018
HANNOVER transport authority Üstra has placed a €19.4m order with a consortium of Kiepe Electrical, Alstom and HeiterBlick for seven additional TW3000 high-floor...
March 21, 2018
GERMANY's Federal Cartel Office has approved the acquisition by VTG of the Nacco Group, Europe’s fourth largest wagon leasing company, from CIT Rail Holdings...
March 21, 2018
FRAPORT, which operates Frankfurt Airport, has awarded a contract to a consortium of Siemens, Max Bögl Group and Keolis to build, operate and maintain a new...
March 21, 2018
THE first 16-car CR400BF-A Fuxing high-speed train for China Railway Corporation (CRC) has been delivered to China Academy of Railway Sciences in Beijing for...
March 21, 2018
THE municipal government of Sorocaba, a city of 660,000 inhabitants in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, announced at Brazil’s first Seminar on Sustainable Urban...
March 21, 2018
RITES, the international arm of Indian Railways (IR), has handed over the last of 18 six-axle metre-gauge diesel locomotives to Myanmar Railways. The...
March 21, 2018
A new fleet of CRRC Changchun EMUs entered service on the Kuala Lumpur airport rail link on March 13, when Malaysia’s transport minister Mr Liow Tiong Lai...

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