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July 20, 2018
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) confirmed on July 20 that Siemens has submitted the best offer for a framework contract to supply a new fleet of long-distance trains, which includes new vehicles for Nightjet overnight services. The...
July 20, 2018
THE New Zealand government has announced that it will allocate $NZ 250,000 ($US 170,000) through the provincial growth fund for a feasibility study to investigate the viability of a daily, two-way scenic train service between...
July 20, 2018
AN agreement on the co-ordination of ERTMS deployment on high-speed lines linking London, Paris and Brussels was signed on July 19 by Mrs Dyan Crowther, chief executive of High Speed 1, Mr Patrick Jeantet, CEO...
July 20, 2018
PUNCTUALITY on the Dutch network, excluding high-speed, improved to 92.1% in the first quarter of 2018, an all-time record for the network. Infrastructure...
July 20, 2018
MUMBAI Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) signed a contract with Alstom on July 19 for 31 driverless trains for Mumbai metro Line 3. The 25kV ac trains will be...
July 20, 2018
THE Ministry for Infrastructure of Brandenburg state, Germany, and City of Berlin’s Department for Environment, Transport and Climate Protection have published a...
July 20, 2018
SHANGHAI Shentong Metro Group announced on July 18 that it has taken delivery of the city’s 5000th metro car. The 5000th vehicle is part of an order for 31...
July 20, 2018
MORE than 95% of Alstom’s shareholders voted in favour of the merger with Siemens Mobility at a special shareholders’ meeting which took place in Paris on July...
July 19, 2018
THE Berlin S-Bahn and German Rail (DB) launched the €30m S-Bahn Plus quality programme on July 18 to improve punctuality, quality and service in Berlin and...
July 19, 2018
CHILE’s Antofagasta Railway (FCAB) has awarded GE Transportation a contract to supply five C23EMP single-cab ac/dc diesel-electric locomotives for delivery in...

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