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High Capacity Metro Train mock-up supports design process

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2017/11/24 - 23:00
AUSTRALIA: The Evolution Rail consortium of Downer, CRRC and Plenary has produced a full-scale mock up of the 65 electric multiple-units for Melbourne suburban services which it is to supply and...
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Sinara locos arrive in Cuba

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2017/11/24 - 07:27
CUBA: During a ceremony at the port of Habana on November 23, Unión de Ferrocarriles de Cuba Director General Eduardo Hernández took delivery of seven of the 75 Type TGM8KM diesel-hydraulic...
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Cable Thieves Nabbed

Railways Africa - Fri, 2017/11/24 - 02:56
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Thameslink Programme completion deferred by a year

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2017/11/24 - 02:52
UK: The Department for Transport has agreed to a proposal from Network Rail and train operator Govia Thameslink Railway which would see introduction of the full 24 trains/h timetable on the...
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Railway Fatalities On The Rise

Railways Africa - Fri, 2017/11/24 - 02:34
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VTG increases Hungary – Italy payloads by 350 tonnes

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2017/11/24 - 02:01
EUROPE: VTG Rail Logistics has operated a trial higher-capacity freight service from Hungary to Italy via Croatia and Slovenia. Regular services are now planned, along with additional routes...
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Railway supply industry news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2017/11/23 - 23:00
Visa has launched Visa Global Transit Solutions with the aim of accelerating the roll-out of bank card payment on public transport. ‘We want to make the transportation experience faster, easier and...
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Makkah – Madinah high speed line demonstration service planned

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2017/11/23 - 08:22
SAUDI ARABIA: A demonstration service on the 450 km Haramain High Speed Rail line between Makkah, Jeddah and Madinah is planned by the end of the year. There would be two trips in each direction for...
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Brexit must not undermine the Single European Rail Area, says CER

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2017/11/23 - 03:46
EUROPE: The UK’s impending departure from the European Union must not undermine the ongoing development of the Single European Rail Area, Community of European Railway & Infrastructure Companies...
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Vectrons to be used on Praha – Germany services from December

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2017/11/23 - 03:23
CZECH REPUBLIC: One of 10 Siemens Vectron electric locomotives which are being leased from European Locomotive Leasing for use on passenger services to Germany was unveiled by national operator ČD on...
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KVSZ sleeping car to be deployed on Kyiv – Wien services

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2017/11/23 - 02:02
EUROPE: A sleeping car designed by Ukrainian manufacturer KVSZ for use on international services running from 1 520 to 1 435 mm gauge networks is expected to enter service on the Kyiv...
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UK railway news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2017/11/22 - 23:00
Network Rail is seeking to establish a framework agreement for the development of a Signal Controlled Warning System – Strategic, intended to reduce the risk of workers being struck by trains whilst...
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