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Hauts-de-France starts regional tendering

Railway Gazette International - 7 hours 43 min ago
FRANCE: Proposals to tender the operation of regional passenger services in Hauts-de-France from the end of 2022 were unveiled by the regional council on April 23. Following the lead set by...
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Virgin Trains proposes airline model for long-distance rail travel

Railway Gazette International - 9 hours 57 min ago
UK: A complete rethink of the way long-distance rail services in Great Britain are operated forms a key part of Virgin Trains’ submission to the government’s Williams Rail Review of the rail...
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RailComm wins Savannah yard automation contract

Railway Gazette International - 10 hours 50 min ago
USA: The Georgia Ports Authority has selected RailComm to provide a yard management system to support the expansion of rail facilities at the Port of Savannah. This forms part of the Savannah Harbor...
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Co-operative proposes Wessex open access train service

Railway Gazette International - 12 hours 50 min ago
UK: Ambitious plans to launch a network of open access regional passenger services in western England are being developed by independent not-for-profit co-operative society GO-OP Co-operative Ltd,...
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YRP celebrates 10 years of success

Railway Gazette International - 14 hours 17 min ago
‘It is the proudest achievement of my career.’ That is how Paul Cooper, Commercial Delivery Manager at Hitachi Rail, describes his role as one of the four ‘founding fathers’ of Young Rail...
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Siemens Mobility submits plans for Goole rolling stock plant

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2019/04/23 - 22:00
UK: Siemens Mobility has submitted an outline planning application for a £200m rolling stock plant at Goole in East Yorkshire which would manufacture and commission vehicles for the UK market. This...
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Cambodia – Thailand rail link inaugurated by prime ministers

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2019/04/23 - 05:08
ASIA: The 1·3 km cross-border rail link connecting Poipot with Arayaprathet  was officially inaugurated by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-Cha with a...
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Vivarail D-Train enters passenger service

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2019/04/23 - 04:31
UK: West Midlands Trains put its first Class 230 ‘D-Train’ DMU into passenger service on April 23, working the Marston Vale route between Bletchley and Bedford, which forms part of its London...
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Stadler awarded Ottawa DMU contract

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2019/04/23 - 02:35
CANADA: The City of Ottawa and TransitNEXT consortium leader SNC Lavalin have formally declared Stadler the winner of a contract to supply seven four-car Flirt diesel-electric multiple-units. The...
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Ironhorse buys Tennessee railways

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2019/04/22 - 22:00
USA: Shortline group Ironhorse Resources has acquired the Sequatchie Valley Railroad and the Walking Horse & Eastern Railroad in Tennessee, which are to be renamed as the Sequatchie Valley...
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