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Medina Line construction begins

Railway Gazette International - 5 hours 25 min ago
USA: Southwest Gulf Railroad Co has begun construction of the Medina Line, a 15 km common carrier railway running north from a junction with a line used by Union Pacific and BNSF at Dunlay, 45 km...
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Singapore forms high speed rail infrastructure company

Railway Gazette International - 11 hours 2 min ago
SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority has formed SG HSR Pte Ltd as wholly-owned subsidiary to act as Infrastructure Company for its part of the Kuala Lumpur – Singapore High Speed Rail project. SG HSR...
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Railway supply industry news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2017/09/21 - 23:00
Stadler Group has announced that Deputy CEO and manager of the Bussnang plant Thomas Ahlburg will become CEO with effect from January 1 2018. The group’s majority owner, Chairman & CEO Peter...
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SJ to order Snabbtåg high speed train fleet

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2017/09/21 - 07:55
SWEDEN: National passenger operator SJ is to call tenders for the supply of 30 high speed trains suitable for 250 km/h operation. The procurement has been under discussion for some time, and a...
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UK railway news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2017/09/20 - 23:00
Direct Rail Services has invited expressions of interest in a contract to design, supply, commission and potentially maintain 10 diesel-electric locomotives for operation on freight and passenger...
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ISR launches ’Akko – Karmi’el passenger services

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2017/09/20 - 07:28
ISRAEL: Regular passenger trains began running to the Galilean city of Karmi'el on September 20, with the start of revenue operation on ISR’s 23 km ’Akko – Karmi’el branch. The double-track...
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ČD orders RegioPanter EMUs

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2017/09/20 - 06:25
CZECH REPUBLIC: National operator ČD has ordered nine Škoda Vagónka Class 650 RegioPanter 3 kV DC/25 kV AC electric multiple-units for delivery by December 2018. This will take ČD fleet of...
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Minsk – Vilnius corridor electrified

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2017/09/20 - 05:28
EUROPE: Completion of 25 kV 50 Hz electrification of the route between Minsk and Vilnius was marked with a ceremony on September 16. Work to electrify the final 111 km had begun in September...
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Alstom delivers first locomotive bodyshell to India

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2017/09/20 - 03:21
INDIA: The first bodyshell for the fleet of 800 WAG12 twin-section electric locomotives which Alstom is to supply to Indian Railways was unloaded at Haldia in the Port of Kolkata on September 20,...
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Virgin Trains launches Seatfrog first class upgrade auction app

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2017/09/20 - 01:52
UK: In what the inter-city operator claims is a ‘a world first for rail passengers’, Virgin Trains East Coast has worked with travel technology company Seatfrog to launch an iOS and Android app which...
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The Future is Now

Railways Africa - Wed, 2017/09/20 - 01:38
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