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UK railway research network established

Railway Gazette International - 13 hours 48 min ago
UK: A parliamentary reception on February 20 marked the formal launch of the UK Rail Research & Innovation Network, bringing together railway industry bodies and eight universities. Through a...
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Modified Yermak locomotive on test

Railway Gazette International - 14 hours 57 min ago
RUSSIA: Trials are underway with a three-section 3ES5K Yermak 25 kV 50 Hz locomotive rated at 9·2 MW which has been modified by TMH’s Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Works. The...
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Baku suburban railway planned

Railway Gazette International - 19 hours 39 min ago
AZERBAIJAN: Funding is to be provided for the development of a circular suburban rail service on the Abşeron Peninsula from 2019, President Ilham Aliyev announced on January 29. The 100m manat...
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Sagami Railway Series 20000 enters service

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/02/20 - 23:00
JAPAN: Sagami Railway put into service on February 11 the first of its Series 20000 EMUs, which have been designed for future through running to Tokyo. Sotetsu Corp has ordered a fleet of six 10-car...
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Eurostar runs Amsterdam preview service to mark start of ticket sales

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/02/20 - 08:03
EUROPE: Cross-Channel high speed train operator Eurostar ran a preview service between London St Pancras and Amsterdam Centraal on February 20, to mark the opening of ticket sales for the regular...
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Greater Anglia Aventra EMUs under construction in Derby

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/02/20 - 07:12
UK: Bombardier Transportation’s Derby plant has begun production of the first of 111 Class 720 Aventra electric multiple-units for Greater Anglia, the operator announced on February 20. The £900m...
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