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Cubic expands in India after US contract wins

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/01/16 - 23:00
INDIA: Cubic Transportation Systems expects to double the number of staff at its Hyderabad-based CTS India software design, development and testing business this year, after winning contracts to...
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New Railway Tool Kit Available

Railways Africa - Tue, 2018/01/16 - 22:21
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CAF coaches to enter service with Caledonian Sleeper in October

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/01/16 - 08:18
UK: The coaches which CAF is building in Spain for use on Caledonian Sleeper trains between Scotland and London are expected to begin entering passenger service during October, the operator said...
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Ballarat Line upgrading contract signed

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/01/16 - 06:52
AUSTRALIA: Upgrading and capacity enhancement works on the Melbourne – Ballarat line in Victoria are to be completed by late 2019, under a A$551·7m contract announced on January 16. Funded by the...
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Warszawa EMU tenders opened

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/01/16 - 05:00
POLAND: Pesa has been named as the lowest bidder for a contract to supply electric multiple-units to suburban train operator SKM Warszawa. The tender covers the supply and maintenance for 15 years...
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Strategic Transport Plan for northern England published

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/01/16 - 04:01
UK: Transport for the North has published its draft 30-year Strategic Transport Plan for northern England, outlining a 'revolutionary investment programme' running to 2050 which is intended to drive...
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Academy to support Ethiopian railway operations

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/01/16 - 01:06
ETHIOPIA: Work is to start later this year on the construction of a railway training academy, Ethiopian Railways Corp announced on January 13. When fully operational, the academy is expected to...
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Opening and electrification in Uzbekistan

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/01/15 - 23:00
UZBEKISTAN: Projects to expand and upgrade the national railway network are making progress, with the launch of freight services on a newly-built direct line between Bokhara and Miskin, work underway...
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BLS signs its largest rolling stock contract

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/01/15 - 07:39
SWITZERLAND: A firm order for the supply of 52 six-car Flirt electric multiple-units was signed by BLS Chief Executive Bernard Guillelmon and Stadler President Peter Spuhler on January 15. Stadler...
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Brightline launches higher-speed inter-city service

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/01/15 - 02:18
USA: The first privately-operated scheduled passenger trains since the early 1980s began running on January 13, when Brightline launched an introductory service between West Palm Beach and Fort...
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World rail freight news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Sun, 2018/01/14 - 23:00
Hupac has launched a thrice-weekly direct container service between Hannover and Novara. This is an 'evolution' of its Hamburg/Hannover – Busto shuttle, which continues to run as a Hamburg – Busto...
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Feature articles in the January 2018 issue of Railway Gazette International

Railway Gazette International - Sat, 2018/01/13 - 23:00
Feature articles in the latest issue of Railway Gazette International, the leading business journal for railway operators and suppliers, read in 140 countries. Subscribe to Railway Gazette...
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Metronom retains Hanze-Netz operating contract

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/01/12 - 23:00
GERMANY: Following a European tender which attracted several bids, the Niedersachsen, Bremen, Hamburg and Hannover transport authorities have jointly awarded incumbent Metronom the next contract to...
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Salamanca — Fuentes de Oñoro electrification contract awarded

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/01/12 - 07:57
SPAIN: The board of infrastructure manager ADIF has approved the award of a €31∙7m contract for electrification at 25 kV 50 Hz of the 1 668 mm gauge route between Salamanca and Fuentes de Oñoro on...
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Ulm – Wendlingen track contract awarded

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/01/12 - 06:57
GERMANY: Deutsche Bahn has awarded Rhomberg Bahntechnik and Swietelsky Baugesellschaft a €250m contract to design, install and commission 60 route-km of track and railway systems on the...
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NS seeks return to contract operating market

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/01/12 - 06:05
NETHERLANDS: National passenger operator NS is ready to restart submitting bids for Dutch regional passenger operating contracts, Chief Executive Roger van Boxtel said in an interview with the...
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