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Stadler signs Slovenian multiple-unit contract

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/04/18 - 07:19
SLOVENIA: Stadler formally signed its first contract in Slovenia on April 17, a €170m deal to supply 26 multiple-units to national railway Slovenske Železnice. Stadler had been the sole bidder for...
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Uganda Light Rail

Railways Africa - Wed, 2018/04/18 - 06:56
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Hydrogen locomotive on the Liliputbahn

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/04/18 - 06:30
AUSTRIA: To support its development of a hydrogen fuel cell for use on locomotives, Railway Competence Certification is undertaking a proof-of-concept demonstration on the 381 mm gauge...
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Haramain High Speed Rail market study commissioned

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/04/18 - 00:00
SAUDI ARABIA: Haramain High Speed Rail project concessionaire Al-Shoula Consortium has appointed Royal HaskoningDHV to carry out a detailed market study for the line. This is intended to help Saudi...
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Uzbekistan backs Afghan rail proposal

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/04/17 - 23:00
AFGHANISTAN: Uzbekistan has pledged to provide US$500m to part-fund the construction of a 657 km railway from Mazar-i-Sharif to Herat, Afghanistan’s Ministry of Finance said following an...
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Freight restructuring as SNCF reforms push ahead

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/04/17 - 07:29
FRANCE: Visiting the port of Bonneuil-sur-Marne on April 16, Prime Minister Eduard Phillippe, Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot and Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne announced a series of measures...
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Budapest – Esztergom electric services begin

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/04/17 - 04:23
HUNGARY: Regular electric services on the Budapest – Esztergom route began on April 9, building on a single daily electric train between Piliscsaba and Budapest Nyugati which had been operating on a...
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VIA Rail begins procurement of new Québec – Windsor fleet

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/04/17 - 04:12
CANADA: National passenger operator VIA Rail formally launched the process to procure a new fleet of trainsets for the Québec City – Windsor corridor when it issued a request for qualifications on...
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