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Railway supply industry news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/01/11 - 23:00
United Wagon Co’s Tikhvin and TikhvinChemMash subsidiaries have been certified as compliant with the ISO/TS 22163:2017 quality management standard. UWC said Russian Railways had made compliance with...
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Regions recommend flexible approach to TER tendering

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/01/11 - 07:57
FRANCE: Recommendations on the approach that the government should adopt in legislation to allow regional passenger services to be put out to tender were published by the organisation representing...
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Qbuzz selected for Dutch rail and bus operating contract

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/01/11 - 01:54
NETHERLANDS: The province of Zuid-Holland announced on January 10 that it had selected the Qbuzz subsidiary of FS Group’s Busitalia business as preferred bidder for a contract which combines the...
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SNCF plans TGV efficiency drive to compete with air and bus

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/01/11 - 01:16
FRANCE: National rail operator SNCF is planning to restructure its high speed operations over the next three years to improve fleet utilisation and facilitate the withdrawal of its oldest TGV...
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UK railway news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/01/10 - 23:00
Network Rail has announced that the lines from Three Bridges to Brighton and Lewes will be closed during the school half term periods from October 20-28 2018 and February 16-24 2019 to permit a ‘once...
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Newag selected to supply 20 electric locos to PKP IC

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/01/10 - 07:50
POLAND: PKP Intercity has selected Newag as preferred bidder to supply and maintain 20 electric locomotives, with options for up to 10 more. Deliveries are due to be completed within 30 months of...
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Passenger LNG trial starts

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/01/10 - 07:33
SPAIN: Development Minister Íñigo de la Serna joined Energy Minister Álvaro Nadal on January 8 to mark the start of what is claimed to be the first trial of liquefied natural gas as a fuel for...
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CRRC to supply 200 Roca EMU cars

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/01/10 - 06:34
ARGENTINA: Transport Minister Guillermo Dietrich has given his approval for an order to be placed directly with CRRC Qingdao Sifang of China for the supply of 200 EMU cars for the Roca commuter...
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