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ETCS contract awarded

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/04/25 - 23:00
CZECH REPUBLIC: Infrastructure manager SŽDC has awarded AŽD Praha a KC383m contract to install ETCS Level 2 on the 108 km Česká Třebová – Přerov section of the main rail corridor running east...
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Finland – Estonia Tunnel strategy to be published next month

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/04/25 - 06:49
EUROPE: The Finnish and Estonian joint working group, which is developing proposals for the 92 km FinEst undersea railway tunnel between Helsinki and Tallinn, is due to publish its...
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København – Ringsted computer model developed

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/04/25 - 04:00
DENMARK: Infrastructure manager Banedanmark has used 3D scanning and BIM data to produce a detailed 3D computer model of the fast line under construction between København and Ringsted which is...
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Rehabilitation of Šabac – Loznica line underway

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/04/24 - 23:00
SERBIA: Work has begun to rehabilitate two sections of the 65 km single-track line from Šabac to Loznica and Brasina on the Bosnian border. This should enable the passenger service which was...
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China and Gulf states discuss OTIF accession to support international freight

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/04/24 - 07:04
INTERNATIONAL: China and the Gulf Co-Operation Council member states are discussing accession to the COTIF convention, which provides a legal framework for the operation of international rail...
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Competition authority reviews open access bid

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/04/24 - 05:40
SPAIN: The National Commission on Markets & Competition has decided to resume work on reviewing the application by Air Nostrum subsidiary Intermodalidad de Levante SA to launch the country’s...
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Iranian railway expansion continues

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/04/24 - 04:00
IRAN: The city of Kermanshah was connected to the railway network when President Hassan Rouhani opened a 110 km line from Firuzan on March 20. This forms part of the Malayer – Khosravi corridor...
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SB Rail awarded track machine contract

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/04/23 - 23:00
UK: Network Rail has awarded the SB Rail joint venture of Swietelsky and Babcock International Group a seven-year contract to supply, operate and maintain tamping, dynamic track stabilising and...
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Locomotives arrive in Abidjan

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/04/23 - 06:00
CÔTE D'IVOIRE: Four 2 250 hp Type GT22 diesel locomotives which Sitarail had ordered from US supplier NRE were delivered to the Port of Abidjan on April 9. Annocuing the arrival of the...
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Competition comes to Swiss long-distance network

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/04/23 - 05:04
SWITZERLAND: The Federal Office for Transport has decided to split the concession to operate long-distance passenger services on the national network, although Swiss Federal Railways will continue to...
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