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Ferrocarriles Argentinos selects train-to-ground communications

Railway Gazette International - Sat, 2018/06/09 - 23:00
ARGENTINA: Following tests, national railway Ferrocarriles Argentinos has selected Radwin’s FiberinMotion train-to-ground communication system for deployment on 100 passenger vehicles used on the...
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Red October timber wagons delivered

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/06/08 - 23:00
RUSSIA: United Wagon Co’s TikhvinSpetsMash plant has supplied 50 Type 13-6895 platform wagons to the Red October timber processing factory, which will use them transport logs and sawn wood. The...
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INFRA funds support Chicago grade-separation

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/06/08 - 07:18
USA: The federal Department of Transportation has approved a $132m grant towards the 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project in Chicago, which forms part of the CREATE PPP programme to eliminate...
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East Midlands franchise tenders invited

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/06/08 - 02:54
UK: The invitation to tender for the next East Midlands passenger franchise was issued by the Department for Transport on June 7, with bids to be submitted by September 5. The franchise covers the...
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PNR orders DMUs and push-pull sets

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/06/08 - 00:00
PHILIPPINES: A US$47·4m contract for Indonesian rolling stock manufacturer PT INKA to supply four diesel multiple-units and three push-pull trainsets was signed by Philippine National Railways on May...
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Railway supply industry news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/06/07 - 23:00
Siemens held a Belt & Road International Summit in Beijing on June 6-7, where it entered into more than 10 agreements with partners including China Railway Construction Corp (International) Ltd...
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Vivarail D-Trains for Wales & Borders

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/06/07 - 06:54
UK: Incoming Wales & Borders franchisee KeolisAmey is to take delivery of five three-car Class 230 D-Train diesel-battery multiple-units from Vivarail, which is to produce them using the bogies...
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Sénat approves French rail reforms

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/06/07 - 06:10
FRANCE: A revised version of the government’s draft legislation to reform the national rail sector was formally adopted by the Sénat on June 5, by 240 votes to 85. The legislation retains the core...
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Alpha Trains to fund VFLI diesel locos

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/06/07 - 03:17
FRANCE: Rolling stock leasing company Alpha Trains has ordered nine Euro 4001 diesel-electric locomotives from Stadler Rail Valencia to expand its growing business in the French rail market, the...
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Cruise company buys White Pass & Yukon railway

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/06/07 - 03:08
NORTH AMERICA: Cruise holiday company Carnival Corp has agreed to acquire the White Pass & Yukon Route railway, port and retail operations from Canadian golf club company TWC Enterprises Ltd...
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Dubai to present ‘intelligent, futuristic’ plans at InnoTrans 2018

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/06/07 - 01:50
INNOTRANS: Participating in InnoTrans 2018 will provide Dubai’s Road & Transport Authority with a great opportunity to meet with railway suppliers and to share know-how regarding rail and other...
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PRASA Appoints New Group CEO

Railways Africa - Wed, 2018/06/06 - 23:17
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