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TAZARA - Board Meeting

Railways Africa - Tue, 2019/06/04 - 23:31
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EIB loan for Poznań – Szczecin upgrade

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2019/06/04 - 22:00
POLAND: Infrastructure manager PKP PLK has signed two loan agreements with the European Investment Bank providing a total of €400m to finance modernisation of 195 km of the Poznań – Szczecin route,...
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Trenitalia orders 14 high speed trainsets

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2019/06/04 - 07:05
ITALY: Trenitalia has confirmed an order for a partnership of Hitachi Rail (60%) and Bombardier Transportation (40%) to supply 14 more Frecciarossa 1000 high speed trainsets and maintain them for 10...
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RailUSA acquires Florida line from CSX

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2019/06/04 - 05:30
USA: Freight railway group RailUSA has announced its second acquisition, forming the Florida Gulf & Atlantic Railroad with the purchase of a 690 km line from CSX Corp. Terms were not...
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Campania DMUs ordered using Lombardia contract

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2019/06/04 - 03:32
ITALY: Campania regional train operator Ente Autonomo Volturno has ordered five Stadler diesel-battery multiple-units by using an option within a framework contract for up to 50 units which...
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Toshiba unveils tri-mode locomotive demonstrator

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2019/06/04 - 02:21
GERMANY: Toshiba Railway Europe unveiled a electric-diesel-battery hybrid traction technology demonstrator locomotive at the Transport Logistic trade show in München on June 4. The company has a...
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Eliminating manual inspection of wheelsets

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2019/06/04 - 00:59
Inspecting the wheels of a train before it departs is a time-honoured part of ensuring safe railway operations. Like many operators, Germany’s Internationale Gesellschaft für Eisenbahnverkehr has,...
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Virgin Trains announces plans for cheapest fare app

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2019/06/03 - 22:00
UK: Virgin Trains is developing a booking app which it says will guarantee that passengers obtain the cheapest walk-up fares by retrospectively looking at the trains used and recalculating the fare...
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