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Wascosa and Aves One acquire 4 400 wagons

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/10/02 - 02:25
EUROPE: A consortium of wagon leasing company Wascosa and Hamburg-based logistics assets investor Aves One completed the acquisition of 4 400 wagons from the Nacco subsidiary of CIT Group on...
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Arriva wins Praha suburban rail operating contract

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/10/02 - 02:17
CZECH REPUBLIC: Praha transport authority ROPID has selected DB’s Czech subsidiary Arriva Vlaky to operate suburban train services on route S41 between Roztoky u Prahy and Hostivař via Holešovice and...
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LocoTech to plan ÖBB locomotive modernisation

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/10/01 - 23:00
AUSTRIA: Transmashholding’s maintenance services business LocoTech and Austrian Federal Railways’ ÖBB Technische Services have signed an agreement to co-operate to modernise, maintain and lease...
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DB plans high speed line renewals programme

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/10/01 - 07:31
GERMANY: Infrastructure manager DB Netz has announced plans for a major refurbishment of its two oldest high speed lines in a five-year programme costed at €825m. Work on the 327 km Hannover –...
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High speed trainsets to be delivered within three months

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/10/01 - 02:59
CHINA: China Railway Corp has awarded Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation a 2·2bn yuan contract to supply 10 CR400AF high speed trainsets within three months. The contract for five eight-car...
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World rail freight news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/10/01 - 00:00
Belgian rail freight operator Lineas has opened an operations centre in Mainz to monitor the approximately 200 trains per week that it operates in Germany. According to Business Development Director...
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Depot safety system linked to signalling

Railway Gazette International - Sat, 2018/09/29 - 23:00
UK: The Zonegreen Depot Personnel Protection System at Chiltern Railways' Banbury depot has been linked to the facility's Fenix Tiefenbach signalling system, making it possible for trains to enter...
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