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Cotton Belt commuter line construction contract awarded

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/01/04 - 01:54
USA: Dallas Area Rapid Transit has awarded a joint venture of Archer Western and Herzog Contracting a $783m contract to build the 42 km Cotton Belt commuter rail line, with assistance from lead...
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Railway supply industry news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/01/03 - 22:00
Systra Canada has helped to establish a welding school in Guinea, where 60 local workers have acquired technical skills to boost their employability. Timofey Vladimirovich Khryapov became Chief...
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21st Rail Business Awards to celebrate industry successes

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/01/03 - 21:30
UK: The rail industry is gearing up for the 21st Rail Business Awards at the London Hilton on Park Lane on February 21 2019, the first chance to reflect on the successes of 2018 and celebrate...
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Locomotives refurbished for Rail Cargo Carrier Croatia

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/01/03 - 07:40
CROATIA: Testing has begun of the first of three Class 2062 diesel locomotives which were acquired from HŽ Cargo by National Railway Equipment Co and refurbished by TŽV Gredelj for lease to Rail...
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East Japan Railway tests driverless operation

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/01/03 - 00:00
JAPAN: East Japan Railway is testing automatic train operation on the Yamanote Line in Tokyo, with a view to assessing the feasibility of converting routes to driverless operation. The 34·5 km...
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UK railway news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2019/01/02 - 22:00
The Department for Transport has extended Govia's Southeastern franchise by 12 weeks from April 1 to June 22. The franchise was directly awarded in 2014, and is due to be replaced by a new...
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