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TMH to maintain San Martín fleet

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/04/10 - 06:35
ARGENTINA: The TMH-Argentina subsidiary of Russia’s Transmashholding has been awarded a contract to maintain the locomotives and coaches used on the 76 km San Martín commuter route between...
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All aspects of Japanese rail technology in one place

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/04/10 - 06:26
JORSA: The Japan Overseas Railway System Association’s Japan Hall is now a regular feature of the InnoTrans trade fair, and this year it will bring together 13 member firms to occupy the whole of...
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TRC returns as vertical separation ends

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/04/10 - 05:46
TANZANIA: A new Tanzania Railways Corp has been established to bring together railway infrastructure and operations, following a decade of vertical separation, Minister of Construction, Transport...
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Mongolian railway draft feasibility study completed

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/04/10 - 01:18
MONGOLIA: A draft feasibility study for the 549 km Erdenet to Ovoot Railway Project has been delivered to mine development company Aspire Mining Ltd by China Gezhouba Group International...
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App to support move to in-cab signalling

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/04/09 - 23:00
UK: Software specialist 3Squared has worked with Virgin Trains East Coast to develop an app to help train drivers familiarise themselves with in-cab signalling systems. The European Rail Traffic...
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RZD awards 327-loco supply and maintenance contracts

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/04/09 - 07:00
RUSSIA: Transmashholding has signed two contracts to supply main line locomotives to Russian Railways. For the first time TMH will take sole responsibility for whole-life maintenance of locos it has...
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Eurostar’s first Amsterdam service an ‘exciting and momentous day’ for high speed rail

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/04/09 - 05:37
EUROPE: ‘It is an exciting and momentous day, not just for Eurostar but the story of high speed travel across Europe’, Eurostar Chief Executive Mike Cooper told Railway Gazette International on the...
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Isaka – Kigali electrification proposed

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/04/09 - 03:29
AFRICA: The governments of Tanzania and Rwanda have commissioned a feasibility study into electrification of the long-planned 521 km cross-border rail link between Isaka and Kigali. Provisionally...
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World rail freight news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Sun, 2018/04/08 - 23:00
Konkan Railway inaugurated a multimodal logistics park at Balli station near Madgaon in Goa state on March 28. The park has been set up with an investment of Rs430m by Konkan Railway and Container...
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World rail freight news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Sun, 2018/04/08 - 23:00
Konkan Railway inaugurated a multimodal logistics park at Balli station near Madgaon in Goa state on March 28. The park has been set up with an investment of Rs430m by Konkan Railway and Container...
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Grand Central unveils refurbished train

Railway Gazette International - Sat, 2018/04/07 - 23:00
UK: The first of 10 Alstom Class 180 Adelante inter-city diesel multiple-units to be refurbished by Arriva TrainCare under a £9m programme was unveiled by open access operator Grand Central on April...
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Feature articles in the April 2018 issue of Railway Gazette International

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/04/06 - 23:00
Feature articles in the latest issue of Railway Gazette International, the leading business journal for railway operators and suppliers, read in 140 countries. Subscribe to Railway Gazette...
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High speed trainset to be converted for freight

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/04/06 - 06:07
ITALY: National freight operator Mercitalia has revealed plans to convert an ETR500 high speed trainset to carry freight. The Mercitalia Fast service would be aimed at the market for time-sensitive...
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Eurasian transit freight joint venture restructured

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/04/06 - 04:03
INTERNATIONAL: The United Transport & Logistics Co intermodal transit freight joint venture of the national rail operators of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia was reorganised with effect from April...
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TransPennine Express Nova 3 fleet on test

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/04/06 - 03:15
UK: Now undergoing trials at the Velim test track in the Czech Republic is a set of Mark 5A locomotive-hauled coaches destined for inter-city services across the north of England operated by...
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Railway supply industry news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/04/05 - 23:00
On April 3 the Austrian antitrust court approved VTG’s acquisition of Nacco Group, subject to conditions. German approval had been granted the previous week, and so the transaction has now been...
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Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed rail civils partners selected

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/04/05 - 08:44
MALAYSIA: Promoter MyHSR Corp announced on April 5 that it had selected the project delivery partners which will design and build the civil works for the Malaysian section of the Kuala Lumpur –...
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Dutch railway extension crosses the sea wall

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/04/05 - 07:00
NETHERLANDS: The first passenger service ran to a new station at the port of Eemshaven north of Groningen on March 28. The northernmost station in the country will be served by five trains per day in...
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Cambodia opens Thai border rail link

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/04/05 - 06:16
CAMBODIA: Passenger services have been launched on the reinstated 48 km section of the line between provincial capital Sisophon and Poipet on the border with Thailand. The service operated by...
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Port of Brisbane rail link study announced

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/04/05 - 04:20
AUSTRALIA: The Queensland and federal governments have agreed to jointly fund a A$1·5m independent study into improving rail freight connections between Acacia Ridge and the Port of Brisbane. This...
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