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EU to fund Maribor rail enhancements

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/08/23 - 05:00
SLOVENIA: The EU has allocated €101m from the Cohesion Fund for work to modernise the line between Maribor and Šentilj near the border with Austria on the route to Graz. The project aims to improve...
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Red Férrea de Atlántico operational support contract awarded

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/08/23 - 04:00
COLOMBIA: National infrastructure authority ANI has awarded Spanish engineering and technology consultancy Airtificial a €1·5m contract to optimise operations on the Red Férrea de Atlántico. The...
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Trans-Kalahari Railway Line

Railways Africa - Fri, 2019/08/23 - 02:39
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Meeting the digital future of rail strategically with IoT and analytics

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/08/23 - 01:52
SPONSORED CONTENT: To meet their promise as one of our most sustainable modes of transportation, railways in many developed countries are going to need a big upgrade, writes Karsten Oberle, Head of...
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Estonia plans rail electrification to meet 2030 climate goals

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/08/23 - 00:00
ESTONIA: The Ministry of Economic Affairs & Communications and the Ministry of the Environment are preparing a railway electrification strategy after receiving cabinet backing for the development...
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Railway supply industry news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/08/22 - 22:00
SNCF Réseau has raised €100m issuing a 100-year green bond. The French infrastructure manager said this was the longest-ever green bong, overtaking 60-year bonds issued by Energias de Portugal and...
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FRA announces state of good repair grants

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/08/22 - 04:41
USA: The federal government has approved more than $272m of funding for 10 ‘state of good repair’ projects, the Federal Railroad Administration announced on August 21. The money is intended to...
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BLS and SBB agree to share long-distance concession

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/08/22 - 03:38
SWITZERLAND: Swiss Federal Railways and BLS AG have reached ‘an amicable solution’ to share the operation of long-distance services, the Federal Ministry of Environment, Transport, Energy &...
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DB to refurbish SBB coaches

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/08/22 - 02:00
SWITZERLAND: Swiss Federal Railways has awarded Deutsche Bahn a contract to refurbish 93 Einheitswagen IV coaches at its Wittenberge and Neumünster workshops from 2020. The first of the EW IV...
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