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Russian passenger fleet renewal continues

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/08/01 - 08:42
RUSSIA: National railway RZD has updated the details of its passenger rolling stock procurement for 2018. Pavel Burtsev, Head of Passenger Transport at RZD, told Railway Gazette in July that a...
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Southampton – London open access proposal rejected

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/08/01 - 08:36
UK: The Office of Rail & Road has rejected Alliance Rail Holdings’ application for track access rights which would enable it to launch an open access passenger service between London Waterloo and...
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SunRail heads south

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/08/01 - 06:01
USA: Orlando commuter rail operator SunRail began revenue operations on its 27·4 km southern extension from Sand Lake to Poinciana on July 30. Serving central Florida’s Orange and Osceola...
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Wabtec invests in communications technology company Rajant

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/08/01 - 04:00
USA: Wabtec Corp has made a minority equity investment in mobile wireless communications technology company Rajant, and will jointly develop and market Rajant’s Kinetic Mesh networking products...
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Trenitalia signs Umbria operating contract

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/08/01 - 02:00
ITALY: Umbria’s regional government has agreed a contract for Trenitalia to continue to operate local passenger services until 2032. The deal signed in Perugia on July 27 includes investment of more...
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Coastal Pacific service to restart in December

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/07/31 - 23:00
NEW ZEALAND: KiwiRail’s tourist-focused Coastal Pacific service from Christchurch to Picton is to restart on December 1, two years after being suspended as a result of damage to the line caused by...
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Cable protection products to be launched at InnoTrans 2018

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/07/31 - 22:00
FEDERAL-MOGUL: Two wire and cable protection products developed for the rail industry using technologies proven in the aerospace industry will be launched by New Federal-Mogul Powertrain at InnoTrans...
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Italo-NTV orders more high speed trainsets

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/07/31 - 09:18
ITALY: A €330m firm order for Alstom to supply a further five Pendolino Evo high speed trainsets and maintain them for 30 years was signed by Italo-NTV on July 31. The open access operator has...
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FS Group board replaced

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/07/31 - 07:32
ITALY: Recently-appointed Minister of Infrastructure & Transport Danilo Toninelli announced the removal of the board of national railway FS Group on July 25. ‘We are the government of change’...
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Vancouver – Seattle – Portland high speed rail study

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/07/31 - 03:43
NORTH AMERICA: Washington State Department of Transportation has appointed WSP to prepare a business case analysis for an ‘ultra-high speed ground transportation system’ connecting Vancouver, Seattle...
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Trenitalia awards €1·6bn regional DMU framework contract

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/07/31 - 02:10
ITALY: Trenitalia has awarded Hitachi Rail Italy a framework contract for the supply of up to 135 regional diesel multiple-units. The agreement signed on July 27 includes a firm order for 70 units,...
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World rail market - July 2018

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/07/30 - 23:00
Germany: IVU Traffic Technologies is to supply fleet management and ticketing software to central Sachsen transport association VMS. India: Nippon Signal is to supply an automatic fare collection...
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Alstom focuses on sustainability and digitalisation at InnoTrans 2018

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/07/30 - 22:00
ALSTOM: Innovations to help drive the global transition to more sustainable transport and support digitalisation will be highlighted by Alstom at InnoTrans 2018. SBB Prima H4 On show on the...
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Morocco’s Al Boraq high speed service to launch by year end

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/07/30 - 07:44
MOROCCO: Africa’s first high speed railway is now expected to open for traffic by the end of the year as commissioning trials continue. LGV Maroc comprises a 183 km high speed line between Tanger and...
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ScotRail announces mobile ticketing pilot

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/07/30 - 06:58
UK: ScotRail is to launch a mobile ticketing pilot scheme which will enable passengers to buy, store and use tickets directly from a smartphone app, removing the need for paper tickets or smart...
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SNCF orders 36 EMUs

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/07/30 - 05:39
FRANCE: Bombardier Transportation is to supply further 36 Francilien high-capacity suburban electric multiple-units to SNCF, which has placed the €261m order announced on July 30 on behalf of Greater...
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ORR requires four actions following Network Rail timetabling failures

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/07/30 - 04:18
UK: The Office of Rail & Road has required that Network Rail immediately take four actions to improve its timetable planning, after an investigation by the regulator found systemic...
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Rolling motorway service targets transit freight

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/07/30 - 02:57
ROMANIA: CFR Marfă launched a rolling motorway service on July 26, having received financial support for the project from the national environment fund. The service is aimed at transit traffic,...
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World rail freight news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Sun, 2018/07/29 - 23:00
RZD Logistics and China Railway Corp have delivered an initial shipment of goods from Beijing to Moscow in a van attached to a passenger train, following the signing on June 8 of a memorandum for the...
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EU Agency for Railways to host debates at InnoTrans 2018

Railway Gazette International - Sun, 2018/07/29 - 22:00
ERA: The European Union Agency for Railways will be using InnoTrans 2018 to demonstrate the ‘one-stop-shop’ IT tool through which all applications for safety certificates, vehicle authorisations and...
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