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Three bids for Ferrocarril Central project

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/06/01 - 23:00
URUGUAY: The Ministry of Transport & Public Works has received three bids for the Ferrocarril Central contract. The public-private partnership deal would cover the upgrading and subsequent...
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Newag signs inter-city locomotive contract

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/06/01 - 07:44
POLAND: PKP Intercity signed a contract with Newag on May 29 for the supply and maintenance of 20 Griffin electric locomotives. PKP IC selected Newag as preferred bidder in January. Deliveries of...
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LNG shunting locomotives ordered

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/06/01 - 06:45
RUSSIA: A agreement for Sinara Transport Machines to supply and maintain 24 liquefied natural gas-fuelled shunting locomotives was signed by the Gazpromtrans transport subsidiary of gas extraction...
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Volkswagen components switch to rail

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/06/01 - 06:39
GERMANY:  The SmartRail Logistics joint venture of LIT Speditions and Captrain Deutschland began delivering automotive components to Volkswagen’s factory at Emden in Niedersachsen on June...
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Amber Train agreement signed

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/06/01 - 06:31
EUROPE: An agreement for the regular operation of the Amber Train branded container service linking the Baltic States was signed by Lithuanian Railways, Latvia’s LDZ Logistika and Estonia’s EVR Cargo...
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Railway supply industry news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/05/31 - 23:00
European ticket retailer Loco2 and insurer TicketPlan now offer a cancellation protection service which enables customers to apply for reimbursement of non-refundable multi-leg journeys in the event...
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Transnet looks abroad

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/05/31 - 09:41
SOUTH AFRICA: State-owned transport group Transnet officially launched its international subsidiary Transnet International Holdings on May 30. Constituted as a separate legal entity, with its own...
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'Milestones' reached in Siemens Alstom merger process

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/05/31 - 03:13
INDUSTRY: At a meeting on May 30 the Alstom board approved the convening of shareholders’ meetings on May 17 where resolutions relating to the proposed merger with Siemens Mobility would be submitted...
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Bombardier presents Traxx DC3 locomotive

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/05/31 - 02:47
ITALY: ‘The new Traxx DC3 represents a generational leap in the market, a state-of-the-art locomotive, able to maximise energy efficiency, ensuring greater load, traction capacity and lower energy...
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Ghana Railways

Railways Africa - Thu, 2018/05/31 - 02:00
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Ministers urge that Rastatt lessons are learnt

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/05/31 - 01:44
EUROPE: Transport ministers have issued a Declaration calling for rapid implementation of measures to mitigate the effects of a major incident such as the seven-week closure last August of the Rhein...
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UK railway news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2018/05/31 - 00:57
Galliford Try is building a subway at Newton-le-Willows station using a tube canopy method instead of pipe jacking, which would not provide the control of settlement necessary to enable trains to...
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Västlänken construction launched in Göteborg

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/05/30 - 08:52
SWEDEN: Construction of the Västlänken cross-city tunnel in Göteborg was officially launched on May 30, with a groundbreaking ceremony attended by Mattias Landgren, State Secretary at the Ministry...
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