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Delhi – Kolkata line to get ETCS Level 2

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/05/30 - 06:42
INDIA: Plans for a pilot installation of the European Train Control System on one of the country’s busiest main lines have been approved by the Indian Railway Board, following government calls for a...
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Virgin Trains and Uber announce 'last mile' partnership

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2018/05/30 - 02:21
UK: Virgin Trains has launched a service offering passengers the option to receive an SMS reminder with a link to book an Uber taxi trip to their departure station and from their arrival station. A...
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Thales acquires Danish driver-advisory specialist

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/05/29 - 09:28
EUROPE: To strengthen its traffic management capability, Thales announced on May 29 that it had completed the acquisition of Danish technology specialist Cubris. The København-based start-up is a...
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Fortescue plans rail link to fourth mine

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/05/29 - 05:55
AUSTRALIA: Around 143 km of new railway is to be built in the Pilbara region of Western Australia as part of a A$1·7bn development programme announced by Fortescue Metals Group Chief Executive...
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Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed project faces cancellation

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/05/29 - 04:13
ASIA: Recently elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad vowed on May 28 to cancel the Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed rail project, with the Chinese-backed East Coast Rail Link also set...
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Test running begins on European Marmaray alignment

Railway Gazette International - Tue, 2018/05/29 - 02:29
TURKEY: An inaugural diesel test train operated along part of the European section of Istanbul’s 77 km Marmaray cross-city suburban corridor on May 23. Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan was onboard...
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Custom-designed road-rail drain cleaner

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/05/28 - 23:00
UK: AJH Plant Engineers has designed and built a road-rail drain cleaning machine based on a crop sprayer to meet the requirements of specialist railway contractor Complete Drain...
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Going ETCS-ready

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/05/28 - 08:17
UK: Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling says he wants ‘all signal renewals and upgrades – from next year – to be digital, or at least digital-ready’, in order to make the best use of the...
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Stadler sees servicing and bimodes as opportunities

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/05/28 - 04:00
UK: Stadler’s contract to supply 52 four-car electric multiple-units for Merseyrail services around Liverpool is a ‘flagship project in the UK market’, where the company is currently involved in six...
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SBB and Trenitalia to step up cross-border services

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/05/28 - 01:20
EUROPE: Swiss and Italian national operators SBB and Trenitalia signed an agreement on May 22 to increase the number of cross-border inter-city services. In an initial step the 2020 timetable will...
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World rail freight news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Mon, 2018/05/28 - 00:17
From June 1, Russia's FESCO Transportation Group is to offer a transit time of 15 days between Busan and Moscow, an improvement on the 21-23 days currently offered. The acceleration has largely been...
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Five new exhibitors on the Sachsen stand at InnoTrans 2018

Railway Gazette International - Sun, 2018/05/27 - 23:00
INNOTRANS: There will be 24 exhibitors from Sachsen showcasing their innovations at the combined 'Saxony Live' presence in hall 7.2b, which is being organised by business promotion agency...
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World rolling stock market - May 2018

Railway Gazette International - Sat, 2018/05/26 - 23:00
Argentina:  The TMH-Argentina subsidiary of Russia’s Transmashholding has been awarded a 24-month, US$29·7m contract to maintain 24 SDD7 diesel locos and 160 coaches supplied by CSR in 2014 for the...
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World rail market - May 2018

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2018/05/25 - 23:00
Europe: Sqills is providing its S3 Passenger sales, distribution and reservation suite for Eurostar. Director Bart van Munster said this would offer ‘interesting’ new interfaces with ticketing and...
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DBSA Signs MoU with SARA

Railways Africa - Fri, 2018/05/25 - 07:41
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Transnet’s Initiatives In Africa

Railways Africa - Fri, 2018/05/25 - 07:38
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