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Vall de Núria rack locomotive delivered

Railway Gazette International - Sun, 2019/08/11 - 00:00
SPAIN: A Stadler electro-diesel rack locomotive is expected to enter service on Catalunya operator FGC’s Vall de Núria line this month. The metre-gauge route between Ribes-Enllaç and Vall de Núria...
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Project update: Mozambique

Railways Africa - Fri, 2019/08/09 - 22:30
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Slovenian signalling contract awarded

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/08/09 - 22:00
SLOVENIA: The Ministry of Infrastructure has awarded a consortium of CAF Signalling and local company ISKRA a contract to design, supply install and commission electronic interlockings and other...
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Understanding noise propagation

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/08/09 - 04:00
NOISE: Baden Württemberg-based software specialist SoundPLAN has developed a noise mapping tool intended to help railways better understand and mitigate lineside noise emissions. This takes...
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Appenzeller Bahnen to Ouagadougou

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/08/09 - 00:00
AFRICA: Société de Transport Ivoiro-Burkinabe has acquired rolling stock formerly used by Appenzeller Bahnen in Switzerland. Following refurbishment in France, the three BDe 4/4 II electric...
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Railway supply industry news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/08/08 - 22:00
India’s Chittaranjan Locomotive Works produced 107 electric locomotives between April and July, with 32 completed last month. It expects to achieve a record production figure this financial...
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New Minister of Transport

Railways Africa - Thu, 2019/08/08 - 15:00
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Levenmouth reopening moves forward

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/08/08 - 08:27
UK: The Scottish Government has given the go-ahead for detailed design work to support the proposed reopening of the 6·5 km railway serving Levenmouth at an estimated cost of £70m, Cabinet...
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Sofia resignalling contract

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/08/08 - 06:10
BULGARIA: Infrastructure manager NRIC has awarded the ERTMS CA Voluyak DZZD consortium of local company AER and CAF Signalling a  contract to modernise signalling and telecoms on the 12 km route...
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Amsterdam – Brussels trainsets ordered

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/08/08 - 04:18
NETHERLANDS: National operator NS has awarded Alstom a contract to supply a further 18 Intercity New Generation 200 km/h electric multiple-units, which will provide it with a pool of 20 units...
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UK railway news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2019/08/07 - 22:00
The Department for Transport is to provide £10m to support the construction of stations at Darlaston and Willenhall on the Walsall – Wolverhampton line. Planning applications are due to be submitted...
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UK to leave Interrail and Eurail ticketing schemes

Railway Gazette International - Wed, 2019/08/07 - 07:06
UK: The Rail Delivery Group will cease to be a member of the Eurail Group of railway companies with effect from January 1 2020, ending the ability of visitors to Great Britain to use the Interrail...
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