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Thursday, 23 November 2017 07:25

Testing begins on Xi’an - Chengdu HSL

THE first test run along the full length of the 643km Xi’an - Chengdu high-speed line took place on November 22, marking a milestone in the construction of the first…
CZECH open-access operator RegioJet announced on November 23 that tickets have gone on sale for its new Prague - Vienna service, which will begin operating on December 10.
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 12:56

Limburg tender criminal trial begins

THE former CEOs of Netherlands Railways (NS) and Veolia Netherlands have gone on trial at the Court of Justice in 's-Hertogenbosch accused of corruption, fraud, forgery, and the leaking of…
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 12:12

Russian diesel locomotives delivered to Cuba

JUST in time for the celebration of the 180th anniversary of Cuban Railways, which took place on November 19, the first seven class TGM8KM diesel locomotives for Cuban Union Railways…
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 09:50

Britain funds Tyne & Wear Metro fleet renewal

BRITAIN’s Chancellor of the Exchequer announced as part of the government’s autumn budget on November 22 that the Treasury will allocate £337m to fund the replacement of Tyne & Wear…
THE Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has warned that Brexit must not be allowed to undermine the continuing development of the Single European Railway and called on…
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 07:36

DB Regio targets 10% cut in diesel consumption

DB Regio says it hopes to cut diesel consumption by around 10% by equipping around 1000 rail vehicles with telematics systems for energy-efficient driving.
MALAYSIA High-Speed Rail Corporation (MyHSR) published a tender notice on November 22 for a Project Delivery Partner (PDP) to support the planning and delivery of civil infrastructure works on the…
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 04:56

CDG Express secures €1.7bn state loan

FRANCE’s finance minister Mr Bruno Le Maire confirmed to the National Assembly on November 21 that the state will provide a €1.7bn loan to ensure the CDG Express rail link…
MASSACHUSETTS Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has selected GLX Constructors, a joint venture of Fluor Enterprises, The Middlesex Corporation, Herzog Contracting and Balfour Beatty Infrastructure for a contract to design and…
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