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Thursday, 30 November 2017 07:53

Siemens contests Berlin U-Bahn train order

SIEMENS is challenging a decision by the Berlin Senate and Berlin Transport Authority (BVG) to award a contract worth around €120m to Stadler Pankow for 20 additional type IK small-profile…
THE mayor of Chicago Mr Rahm Emanuel announced on November 29 that the City of Chicago and Chicago Infrastructure Trust (CIT) have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to determine…
Thursday, 30 November 2017 04:54

Hupac and CRRC to cooperate on wagon production

SWISS intermodal operator Hupac has signed a supply contract with CRRC for new 19-metre flat wagons, which will be developed by Hupac and manufactured by CRRC.
THE British government published a new strategic vision for the national rail network on November 29 which calls for closer integration between the state-owned infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) and…
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 10:45

BLT and Limmattalbahn to order 18 trams

SWISS light rail operators Baselland Transport (BLT) and Zürich-based Limmatttalbahn have issued a joint tender for the supply of 18 metre-gauge LRVs with the contract set to include up to…
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 06:40

CRRC and Rolls-Royce agree strategic partnership

CRRC and Rolls-Royce Power Systems have signed a strategic partnership agreement, which includes a commitment by CRRC to consider MTU engines from Rolls-Royce for its locomotives and diesel trains, and…
TENDERS have been invited by Britain’s Department for Transport for a new South Eastern franchise which covers commuter services from London to towns including Chatham, Margate, Maidstone, Canterbury, Dover and…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) announced on November 29 that it will exercise an option to extend FirstGroup’s current Great Western Railway (GWR) franchise by one year, to April 1…
INDIA’s prime minister Mr Narendra Modi and the chief minister of Telengana state Mr K Chandrashekhar Rao made an inaugural trip on November 28 to mark the completion of the…
COPENHAGEN metro authority Metroselskabet has awarded two major contracts worth DKr 9.1bn ($US 1.45bn) for the Sydnvan branch of the city's automated metro network, the company's CEO, Mr Henrik Plougmann…
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