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Nokia’s communications network to support railway operations on Malaysia’s first mass rapid transit line

Nokia's communications network to support railway operations on Malaysia's first mass rapid transit line

Nokia has supplied a mission-critical communications network to LG CNS – a Korea-based systems integrator – that is providing essential support for railway operations on the new SBK line that will ultimately cover 51 km and serve the 1.2 million residents in and around Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. The Northern …

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Alstom to supply nine additional X’Trapolis trains to Victoria

Alstom to supply nine additional X’Trapolis trains to Victoria

Alstom has signed a contract worth around €100 million with Public Transport Victoria (PTV), the State’s public transport authority, to supply nine additional X’Trapolis trainsets for Melbourne’s suburban rail network. This will expand PTV’s fleet to 101 trains (606 cars) delivered from Alstom’s manufacturing facility in Ballarat since 2002. The …

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Siemens to expand China’s Nanjing line

Siemens to expand China's Nanjing line

Siemens has received an order from the Nanjing Metro Corporation to equip a 52-kilometer line with the Trainguard MT automatic train protection system for the Nanjing-GaoChun LuGao section. Siemens will be using LTE (Long Term Evolution) radio technology for the first time here in order to transfer mass data in …

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Alstom delivers first Lucknow Metro trainset

Alstom delivers first Lucknow Metro trainset

Alstom has delivered ahead of schedule the first Metropolis trainset to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC). On 01 December, 2016, the metro trainset – which will now enter into a trial phase – has been officially presented to the customer. The event was held in the presence of Mr. Akhilesh …

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Alstom to supply traction and train control monitoring systems for Shanghai metro line 10

Alstom to supply traction and train control monitoring systems for Shanghai metro line 10

Alstom has been awarded a EUR 31 million contract to supply traction systems and train control monitoring systems (TCMS) for 156 metro cars of the Shanghai line 10 phase 2. The line is expected to start revenue service in 2018. Line 10 is the first driverless metro line in Shanghai. It …

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ABB to supply 1600 transformers to Alstom for new freight locomotives in India

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ABB has won an order from Alstom to supply 1600 traction transformers for 800 new electric freight locomotives in India. The new locomotives will expand Indian Railways’ capacity, easing congestion on busy routes for both freight and passenger services. The transformers will be manufactured locally in ABB’s Vadodara facility in …

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Nokia to provide Korea Rail Network Authority with LTE-R network for high-speed railway operation

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Nokia has been selected by the Korea Rail Network Authority (KRNA) as a supplier for LTE-R mobile broadband network to support railway operations and employee services. The network will be deployed on a railway line between Wonju and Gangneung as part of preparations for the major international sporting event being …

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Hong Kong Kwun Tong Line extension enters revenue service

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The Hong Kong metro Kwun Tong Line extension entered into revenue service on Sunday 23 October. Alstom supplied the signalling solution and infrastructure to MTR, the Hong Kong’s metro network operator who awarded Alstom the project back in 2012. The Kwun Tong Line extension (KTE) is 2.6 km long, adding …

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China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation may seek acquisitions in Brazil

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China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) may seek acquisitions in order to expand on the Brazilian rail market, informs Technologistica. CRRC is interested in acquiring a Brazilian company and in launching rail equipment manufacturing activities locally, Vice-President Jun Wang said. In spite of the fact that road transport is predominant in the country, the company believes in the competitive potential of railways in the …

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Alstom – CASCO Signalling consortium to supply signalling system for Qinghai-Tibet Railway

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Alstom and its Chinese joint venture CASCO Signalling Co. Ltd. as a Consortium has been awarded a contract by Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company to supply  and improve the Incremental Train Control System (ITCS) signalling solution on the section Gelmod to Lhasa of Qinghai-Tibet regional line by the end of August 2018. The …

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