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Tender for feasibility study on integration of Budapest HÉV rail lines into the metropolitan rail network launched

Tender for feasibility study on integration of Budapest HÉV rail lines into the metropolitan rail network

Hungary’s National Infrastructure Development Company (NIF) has published a tender for the feasibility study and cost-benefit analysis (CBA) for the extension of Ráckeve H6 (regional railway network) and Csepel H7, Budapest suburban rail lines. Titled “Preparation of the integration of Ráckeve H6 and Csepel H7 into the metropolitan rail network”, the tender’s goal is to determine how to integrate …

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MOSOLF reactivates rail traffic to Düsseldorf

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Following a break of five years, the MOSOLF Group is relaunching regular railway transport services at its business site in Düsseldorf. The test phase from January onwards had shown that the reactivation of the sidings would optimise sustainable transport flows in the long term. A weekly departure from the MOSOLF …

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RM Rail to supply of freight cars to Cuba

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RM Rail (part of Russian Machines Сorporation managing machine building facilities of Basic Element industrial group) has signed a new contract for the supply of rolling stock to the Republic of Cuba. RM Rail will produce 225 rail cars, including 50 sugar hoppers, 70 60-ft container flat cars and 105 box cars …

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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’s hydrogen train Coradia iLint first successful run at 80 km/h

Alstom’s hydrogen train Coradia iLint first successful run at 80 km/h

Alstom has successfully performed the first test run at 80 km/h of the world’s only fuel cell passenger train Coradia iLint on its own test track in Salzgitter, Lower Saxony (Germany). An extensive test campaign will be conducted in Germany and Czech Republic in the coming months before the Coradia iLint …

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Thales to upgrade and extend Dubai metro Red Line signalling systems

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Thales has been selected by Alstom (leader of Expolink consortium), and Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) to deliver the systems’ extension and upgrade of the Dubai metro’s Red Line. The Red Line is one of the longest driverless metro lines in the world and will be used by the …

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CFR SA launches EUR 1.5 million tender for modernising level crossings

CFR Calatori to launch tender for e-ticketing portable devices 

Romanian state-owned rail infrastructure manager, CFR SA has launched a tender worth EUR 1.55 million for the design& execution of level crossings modernisation works. The tender is divided into two lots: LOT 1 with axle counters (EUR 870,000) and LOT 2 (EUR 685,000) with automatic mechanical control. The works will be carried out at SRCF …

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PKP Polish Railway Lines to invest PLN 5 bn in 2017 for developing main routes

PKP Polish Railway Lines to invest PLN 5 bn in 2017

PKP Polish Railway Lines (PKP PLK) plans to invest PLN 5 bn (EUR 1.27 bn) in 2017 and PLN 10 bn (EUR 2.5 bn) in 2018 for improving of rail transport in urban areas, for better connections on regional routes and for improving conditions for the transport of freight.  PKP PLK has …

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Design of Alstom’s new “main line” train for Algeria revealed

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Alstom and the National Rail Transportation Company of Algeria (SNTF) have unveiled the design of the new Coradia Polyvalent “main line” train destined to run in Algeria during the 4th edition of the International Transport, Logistics & Mobility Exhibition to be held in Algiers. In July 2015, SNTF ordered 17 …

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HŽ Infrastruktura to launch projects worth over EUR 500 million in 2017

HŽ Infrastruktura to launch projects worth over EUR 500 million in 2017

HŽ Infrastruktura plans to launch projects worth over EUR 500 million in 2017. Starting with April this year, the company will also implement a reorganization plan, stated Ivan Krašić, CEO of HŽ Infrastruktura, for a local publication.   HŽ Infrastruktura will launch in Q1 2017 the tender procedure for the modernization and electrification works for the 24 km …

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