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Register now for the ITF 2016 Annual Summit

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Ministers of Transport from the 57 member countries of the International Transport Forum at the OECD and more than 15 invited countries will meet in Leipzig, Germany from 18 to 20 May 2016 for their Annual Summit. The Summit consists of three days of intensive debates and networking events engaging 1 …

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IT-TRANS 2016 is about smart travelers and smart systems

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IT-TRANS interview with Sylvain Haon, UITP Director Knowledge & Membership Services and responsible for the IT-TRANS conference programme   What is the focus of the 2016 IT-TRANS and what can we expect? SH: IT-TRANS 2016 is about smart travellers and smart systems. There’s a growing emphasis on the customer within …

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Turkey: New section of İzmir suburban railway to enter operation in 2015

Turkey: New section of İzmir suburban railway to enter operation in 2015

Izmir’s IZBAN Cumaovası -Tepeköy 30 km long railway section is expected to enter operation in May 2015. Currently, IZBAN rail system is 80 km long and consists of two main axis: Aliağa – Alsancak- Halkapinar (North Line) – 57 km, 21 stations –  and Halkapinar-Alsancak-Cumaovası (South Line) – 23 km, 10 stations. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and Turkish …

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3rd Railway Forum Berlin 2015 with Deutsche Bahn AG Promo code for Think Railways network

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Think Railways is cooperation partner of the 3rd RAILWAY FORUM Berlin 2015 with Deutsche Bahn AG on March 16th& 17th, 2015 in Berlin. For our members we have been able to negotiate special participation rates that we want to share with you. The full conference program has been released recently. We herewith …

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EurasiaRail 2015

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EurasiaRail: International Rolling Stock, Infrastructure and Logistics Exhibition will take place between 05-07 March 2015 at Yeşilköy Istanbul Expo Center for the fifth time. Thecountdown has startedfor “the world’s third biggest rolling stock exhibition” which will be organized with concurrentconferences&seminarsby Türkel FairOrganizationInc. In the year of 2014, 17.000 professional visitors …

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Alstom launches Atlas 400 and 500, the first scalable ERTMS solutions

Alstom launches Atlas 400 and 500, the first scalable ERTMS solutions

Alstom launched at InnoTrans tradeshow Atlas 400 and 500 to offer scalable ERTMS for traffic density from 6 to 600 trains per day, whether on passenger, freight or mixed traffic lines. They are applicable for a resignalling upgrade or a new-build project. The scalability or configurable deployment in accordance with customer needs …

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New at InnoTrans: Future Mobility Park

How can different modes of transport be connected in intelligent and environmentally friendly ways? How can people’s transport needs in mega-cities be solved in a space-saving and efficient manner? These are fascinating questions prompting solutions that are both creative and visionary. From 23 to 26 September at InnoTrans 2014 the …

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Serbia: Prokop railway station construction works to start soon

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The Republic Commission for Protection of Rights in Public Procurement Procedures rejected the complaints regarding the tender for construction works at Prokop railway station in Belgrade. As a result, Serbian Railways started the process to conclude the contract with the winning consortium formed of Energoprojekt (ENHL), „Energoprojekt Niskogradnju“, „Energoprojekt Visokogradnju“, „Energoprojekt Opremu“, „ZGOP“ and „AŽD“. …

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InnoTrans 2014 showcases innovative railway infrastructure technology

A modern railway infrastructure is the basis for efficient rail transport that extends beyond international borders. At this year’s InnoTrans the Railway Infrastructure segment, which has expanded yet again, will feature around 500 international companies who will be exhibiting their railway technology innovations on a display floor covering a gross …

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José Viegas, Secretary-General of ITF
“I do hope that the current geopolitical crisis will not harm the prospects of better and more Eurasian land transport”

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Critical thinking in railway transport development in a dialogue with Mr. José Viegas, Secretary-General of the International Transport Forum, on the macro factors impacting on the sector.   TR: The International Transport Forum – 2014 Annual Summit will focus on analysing the major factors that change our world and on identifying solutions to keep the …

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