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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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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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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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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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SŽDC presents Praha-Veleslavín – Václav Havel Airport rail connection project

SŽDC presents Praha-Veleslavín – Václav Havel Airport rail connection project

Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration (SŽDC) has presented the project for the modenisation and construction of Praha-Veleslavín – Václav Havel Airport rail connection, part of Praha-Kladno rail line.  The project includes the modernization, double-tracking and electrification of the existing 3.8 km single-track Prague Veleslavín – Prague Ruzyně section, the construction of a new 5.5 …

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CFR selects Astaldi-FCC Construccion-Salcef Construzioni–Thales Systems Romania venture for EUR 373m rail contract

CFR selects Astaldi-FCC Construccion-Salcef Construzioni–Thales Systems Romania venture for EUR 374 m rail contract

Romanian state-owned rail infrastructure manager, CFR SA has selected Astaldi SpA-FCC Construccion SA-Salcef Construzioni Edili e Ferroviarie SpA– Thales Systems România venture in the tender for Rehabilitation works on Section 2: Km 614 – Gurasada, subsection 2a: Km 614 – Cap Y Bârzava. The section is part of Frontiera (Border) – Curtici – …

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Amtrak CEO calls for new era of infrastructure investment

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In a hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, Amtrak President and CEO Wick Moorman called for a new era of investment in Amtrak’s infrastructure, fleet, and stations, which are critical to the operations and future growth of passenger rail. “The time …

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Hungary approves next rail projects to be submitted for CEF funding

Hungary approves next rail projects to be proposed for CEF funding

The Hungarian government has approved a list of railway projects to be proposed for funding under EU’s open Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) call. The largest investment project is the upgrading of Békéscsaba (excl.) – Lőkösháza (country border) railway line section, including the construction of a second track. The value of the project is HUF …

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