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Bombardier and China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation to expand cooperation

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Bombardier Transportation and China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC), have signed a strategic agreement to expand and deepen their relationship. The agreement establishes a framework for the companies to leverage their complementary strengths for selected projects in order to provide additional value to customers, better serve the growing global rail …

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Georgian Railway implements SAP Business Suite

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Georgian Railway has launched the implementation of SAP Business Suite with the aim of raising transparency of inventory and quality of planning, optimizing costs and increasing revenues. Georgian Railway is the first company in the post-Soviet sphere and Caucasus that will implement the innovative technology developed by SAP into its daily operations …

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PKP Polish Railway Lines to launch tenders worth PLN 11 bn this year

PKP Polish Railway Lines to launch tenders worth PLN 11 bn this year

Polish state owned infrastructure manager PKP Polish Railway Lines plans to make investments worth more than PLN 50 bn (EUR 12.4 bn) until 2023. Later this year, PKP PLK will launch tenders with a total value of PLN 11 bn (EUR 2.7 bn). The infrastructure manager has already started making …

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Swiss Federal Railways develops railway infrastructure asset management solution

Swiss Federal Railways develops railway infrastructure asset management solution

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB AG) has used the TatukGIS Developer Kernel for the development of its “DfA Reports” software application, which is used to manage a database of fixed railway asset installations across Switzerland. The DfA Reports application prepares and displays extensive infrastructure reports for the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), …

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AŽD Praha to deliver signaling equipment  to Macedonia

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AŽD Praha has signed a EUR 3.1 million contract for delivery and installation of signaling equipment for Macedonia’s Kumanovo- Beljakovce railway corridor. In the tender, the call for which was issued by Macedonian railway infrastructure manager in 2013, the Czech company participated as one of contractors with German H.F. Wiebe GmbH & …

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MÁV-START revenues increased by more than HUF 1,6 billion last year compared to 2013

MÁV-START revenues increased by more than HUF 1,6 billion last year compared to 2013

In 2014 the domestic ticket revenue of MÁV-START has increased by 1.5%, by an amount of HUF 540 million, while growth from sales revenues from international tickets also exceeded the performance of 2013 by over 1,1 billion HUF. Contributing to these favorable statistics were the growth of numbers of passengers who bought …

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Czech Railways orders 11 RegioPanter EMUs

Czech Railways order 11 RegioPanter EMUs

Czech national passenger operator České dráhy (ČD) and Skoda Vagonka signed a CZK 1.2 billion (approximately EUR 43.5 million) framework contract for the supply of up to 11  RegioPanter EMUs. The two-car Class 650 units with 147 seats will have first and second class seats, modern vacuum toilets, optical and acoustical passenger …

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ZUE SA to acquire 70% stake in ThyssenKrupp’s Railway GfT Poland

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Polish infrastructure construction company ZUE SA has signed a letter of intent to acquire a 70% stake in ThyssenKrupp’s rail technology company Railway GfT Poland. The proposed acquisition will enable the Group ZUE, to continue, through Railway GfT Poland, the commercial activities in the field of construction and renovation of tramway and railway tracks, carried …

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Israel Railways adopts HaCon’s train planning system TPS

Israel Railways adopts HaCon’s train planning system TPS

Israel Railways has chosen HaCon’s Train Planning System TPS for its train planning and capacity management, including all schedules and route inquiries for passenger and freight traffic.  In addition, HAFAS components for timetable publishing are part of the delivery. Israel Railways needed a tailored and integrated planning tool for both yearly …

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Hungary: GySEV implements EUR 20 million central traffic control system

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Austrian-Hungarian joint venture, GySEV Zrt is investing HUF 6.9 bn (EUR 20 million) in expanding the central traffic control system (KÖFI) to Rajka-Szombathely and Szombathely-Zalaszentiván railway sections and in establishing a new control center at Csorna, Szombathely. Upon competition of the investment, the number of remote controlled stations will reach 35 and all GySEV lines will be controlled centrally. As part …

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