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UK's Network Rail to issue multimillion pound bill over Thameslink disruption

UK's rail infrastructure operator Network Rail has said that it would issue a multimillion pound bill to London's water supplier Thames Water, after a burst water main and other four leaks caused Thameslink services disruption.

TSB raises concern over Transport Canada's response to rail safety measures

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has said it is concerned about Transport Canada's (TC) response to the recommendations of its investigation on the train derailment in Quebec in 2013.

Northern Railways contracted for Mongolia's Erdenet-Ovoot rail feasibility study

Aspire Mining's Mongolian rail infrastructure subsidiary Northern Railways has been contracted by China Railway 20 Bureau Group (CR20G) to complete the first stage of the bankable feasibility study (FSFS) for the Erdenet to Ovoot railway.

TRB Lightweight Structures Attends Trade Mission in the Baltics

Forming part of a long-term strategy to serve European Rail customers, TRB Lightweight Structures recently participated in a trade mission to the Baltic regions.

Nippon to deliver signalling system for São Paulo Metro Line 6 in Brazil

Nippon Signal has secured an order from Mitsubishi Heavy Industry (MHI) to deliver signalling system for São Paulo Metro Line 6 in Brazil.

France's SNCF selects TTG Energymiser DAS for its TGV fleets

France's state-owned railway company SNCF has selected Australia-based TTG Transportation Technology to provide the Energymiser Driver Advisory System (DAS) for its TGV fleets.

Philippines DOTC awards LRT-2 Masinag extension contract to D M Consunji

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) of the Philippines has awarded a PHP2.27bn ($51.4m) contract to construction firm D M Consunji to build a 3.9km-long elevated guideway for the Light Rail Transit Line-2 East Extension.

500VA, IP66-Rated Pure Sine Wave Inverter

ABSOPULSE Electronics' CSI 500-2XD3-IP66 series provides a water, dust, sand, fire and explosion-proof pure sine wave AC-output solution for transportation and other heavy-duty applications.

Glasgow Subway Modernisation Programme, Scotland

Glasgow Subway in Scotland is currently undergoing a modernisation programme that began in July 2011. It is the first full-scale upgrade of the metro system since the renovations between 1977 and 1980.

Kaohsiung Metro

Kaohsiung Metro is a mass rapid transit system in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second-largest city.

Aeroexpress to cease operations in Vladivostok and Kazan

Russian rail operator Aeroexpress has decided to stop operations in the cities of Vladivostok and Kazan, saying the federal government has failed to reimburse its losses in the regions.

Kapsch to provide TETRA radio infrastructure to Rio de Janeiro metro line

Austria-based Kapsch has won a contract from ENG to install its TETRA radio infrastructure on the new Line 4 metro section, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rolls-Royce engines to power Transnet locomotives in South Africa

Chinese locomotive manufacturer CNR Dalian (CNR) and its partner South African Consortium (CNRRSSA) have awarded a €100m contract to Rolls-Royce to supply 232 MTU Series 4000 engines.

Future Rail: Issue 22

In this issue: The UK’s controversial plans for HS3 in the north, proposals for a US-Mexico high-speed link, China’s massive investment in African infrastructure, Cisco’s Connected Transport Challenge, the reasons behind skyrocketing rail fares in th…

TasRail's Western line in Tasmania closed after freight train derailment

TasRail's Western line in north-west Tasmania has been closed after ten wagons came off the tracks following a freight train derailment near Kimberley, Northern Cape Province of South Africa.

AnsaldoBreda to deliver €250m worth of driverless trains for Milan underground's M4 Line

Italian industrial group Finmeccanica's subsidiary AnsaldoBreda has received a €250m contract to deliver driverless metro trains for Line 4 of the Milan underground.

Hong Kong's MTR awards €330m signalling contract to Thales and Alstom

Hong Kong's metro network operator MTR has awarded a €330m contract to Thales and Alstom to upgrade the signalling systems of its seven metro lines.

Panasonic Business Systems-Ruggedised Laptops and Tablets

Panasonic has a range of ruggedised solutions designed to optimise wireless communications and information flow in the rail industry.Communication solutions in the rail industryPanasonic's ruggedised...

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