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Bombardier wins $67m contract to deliver 12 Flexity tram trains in Germany

Canadian equipment manufacturing company Bombardier Transportation has received a $67m contract to deliver 12 Flexity dual-voltage tram trains to the city of Karlsruhe in Germany.

Modernisation of Acton main line station approved as part of Crossrail project

Network Rail has received approval from Ealing Council to modernise Acton Main Line station in the UK.

Crossrail: creating a learning legacy for industry

Crossrail is the biggest construction project in Europe, with more than 10,000 people working across 40 sites. It should come as no surprise, then, that as this mammoth undertaking approaches its conclusion, it wishes to leave a legacy, sharing the l…

Join Sqills at Passenger Rail Europe 2016

Sqills is attending the Passenger Rail Europe Congress from 7-8 June in Amsterdam.

Victoria shortlists bidders for $424m Mernda project

The Government of Victoria in Australia has shortlisted John Holland and a McConnell Dowell Constructors UGL Engineering joint venture as the preferred bidder for the A$588m ($424m) Mernda project.

Night Tube services to begin in August on the London Underground

London Underground is reportedly planning to launch night services in August, which is almost a year later than originally planned.

JRC to open rail subsidiary in Dallas, US

Central Japan Railway (JRC) is planning to set up fully owned subsidiary High-Speed-Railway Technology Consulting (HTeC) in Dallas, Texas.

SIP/PAD Solution Ideal for Retrofit Projects

Retrofit is a successful concept both economically and strategically: In order to save on resources, the service life of rail vehicles can be extended. The vehicles can be updated again by replacing the outdated components with new, contemporary tech…

Turin-Lyon High-Speed Rail Project: controversy at the heart of Europe

A €26bn high-speed line between Lyon and Turin moved a step closer to reality after the French president and Italian prime minister authorised funding for the initial stages of construction. But over the past 25 years, the controversial project has w…

Chuo Shinkansen Maglev Line

The Chuo Shinkansen (also known as the Tokaido Shinkansen Bypass) is a new rail line being constructed in phases, based on the Japanese Superconducting Magnetic Levitation (Maglev) system.

Axiomtek Wins Taiwan Excellence Award 2016

Axiomtek is pleased to announce the six Axiomtek products that were honored with a '2016 Taiwan Excellence Award'. The award-winning products include intelligent transportation system tBOX810-838-FL, anti-explosive ATEX/C1D2 certified din-rail embedd…

CHSRA and FRA amend American Recovery and Reinvestment Act agreement

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in the US have revised the 2010 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant agreement.

General Plastics Helps Customer Switch From Injection Molding to Thermoforming

Milwaukee thermoformer General Plastics helped a customer to switch from injection molding to thermoforming on a 200-piece job.

Alstom to provide traction and revamp trainsets on Shanghai metro line 5 in China

Integrated railway systems provider Alstom has won a €46m contract from China's Shanghai Shentong to modernise 68 metro cars currently in service on metro line 5.

Nomad to Display New Trackside Solution at TrainComms

Nomad will showcase a recently deployed ground-breaking technology solution at this year's Wi-Fi on Trains Conference - Train Communications Systems 2016.

Hoppecke to refurbish and replace Transport for London's battery systems

Hoppecke Industrial Batteries has been selected by Transport for London (TfL) to manage on-board systems for its underground trains.

UK’s Rail Delivery Group launches drive to highlight PlusBike portal

UK-based Rail Delivery Group (RDG) has launched a new campaign to highlight the portal PlusBike, which can be used by people to obtain more information about cycle-friendly train travel.

PTO Gearboxes and Clutches

Katsa Oy designs and manufactures gear units and power transmission components.

Stadler Bussnang to use Mitron’s passenger information system on trains

Swiss company Stadler Bussnang has selected Mitron's passenger information system for its trains.

Cimic-led consortium wins contracts for Canberra’s light rail project in Australia

The Australian Capital Territory Government (ACT Government) has awarded contracts to the Cimic-led Canberra Metro consortium for stage one of Canberra's light rail projects, known as Capital Metro.

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