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Westermo Launches 19in Industrial Routing Switches

High-performance and configurable industrial devices designed for demanding edge network applications.

CAF-led consortium wins railroad project in Mexico

The Mexican Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT) has awarded a €690m contract to a CAF-led consortium for the 57.7km-long Mexico-Toluca intercity railroad project.

Stagecoach Transport and Virgin win new East Coast franchise

UK's Department for Transport has decided to award the Intercity East Coast franchise to Inter City Railways, a joint venture between Stagecoach Transport and Virgin.

MTR joint venture signs letter of intent for Beijing Metro Line 16

China's Beijing Municipal Government has signed a letter of intent with Beijing MTR joint venture for the investment, operations and maintenance of Beijing Metro Line 16.

Future Rail: Issue 21

In this issue: San Francisco’s fleet of the future, the first fully automated local network in the US, SNCF’s investment strategy at home and abroad, solving London’s transport crisis, 3D laser mapping for rail network maintenance and more.

UK's Network Rail to replace Cardiff railway bridge

UK rail infrastructure operator Network Rail is set to rebuild a railway bridge in Cardiff between Adamsdown and Splott and spans the South Wales Main Line.

First section of Crossrail track installed

The first section of track has been installed on the UK's Crossrail route at the new 120m-long Stockley Flyover in Hillingdon, west London.

Thales and Siemens win €512m contract to modernise high-speed line in Spain

A consortium consisting of Thales España and Siemens Rail Automation has received a €512m contract from Adif Alta Velocidad to modernise the control, signalling and safety equipment on the Olmedo-Ourense high-speed line section in Spain.

Denver RTD receives first four commuter rail cars from Hyundai

The Denver Regional Transport District (RTD) has received the first four of 66 commuter rail cars from Hyundai Rotem, which will begin operations on its electric commuter rail network in 2016 in the US.

UK Government agrees to fund for Valley Lines electrification

The UK and Welsh Governments have agreed on funding for the electrification of Valley Lines and the £850m modernisation of the Swansea - London mainline by 2018.

Koralm High-Speed Railway

The Koralm high-speed rail project is currently underway in south-east Austria by ÖBB Infrastruktur. It is part of the 2,400km trans-European Baltic-Adriatic Corridor that stretches from Gdansk and Gdynia on the northern coast of Poland to Bologna an…

Alstom to install signalling system on Toronto's Union Station Rail Corridor

French train manufacturer Alstom has received a €230m contract from the regional transportation agency for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, Metrolinx, to deploy new signalling system on the Union Station Rail Corridor (USRC) in Canada.

OTN for Rapid Mass Transit

OTN Systems develops and markets fibre-optic networking products dedicated to the operational telecommunication departments of metros, light rail systems, people movers and monorails.

Rajant Expands Market Reach with Launch of new Channel Partner Programme

Rajant Corporation, the pioneer of kinetic mesh networks and provider of proven, multi-frequency mesh networking infrastructure, today announced that it is launching a channel partner program to grow its customer base worldwide.

Reducing the Cost of Locomotive Traction Motor Overhaul Process & Procedures

During the overhaul of traction motors (TMs), the first and most important operation is the perfect cleaning and drying of stator and rotor windings prior to testing and diagnosing.

The Operational Telecom Network from OTN Systems Improves Security and Safety for the Nanjing Metro

Nanjing Metro in China is one of the fastest growing metro network in the country and serving a population of more than seven million people. The city invested in a new tramline and in the expansion of its metro system.

QinetiQ's OptaSense to provide security monitoring for Saudi Arabian railway

Technology services provider QinetiQ subsidiary OptaSense and its partner TAQQAT Global of Abdulla Fouad Group have received a $12m contract to deliver security monitoring for two rail lines from Dammam to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Sojitz and Larsen & Toubro to electrify Western DFC in India

Tokyo-based Sojitz Corporation and India's Larsen & Toubro (L&T) have been awarded a JPY50bn ($423.9m) contract from Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India for the electrification works in a section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor …

London's Charing Cross station reopened after fire accident

London's Charing Cross station in the UK has been reopened after remaining closed for two hours on Sunday due to fire in the front carriage of a Southeastern train.

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