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Gibela JV obtains provisional acceptance certificate for first X’Trapolis Mega train

The South African joint venture (JV), Gibela, has obtained a provisional acceptance certificate from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) for its first X’Trapolis Mega train.

Phase one of $1.68bn Pune Metro Rail Project receives Indian cabinet approval

India's Union Cabinet has approved the phase one development of the Rs114.2bn ($1.68bn) Pune Metro Rail Project in the state of Maharashtra.

Deals this week: Downer EDI, Jilin Midas Aluminium Industries

Downer EDI has secured a $1.2bn Sydney Growth Trains contract from Transport for New South Wales (NSW).

M&As this week: Genesee & Wyoming Australia, Wabtec, Vossloh

Genesee & Wyoming Australia (GWA) has completed the acquisition of Glencore Rail for $849m.

Rubber-Grade System For Wood Ties

Within each three-foot section of the Hi-Rail® system, one gauge pad is seated tightly between the rails. Sections are then completed with two field pads - one on each side of the rail.

A year in rail: 2017's biggest projects

Worldwide, work is progressing on a number of rail projects, from a new metro in Melbourne to Kenya’s ambitious cross-border standard gauge railway.

COMLAB Wins Interference-Free Tunnel Radio System Contract

COMLAB equips tunnels between Nuremberg and Erfurt with the BOS digital radio system for public authorities (TETRA standard).

Bombardier and NUG JV wins first contract in China

Canadian firm Bombardier has won its first contract in China as part of the Bombardier and New United Group Signalling Solutions (BNS) joint venture (JV).

Government of Victoria aims to improve Melbourne’s train services

The Government of Victoria in Australia is planning to modernise telecommunications on Melbourne’s rail system in a bid to provide improved train services and precise information for passengers.

Stabirail-Concrete Bed Milling and Slab Track Construction for Railways

Ballastless track, also referred to as slab track, offers many advantages compared to its traditional counterparts. Superior stability, the absence of deformation and a shallower construction height are just some of them.

Extend Your View with 21.5in Widescreen Industrial LCD Monitor - Axiomtek P6217W

Axiomtek, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of innovative, high-performance and reliable PC-based industrial computer products, has launched the P6217W, a 21.5in industrial widescreen multi-touch LCD monitor with IP65-rated flat …

Alstom begins supply of 30 additional Coradia EMU trains in Sweden

French rail transport company Alstom has commenced delivery of 30 additional Coradia trains, under an order from Sweden’s regional public transportation authority Skånetrafiken.

November's top stories: Swiss FOT approves Bombardier Traxx trains for Gotthard Base, UK’s NPIF to fund digital signalling technology

The Swiss Federal Office of Transport (FOT) has approved the use of Bombardier Traxx locomotives in the Gotthard Base rail traffic tunnel, and UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced that the National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) will alloc…

Fastrax Announces Training Programme to Enhance its Industry-Leading Customer Service

CCI Thermal Technologies is pleased to announce the Fastrax® Training Program featuring a lineup of hands-on, flexible technical training options for customers.

Sydney receives $1.1bn capital investment to meet rail traffic growth

Australia's Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) has announced a A$1.5bn ($1.1bn) capital investment in a bid to improve rail customer service and address Sydney’s rapidly growing demand.

Vossloh to acquire Rocla Concrete Tie for $117.2m

German rail technology company Vossloh has signed a contract with Altus Capital Partners II to acquire US-based rail infrastructure company Rocla Concrete Tie.

Alstom delivers Metropolis train set ahead of schedule to Lucknow, India

French rail transport company Alstom has delivered the first Metropolis train ahead of schedule to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Pantograph Collision Detection System

Together with the Pantograph Condition Monitor System, ART have developed a complimentary system - the Pantograph Collision Detection System.

INNDES: Specialist in Rolling Stock Maintenance Equipment

A video showcasing INNDES, a provider of rolling stock maintenance equipment.

England’s Network Rail to share services with new rail operators

British Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has called for publicly owned transport company Network Rail to work in collaboration with private train operating companies to run England's railway network.

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