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Rajant Presents its Mission-Critical Kinetic Mesh Network

Rajant has evolved the paradigm for how hand-off needs to happen, satisfying the demands of today's highly mobile operations in dynamic, challenging environments.

US FRA allows new rail investments to Northern New England Intercity Rail network

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) of the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has released a finding of no significant impact on the Northern New England Intercity Rail Initiative, which allows the states and federal government to invest i…

Hector Rail orders new Vectron locomotives from Siemens

Swedish train haulage provider Hector Rail has signed an agreement with German company Siemens for the delivery of five new electric Vectron locomotives.

Comlab Case Study: China's High-Speed Railway Lines

On December 26, 2012, the world's longest line for high-speed trains, from Beijing to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, entered service along its full length for the first time.

Deals this Week: Alstom, CAF, and Concord Corporation

Alstom has secured a €800m ($881.84m) rolling stock supply contract from Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS).

Temasek offers $1.89bn to acquire Singapore's SMRT

Temasek's subsidiary Belford Investments has reached an agreement to acquire Singapore's public transport operator SMRT Corporation.

NECA approves £1bn investment in UK metro and local rail services

The North East Combined Authority (NECA) in the UK has approved a plan to invest £1bn in metro and local rail services around Newcastle and Sunderland.

Hungary’s GySEV to receive €40m loan to support rolling stock upgrade

Hungary-based railway company Gyor-Sopron-Ebenfurti Vasut Zrt (GySEV) will receive a €40m loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to purchase new rolling stock and introduce safety improvements.

Alstom to supply ITCS signalling system to China's Qinghai-Tibet railway line

A consortium comprising Alstom and its Chinese joint venture (JV) CASCO Signalling has received a contract from Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company to supply incremental train control system (ITCS) for Qinghai-Tibet railway line in China.

Metrolink launches first Tier IV locomotive in Los Angeles, US

Southern California's regional passenger rail system Metrolink has launched its first F125 diesel Tier IV locomotive at Los Angeles Union Station.

British Columbia Company IPS Announces Major Expansion

Innovative Parts and Solutions (IPS) announced a major expansion of its manufacturing facilities in Maple Ridge, British Columbia. A new 23,000ft² (2,140m²) building is currently under construction with an expected completion date of 4th quarter 2016…

Alstom receives €800m order from NS for Delivery of Intercity trains

French rail transport company Alstom has secured a €800m contract to deliver 79 Intercity New Generation trains to Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), the national railway operator in the Netherlands.

Fujitsu to introduce new delay time prediction function to Jorudan's Norikae Annai service

Japanese information technology company Fujitsu has collaborated with Jorudan in a bid to add a train delay time prediction function to the Norikae Annai service, which provides public transportation route-planning information.

OXplus to begin new Maximo project for a Bombardier JV in Shanghai

Today OXplus announce a new collaboration with Shengton Bombardier Rail Transit Vehicle Maintenance in Shanghai.

Future Rail: Issue 40

In this issue: Rio do Janeiro prepares for transport during the Olympics, impact of the Shaw Report, Queensland’s Cross River Rail, Bombardier in India, German state aiming for full hydrogen power, Transport for London’s open data programme, and more…

RFS to Feature Leading-Edge Indoor / Outdoor Wireless Infrastructure Solutions at DAS & Small Cells

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), a global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, will feature new, leading-edge indoor / outdoor wireless infrastructure solutions at DAS & Small Cells Congress, Booth 105.

CAF to supply 18 six-car trains for Quito Metro line in Ecuador

Spanish rolling stock manufacturer CAF has been contracted to supply 18 six-car trains for the first Quito Metro line in the Republic of Ecuador.

New York Governor unveils new MTA subway car designs

New York's Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has launched design features of 1,025 new and modern subway cars for the US state’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

New Class 800 Intercity Express train tested on Great Western Main Line, UK

A new Hitachi Rail-built Class 800 Intercity Express train has been successfully tested for the first time on the Great Western Railway in the UK.

Engines of trade: the ten biggest rail companies by revenue

Germany’s Deutsche Bahnan Russia’sRossiiskie Zheleznye Dorogi OAO head the list of the world’s biggest railway companies, presiding over a staggering distance of track and enabling much of Eurasia, if not the world’s, overland trade. Railway-technolo…

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