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Making a Lasting Mark: Cable Identification Products

In this white paper, materials engineering manager Martyn Priddle explains why a cable identification system is more than the sum of its parts and how TE Connectivity uses a rigorous approach to testing to guarantee the long-term performance of its i…

Thin Wall Cable: Reduce Rolling Stock Weight

As a technology leader, TE Connectivity designs and manufactures the electronic connectors, components and systems inside products that are changing the world, making them smarter, safer, greener and better connected.

China opens high-speed rail link to North Korean border

China has opened a new high-speed rail line from central part of the country to the border of North Korea in order to strengthen economic ties.

UK to extend HS2 tunnel to protect Chilterns landscape

The UK Government has agreed to extend the High Speed Two (HS2) Chilterns tunnel by 2.6km to address the fears over harm to Chiltrens Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Irish Rail to deploy Nexala’s real-time fleet maintenance system

Irish Rail will be deploying Nexala's R2M for fault diagnostics and work scheduling across its CAF class 29000 commuter fleet.

Getting a move on: Australia’s Inland Rail project

As Australia’s Inland Rail development inches forward, the country’s leading transport firms have publicly called on the government to step up its commitment and fast-track the eagerly anticipated Melbourne-Brisbane line. With the project in its prel…

A Single Cable Ident: Low Fire Hazard Performance and Diesel Resistance

In this white paper, Martyn Priddle, materials engineering manager, and Lee Smith, materials engineer, describe the characteristics of a product that truly delivers low fire hazard (LFH) performance and identifies a shortfall in fire safety requireme…

Sepura Chosen by Fire Brigades in Bavaria

Selectric GmbH has been awarded two prestigious contracts for the supply of more than 6000 TETRA radios to fire brigades in the regions of Straubing and Passau.

Siemens wins $156m order to install rail automation on MTA's Queens Boulevard subway line

Siemens has secured a $156m contract from the New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in the US to install communications-based train control (CBTC) on the Queens Boulevard Line.

PROCECO to Exhibit at the Railway Interchange Expo

PROCECO will exhibit at the upcoming Railway Interchange 2015, to be held on 4 - 7 October, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US.

UK’s Worcestershire Parkway regional interchange station gets planning permission

Worcestershire County Council's Planning & Regulatory Committee in the UK has granted planning permission for a new £22m Parkway Regional Interchange Railway Station in the county.

Alstom and NTL begin testing on Ayacucho tramway line in Medellin

Alstom and NTL have started testing the first tram on the tracks of the Ayacucho tramway line in Medellin, Colombia.

Sentinel FM for the Rail Industry

The rail industry is always looking for ways to increase efficiencies and improve safety. BSM Wireless's Sentinel FM tracking and telematics technology compliments these initiatives.

Private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital to acquire US-based Regional Rail

US-based private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) has partnered with management to complete the acquisition of Regional Rail, an operator of short line railroads and rail-related businesses in the US.

Train services start between Bolton and Blackburn route in UK

UK rail infrastructure operator Network Rail (NR) has announced the completion of a £14m package of improvement work on the Clitheroe to Manchester route, which includes train services between Bolton and Blackburn.

Telstra wins national train communications system contract from ARTC

Telecommunications and media firm Telstra has secured a ten-year contract from the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) to provide ongoing telecommunications for its 8,500km national rail freight network.

Siemens Commissions First Trackguard Westrace Mk2 in Scandinavia

Following the successful completion of the final stage of signalling work by Siemens, Norway's metro transport infrastructure owner, Sporveien Oslo AS, has now commissioned into full service all four sheds for the new Avløs rail depot for Oslo's Kols…

KVT-Fastening Offers Lightweight Threaded Inserts

KVT-Fastening offers a comprehensive range of threaded inserts Tappex, Filtec+, Lockfil+, Kato, Fasteks and Keenserts: threaded inserts for highly reliable threaded fastenings in lightweight construction materials

California high-speed rail: connecting the US West coast

The California high-speed rail project aims to cut travel time from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin to under three hours, with travel at 200mph by 2029. The ambitious plans include extending the line to Sacramento and San Diego, totalling 800 …

Alstom JV completes Nottingham tram extension project

Alstom and joint venture (JV) partner Taylor Woodrow have completed work on the Nottingham Express Transit (NET) extension in the UK, which more than doubled the existing tram line.

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