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My Photo in the Canadian Rail Travel Guide

I was pleased to see one of my photos in the recently revised Canadian Rail Travel Guideby Daryl Adair, edited by Bill Linley. This photo of VIA 6410 is from back in the summer of 2011.I received a copy of the book as a "thank you" for the photo, and I will be reviewing it here after I finish reading it.It's always good to see onself in print!

DC Streetcar System, Washington DC

The DC Streetcar is a new railway network under construction to connect the eight wards of the city of Washington DC, US. The project comprises eight lines stretching 37 miles (approximately 60km) across the city.

Keymile to create mission-critical communications network for French LGV BPL line

Telecommunications solutions provider Keymile has received a contract from France-based EIFFAGE Group to develop the mission-critical communications network for the French high-speed LGV BPL railway line from Le Mans to Rennes.

Aarhus Light Rail Project, Aarhus

The first light rail project in Denmark, Aarhus Light Rail Project or Aarhus Letbane has been under construction since 2013 and when completed, will introduce tram-train system in Aarhus, the country's second biggest city.

Baltic states sign agreement to establish Rail Baltica II joint venture

The transport ministers of the Baltic states have signed an agreement to set up a joint venture to implement the estimated €3.6bn Rail Baltica II project.

Netherlands NS selects CAF to supply new Sprinter electric trains

Dutch passenger railway operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) has selected Spanish train manufacturer CAF as the preferred bidder to supply its new-generation Sprinter electric multiple-unit fleet.

Metro and Railway Systems

For over thirty years, we at COMLAB have focused on radio frequency (RF) technology. Our involvement includes design, development, production and installation of turnkey high-frequency radio systems.

Comlab-Radio Frequency Systems for Rail Applications

Comlab supplies a comprehensive range of radio frequency (RF) technology for the rail industry. Innovative, reliable and durable, its systems represent a cost-effective, long-term investment for cust...

Cisco to develop IoE systems for transport industry

Networking equipment provider Cisco has launched the 'Connected Transport Challenge' programme, an opportunity for start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises to develop Internet of Everything (IoE) systems for the transport industry.

New Crossrail 2 preferred route revealed

London mayor Boris Johnson has revealed the preferred route for a proposed £20bn Crossrail 2 scheme, a rail line connecting south-west and north-east London, UK.

Alstom and Indra to provide safety and security systems for Spanish railway

Spanish railway infrastructure authority Adif has awarded a €36m contract to a consortium consisting of Alstom and Indra for the delivery of safety and security systems for 12 tunnels of the new Madrid-Asturias high-speed rail line.

KEYMILE Creates Communications Network for French High-Speed Railway Project

KEYMILE has been awarded the project to create the mission-critical communications network for the French high-speed railway line LGV BPL from Le Mans to Rennes.

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Australia's rail network to benefit from advanced train management system

Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin Australia to bring the advanced train management system (ATMS) on the national rail network.

Powerful Ethernet Switch with PoE+ on 3U CompactPCI® Serial

The unmanaged ethernet switch G304 uses power over ethernet plus (PoE+) and a direct ethernet to CPU connection via the P1 connector for reliable communications in several harsh and mobile applications

Bombardier unveils new Innovia Metro 300 design for Riyadh Metro Orange line

Train manufacturer Bombardier Transportation has unveiled the new Innovia Metro 300 design for the Riyadh Metro Orange line in Saudi Arabia.

Vossloh receives approval for DE 12 and DE 18 locomotives in Germany

Transport technology manufacturer Vossloh has received approval for its four-axle diesel-electric DE 12 and DE 18 locomotives from Germany's federal railway authority Eisenbahn-Bundesamt (EBA) to operate in the country.

Shiraz Metro

Shiraz Metro is an urban rapid transit project being built in Shiraz, the capital city of Fars Province of Iran.

APTA Expo: ContiTech Presents Long-Lasting Advanced Technology

From spring systems and bellows materials for rail vehicles to hoses for rail operation: ContiTech is an experienced partner to the rail vehicle industry, offering innovative rubber and plastic products that meet the highest standar...

Officine Maccaferri and IDC to Establish Partnership for Erosion Control, Retaining Structure and Soil Reinforcement Solutions

Officine Maccaferri SpA and the Industrial Development Company (IDC) will establish a partnership in Saudi Arabia, to offer solutions for erosion control, soil stabilisation, retaining structures and natural hazard mitigation within the infrastructur…

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