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Southeastern wins contract to continue rail services in London, UK

The UK Department of Transport has extended Southeastern's franchise deal to continue to operate services between London, Kent and parts of East Sussex until June 2018.

Crossrail starts work on last east London tunnel

Crossrail has started work on the last east London tunnel, which is in close proximity to the London Underground Jubilee line, Docklands Light Railway, River Thames and River Lea.

HUBER+SUHNER Launches 120ohm Databus Cable for Rail Vehicles According to EN 45545-2

The new RADOX® DATABUS 120ohm EN cable family from HUBER+SUHNER expands the proven range of cables for rail vehicles, and is available from now onwards.

RAIL.ONE Nominated for 2014 DB Supplier Award

The RAIL.ONE Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of concrete sleepers and systems provider for railway tracks, was nominated by Deutsche Bahn for the 2014 Supplier Award in the category of infrastructure construction wor...

Stadler set to deliver double-decker train to Aeroexpress

Stadler Rail is set to deliver the first six-carriage double-decker trains for the Russian railway company Aeroexpress through a ship route from Muttenz BL through Amsterdam to the Baltic Sea.

Balfour Beatty wins Crossrail’s new Woolwich station contract

Infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has been awarded a four-year £70m contract to complete and furnish the new Crossrail station at Woolwich, UK.

Train operators urged to resolve overcrowding on rail network in England and Wales

UK Transport Minister Claire Perry has called on train operators to take action in order to resolve the overcrowding issue on the rail network in England and Wales.

KVT-Fastening and Bossard to Present ‘Light & Lean’ Portfolio at Innotrans 2014

Bossard Group and KVT-Fastening are launching their global 'Light & Lean' portfolio of industrial fastening technologies and their revolutionary logistics solutions at Innotrans 2014.

Artboard to Showcase Products at Innotrans 2014

Meet the leading company in lightweight and fire-resistant composite products for the railway market!

Radio Frequency Systems-Wireless Communications Technology for the Transportation Industry

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, is the telecommunications partner of the transportation industry featuring field-proven innovations spannin...

TfL set to launch contactless payments on London Underground

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) is set to launch contactless payments on its Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services that accept Oyster from 16 September.

Network Rail to start consultation on railway between Piccadilly and Oxford Road stations in Manchester

UK infrastructure operator Network Rail is set to launch a public consultation on the development of the railway between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road stations next we

Alstom UK paid $8.5m bribes to win contracts, says UK fraud prosecutor

The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has alleged that Alstom Network UK paid around $8.5m in bribes over a six-year period to win transport contracts in India, Poland and Tunisia.

Knox and Forrest

Recently Darren Mckay posted (on the RailsMBSK Facebook group) an aerial photo (that I believe he took) of the Viterra grain elevator at Knox, just north of Brandon, Manitoba. With his permission I am posting it here... slightly edited for contrast and saturation. Show More Summary

TE Connectivity Unveils New Products for the Railway Industry at InnoTrans 2014

At InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin, Germany, TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity, will be highlighting its latest application-focused solutions for the railway industry, including contactless connectors, a connectivity revolution.

A distant dream: China's international rail ambitions

With four international rail projects planned and a promise to Africa for the support of a continent-wide railroad network, China’s prime minister Li Keqiang is living up to his nickname as the “railway salesman”. In the past, China has always requir…

Siemens to equip Narvik transshipment railroad station in Norway

Siemens has been contracted by the Swedish mining company Bergbaugesellschaft Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara Aktiebolag (LKAB) to deliver signalling, instrumentation and control technology to the Narvik transshipment railroad station in northern Norway.

DA-Design to Present its Passenger Information Equipment at InnoTrans 2014

Transport computer systems specialist DA-Design is to showcase its equipment at the forthcoming Innotrans 2014 exhibition in Berlin, Germany.

Construction begins on Newcourt railway station in UK

UK Transport Minister Susan Kramer has cut the first turf on the £1.5m new railway station at Newcourt, Exeter, marking the start of construction on the first of five government-funded stations.

Indra wins contract from Turkish Rail to implement rail network planning system

Consultancy and technology firm Indra has signed a contract with Turkish State Railways to implement a high-speed train management system and a planning system for its rail network.

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