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Sepura Showcase New Expanded Product Portfolio - Critical Communications Middle East 2015

Sepura Group will be demonstrating its new expanded product portfolio at Critical Communications Middle East (CCME) 2015, following the acquisition of Spanish PMR company, Teltronic, in May.

Amtrak to award $2.5bn rail contract to Alstom

US Senator Charles Schumer has announced that French transport firm Alstom is set to win a $2.5bn contract to build the next generation of high-speed trains for rail operator Amtrak.

Birmingham New Street station opens for passengers in England

UK rail infrastructure operator Network Rail has opened the redeveloped Birmingham New Street station for passengers.

Ethiopia starts first light rail passenger service in Addis Ababa

The Ethiopian Railway (ERC) has started passenger services on Addis Ababa Line 1, the first modern urban commuter rail service in the country and sub-Saharan Africa.

California High-Speed Rail Network

America has looked enviously on the development of high-speed rail routes elsewhere in the world, particularly Japan.

US DOT awards $180m for Charlotte Lynx Blue line extension

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $180m Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) to build the Lynx Blue Line light rail extension.

China Railway and XpressWest to form JV for Nevada-California interstate HSR system

China Railway International USA and US railway consortium XpressWest have agreed to launch a joint venture (JV) to build and operate the first high-speed railway (HSR) project in the US.

Labour leader Corbyn proposes renationalisation of British railways

Newly elected Labour party leader Jeremy Bernard Corbyn has unveiled his plans to renationalise the railways in the UK.

The Demise of Bieseker Station

The Bassano (Alberta) train station has been heavily damaged by fire early in the morning of September 18, 2015. This station was in Beiseker, AB as part of the Alberta 2005 Centennial Museum Society's (Beiseker Railway Museum) collection. Show More Summary

ENSCO Rail Takes Rail Technologies to Railway Interchange 2015

ENSCO Rail will be participating at Railway Interchange 2015. The event takes place 4 -7 October, in Minneapolis.

ENSCO Becomes North and South American Partner for DeltaRail's VAMPIRE Interaction Software

ENSCO Rail has become the North and South American partner for sales and technical support for DeltaRail's VAMPIRE® vehicle / track interaction software.

ENSCO Awarded Contract with Genesee & Wyoming for Paperless Track Inspection Using Digital Track Notebook

ENSCO Rail has received a contract to provide a paperless track inspection solution to Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services (G&W).

Crossrail's Canary Wharf station construction complete

The UK's Canary Wharf Group has completed construction of the Crossrail Canary Wharf station in London, and handed over the ticket hall and platform levels to Crossrail Limited (CRL).

Maryland Transit Administration gets approval to buy eight MARC locomotives

The Maryland Board of Public Works (BPW) has approved the Maryland Department of Transportation’s $58.1m contract to buy eight new diesel locomotives from Siemens for MARC Train service.

California's Port of Long Beach completes $93m Green Port Gateway rail project

The Port of Long Beach in California, US, has completed a $93m rail project aimed at improving efficiency and sustainability of its cargo movement.

UK DfT extends East Midlands Trains franchise to 2018

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has signed a three-year contract for the East Midlands franchise with the current operator, Stagecoach Group subsidiary East Midlands Trains (EMT).

BONATRANS GROUP Purchases Gutehoffnungshütte Radsatz

The BONATRANS GROUP has finalised its acquisition of German-based company Gutehoffnungshütte Radsatz GmbH (GHH).

Optimised Cost-Effective Unit Diagramming

Best practice rolling stock planning supports rail and public transport companies in minimising their costs, while making sure that the planning is robust and reliable.

Cost Effective Optimised Crew Diagramming

Best practice crew diagramming delivers optimal cost-effectiveness and efficiency in a fraction of the time taken by conventional crew diagramming systems.

Spanish railways battle profit loss with more investment

Over the past ten years, Spain’s railways have been expanding at a rapid pace, thanks to huge national investments and European grants. Currently struggling with feeble passenger demand, the country is trying to reclaim dwindling profits by dedicatin…

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