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Cyclosystem to exhibit at SITCE 2016

Cyclosystem is exhibiting at Singapore International Transport Congress and Exhibition (SITCE) 2016, a premier event initiated by Land Transport Authority (LTA) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) for urban land transport pro…

Bulox Equipment-Yard Equipment and Wash Plants

In the railway industry, when it comes to the design, manufacture and distribution of depot equipment, Bulox Equipment is at the forefront.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services-Specialised Transport and Logistics Solutions for Rail Cargo

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services (WWL ALS) offers specialised transport and logistics solutions for the global movement of heavy, oversized, abnormal and difficult cargo in several sectors, including the rail industry.

Cital JV to produce Coradia main line trains in Algeria

Alstom, Algiers Metro Company (EMA), Ferrovial and Algerian National Railways (SNTF) have signed a framework agreement to extend activities of their Cital joint venture (JV) to produce locally Coradia regional and intercity trains for Algeria.

Australia's Melbourne City Loop to get $101m upgrade

The Government of Victoria in Australia has announced vital upgrades to the City Loop, a mostly-underground, partly surface-level and partly elevated subway and rail system around the central business district (CBD) of Melbourne.

Teltronic Wins International Critical Communications Award

Rio de Janeiro state's integrated radio critical communication system, SIRCE, has won the Best Use of Control Room Systems award at the International Critical Communication Awards.

EC adopts new rules to widen access to rail infrastructure

The European Commission (EC) has adopted new rules designed to create fairer conditions for new train services, optimising the available rail infrastructure.

HS2 signs framework agreement with Trades Union Congress

The UK's new high-speed rail network developer and promoter High Speed Two (HS2) has signed a framework agreement with the Trades Union Congress (TUC) to maximise the economic and labour benefits of the new north-south high-speed rail line.

Toshiba to set up rail systems equipment facility in Hyderabad, India

Toshiba is planning to build a new production facility for electrical equipment for railway systems in Hyderabad, India, in order to expand its commitment to the country.

My First Published Article

I'm proud to announce that my first article in print has been published in the March-April 2016 issue of Branchline magazine!The cover photo is mine as well, showing a trio of Stewart Southern locomotives.The article is about the Stewart Southern Railway in Saskatchewan and is based on my series on that railway. Show More Summary

Alstom acquires 51% stake in South Africa's CTLE

Alstom has completed the acquisition of a 51% share in South African rail company Commuter Transport & Locomotive Engineering (CTLE), which specialises in the modernisation of trains.

UK DfT shortlists three train companies for next West Midlands franchise

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has shortlisted three train companies for the next West Midlands franchise competition.

ENSCO Opens Office in Perth, Australia, as Part of Global Expansion Strategy

ENSCO Rail Australia Pty Ltd is pleased to announce that it opened a new branch office in Perth, Australia, Jan. 4, to provide outstanding project delivery, service and sales support to its Australian customers. Establishment of this office is in res…

Improved access for Ethiopia: opening the Addis Ababa-Djibouti line

Soon after unveiling the first urban light railway in sub-¬Saharan Africa, Ethiopia accelerated the progress of its flagship project, a 700 km railway linking its capital Addis Ababa to the port of Djibouti. Due to become fully operational later this…

Kansas City Southern to invest in capacity and maintenance of its main line

The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), a subsidiary Kansas City Southern (KCS), is planning to invest $20m this year to build and improve projects on its main line from Kansas through Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and northwest Louisiana.

Huawei to build a railway operational communications network in Kenya

Information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider Huawei has secured a contract to build a train-to-ground communications system fully integrated with train signal systems for Mombasa-Nairobi railway line in Kenya.

Systra to manage T1 tramline extension in Paris

Systra has secured a contract from RATP, the public transport operator for Paris, to manage a western extension project of the T1 tramline.

Weighwell Provides In-Motion Train Weighing System for the UAE

Weighwell Engineering Ltd have provided the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a PTW1 HD portable in-motion train weighing system. Situated a few hours away from Abu Dhabi, the system will weigh granulated sulphur at the Shah site.

March’s top stories: Liverpool City Region £340m rail upgrade, Ferrovial signs $442m contract

Siemens and Newag consortium wins €140m Sofia metro contract, Liverpool City Region (LCR) will undergo a £340m rail network upgrade. wraps up the key headlines from March.

m2 Establishes On-Board Concept

m2 railgroup has developed an evolutionary process of growth focusing on the guiding principles established since the company's foundation, including equality, impartiality, efficiency and effectiveness.

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