All Railway Gazette International articles in February 2020 – Page 11

All articles published this month.

  • it- turino olli self driving shuttle
    Urban news

    Torino starts self-driving shuttle trials

    2020-02-03T12:09:00Z

    ITALY: The city of Torino has started trials for its first self-driving shuttle programme. The trial will last for four months and will provide transport services within the United Nations International Training Center’s ILO campus in the city. The Olli electric vehicles are supplied by ...

  • in- pune metro financing EIB AFD France
    Urban news

    Pune Metro achieves financial closure

    2020-02-03T10:57:00Z

    INDIA: Maharashtra Metro Corp has secured financing for its Pune Metro line from AFD France and the European Investment Bank. The international investors will co-finance the debt of the project, estimated at Rs58·3bn. The total value of the project is estimated at Rs113·2bn. The loans ...

  • Austrian Federal Railways has placed a firm order for Siemens Mobility to supply a further 11 Desiro ML Cityjet electric multiple-units by the end of 2021.
    News

    ÖBB places final order under 200-EMU framework

    2020-02-03T10:33:00Z

    AUSTRIA: Austrian Federal Railways has placed a firm order for Siemens Mobility to supply a further 11 Desiro ML Cityjet electric multiple-units by the end of 2021. The order announced on January 31 is the last to be placed under a 2010 framework contract covering up ...

  • Pandrol rail clamp
    News

    Pandrol launches redesigned rail clamp

    2020-02-03T10:00:00Z

    COMPONENTS: Pandrol has launched a redesigned rail clamp for use as a temporary joint prior to welding and to safeguard defects before repair. The supplier said its updated design offers a reduction in installation time and enhanced performance, with wider contact points to reduce friction and ...

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  • gb-Merseyrail-777003-Kirkdale-200128-TM-03
    Rail Business UK

    Merseyrail Class 777 arrives in Liverpool

    2020-02-03T09:05:00Z

    The first of the Stadler Class 777 EMUs to renew the Merseyrail suburban fleet is now on test. Tony Miles reports from Kirkdale.

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    Digital archive

    Austria: Brenner Base Tunnel passes the halfway mark

    2020-02-03T08:00:00Z

    Dott-Ing Gilberto Cardola and Dipl-Ing Martin Gradnitzer, joint CEOs of the Brenner Base Tunnel company, briefed Toma Bačić in Innsbruck on progress with construction.

  • kiwirail-log-train
    News

    World rail freight news round-up

    2020-02-03T06:00:00Z

    New Zealand ’s government has allocated NZ$109·7m from the Provincial Growth Fund for track lowering and tunnel works to enable hi-cube containers to be transported between Swanson and Whangarei, reopening of the 60 km mothballed route between Kauri and Otiria, building a container terminal at Otiria yard ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Huw Merriman elected Chair of the Transport Select Committee

    2020-02-03T06:00:00Z

    Source: (CC BY 3.0) UK: Members of Parliament elected Conservative MP for Bexhill Battle Huw Merriman as Chair of the Transport Select Committee for this parliament on January 29. He will formally take up the position once the remaining members of the Committee ...

  • Clip terminal
    News

    Poland to Luxembourg rail motorway launched

    2020-02-02T06:00:00Z

    EUROPE: A rail motorway service linking Bettembourg-Dudelange in Luxembourg with Poznan-Swarzędz in Poland has been launched by Clip Group and CFL Multimodal. The first train left Bettembourg on January 28. There will initially be four round trips per week, but the operators ...

  • Central Suburban Passenger Co has awarded Transmashholding’s Demikhovsky factory a contract to supply 10 EP2D electric multiple-units.
    News

    Moscow suburban EMU order

    2020-02-01T06:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Transmashholding’s Demikhovo plans is to supply a further 10 EP2D 11-car DC electric multiple-units to Moscow operator Central Suburban Passenger Co between February and May this year. The manufacturer said the EMUs would combine modern looks and high performance with passenger comfort and safety. The ...