All Railway Gazette International articles in January 2021 – Page 10

All articles published this month.

  • ru PK TS Corsair tram delivered to Kaliningrad
    Metro Report International

    Corsair narrow gauge tram delivered to Kaliningrad

    2021-01-11T09:22:00Z

    RUSSIA: PK TS’s first Type 71-921 Corsair tram has been delivered to Kaliningrad for testing on the city’s metre gauge network. The St Petersburg based manufacturer has designed the 2 300 mm wide articulated four-axle Corsair to meet the requirements of older ...

  • dk Fehmarn Belt tunnel virtual sod turning
    News

    Virtual groundbreaking launches construction of the Fehmarn Belt tunnel

    2021-01-11T09:00:00Z

    EUROPE: A virtual groundbreaking ceremony was held on January 1 to officially mark the start of construction of the 18 km Fehmarnbelt tunnel between Denmark and Germany. Plans for a live event in Rødbyhavn on January 4 had been cancelled because of the ...

  • us Salt Lake Garfield & Western Railway
    News

    World rail freight news round-up

    2021-01-11T05:00:00Z

    News from the world rail freight market

  • gb Network Rail Bexleyheath works
    Rail Business UK

    Network Rail awards framework contracts

    2021-01-11T05:00:00Z

    UK: Network Rail has awarded 13 companies three-year framework contracts for building and civils work across its Southern region. The contracts have a combined estimated value of around £200m. WorkContractors General building and civils Balfour Beatty Rail; VolkerFitzpatrick; Amalgamated Construction ...

  • uz Toshkent metro extension opening (4)
    Metro Report International

    Toshkent metro expansion aims to cut road traffic, pollution and delays

    2021-01-11T05:00:00Z

    UZBEKISTAN: A 7∙1 km extension of the Toshkent metro’s Chilonzor Line south from Olmazor to Quipchoq (Bekat-5) in the Sergeli district was inaugurated by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on December 26. The extension has been built since 2017 at a cost of US$170m. ...

  • Wireless track condition monitoring sensors
    News

    Track monitoring R&D collaboration

    2021-01-10T05:00:00Z

    FRANCE: Infrastructure manager SNCF Réseau and British monitoring technology company Senceive are to collaborate to define the requirements for wireless track condition sensors. The exclusive two-year research and development agreement will see the project team analyse data from structural, geotechnical and track monitoring instruments installed at various ...

  • DTi
    News

    Grant for grommets

    2021-01-09T05:00:00Z

    GROMMET EDGING: US company Device Technologies Inc has been awarded a State Trade Expansion Programme grant to help market its Spring-Fast SL-FST grommet edging to the European rolling stock market. This will build on DTi’s long term programme to grow international sales through its Hamburg-based European subsidiary. ...

  • by BC orders CRRC locomotives (2)
    News

    Belarusian Railway orders electric locomotives

    2021-01-08T15:48:00Z

    BELARUS: A contract for the supply of 15 Type BKG2 mixed-traffic AC electric locomotives has been signed by Belarusian Railway, China National Electric Import Export Corp and manufacturer CRRC Datong. The €64·3m contract agreed on December 29 is being financed ...

  • Bogie (3)
    Rail Business UK

    Investment in bogie capabilities pays off for ZF Services UK

    2021-01-08T15:40:00Z

    UK: ZF Services UK has obtained RISAS recertification for a further three years for rail final drives and bogie overhauls at its Nottingham Rail Centre of Competence. The company said a significant investment in equipment and training which began in early 2019 had ...

  • EFE has awarded CRRC Sifang a contract to supply six four-car electro-diesel multiple-units for use from mid-2023 on the partially electrified Santiago – Chillán line.
    News

    Chilean operator orders electro-diesel multiple-units

    2021-01-08T10:37:00Z

    CHILE: National operator EFE has awarded CRRC Sifang a contract to supply six four-car electro-diesel multiple-units for use from mid-2023 on the partially electrified Santiago – Chillán line. The US$70m contract finalised in December includes maintenance. It has been awarded as part of a US$115m programme of ...

  • Tracklaying on the Package A section of Stage Two of the national railway network has been ceremonially launched by Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, during a visit to Etihad Rail’s railhead in Ruwais.
    News

    Etihad Rail Stage Two tracklaying underway

    2021-01-08T06:00:00Z

    UAE: Tracklaying on the Package A section of Stage Two of the national railway network has been ceremonially launched by Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, during a visit to Etihad Rail’s railhead in Ruwais. The 1·5bn dirham Package A ...

  • fr-CAF-confort200-vestibule
    In depth

    France: Confort 200 to trim trip times on two routes

    2021-01-08T06:00:00Z

    Along with a programme of track upgrades, a fleet of 10-car articulated EMUs is set to transform travel on the inter-city routes from Paris to Toulouse and Clermont-Ferrand in the second half of this decade. Murray Hughes investigates.

  • EnduraLite
    News

    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2021-01-08T05:00:00Z

    News from the global railway supply chain

  • gb 387-123-at-three-bridges-station
    Rail Business UK

    Electrostar ETCS framework agreement signed

    2021-01-08T05:00:00Z

    UK: Bombardier Transportation and Porterbrook have signed a framework agreement for the installation of ETCS onboard equipment including Bombardier’s EBI Cab 2000 ATP on all Electrostar EMU fleets. The initial agreement is worth £11·3m, and covers the first-in-class deployment of ETCS equipment on a Porterbrook-owned Class 387 ...

  • es Barcelona metro CAF Series 6000-2 TMB
    Metro Report International

    Series 6000 trains enter service on Barcelona Line 1

    2021-01-08T05:00:00Z

    SPAIN: The first two of four CAF-built second-generation Series 6000 trains ordered by Barcelona metro operator TMB in 2018 have entered service on the 1 672 mm gauge Line 1. The five-car fully gangwayed trainsets are 86 m long and have a capacity of 1 111 ...

  • ar-subte-lineaD-alstom-1
    Metro Report International

    Customer service focus in next Subte operating concession

    2021-01-07T18:39:00Z

    ARGENTINA: Buenos Aires metro authority Subterráneos de Buenos Aires SE has agreed a new operating concession with the incumbent Metrovías, which is due to enter into force during the first quarter of 2021.

  • Ferrovie Autolinee Regionali Ticinesi has awarded Stadler a contract to supply eight custom-made electric multiple-units to the Centovalli railway
    News

    FART orders new trains

    2021-01-07T17:48:00Z

    SWITZERLAND: Ticino rail and bus operator Ferrovie Autolinee Regionali Ticinesi has awarded Stadler a contract to supply eight custom-made electric multiple-units to the Centovalli railway in time for the metre-gauge line’s 100th anniversary in 2023. Announcing the SFr94m contract on January 7, Stadler said the replacement of ...

  • A memorandum of understanding for the future procurement of 200 km/h electric trains for the upgraded Beograd – Novi Sad – Subotica – Budapest corridor was signed by Minister of Construction, Transport & Infrastructure Tomislav Momirović and Chinese Ambas
    News

    Chinese trains proposed for upgraded Beograd – Budapest route

    2021-01-07T14:31:00Z

    SERBIA: A memorandum of understanding for the future procurement of 200 km/h electric trains for the upgraded Beograd – Novi Sad – Subotica – Budapest corridor was signed by Minister of Construction, Transport & Infrastructure Tomislav Momirović and Chinese Ambassador Chen Bo on January 6. The ...

  • gb Edinburgh tram face covering
    Metro Report International

    Additional support for Edinburgh Trams and Glasgow Subway

    2021-01-07T10:00:00Z

    UK: The Scottish Government has announced a further £8m of emergency funding for the Glasgow Subway and Edinburgh Trams in response to the on-going financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The third tranche of funding announced on December 23 runs until the end of March. An initial ...

  • Island Line Class 483 last day in depot
    Rail Business UK

    UK railway news round-up

    2021-01-07T05:00:00Z

    This week’s round-up of news from the UK railway industry