All Railway Gazette International articles in January 2021 – Page 3

All articles published this month.

  • Luzern cityscape

    Luzern deep-level through station planning contracts awarded


    SWITZERLAND: On behalf of the Swiss Conferderation, SBB has awarded contracts for planning work on the proposed deep-level through station in Luzern and the connecting approach routes. Design of the four-track underground station beneath the existing terminus is to be undertaken by the LUx consortium. This ...

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    Metro Report International

    Trams to serve Brussels airport from 2026


    BELGIUM: The long-planned extension of the capital’s tram network to Brussels National Airport is set to open in 2026, under an agreement between public transport operator STIB and the Vlaanderen regional government’s major projects organisation De Werkvennootschap.

  • Second Age of Rail
    Data & Analysis

    The Second Age of Rail – A History of High Speed Trains

    The Second Age of Rail – a History of High-Speed Trains by Murray Hughes, is published by The History Press, July 2015; second edition September 2020. The figures were originally compiled as part of research for two books by Railway Gazette International’s Consultant Editor Murray Hughes: The ...

  • Miira coupler

    Dellner acquires CAF’s Miira couplers business


    EUROPE: Swedish coupler, ganngway and data transmission product supplier Dellner has signed an agreement to acquire Spanish train builder CAF’s Miira couplers business. The transaction announced on January 22 covers Miira’s full product portfolio and order backlog, and includes a long-term agreement for Dellner Couplers to supply ...

  • Ermewa

    World rail freight news round-up


    News from the world rail freight market

  • The Serbian government has signed a memorandum of understanding with French and Chinese companies for construction of a metro in Beograd.
    Metro Report International

    Beograd metro memorandum of understanding signed


    SERBIA: The government has signed a memorandum of understanding with French and Chinese companies regarding the long-proposed development of a metro in Beograd. The MoU covering phase one of the project was signed on January 22 by Finance Minister Siniša Mali, Alstom Vice-President Philip Delur, Egis ...

  • Vossloh turnout

    Inland Rail turnout order


    AUSTRALIA: Infrastructure manager ARTC has awarded Vossloh Cogifer Australia a €50m contract to supply turnouts for the Inland Rail freight line project. Deliveries are scheduled to take place over five years starting in March this year. ‘This order is the biggest in the history of Vossloh in ...

  • E4-MAX-4

    JR East says sayonara to Series E4


    JAPAN: East Japan Railway has announced that it will withdraw its Series E4 double-deck trains from services on the Joetsu Shinkansen later this year.

  • Bletchley East West Rail station impression
    Rail Business UK

    Northumberland Line and East West Rail awarded funding


    UK: The government has announced £794m of funding for the projects to develop an Oxford – Cambridge railway corridor and reintroduce passenger services between Newcastle and Ashington. East – West Rail The funding confirmed by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps on January 23 includes £760m for the ...

  • Costa Rica's national railway Incofer has taken delivery of eight CRRC diesel multiple-units for commuter services around San José.

    ‘Modern, efficient and sustainable’ trains arrive in Costa Rica


    COSTA RICA: National railway Incofer has taken delivery of eight diesel multiple-units for use on commuter services around the capital San José. ‘With the arrival of these new trains, the process of rail modernisation begins’, said Incofer President Elizabeth Briceño. ‘Current passenger operations will be improved significantly ...

  • Alstom Apis

    Disability inclusion priorities for Alstom


    ALSTOM: Alstom has joined The Valuable 500 not-for-profit network of CEOs committed to ensuring that disability inclusion features prominently in their leadership agendas. Alstom has committed to increasing the number of employees with disabilities, saying it will pay particular attention to challenging misconceptions about disability and ...

  • Szeged Stadler tram-train delivery (Photo Balazs Szecsody MAV) (2)
    Metro Report International

    Szeged tram-train deliveries underway


    HUNGARY: Stadler’s Valencia site has delivered the first of 12 Citylink light rail vehicles ordered for the 22 km Szeged – Hódmezővásárhely tram-train line, which is scheduled to open in September. National passenger operator MÁV-Start placed a HF17∙6bn order for an initial eight ...

  • GTS Rail Bombardier Traxx

    GTS Rail places loco order as it plans to double its fleet


    ITALY: Intermodal freight operator GTS Rail has ordered a further three Bombardier Transportation Traxx DC3 E.494 electric locomotives, which will take its Traxx fleet to 20, with CEO Alessio Muciaccia saying its goal is to double the fleet over the next five years. The locomotives are to ...

  • foto 3

    Railway supply industry news round-up


    News from the global railway supply chain

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    Metro Report International

    Black Country very light rail innovation centre under development


    UK: The Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation has been formed to oversee the development and operation of a very light rail innovation centre in Dudley, and has appointed law firm Higgs & Sons to advise on corporate governance and other legal matters. The £25m VLR National Innovation ...

  • se-lund-station-oresundstaget

    Trafikverket consults on Lund – Hässleholm high speed line


    SWEDEN: Infrastructure manager Trafikverket has launched public consultations on route options for the Hässleholm – Lund section of its proposed Stockholm – Malmö high speed line.

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