All Railway Gazette International articles in July 2020 – Page 10

All articles published this month.

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    Rail Business UK

    Transport for Wales to hold virtual innovation showcase


    UK: Eight early/mid-stage start-ups are to participate in a virtual demo day on YouTube at 13.30 on June 29 where they will present innovations developed as part of the Lab by Transport for Wales programme. This replaces a live demo day which had been planned before ...

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    Partnership to develop 400 km/h high speed train for Russia


    RUSSIA:· Russian Railways, the Engineering Centre for Railway Transport and Knorr-Bremse have formed a partnership to develop high speed trains which could link Russia’s largest cities at speeds up to 400 km/h. It is envisaged that the first of the very high speed trains could enter service ...

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    Metro Report International

    Napoli metro train order signed


    ITALY: Napoli regional transport operator EAV has signed a framework agreement with CAF covering the supply of up to 10 six-car trainsets for the 10 km Arcobaleno suburban metro line between Piscinola and Aversa Centro. The deal signed on June 22 includes a firm order for ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Daily tourist trains to serve England’s ‘most scenic’ railway


    UK: With the coronavirus restrictions significantly impacting on the leisure market, a new company has been established to operate dedicated tourist services on the picturesque Settle & Carlisle line this summer.

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    Perth level crossings to go


    AUSTRALIA: As part of the Metronet suburban rail expansion programme, Western Australia’s Transport Minister Rita Saffioti has announced plans to remove six more level crossings on Transperth’s Armadale Line, southeast of the city centre.

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    Metro Report International

    Amsterdam exercises tram option


    NETHERLANDS: Amsterdam city transport operator GVB has awarded CAF a firm contract to supply a further nine Urbos trams to increase capacity on the network. The order announced by the Spanish manufacturer on June 24 has been placed as the first option on a contract signed ...

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    Metro Report International

    Stockholm orders 10 more A35 trams


    SWEDEN: Storstockholms Lokaltrafik has awarded CAF a contract to supply a further 10 Type A35 trams for the capital’s expanding light rail network.

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    EU funds rail cybersecurity research


    EUROPE: The Safety4Rails research programme to improve the resilience of railways and metros to cyber and physical attacks is one of five projects that will share €38m in funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 research budget.

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    Metro Report International

    Tram operators share best practice on coronavirus communications


    UK: Light rail industry association UK Tram organised a virtual event to enable its members to discuss the measures they had taken in response to the coronavirus pandemic, and to share best practice for post-lockdown communications as passengers begin to return. ‘Early observations suggest that the ...

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    In depth

    Comment: Getting back on track


    An essential first step will be to overcome the perception that public transport is dangerous, and emphasise that the risks can be managed. As well as putting the appropriate processes in place, it is vital to get the messaging right, and that needs to start now.

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    Normandie orders long distance EMUs


    FRANCE: SNCF has awarded Bombardier Transportation firm contracts to supply 27 more 10-car Omneo Premium double-deck electric multiple-units for use on long-distance services, acting on behalf of the Normandie region which is funding the orders. The €162m order for 11 units announced on June 23 and ...