All Railway Gazette International articles in July 2021 – Page 10

All articles published this month.

  • Whoosh Media will work with Grand Central to place QR codes on stations and train seats to distribute information.
    Rail Business UK

    First of a Kind funding announced for 30 rail innovation projects


    UK: The Department for Transport and Innovate UK have awarded £9m of First of a Kind funding to support 30 rail innovation projects. This year’s funding round is focused on making railways ‘cleaner, greener and more passenger-friendly’. ‘The competition always throws up surprises and the ideas ...

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    Metro Report International

    Line 2 East metro extension opens in Manila


    PHILIPPINES: President Rodrigo Duterte visited the newly completed Masinag station on July 1 to inaugurate a 4·2 km extension of LRT Line 2 from Santolan. Revenue services will begin on July 5, from when there will be two weeks of free travel.

  • Sinara Transport Machines’ Lyudinovo Diesel Locomotive Plant has supplied a TEM9 shunter to ARMZ Uranium Holding’s Priargunsky Industrial Mining & Chemical Association business.

    World rail freight news round-up


    News from the world rail freight market

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    Rail Business UK

    Greater Anglia trainee programme develops skills


    UK: Greater Anglia is providing work experience placements on its Customer Service Traineeship course for 10 young people currently out of mainstream education or employment. The eight-week programme organised in partnership with Central Training Group combines classroom learning and work shadowing to support young people who ...

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    Electrification contract awarded


    SLOVAKIA: Infrastructure manager ŽSR has awarded a consortium of Eltra and TSS Grade a contract to electrify a 20·6 km section of the Košice–Zvolen main line between Haniska pri Košiciach and Moldava nad Bodvou. The route will be energised at 3 kV DC but with provisdion ...

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    Provisional EU agreement on women in rail reached


    EUROPE: Provisional agreement on a binding EU-level deal to promote the employment of women in the rail sector has been reached by the Community of European Railway & Infrastructure Companies, representing employers, and the European Transport Workers’ Federation, representing staff. CER and ETF said the positive ...

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    Alstom awarded second Stuttgart ATO contract


    GERMANY: The Land of Baden-Württemberg’s rolling stock management body SFBW has awarded Alstom a contract to retrofit 118 regional trainsèts with ETCS and automatic train operation equipment for operation in the Stuttgart area.

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    CAF looks to partner with rail and bus start-ups


    SPAIN: CAF Group has launched CAF Startup Station as a venture client unit which will partner with ‘top tier’ start-ups with ideas for the rail and bus sectors. CAF Startup Station will provide the entire CAF Group with in-house services to identify start-ups, validate their ideas ...

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    Metro Report International

    First Kawasaki R211 Subway cars arrive in New York


    USA: MTA New York City Transit took delivery of its first five R211 metro cars at the South Brooklyn Transfer Yard on July 1, following delivery from manufacturer Kawasaki Rail Car.

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    Railway supply industry news round-up


    News from the global railway supply chain

  • Magdeburg Alstom Flexity tram impression (Image Alstom DesignandStyling)
    Metro Report International

    Magdeburg orders customised low-floor trams


    GERMANY: Magdeburg transport authority MVB has awarded Alstom a contract to supply Flexity trams featuring a ‘unique and timeless’ design specifically developed for the city. The order for an initial 35 vehicles is valued at €190m including the supply of spare parts for 24 years. There ...

  • Passenger using a mobile phone.
    Rail Business UK

    Passenger information lessons learned from the cracking crisis


    UK: The Office of Rail & Road has released a review into the impact on passengers from the emergency withdrawal of all Class 80x Hitachi trains and the way the crisis was subsequently handled by operators Great Western Railway, LNER, TransPennine Express and Hull Trains. The investigation ...

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    Lineas orders TBL1+ interface as an app


    BELGIUM: Freight operator Lineas has commissioned The Signalling Company to develop a mobile app providing TBL1+ functionality as an add-on to its digital onboard ETCS platform. Lineas is a partner with ERTMS Solutions in the TSC joint venture, and has already commissioned the company to develop ...

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    Etihad Rail tracklaying heads for Dubai


    UAE: With work progressing on Stage 2 of the planned 1 200 km national rail network, project promoter Etihad Rail has completed the first section of trackwork for its new line connecting the emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Tracklaying on the ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Rail Data Marketplace aims to open up industry information to tech companies


    UK: The government has announced £5m of funding to start the development of a Rail Data Marketplace intended to provide tools and frameworks to open up rail data to developers and tech companies through a single-access platform. It is envisaged that having the data in one ...

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    ILSA trains take shape as Spain’s high speed competition hots up


    SPAIN: The first of 23 ETR1000 trainsets being built for future high speed operator Intermodalidad de Levante are nearing completion at Hitachi Rail Europe’s Pistoia factory in Italy.

  • AIVR device aboard TfW
    Rail Business UK

    UK railway news round-up


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

  • Miami-Dade Metromover (Photo: Alstom)
    Metro Report International

    Miami-Dade Metromover modernisation contract


    USA: Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation & Public Works has awarded Alstom a $140m contract to modernise railway systems on the Metromover peoplemover. This will include the supply of Cityflo 650 communications-based train control, and replacing or refurbishing the power distribution and SCADA systems and guideway ...

  • Alstom and Fundación ONCE renew their collaboration agreement to continue building a more accessible and universal mobility

    Fundación ONCE advises Alstom on disability inclusion


    ALSTOM: Alstom and Spain’s ONCE Foundation for Co-operation & Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities have renewed a collaboration framework agreement which aims to improve the usability and comfort of trains for people with disabilities and the elderly. Projects which have benefited from the original 2019 ...