All Railway Gazette International articles in July 2021 – Page 4

All articles published this month.

  • Delhi - Meerut RRTS train impression (Image: Alstom)
    News

    Production of Delhi – Meerut RRTS trains begins

    2021-07-19T13:57:00Z

    INDIA: Alstom has begun production of the electric multiple-units ordered for the 82 km Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut Regional Rapid Transport System commuter line. The Rs25·77bn rolling stock contract awarded by National Capital Region Transport Corp in May 2020 covers 30 six-car 25 kV ...

  • East West Rail construction
    Rail Business UK

    Jacobs appointed as East West Rail Programme Partner

    2021-07-19T12:24:00Z

    UK: Oxford to Cambridge railway project promoter East West Railway Co has awarded Jacobs the Programme Partner contract, worth an estimated £35m overs three years. The contract covers the provision of engineering, operations and IT support services, with Jacobs to work collaboratively with EWR Co’s existing ...

  • Kosice tram.
    Metro Report International

    Preferred bidder for Košice tram contract

    2021-07-19T10:25:00Z

    SLOVAKIA: Košice operator DPMK has selected Pesa Bydgoszcz as preferred bidder for a coontract to supply up to 30 trams. The operator specified low-floor trams with doors on each side, and the Polish manufacturer offered a three-section design from its Twist family which would be ...

  • Red snow crab
    News

    Red snow crabs by high speed train

    2021-07-19T08:07:00Z

    JAPAN: Red snow crabs and turban shells harvested along the coasts of Akita, Aomori and Iwate Prefectures have been transported to Tokyo by high speed train as part of a campaign to promote domestic tourism in northern Tohoku. East Japan Railway’s Akita Shinkansen Komachi 16 ...

  • Speedy Anglia rail centre
    Rail Business UK

    Speedy opens East Anglia rail tool hire centre

    2021-07-19T07:55:00Z

    UK: Tool and plant hire firm Speedy has opened a specialist rail equipment site in Bury St Edmunds to serve contractors in East Anglia. The site offers large items such as lighting and trackside fencing, and is a centre for battery-powered equipment including the MX ...

  • Samarqand - Thumbnail
    Country profile

    Samarqand - city map

    Samarqand, Uzbekistan: urban area rail network map

  • de-jadeweserport-landbridge-train
    News

    World rail freight news round-up

    2021-07-19T05:00:00Z

    News from the world rail freight market

  • The wagon-mounted XLOAD sensors automatically measure, monitor and track hazardous commodities as they are loaded, shipped and unloaded.
    News

    Rail freight monitoring technology partnership launched

    2021-07-18T05:00:00Z

    NORTH AMERICA: Supply chain data analytics company Nexxiot and cargo monitoring technology specialist TransRail Innovation Group have announced a partnership to integrate TRIG’s sensors into Nexxiot’s modular hardware and cloud data network. TRIG’s digital sensors evaluate liquid cargo levels in real-time, monitor whether wagon handbrakes ...

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    News

    Onboard computer for railway AI

    2021-07-17T05:00:00Z

    COMPUTER: Syslogic has launched its AI Railway Computer RSL A3, which it says is the first onboard computer for rolling stock to be based on the NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Industrial system on module. The industrial module offers the same performance level as the tried-and-tested ...

  • cg-sapro-theloDB-contract-signing-obambi
    News

    DB joint venture to build Congolese iron ore line

    2021-07-16T18:04:00Z

    CONGO: Mining group Sapro has finalised an agreement with the Thelo DB joint venture for the construction and operation of a 412 km heavy haul railway to connect its Mayoko iron ore mine with the deepwater port of Pointe-Noire on the Atlantic coast.

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    News

    Anápolis to host railway research centre

    2021-07-16T14:51:00Z

    BRAZIL: Work is expected to start later this year to establish a Centre of Excellence for Railway Technology in Anápolis, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Infrastructure and the state government of Goiás on July 15. Expected ...

  • gb-manchester-195s-Oxford-Road-190711-TM1
    Rail Business UK

    Northern leaders demand infrastructure commitments before agreeing timetable changes

    2021-07-16T13:45:00Z

    UK: Local authorities have confirmed that the preferred option for timetable changes to improve performance in the north of England and provide a short-term solution to congestion in central Manchester will not be accepted ‘unless the government fully commits to delivering key rail investment projects in the north, leading to increased capacity and connectivity’.

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    Metro Report International

    Governments mull funding of Tokyo metro extensions

    2021-07-16T11:52:00Z

    JAPAN: The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport & Tourism and the Governor of Tokyo have agreed in principle that Tokyo Metro Corp should press ahead with two short extensions to improve connectivity in the southeast of the capital.

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    News

    $117bn Northeast Corridor route modernisation plan unveiled

    2021-07-16T11:05:00Z

    USA: A vision for modernising the 735 km main line linking Washington DC with Boston via Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York was outlined by the Northeast Corridor Commission on July 14.

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    News

    Chinese freight arrives in Hairatan

    2021-07-16T10:39:00Z

    AFGHANISTAN: The first shipment of Chinese commercial and transit goods to arrive in the current solar year was delivered to the commercial port of Hairatan on July 11, having been moved by rail from Urumqi via Uzbekistan. According to the Ministry of Commerce, the train organised ...

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    Metro Report International

    Sydney Metro West tunnelling contract awarded

    2021-07-16T10:16:00Z

    AUSTRALIA: The first of three major tunnelling contracts for the 24 km Sydney Metro West has been awarded to a joint venture of Acciona Construction Australia Pty Ltd and Ferrovial Construction (Australia) Pty Ltd, Transport for New South Wales announced on July 16.

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    In depth

    Electrification: Brandenburg study proposes wiring islands

    2021-07-16T09:30:00Z

    Hybrid battery-electric trains could be running on the Berlin – Neuruppin – Wittenberge route by 2028, according to a study undertaken for the District of Ostprignitz-Ruppin by the Innoverse transport consultancy. Marketed as Prignitz Express , the 180 km route is now the only remaining diesel-operated Regional Express service ...

  • Pracovníci v ŽOS Trnava
    News

    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2021-07-16T05:00:00Z

    News from the global railway supply chain

  • tn_tram-painted-on-road_b9589c.jpg
    Metro Report International

    Clean air funding for Magnitogorsk tram order

    2021-07-16T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: UKVZ is to supply 10 single-section Type 71-623-02.01 partly low-floor trams to the city of Magnitogorsk. The company was the only bidder for the contract, which is being financed by the national government’s Clean Air programme. The order is worth the 370m roubles, ...

  • Impression of Texas Central high speed line between Dallas and Houston.
    News

    Texas Central appoints RENFE as ‘early operator’

    2021-07-15T15:25:00Z

    USA: Spanish national operator RENFE has signed a contract to act as early operator of the Texas Central high speed line between Dallas and Houston. RENFE was already acting as shadow operator for project promoter Texas Central. Under the early operator agreement, it will provide ...