All Railway Gazette International articles in May 2001 – Page 4
Bogie builders tackle European 25 tonne challenge
FACING pressure to improve productivity and increase the competitiveness of their rail freight operations, several European railways are looking at the scope to raise axleloads beyond the classic 22·5 tonnes laid down in the current UIC standards. British Rail adopted a 25·5 tonne limit many years ago for its then-isolated ...
West Rail will come in under budget in 2003
INTRO: The largest expansion programme ever undertaken by Kowloon - Canton Railway Corp is well under way, with West Rail Phase 1 now 40% complete. Construction of two extensions to the East Rail route from Kowloon to Lo Wu began in FebruaryBYLINE: James BlakeSenior Director, Capital ProjectsKowloon - Canton Railway ...
Over 200 exhibitors at UITP show
THIS MONTH sees the 54th International Union of Public Transport Congress take place at London’s Earls Court exhibition centre from May 20 to 25. In conjunction with the Congress and the technical visits, well over 200 companies from across the world will be participating in the Mobility & City Transport ...
Pilots go live as 11 railways commit to ETCS
After a decade of development, the European Train Control System and European Rail Traffic Management System are being tested under live conditions on Italy's direttissima. An International Union of Railways conference in Firenze in March pinpointed progress
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