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    World rail market December 2016

    2016-12-29T06:00:00Z

    Germany: Nomad Digital is to supply wi-fi for 30 Alstom Coradia Continental EMUs that Hessische Landesbahn ordered in December 2015. UK: London Midland has awarded ESG Rail contracts to install CCTV cameras supplied by DTI on Class 350 and Class 323 EMUs. USA: MTA New ...

  • Minister of Infrastructure & Transport Graziano Delrio was accompanied on the inaugural journey between Treviglio and Brescia by FS Group President Gioia Ghezzi and CEO Renato Mazzoncini.
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    High speed network grows as Brescia – Treviglio route opens

    2016-12-12T14:34:00Z

    ITALY: A further section of the high speed railway across the north of the country opened for traffic with the European timetable change on December 11. The previous day, inauguration ceremonies included a celebratory run using an ETR1000 trainset carrying Transport Minister Graziano Delrio and other local and national dignitaries. ...

  • Staff from Supreme Railways celebrate the start of high speed services from Suseo to Mokpo and Busan on December 9. SR is a new entrant competing in the high speed segment with incumbent Korail, which has a 41% stake in the business.
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    High speed link to Seoul suburbs opens

    2016-12-09T09:43:00Z

    SOUTH KOREA: The 61 km Sudokwon high speed railway opened for traffic on December 9, with trains initially being operated by new entrant Supreme Railways. The high speed line provides a link from Suseo in the southern suburbs of Seoul to a junction near Pyeongtaek with the existing Gyongbu high ...

  • December 2016 issue of Railway Gazette International.
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    Feature articles in the December 2016 issue of Railway Gazette International

    2016-12-03T06:00:00Z

    Feature articles in the latest issue of Railway Gazette International , the leading business journal for railway operators and suppliers, read in 140 countries. Subscribe to Railway Gazette International today . Comment Time to focus on reform News Main Line Urban ...

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    World rail market November 2016

    2016-11-30T06:00:00Z

    Austria: Newrest has been contracted to provide snacks, drinks and breakfast services on Nightjet trains. Croatia: HŽPP has introduced online ticket booking and new self-service and hand-held vending machines, working with Scheidt & Bachmann, King ICT and Četrta Pot. Europe: Following a one-year trial, the Nomad Tech joint venture is ...

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    RENFE to test LNG traction

    2016-11-23T12:51:00Z

    SPAIN: National operator RENFE is to conduct a trial of liquefied natural gas as a fuel for rail traction, in conjunction with suppliers Gas Natural Fenosa and Enagás, the Institut Cerdà research organisation, specialist rolling stock workshop ARMF and Bureau Veritas. One of the two diesel engines in a 1 ...

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    Comparing suburban rail best practice

    2016-11-15T06:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: Catalunya regional operator FGC hosted the annual meeting of the International Suburban Rail Benchmarking Group on November 9-11. The event in Barcelona brought together 15 rail operators as part of an international project which aims to identify synergies and drive continuous improvement by providing a confidential environment where experts ...

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    Comparing suburban rail best practice

    2016-11-15T06:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: Catalunya regional operator FGC hosted the annual meeting of the International Suburban Rail Benchmarking Group on November 9-11. The event in Barcelona brought together 15 rail operators as part of an international project which aims to identify synergies and drive continuous improvement by providing a confidential environment where experts ...

  • November 2016 issue of Railway Gazette International magazine.
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    Feature articles in the November 2016 issue of Railway Gazette International

    2016-11-13T06:00:00Z

    Feature articles in the latest issue of Railway Gazette International , the leading business journal for railway operators and suppliers, read in 140 countries. Subscribe to Railway Gazette International today . Comment Ride the digital wave in small steps News Main ...

  • Infrastructure manager RFI is procuring the 88 multi-purpose vehicles as part of a wider renewal of its maintenance and inspection fleet.
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    Tesmec preferred bidder to supply maintenance vehicles to RFI

    2016-10-12T15:22:00Z

    ITALY: Bergamo-based Tesmec expects the formal award before the end of the year of a contract to supply up to 88 multi-functional maintenance vehicles to infrastructure manager RFI. With a nominal value of €92m, the contract for which Tesmec has been named preferred bidder is divided into three lots; two ...

  • April 2016 issue of Railway Gazette International magazine.
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    Feature articles in the April 2016 issue of Railway Gazette International

    2016-04-02T05:00:00Z

    Feature articles in the latest issue of Railway Gazette International , the leading business journal for railway operators and suppliers, read in 140 countries. Subscribe to Railway Gazette International today. Comment Digital convergence is coming News Main Line Urban Rail ...

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    World rail market March 2016

    2016-03-29T05:00:00Z

    Argentina: Sofse has awarded Indra a €35m contract to supply ticketing equipment for more than 200 stations on the Buenos Aires commuter network. This includes 1400 ticket gates, 170 entrances suitable for wheelchairs, 200 smart card top-up machines, 150 on-board validators, 230 platform validators, 160 station ‘transaction hubs’ and ...

  • March 2016 issue of Railway Gazette International magazine.
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    Feature articles in the March 2016 issue of Railway Gazette International

    2016-03-01T06:00:00Z

    Feature articles in the latest issue of Railway Gazette International , the leading business journal for railway operators and suppliers, read in 140 countries. Subscribe to Railway Gazette International today . Comment The price of safety News Main Line Urban Rail ...

  • 18th annual Rail Business Awards.
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    Industry success celebrated at Rail Business Awards 2015

    2016-02-26T10:21:00Z

    UK: The UK rail industry gathered at the London Hilton on Park Lane on February 25 for the 18th annual Rail Business Awards. Hosted by The Apprentice co-star Nick Hewer, the awards recognised the very best of the industry across 18 categories. The Rail Business Awards 2015 were ...

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    World rail market February 2016

    2016-02-21T07:00:00Z

    Austria: WestBahn has used market-opening rules to begin buying traction electricity from EnergieAllianz Austria. Canada: Siscog is to supply timetable and fleet planning software to VIA. France: A consortium of Santerne, DTI Group and Cibest is to supply passenger information systems for the Marseille metro ...

  • he UK’s University of Birmingham and Thailand’s Suranaree University of Technology have signed a memorandum of understanding to formalise a partnership to provide railway and transport research and education.
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    UK and Thai universities form railway partnership

    2016-02-04T07:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: The UK’s University of Birmingham and Thailand’s Suranaree University of Technology have signed a memorandum of understanding to formalise a partnership to provide railway and transport research, education and training. The MOU is intended as the basis for international collaboration between the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research & Education ...

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    Market opening presents opportunities and risks

    2016-02-01T07:00:00Z

    The EU's Fourth Railway Package raises the prospect of significant market opening in the domestic passenger market across Europe. As Mike George of insurance provider Willis Group explains, this heralds a major opportunity for new entrants with entrepreneurial zeal - but only if they understand fully a panoply of operational ...

  • February 2016 issue of Railway Gazette International.
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    Feature articles in the February 2016 issue of Railway Gazette International

    2016-01-31T07:00:00Z

    Feature articles in the latest issue of Railway Gazette International , the leading business journal for railway operators and suppliers, read in 140 countries. Subscribe to Railway Gazette International today . Comment The time to innovate is now News Main Line ...

  • Attendees to the first stakeholder briefing in London on January 28 were encouraged to brainstorm ideas for possible events during Rail Week.
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    Rail Week launched to address ‘skills crisis’

    2016-01-29T12:07:00Z

    UK: As part of efforts to address concerns about recruitment and retention of talent in the rail sector, a pan-industry partnership led by networking organisation Young Rail Professionals has agreed to launch the first ‘Rail Week’ initiative in the UK, running from June 27 to July 3 2016. Loosely modelled ...

  • Mock-ups of the planned interior and ecterior designs were unveiled at the EMEF headquarters near Lisboa on January 27.
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    CP to refurbish Alfa Pendular trainsets

    2016-01-28T11:00:00Z

    PORTUGAL: National operator CP unveiled the interior and exterior designs for what it termed the ‘next generation Alfa Pendular’ at launch event in Lisboa on January 27. The designs showcase the planned mid-life refurbishment of CP’s 10 Alfa Pendular tilting trains which are used on premium inter-city services on the ...