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    World rail market January 2016

    2016-01-22T07:00:00Z

    France: Giro is to supply Nice transport authority Lignes d’Azur with Hastus scheduling and operations software. SNCF Gares & Connexions has awarded Elior Group a 10-year contract worth €700m to operate 34 catering outlets, including 14 at Paris Nord. Germany: Abellio’s German subsidiaries are to buy ...

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    ASEAN International Rail Academy aims to lead research

    2016-01-04T07:00:00Z

    THAILAND: Comprising a quadrilateral partnership between academia, government, industry and non-governmental organisations, the Asean International Rail Academy has been established at Kasetsart University in Bangkok. Due to be fully operational by November 2016, AIRA is intended to build upon the existing railway engineering work undertaken by the KURail faculty at ...

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    Rail industry news in brief - January 2016

    2016-01-03T07:00:00Z

    FS Group signed an agreement on December 9 to sell RFI’s 8400 km high-voltage power supply grid to energy transmission company Terna, raising €757m for investment in the rail network. Lithuanian Railways and China Merchants Logistics Holding have agreed to establish a jointly-owned company to provide freight forwarding services between ...

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    Talent team heads to Milano

    2016-01-02T07:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: Organised by UIC, the next World Congress on Railway Research on June 1-2 will include a special focus on fostering talent in the global rail sector. The UIC Talent Project will be attending the event as part of its efforts to tackle the various challenges that the railway industry ...

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

    2016-01-01T07:00:00Z

    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 Cleaner, greener and leaner News Main Line Urban Rail ...

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    Railway Directory 2016 published

    2015-12-25T07:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: Running to more than 800 pages, the 121st edition of Railway Directory provides a comprehensive overview of the world's railway industry in a single book, which is widely acknowledged as an indispensable source of information. Fully updated and expanded, the 2016 issue includes details of more than 22000 industry ...

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    Rail industry news in brief - December 2015

    2015-12-13T07:00:00Z

    The timetable change on December 13 will see SNCF extend its network of Ouigo low-cost TGV services to Tourcoing, Nantes, Rennes, Le Mans, Angers , TGV Haute Picardie, Roissy Aéroport CDG 2 and Massy TGV. The port of Lübeck’s European Cargo Logistics and Green Cargo have agreed ...

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    Rail industry news in brief - December 2015

    2015-12-05T07:00:00Z

    Following discussions between DB, local authorities, environmental and community bodies, the German government has announced that the long-proposed Y-shaped new line from the Hannover area towards Hamburg and Bremen has been dropped in favour of the Alpha-E alternative of upgrading existing lines. With its remit expanded to cover motorways ...

  • December 2015 issue of Railway Gazette International.
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    Feature articles in the December 2015 issue of Railway Gazette International

    2015-12-03T05:00:00Z

    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 Freedom of movement News Main Line Urban Rail Market ...

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    World rail market November 2015

    2015-11-22T07:00:00Z

    France: RATP has awarded Faiveley Transport and Eiffage Energie Ferroviaire a €15m contract to supply platform screen doors for the four stations on the Paris metro Line 14 northern extension to Mairie de Saint-Ouen. Kazakhstan: Grandi Stazioni is to assist Vokzal Service in the modernisation of Astana, ...

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    Rail industry news in brief - November 2015

    2015-11-14T07:00:00Z

    Czech open access operator LEO Express launched a LEO Express Easy feeder bus service between Mukacheve in Ukraine and Košice in Slovakia on October 16, connecting with its trains to Praha. On October 8 transport ministers from Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia signed a letter of intent to establish ...

  • Deutsche Bahn has launched a railway training scheme for refugees (Photo: DB).
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    DB launches training programme for refugees

    2015-11-10T09:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Deutsche Bahn has launched a railway training scheme for refugees who have previous experience of electrical engineering. An initial group of 15 people originally from Nigeria, Eritrea, Congo, Iran, Algeria, Somalia, Syria and Tunisia have been selected for the programme, which runs for 28 months and starts with ...

  • November 2015 issue of Railway Gazette International.
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    Feature articles in the November 2015 issue of Railway Gazette International

    2015-11-01T07:00:00Z

    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 PTC standoff goes to the wire News Main Line ...

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    Rail industry news in brief October 2015

    2015-10-24T06:00:00Z

    US customer group Consumers United for Rail Equality has been relaunched as Freight Rail Customer Alliance , with a wider remit to lobby government for 'competitive freight rail service and fair prices.' After a 10 year gap, Bulgaria's BDZ reintroduced dining cars on September 7. The initial service ...

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    World rail market October 2015

    2015-10-23T06:00:00Z

    Algeria: Alstom has awarded Indra a €4·2m contract to supply magnetic and contactless fare collection systems for the Setif tramway. Australia: 4Tel passenger information systems using track circuit and GPS data are being insalled on V/Line’s Bendigo Line. Germany: DB Netz has licensed SBB’s Rail ...

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    Rail industry news in brief October 2015

    2015-10-16T06:00:00Z

    Russian Railways and Yingkou Port Group have signed a memorandum of co-operation to create logistics centres in Moscow and Yingkou and a joint venture to manage cross-border cargo clearance and port transhipment. An internal restructuring of Danish national passenger operator DSB came into effect from ...

  • October 2015 issue of Railway Gazette International magazine.
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    Feature articles in the October 2015 issue of Railway Gazette International

    2015-10-11T06:00:00Z

    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 rise above the hot air News Main Line ...

  • More than 300 exhibitors from 25 countries will be at the Nordic Rail exhibition.
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    Scandinavian rendezvous at Nordic Rail 2015

    2015-10-05T06:00:00Z

    SWEDEN: More than 300 exhibitors from 25 countries across Europe, the USA and China will be assembling in Jönköping this month for the Nordic Rail exhibition on October 6-8. Marking its 20th anniversary this year, Scandinavia’s biennial railway trade fair was launched in 1995, and since 2007 it has ...

  • ONCF is currently taking delivery of a fleet of Alstom Duplex high speed trainsets to operate trains between Tanger and Casablanca from 2018.
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    High speed line to Essaouira planned

    2015-10-01T09:43:00Z

    MOROCCO: The government has issued a Declaration of Public Utility for the development of a second high speed line, which would link Marrakech with the coastal city of Essaouira. National railway ONCF has been tasked with leading the planning and design of the railway, including assessing land acquisition requirements. Covering ...

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    Rail industry news in brief - September 2015

    2015-09-20T06:00:00Z

    To improve links between the Trans-Siberian and BAM routes, Russian Railways has opened the 3·4 km Avda – Gromadsk spur, built at a cost of 1·7bn roubles and including a 550 m curved viaduct with a 4 m height difference between the ends. A twice-weekly intermodal service from ...