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    World rail market September 2015

    2015-09-19T06:00:00Z

    Iran: In partnership with Garivekan and Zitron, Indra is to supply its Horus tunnel monitoring and control package for Mashhad metro Line 2. Luxembourg: Luxtram has awarded a consortium of Transdev, Transamo and Nantes operator Semitan a three-year contract to provide operational assistance for the Luxembourg light ...

  • A week of celebrations marked the reopening of the Borders Railway.
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    Passenger trains return to the Scottish borders

    2015-09-07T09:18:00Z

    UK: The first public passenger trains for 46 years ran between Edinburgh and Tweedbank on September 6, when revenue services began over the 48 route-km Borders Railway. The launch of revenue service comes amid a week of celebrations marking the reopening of approximately a third of the former Edinburgh – ...

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

    2015-09-05T06:00:00Z

    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 Controlling the future News Main Line Urban Rail ...

  • Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visited NTAR to announce a national transport and infrastructure skills strategy.
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    National Training Academy for Rail accreditation

    2015-08-30T06:00:00Z

    UK: Expected to open later this year, the UK's National Training Academy for Rail near Northampton has reached an agreement with engineering certification organisation EAL covering 39 of its planned courses. Backed by the National Skills Academy for Railway Engineering, NTAR is located beside the Siemens rolling stock maintenance depot ...

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    World rail market August 2015

    2015-08-16T06:00:00Z

    Austria: ÖBB has ordered seven Gloria reachstackers and three TT618i terminal tractors plus a DCG 160-12 fork lift from Kalmar for its Wolfurt, Wels and Wien Süd terminals. China: Shanghai Shentong Metro Co has awarded a joint venture of Bombardier and CSR Nanjing Puzhen an 808m yuan ...

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    Rail industry news in brief - August 2015

    2015-08-12T05:00:00Z

    Kazakhstan ’s national railway KTZ and India ’s Ministry of Railways have signed a memorandum of co-operation aiming to develop freight traffic via the ports of Mundra/Mumbai and Bandar Abbas and then by rail through Iran to Kazakhstan. DB and SBB have launched single wagonload services branded DB SCHENKERswiss-shuttle ...

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

    2015-08-06T05:00:00Z

    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 World Congress on High Speed Rail: a sober outlook in Tokyo News ...

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    World rail market July 2015

    2015-07-22T05:00:00Z

    Canada: IVU Traffic Technologies is to supply VIA Rail with crew duty scheduling software, customised to reflect the way very long-distance trains are staffed with several crew teams, and to support seniority bidding whereby duty requests made by longer-serving staff have priority. India: Mumbai Metro Rail Corp ...

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    Rail industry news in brief - July 2015

    2015-07-17T06:00:00Z

    Austria’s Federal Administrative Court has rejected a legal challenge to the Semmering Base Tunnel project, ruling that the environmental studies are adequate and the existing line’s World Heritage status is not threatened. Belarus Railways has moved the date of its annual timetable change from the end of May ...

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

    2015-07-01T10:04:00Z

    Feature articles in the latest issue of Railway Gazette International , the leading business journal for railway operators and suppliers, read in 140 countries. The July 2015 issue includes our biennial survey of the world’s fastest timetabled trains. Subscribe today . Comment Netherlands Railways crisis ...

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    World rail market June 2015

    2015-06-20T06:00:00Z

    France: A consortium of Sopra Steria Consulting, HaCon and Cereza/Groupe Talan is to supply HaCon’s train planning software for use by 650 train planners at SNCF Réseau. Russia: Siemens is to build a €60m maintenance centre on the Metallostroy depot site in St Petersburg to service Sapsan ...

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    Saudi Arabia offers 1 000 railway scholarships

    2015-06-03T09:53:00Z

    SAUDI ARABIA: The Ministry of Education and Saudi Railways Organization have signed a partnership agreement to provide scholarships which will enable 1 000 Saudis to undertake specialist railway courses abroad over the next five years. Minister of Education Dr Azzam bin Mohammad Al-Dakhil said this would provide Saudi nationals with ...

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

    2015-06-01T11:00:00Z

    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 A corridor in crisis News Main Line Urban Rail ...

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    Railway industry news in brief - May 2015

    2015-05-16T05:00:00Z

    In response to public and political concerns about tax avoidance, Dutch national passenger operator NS is to order all its future rolling stock through a Dutch-registered company, rather than its NS Financial Services business based in Ireland. Existing rolling stock will be transferred to Dutch ownership, with the aim of ...

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

    2015-05-15T05:00:00Z

    Feature articles in the latest issue of Railway Gazette International magazine, the leading business journal for railway operators and suppliers, read in 140 countries. Subscribe to Railway Gazette International today . Comment Making the most of tomorrow’s railways News Main Line ...

  • Focused on multi-disciplinary railway technology, the biennial Railtex exhibition takes place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on May 12-14.
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    Railtex 2015 - Wednesday round-up

    2015-05-13T15:40:00Z

    Focused on multi-disciplinary railway technology, the biennial Railtex exhibition takes place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on May 12-14.

  • Focused on multi-disciplinary railway technology, the biennial Railtex exhibition takes place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on May 12-14.
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    Railtex 2015 - Tuesday round-up

    2015-05-12T15:42:00Z

    The first day of Railtex 2015.

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    Railtex 2015 attracts international attention

    2015-05-12T05:13:00Z

    Focused on multi-disciplinary railway technology, the biennial Railtex exhibition takes place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on May 12-14.

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    Railway industry news in brief - May 2015

    2015-05-12T05:00:00Z

    This month Railmark is to take over from CN as the operator of the Algoma Central Railway , serving otherwise inaccessible areas in Ontario. On April 1 the federal government agreed to provide C$5·3m over three years to give the new operator time ‘to demonstrate its ability ...

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    Railway industry news in brief - May 2015

    2015-05-09T06:00:00Z

    The national railways of Kazakhstan , Turkmenistan and Iran have signed a protocol covering plans for an express transit container service which would link China with Turkey and potentially Pakistan, India and the Gulf states via Bandar Abbas. Shipments of grain from Russia and Kazakhstan to Iran and ferrous ...