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The Alstom in Motion strategic plan for 2023 has been announced.

Bouygues cuts its stake in Alstom


ALSTOM: On September 12, French construction and industrials conglomerate Bouygues confirmed that it had divested more than 29 million shares in Alstom.

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Around 500 companies participated in a ‘Mega Vendor Meet’ in Lucknow organised by Indian Railways’ Research Designs & Standards Organisation. The event included presentations on the online vendor approval process and steps being taken to make it easier to do business with Indian Railways.


EBRD backs grain transport modernisation in Ukraine


UKRAINE: Agricultural produce merchant Louis Dreyfus Co is to establish a wagon logistics business with a fleet of up to 1 000 grain hoppers, backed by an US$35m EBRD loan.

OmniTRAX has agreed to acquire the Winchester & Western Railroad from minerals company Covia Holdings Corp.

Winchester & Western Railroad sold


USA: OmniTRAX announced on September 11 that it had completed its previously-announced $105m acquisition of Winchester & Western Railroad from minerals company Covia Holdings Corp.

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Voith and CRRC to expand strategic alliance


INTERNATIONAL: Voith and CRRC have agreed to strengthen their co-operation in the rail and industrial sectors, as part of a framework agreement signed in Beijing on September 6, during a visit to China by Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Banedanmark awards lidar scanning contract


DENMARK: Infrastructure manager Banedanmark has awarded Fugro a four-year framework agreement for lidar scanning of its 3 100 track-km network.

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