By Railway Gazette International2008-01-08T05:41:00+00:00
STADLER has begun rolling out 64 four-car Flirt EMUs ordered by SNTF for Alger suburban services at a cost of SFr600m.
Top speed of the 25 kV 50 Hz standard gauge units is 120 km/h, and deliveries will run until the end of 2010.
ENTREPRISE du Métro d'Alger has selected two consortia including Alstom Transport to undertake the turnkey construction of light rail lines in Oran and Constantine. The French supplier announced on November 13 that its share of the contracts totalling €660m was expected to be around €300m. Oran will get an 18 ...
ALGERIAN national railway SNTF announced on March 18 that Stadler Bussnang AG had won an international tender called last summer for the supply of EMUs to operate suburban services around the capital. The Swiss manufacturer is to supply 64 four-car Flirt electric multiple-units between the second half of 2008 ...
WORK IS due to start early this month on the long-planned project to build a 360 km standard gauge line between Méchéria and Béchar in western Algeria. To be laid parallel to Algerian Railways' existing 1055mm gauge alignment, which it will ultimately replace, the line is intended primarily for oil ...
INDIA: Publishing its final results for the 2022-23 financial year, Indian Railways has reported a 27·75% increase in revenue for the 12 months to March 31. Reflecting economic buoyancy in the face of global headwinds, the national railway reported revenues of Rs2·44tr for the year. This ...
GERMANY: Deutsche Bahn group has reported a positive year in 2022, closing with an adjusted EBIT of just over €1∙25bn compared with an operating loss of €1∙55bn in 2021. Group revenues increased by 19∙1% to reach a record of €56∙3bn thanks to high demand for passenger ...
EUROPE: The heroism and resilience of Ukrainian Railways over the past year was marked at the 16th European Railway Award celebrations, with the presentation of the Rail Champion award.
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