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Trafikverket awards anti-trespass panel contract


SWEDEN: National transport agency Trafikverket has awarded Rosehill Rail and its local partner Lesanco a two-year contract for the supply of rubber anti-trespass panels for installation at platform ends and level crossings.

The proposed 250 km/h rail link would incorporate the existing standard gauge route serving Suvarnabhumi airport.

Airports line project in trouble as State Railway of Thailand board resigns


THAILAND: The government’s plans to build a 220 km fast passenger railway linking three airport in the Greater Bangkok area have been thrown into disarray after the State Railway of Thailand board resigned.

Etihad Rail train.

Etihad Rail awards Stage 2 systems & integration contract


UAE: Project promoter Etihad Rail has awarded Hitachi Rail STS the 1·6bn dirham railway systems & integration contract for Stage 2 of the national network


RZD signs Cuban railway upgrading agreement


CUBA: An agreement to undertake a 10-year programme of railway modernisation running to 2029 was signed by national railway Unión de Ferrocarriles de Cuba and Russian Railways in Habana on October 3, in the presence of Cuba’s President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermudez and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.


Tokyo’s Joban Line to get ATO


JAPAN: Automatic Train Operation is to be introduced on Tokyo’s Joban Line (Local) services next year, East Japan Railway announced on October 8.

Impression of a Talgo Avril trainset

Talgo to supply 330 km/h ‘Dr Avril’ inspection train


SPAIN: Infrastructure manager ADIF has selected Talgo to supply a gauge-convertible inspection train able to operate at up to 330 km/h on the high speed rail network as well as at lower speeds on conventional lines.

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