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Czech electric network expands

2019-09-14T05:00:00+01:00

CZECH REPUBLIC: Infrastructure manager SŽDC has launched works on several long-awaited electrification schemes.

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Consortium selected to build Tel Aviv loop line

2019-09-12T07:52:00+01:00

ISRAEL: The Electra Infrastructures consortium has been selected as preferred bidder to undertake civil engineering works on the planned 30 km line between Rishon Le-Ziyyon and Modi’in, Israel Railways announced on September 10.

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Bergen tunnel to be slab track show case

2019-09-11T13:20:00+01:00

NORWAY: Track supplier Rail.One and construction company Azvi are to install 6·9 km of Rheda 2000 slab track in the 7·8 km second tunnel bore which is being built as a part of a double-tracking project to increase capacity between central Bergen, Fløen and Arna.

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Camlin supports Network Rail with large-scale PANTOBOT 3D deployment on Great Western Main Line

2019-09-10T07:49:00+01:00

Camlin has been contracted by Network Rail Infrastructure Projects Wales & Western to supply and install its award-winning PANTOBOT 3D smart pantograph monitoring system at six locations on the Great Western Main Line.

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US$5bn ‘Chile On Rails’ strategy unveiled

2019-09-09T12:38:00+01:00

CHILE: President Sebastian Piñera has announced an ambitious US$5bn ‘Chile On Rails’ strategy which includes 25 investment projects covering 1 000 km of railway.

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Northland line renovation funded

2019-09-09T10:33:00+01:00

NEW ZEALAND: The government has approved the first NZ$94·8m tranche of an expected NZ$300m from the Provincial Growth Fund to fund renovation and upgrading works on KiwiRail’s 181 km North Auckland Line between Swanson and Whangarei.

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