Brazil: MRS Logística has ordered 270 mineral wagons from Maxion and 180 from T’Trans, under a US$20m 10-year leasing deal with Debis Finance Corp; deliveries are due by December.

China: Kowloon - Canton Railway Corp has awarded Maunsell two design and construct consultancy contracts for the 11·4 km Ma On Shan line. Construction contracts are due to be tendered in April 2000 for opening in 2004.

Czech Republic: Adtranz has completed the resignalling of the private railway at the Chemopetrol plant in Litvinov.

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