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Arup wins Bristol rail link design contract
29 July, 2015
Arup has secured a contract from UK infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) to undertake the outline design for Phase I of the MetroWest project in...
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Bombardier wins $308m vehicle maintenance contract for new Eglinton Crosstown LRT
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Bombardier Transportation has secured a $308m contract from the Crosslinx Transit Solutions Maintenance General Partnership consortium, to provide 30 years of maintenance on Flexity Freedom...

Hitachi wins first traffic management contract from Network Rail
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 UK infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has awarded a contract to Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) for the supply of traffic management system to London's north-south Thameslink...

Alstom JV wins $233m Eastern DFC systems contract
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DCCIL) has awarded AIL-ATSA an Rs15bn ($233m) systems contract for the 343km section of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) from...

Crosslinx reaches financial close on Canada’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The Crosslinx Transit Solutions General Partnership consortium has reached financial close on the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project in Toronto,...

Wabtec to acquire France's Faiveley Transport for $1.8bn
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 US-based Wabtec has confirmed its plans to acquire French rail products firm Faiveley Transport for a total purchase price of $1.8bn, including assumed...

Hong Kong MTR orders 93 eight-car trains at CSR Qingdao Sifang
Monday, July 27, 2015 Hong Kong's metro operator MTR has awarded a HK$6bn ($77m) contract to CSR Qingdao Sifang for the delivery of 93 new eight-car metro...

ScotRail Alliance completes Winchburgh Tunnel upgrade
Monday, July 27, 2015 The ScotRail Alliance in the UK has confirmed that the Edinburgh-Glasgow main line will reopen today, following the completion of a six-week project to upgrade the Winchburgh...

Bombardier gets approval from VFG for drivers assistance system for trams
Friday, July 24, 2015 Bombardier Transportation has received approval for its new anti-collision drivers assistance system (DAS) for passenger service in...

Mermec delivers measuring vehicle to Chilean rail operator Grupo EFE
Friday, July 24, 2015 Mermec has delivered a new comprehensive Class Roger 600 measurement vehicle to Chilean rail operator Grupo Empresade los Ferrocarriles del Estado...

Sener wins California High Speed Line engineering contract
Friday, July 24, 2015 The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) in the US has awarded a contract to Spain-based Sener for the development of engineering and environmental services for the 42-mile (72.4km)...


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Zonegreen Develops Smarter Depot System
Thursday, July 30, 2015 by Zonegreen Sheffield-based Zonegreen is launching a new version of its flagship rail depot safety system, in response to increasing interest from clients across the globe....

ENSCO Inc Announces Contract Win to Build Track Inspection Vehicle for Roy Hill Infrastructure Pty Ltd
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 by ENSCO, Inc. ENSCO Australian subsidiary, ENSCO Rail Australia Pty Ltd, has won a prime contract to build a track inspection vehicle for Roy Hill Infrastructure Pty Ltd in Western...

Contract for Canadian National Railway for Hi-rail Track Geometry and Joint Bar Inspection Systems Awarded to ENSCO
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 by ENSCO, Inc. ENSCO Rail has received a contract to equip two Canadian National Railway (CN) hi-rail vehicles with a track geometry measurement system and a machine vision joint bar inspection system, used...

The First 5-Band Repeater Solution - Reliable and Cost-Effective
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 by Comlab COMLAB is proud to offer the highly flexible and modular multiband digital repeater system MUD / RUD(19)-5....

COMLAB Equips the New Line (NBS) VDE 8.1 with TETRA BOS Communication Systems
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 by Comlab A new railway line for Intercity Express (ICE) trains is now being built in Germany between Nuremberg and Berlin. It is known as the German Unity Transport Project 8 (VDE 8) and totals 515...

Sepura Presented with Queen's Award by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire
Thursday, July 23, 2015 by Sepura Sepura was awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise, International Trade in April of this year, and earlier today the global leader in critical communications hosted the official...

Zonegreen Wins Siemens Supplier Recognition
Thursday, July 23, 2015 by Zonegreen Sheffield-based Zonegreen has received recognition for its technological expertise and high-quality performance from one of the world's largest rail industry companies....

Shortlist confirmed for SmartRail USA Innovation Awards
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 by Global Transport Forum The SmartRail USA Innovation Awards, a nationwide search for the best new products and projects, has announced its shortlist following an extensive judging process from a panel representing...

Zonegreen Celebrates Landmark Order
Friday, July 17, 2015 by Zonegreen Rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is marking a milestone moment in its history, as the 1,000th order of its depot protection equipment prepares to leave the firm's Sheffield headquarters....

Zonegreen Points Shunter Safety in Right Direction
Thursday, July 16, 2015 by Zonegreen Zonegreen is expanding its product range to improve efficiency and working conditions for drivers and shunters operating freight and train...


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