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Hector Rail orders new Vectron locomotives from Siemens
22 July, 2016
Swedish train haulage provider Hector Rail has signed an agreement with German company Siemens for the delivery of five new electric Vectron...
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Temasek offers $1.89bn to acquire Singapore's SMRT Friday, July 22, 2016 Temasek's subsidiary Belford Investments has reached an agreement to acquire Singapore's public transport operator SMRT...

US FRA allows new rail investments to Northern New England Intercity Rail network Friday, July 22, 2016 The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) of the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has released a finding of no significant impact on the Northern New England Intercity Rail Initiative,...

Alstom to supply ITCS signalling system to China's Qinghai-Tibet railway line Thursday, July 21, 2016 A consortium comprising Alstom and its Chinese joint venture (JV) CASCO Signalling has received a contract from Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company to supply incremental train control system (ITCS)...

Hungary’s GySEV to receive €40m loan to support rolling stock upgrade Thursday, July 21, 2016 Hungary-based railway company Gyor-Sopron-Ebenfurti Vasut Zrt (GySEV) will receive a €40m loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to purchase new rolling stock and introduce safety...

NECA approves £1bn investment in UK metro and local rail services Thursday, July 21, 2016 The North East Combined Authority (NECA) in the UK has approved a plan to invest £1bn in metro and local rail services around Newcastle and...

Alstom receives €800m order from NS for Delivery of Intercity trains Wednesday, July 20, 2016 French rail transport company Alstom has secured a €800m contract to deliver 79 Intercity New Generation trains to Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), the national railway operator in the...

Fujitsu to introduce new delay time prediction function to Jorudan's Norikae Annai service Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Japanese information technology company Fujitsu has collaborated with Jorudan in a bid to add a train delay time prediction function to the Norikae Annai service, which provides...

Metrolink launches first Tier IV locomotive in Los Angeles, US Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Southern California's regional passenger rail system Metrolink has launched its first F125 diesel Tier IV locomotive at Los Angeles Union...

CAF to supply 18 six-car trains for Quito Metro line in Ecuador Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Spanish rolling stock manufacturer CAF has been contracted to supply 18 six-car trains for the first Quito Metro line in the Republic of...

New Class 800 Intercity Express train tested on Great Western Main Line, UK Tuesday, July 19, 2016 A new Hitachi Rail-built Class 800 Intercity Express train has been successfully tested for the first time on the Great Western Railway in the...

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Rajant Presents its Mission-Critical Kinetic Mesh Network Friday, July 22, 2016 by Rajant Corporation Rajant has evolved the paradigm for how hand-off needs to happen, satisfying the demands of today's highly mobile operations in dynamic, challenging...

British Columbia Company IPS Announces Major Expansion Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by Innovative Parts & Solutions Innovative Parts and Solutions (IPS) announced a major expansion of its manufacturing facilities in Maple Ridge, British Columbia. A new 23,000ft² (2,140m²) building is currently under...

OXplus to begin new Maximo project for a Bombardier JV in Shanghai Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by OXplus Today OXplus announce a new collaboration with Shengton Bombardier Rail Transit Vehicle Maintenance in Shanghai....

RFS to Feature Leading-Edge Indoor / Outdoor Wireless Infrastructure Solutions at DAS & Small Cells Tuesday, July 19, 2016 by Radio Frequency Systems Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), a global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, will feature new, leading-edge indoor / outdoor wireless infrastructure solutions at DAS & Small...

Nord-Lock Acquires Expander Group Friday, July 15, 2016 by Nord-Lock Nord-Lock Group (Sweden) has acquired 100% of the Expander Group from owner Roger Svensson. The Expander Group specialises in the design, manufacturing and sales of the Expander® System,...

Microsoft award Sonata 2016 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for India Thursday, July 14, 2016 by Sonata Software Sonata has been awarded the 2016 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for...

Oxplus at European Maximo Rail Summit 2016 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 by OXplus The 2016 edition of the European Maximo Rail summit was hosted by the Dutch Railways (NS) in Utrecht on 20-21 of June. The location of the event was the NS Trefpunt, a recreated railway...

The Modified Laser Wheel Profilometer IKP-5 (Model 2016) from RIFTEK Wednesday, July 13, 2016 by RIFTEK While developing the new model, we have tried to resolve current problems to enhance the device reliability, taking into account all the requirements and recommendations obtained from our...

Sonata CEO and MD Srikar Reddy in Business World’s List of India’s Most Valuable CEOS Wednesday, July 13, 2016 by Sonata Software Srikar Reddy, managing director and CEO of Sonata Software, features in the list of India's most valuable CEOs compiled by Business World (issue dated 18th April 2016)....

Bel Power Solutions Offers Modular Battery Chargers for Railway Vehicles Wednesday, July 13, 2016 by Bel Power Solutions With the LBC series, Bel Power Solutions targets for the first time the market for auxiliary power supplies in railway vehicles. However, Bel is not new to this industry: under the MELCHER...

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