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Deals this week: Granite Construction, Bombardier Transportation, Siemens
30 September, 2016
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation of Hawaii has appointed a joint venture (JV) comprising Granite Construction Company, Shimmick Construction and Traylor Bros to design and...
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29% of UK young adults distracted by mobile phones when crossing railways Thursday, September 29, 2016 Almost a third of young adults questioned in the UK have admitted to using their mobile phones when encountering railway level crossings, according to new figures from Network Rail....

Mitsubishi Electric to deliver railcar electrical equipment to China's CRRC Qingdao Sifang Thursday, September 29, 2016 Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has secured a contract from the CRRC Qingdao Sifang in China to deliver railcar electrical equipment. ...

Nomad Digital to provide WiFi for new Arriva Flirt trains in Netherlands Thursday, September 29, 2016 Connectivity solutions provider Nomad Digital has partnered with Swiss-based train manufacturer Stadler to provide WiFi for 36 new Arriva Flirt trains in the Netherlands....

Frauscher launches new distributed acoustic sensing technology for railways Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Austrian company Frauscher Sensortechnik has expanded its rail detection technologies portfolio with a new distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) technology product range. ...

JV team with Granite secures $875m design-build transit contract in Hawaii Wednesday, September 28, 2016 A joint venture (JV) comprising Granite Construction Company, Shimmick Construction and Traylor Bros has been awarded the Airport Guideway and Stations Design-Build Contract by the...

Bombardier and CRRC to collaborate on global rail projects Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Bombardier Transportation and China Railway Rolling Stock (CRRC) have agreed to partner on projects in the Chinese market, as well as internationally....

MTR receives first XRL train from CRRC Qingdao Sifang Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Hong Kong-based MTR has received the first of nine new high-speed trains from CRRC Qingdao Sifang for the Guangzhou Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL)...

PANYNJ approves $400m project to overhaul PATH tunnels Tuesday, September 27, 2016 The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has approved a $400m project to repair two PATH tunnels E and F damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012....

Alstom and Banedanmark test ETCS application in Denmark Monday, September 26, 2016 Alstom and Danish railway infrastructure owner Banedanmark have completed testing of a European Train Control System (ETCS) level 2 baseline 3 application....

Siemens to deliver seven Vectron locomotives to Railcare Monday, September 26, 2016 Railcare has ordered seven Vectron-type trains from Siemens to haul freight in Germany, Austria and Switzerland....

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Infotec Makes Progress on London Bridge Works Thursday, September 29, 2016 by Infotec With London Bridge station's new concourse now partly open and fitted with Infotec passenger information screens, work has now started on manufacture of displays for phase three of the...

Schalke and Ingeteam to Collaborate on a New Platform of Shunting Locomotives Thursday, September 29, 2016 by Ingeteam Ingeteam will supply the German company Schalker Eisenhütte Maschinenfabrik (Schalke) with traction converters and other equipment for the new platform of multi-system service and...

RAIL.ONE Charts a Course for the Future at InnoTrans Thursday, September 29, 2016 by RAIL.ONE This year's InnoTrans underscored its importance as the leading fair for transportation technology by setting new records: 2,950 exhibitors, almost two-thirds of them traveling from...

intreXis Provides Customised Railway Power Supplies Thursday, September 29, 2016 by intreXis When your systems power needs cannot be addressed by standard products, intreXis can utilise its world class power design capabilities to provide a solution specific to your requirements,...

Digital Solutions from ContiTech for the Mobility of Tomorrow Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by ContiTech Railway Engineering Digitalization is a pioneering trend, and not just for the passenger car industry. It is playing an increasingly important role in the development of new transportation concepts in the rail...

Arriva UK Trains is First to Launch Next-Generation Passenger Wi-Fi for Chiltern Railways Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by WiFi SPARK Chiltern Railways customers can now save time, data, and no longer have to worry about connecting to separate on train and station Wi-Fi thanks to collaboration between parent company, Arriva...

Sulzer Expands its Range of High-Efficiency SMD Water Pumps Monday, September 26, 2016 by Sulzer The SMD pump range is ideal for a wide range of high-volume flow applications where raw, clean, brackish or sea water is pumped. Such applications are water abstraction, treatment,...

ContiTech Products Enhance Safety in Railway Transport Monday, September 26, 2016 by ContiTech Railway Engineering Whether in the bogie of the locomotives or carriages, in heating or air-conditioning systems, or in the interior trim, ContiTech develops solutions that not only are durable and robust but...

Artesyn Expands ControlSafe™ SIL4 COTS Rail Computing Platform to Address More Train Control and Rail Signalling Applications Friday, September 23, 2016 by Artesyn Embedded Technologies At InnoTrans 2016, Artesyn Embedded Technologies unveiled the ControlSafe™ Expansion Box Platform a COTS computing system designed to be certified to SIL4, which can substantially...

Frauscher Offers New Tracking Solutions FTS for Global Railway Markets Friday, September 23, 2016 by Frauscher Sensortechnik At this year's InnoTrans in Berlin, Frauscher Sensor Technology launched a world premiere: its new product line Frauscher Tracking Solutions FTS, which has the potential to revolutionise the way...

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