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Bangladesh to receive $505m loan from ADB for rail improvements
30 June, 2015
The Government of Bangladesh is reportedly set to receive a $505m loan grant from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to further develop the country's railways, as well as strengthen subregional...
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FRA partners with Google to add rail crossing data to maps
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 The US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has agreed to team up with Google to make rail crossings safer for drivers and...

Victorian government to invest $997m on new high-capacity trains
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Australia's Victorian Government has called for expressions of interest (EOI) for the design, construction and maintenance of a next-generation, high-capacity trains for...

JR Central begins tests of Mitsubishi's SiC power modules on Shinkansen train
Monday, June 29, 2015 Japan-based Mitsubishi Electric has started testing of railcar traction converter/inverter systems with all-silicon carbide (SiC) power modules installed on a N700 Shinkansen bullet train...

R J Corman Railroad agrees to buy Carolina Southern Railroad
Monday, June 29, 2015 US firm R J Corman Railroad Company and current owner Ken Pippin have agreed to finalise the $13.9m sale of Carolina Southern Railroad by 1...

Skoda unveils Czech Railways' InterPanter EMU
Monday, June 29, 2015 Rolling stock manufacturer Skoda Transportation and national operator Czech Railways (CD) have unveiled the first of 14 long-distance electric multiple units (EMUs) at the Velim test...

Arcadis wins Doha Gold Line design contract
Friday, June 26, 2015 Netherlands-based Arcadis has secured a €20m contract from Qatar Rail Company to provide architectural, branding, design and construction consultancy services for the Gold Line metro line in...

South Africa's Transnet secures $231m loan to fund Bombardier locomotives
Friday, June 26, 2015 South African freight transport firm Transnet has signed a R2.8bn ($231m) loan with Germany's KfW Development Bank to fund the purchase of 240 electric locomotives, which are part of the...

UK Government delays Network Rail upgrades
Friday, June 26, 2015 The UK Government has announced that it will delay or reduce a number of planned modernisation projects for railway infrastructure operator Network Rail. ...

Carillion, Kier and Eiffage form JV for UK's HS2 rail project
Thursday, June 25, 2015 UK construction firms Carillion and Kier have entered into joint venture (JV) partnership with France's Eiffage to bid for the delivery of the UK's HS2 rail...

Jacobs renews Crossrail project representative role for five years
Thursday, June 25, 2015 The UK's Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL) have reappointed Jacobs Engineering Group (JEC) as the project representative for the $22bn Crossrail...


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Sepura Offers Instant Coverage Solutions with TETRA
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 by Sepura Sepura has enhanced its infrastructure portfolio with the launch of the SOLO Instant Coverage TETRA base station at Critical Communications World (CCW) in...

30VA, IP66 Sine Wave Inverters Suitable for Harsh Environments
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by Absopulse The CSI 30-D1-IP66 Series of rugged, industrial quality, low voltage DC-AC inverters are designed for powering CCTV and surveillance systems in transportation, mining, marine, oil rigs and...

More Passenger Information Displays for Mexico City
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by Infotec Following the successful completion of an order for LED / TFT combined passenger information displays for Line 12 in Mexico City in 2012, Infotec has now been asked to create more of...

Sepura Technology Secures the G7 Summit
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by Sepura Sepura TETRA radios played a major part in securing the 41st G7 Summit, held in Schloss Elmau, Krün, Bavaria, Germany on June 7-8,...

Bombardier Awards TWINDEXX Contract
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by HUBER+SUHNER Following a successful pilot series, HUBER+SUHNER has now officially been awarded the contract to provide the cabling for a total of 59 TWINDEXX Swiss Express double-deck trains, with...

Sepura Unveils the SC2020 Next-Generation Smart Device
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 by Sepura Sepura has unveiled the next-generation hand-portable, the SC2020, at the Critical Communications World Congress (CCW) in...

TRE Secures Product Acceptance for TREsa
Friday, June 19, 2015 by TRE The TREsa system has been designed to meet the Network Rail ARS+ specification for Automatic Route Setting. The main feature of the TREsa product is the Signaller's Assistant which provides...

TRE Strengthens Engineering and Projects Team
Friday, June 19, 2015 by TRE Building on continued recruitment during recent months, TRE has moved to further strengthen its delivery team through a dedicated intake of new data and project engineers....

Improved Safety for Oxygen Applications
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by KVT-Fastening When filling with medical oxygen, extremely exacting demands are made in safety, tightness and cleanliness of components....

Sepura Receive Queen's Award for Enterprise, International Trade Award
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by Sepura Sepura has announced that it has been awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. The award is universally recognised as one of the UK's highest accolades...


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