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Bombardier opens new production facility in South Africa
26 August, 2016
Bombardier Transportation has opened a new production facility and future South African headquarters at Isando in Johannesburg....
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Deals this week: Hitachi Rail Europe, Crossrail, and MyHSR Friday, August 26, 2016 Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) has awarded a three year contract to ISS Group, which is extendable up to five...

Sound Transit to open Angle Lake Station next month Friday, August 26, 2016 US-based regional train service provider Sound Transit is set to open Angle Lake station in Seattle on 24 September, marking the launch of a light rail service on the South 200th link extension....

Stadler to provide 22 EMUs for Stockholm’s Roslagsbanan line Friday, August 26, 2016 Switzerland-based Stadler has won a Skr2bn ($240m) order from Stockholm County Council’s Traffic Committee to provide 22 three-car electric multiple-units (EMU)....

Bombardier wins service and maintenance contract for LNVG regional trains in Germany Thursday, August 25, 2016 Bombardier Transportation has received an order from German regional rail authority Landesnahverkehrsgesellschaft Niedersachsen (LNVG) to provide rail vehicle service and fleet...

CDPQ Infra signs aerial structure deal with Canadian National Railway Thursday, August 25, 2016 CDPQ Infra has signed an agreement with Canadian National Railway (CN) to advance the Réseau Electrique Métropolitain (REM) project....

Jilin Midas wins aluminium-alloy contracts for high-speed and metro trains in China Thursday, August 25, 2016 Subsidiary of Midas Holdings Jilin Midas Aluminium Industries (Jilin Midas) has won two supply contracts worth RMB53.8m ($8m) from rail customers in China to be equipped on its high-speed and...

Hitachi Rail Europe selects ISS Group to provide integrated facility services Wednesday, August 24, 2016 ISS Group has been chosen by UK-based Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) to provide integrated facility services for its train maintenance centres in London, Swansea, Bristol and Doncaster....

HS2 shortlists consultants for phase II rail project in UK Wednesday, August 24, 2016 High Speed Two (HS2) has announced a shortlist of consultants, which will bid for two contracts worth more than £500m for phase II of the high-speed rail project in the...

More than $2.3bn planned for public transit investments in Canada Wednesday, August 24, 2016 The Governments of Canada, Ontario, and a number of municipalities have agreed to provide more than C$2.97bn ($2.3bn) in combined funding to improve public transit systems across the...

Charlotte plans to re-bid CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 2 Project Tuesday, August 23, 2016 The city of Charlotte, North Carolina, US, plans to re-bid the CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 2 project construction contract in September....

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Network Rail Awards Re-Signalling Contract to Ansaldo STS / Linbrooke Services Consortium Friday, August 26, 2016 by Ansaldo STS After its successive implementations on High Speed One and Cambrian Lines, Ansaldo STS's interlocking technology has been selected for the Network Rail project to re-signal and upgrade the...

New IRIS Requirements to be Aligned with ISO Standard Friday, August 26, 2016 by International Competence Centre Rail In course with the next upgrade UNIFE will lead across IRIS Chapter 3 (IRIS requirements) into an ISO standard. So far, everything went according to plan. The content of the new standard is...

Goldschmidt Thermit Group Acquires Swedish Road-Rail Vehicle Manufacturer Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Goldschmidt Thermit Group The Goldschmidt Thermit Group based in Leipzig, Germany is expanding in Scandinavia. The global leader for continuous joint welding and the maintenance and repair of rail systems has acquired...

Critical Software and Alstom Transport Develop Scanner for Train Carriages Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by CRITICAL Software Trains work hard and need to be safe, which means operators must keep them in optimum condition. Currently, this requires comprehensive visual checks, completed by an overnight workforce. This...

Maintenance Management And Safety In The Workplace Monday, August 22, 2016 by MEX Maintenance Experts Unmaintained equipment can be dangerous. Allowing staff to continue to operate such equipment is reckless and can lead to serious consequences, not to mention prolonged...

PMC Polarteknik to Exhibit at InnoTrans 2016 Monday, August 22, 2016 by PMC Polarteknik Anticipation builds in the lead up to the 11th International Trade Fair for Transport Technology, held at Berlin, Germany from 20-23 September...

Pixy Receives IRIS-Certification Update Monday, August 22, 2016 by Pixy Pixy has proudly verified receipt of the International Railway Industry (IRIS) certificate. With the IRIS certificate Pixy AG currently fulfills the most stringent quality requirements in...

IRIS Celebrates 10th Anniversary Friday, August 19, 2016 by International Competence Centre Rail The rail industry differs from other industries through their great tradition, long product lifecycles of 40 years and beyond, small production quantities in a classical project business, but...

Ansaldo STS to Provide Complete PTC system for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Friday, August 19, 2016 by Ansaldo STS Ansaldo STS was awarded a $338 million contract from Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to furnish a complete positive train control (PTC) system on their entire commuter rail...

Sepura Support Critical Communication Success in Rio Friday, August 19, 2016 by Sepura Part of the Sepura Group, Teltronic is ensuring that critical communications run smoothly at the Summer Olympics and Paralympics, informally known as Rio...

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