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Hitachi opens first train manufacturing plant in UK
04 September, 2015
Hitachi Rail has opened a rail manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, UK, to manufacture InterCity Express (IEP)...
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Indonesia cancels $5bn high-speed train project for slower rail link
Friday, September 04, 2015 Indonesia has cancelled a $5bn plan to build its first high-speed rail link between Jakarta and the West Java provincial capital of...

Philippines to begin tender process for metro rail maintenance contract
Friday, September 04, 2015 The Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is starting the tender process for a long-term maintenance contractor for the Metro Rail Transit Line 3...

Hungary opens Budapest train station as Europe struggles with migrant crisis
Thursday, September 03, 2015 Hungary has reopened Budapest's Keleti train station for migrants but cancelled trains to Western...

Bombardier wins $381m contract to deliver 15 high-speed trains for China
Thursday, September 03, 2015 Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation (BST) has secured a CNY2.4bn ($381m) contract from China Railway Corporation (CRC) to deliver 15 additional CRH380D high-speed...

Norfolk Southern unveils Eco locomotives at Atlanta rail yard
Thursday, September 03, 2015 Railroad operator Norfolk Southern has rolled out five new rail yard locomotives that are low on greenhouse gas emissions, in Georgia,...

Skytrain's first section completes on $6bn Sydney Metro Northwest project
Thursday, September 03, 2015 The first section of the Sydney Metro Northwest’s skytrain in Australia has been...

L&T's railway business wins $161m Riyadh Metro contract
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Indian engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro’s (L&T) railway business has secured an Rs10.7bn ($161m) contract from the BACS consortium to design and build tracks for the Riyadh...

Refugees protest as Hungary closes Budapest railway station
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Thousands of refugees from Syria and other war-stricken regions are protesting against Hungary’s decision to close the Budapest Keleti station for the second...

ScotRail unveils first refurbished trains under modernisation project
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 UK-based rail operator ScotRail has unveiled the first of 40 new-look trains, which will come into service over the next three...

China opens high-speed rail link to North Korean border
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 China has opened a new high-speed rail line from central part of the country to the border of North Korea in order to strengthen economic ties....


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Press Releases

Westermo to Demonstrate Resilient Data Communications at RAIL2015
Friday, September 04, 2015 by Westermo Westermo will bring its innovative and robust industrial data communications products alive at the RAIL2015 exhibition later this month. The company will have its Mobile Training and...

The New MEX Version 15 is on its Way
Friday, September 04, 2015 by MEX Maintenance Experts Maintenance Experts has been working quietly for the past year on a project running at their office in Brisbane,...

Powernet Launches 1kW DDC8600 Rail Approved DC/DC Converter Series
Thursday, September 03, 2015 by Powernet Powernet's well known ADC9000 series design platform covers power supplies, converters and battery chargers from 500W-3,200W with rail approvals according to EN50155. The latest branch of...

Sepura Chosen by Fire Brigades in Bavaria
Friday, August 28, 2015 by Sepura Selectric GmbH has been awarded two prestigious contracts for the supply of more than 6000 TETRA radios to fire brigades in the regions of Straubing and...

PROCECO to Exhibit at the Railway Interchange Expo
Friday, August 28, 2015 by PROCECO PROCECO will exhibit at the upcoming Railway Interchange 2015, to be held on 4 - 7 October, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US....

Siemens Commissions First Trackguard Westrace Mk2 in Scandinavia
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by Siemens Following the successful completion of the final stage of signalling work by Siemens, Norway's metro transport infrastructure owner, Sporveien Oslo AS, has now commissioned into full service...

KVT-Fastening Offers Lightweight Threaded Inserts
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by KVT-Fastening KVT-Fastening offers a comprehensive range of threaded inserts Tappex, Filtec+, Lockfil+, Kato, Fasteks and Keenserts: threaded inserts for highly reliable threaded fastenings in...

Compact, Waterproof Power Supplies for Transportation and Other Heavy-duty Applications
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by Absopulse The MIW-50-D0-IP66 series of compact, 50W power supplies are designed for applications that require a rugged, waterproof, dust-proof, explosion-proof ac/dc or dc/dc power solution....

PROCECO to Exhibit at Railway Interchange 2015
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by PROCECO PROCECO will exhibit at the upcoming Railway Interchange 2015, to be held on October 4 - 7, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. This rail event is the largest railway exhibition and...

Schlatter Group Rail Welding Machines at Railway Interchange 2015
Monday, August 24, 2015 by Schlatter The Schlatter Group is an internationally leading manufacturer of stationary rail welding machines for rails and for...


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