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Network Rail awards re-signalling and power supply contracts to Alstom and Amey
29 April, 2016
UK infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has awarded a £79m contract to Alstom for the final stage of a signalling system, which will control trains between Reading and...
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NSW shortlists bidders for Newcastle light-rail project Friday, April 29, 2016 The Government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has shortlisted five organisations to tender for managing contractor of a Newcastle light-rail...

Western Australia awards contract to Salini Impregilo and NRW joint venture Friday, April 29, 2016 The Western Australian (WA) Government has finalised negotiations to design, build and maintain the Forrestfield-Airport Link in...

Balfour Beatty Vinci joint venture selects HS2 design partners Thursday, April 28, 2016 British and French joint venture Mott MacDonald and Systra has been selected as a design partner by Balfour Beatty and Vinci for the UK's High-Speed 2 (HS2) rail project....

Bombardier to provide Mitrac propulsion system for Jakarta's new trainsets Thursday, April 28, 2016 A consortium of Bombardier Transportation and its local consortium partner PT INKA has received a €66m contract to supply ten six-car electric multiple-units (EMUs) for the future Jakarta...

European Commission approves investment for metro extension in Sofia, Bulgaria Thursday, April 28, 2016 The European Commission (EC) has approved an investment of €368m from the European Regional Development Fund to support construction of Metro line 3 in Sofia,...

CDPQ Infra unveils plans for $4.3bn driverless light-rail network in Montreal Wednesday, April 27, 2016 CDPQ Infra has unveiled plans to build a driverless light-rail rapid transit system in Montreal, which is said to be the third-longest in the...

Extension of Midland Metro to Birmingham to open next month Wednesday, April 27, 2016 West Midlands integrated transport authority Centro has announced that an extension of the Midland Metro will open next month, which will connect to Birmingham New Street...

Fluor completes Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Project in Denver, US Wednesday, April 27, 2016 A team led by engineering and construction firm Fluor has completed the University of Colorado's A Line of the Denver Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Project in the...

Bombardier’s Innovia APM 300 APM system begins service at Munich Airport Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Bombardier Transportation's Innovia APM 300 automated people mover (APM) system is to begin service to increase passenger capacity at the Munich Airport in Germany....

Panama and Japan sign $2.6bn monorail deal Tuesday, April 26, 2016 The Republic of Panama has signed a $2.6bn agreement with the Government of Japan to fund construction of a new line at Panama Metro....

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Lander and VIAQUATRO Develop the First Driverless Simulator Equipment in Latin America Friday, April 29, 2016 by LANDER Simulation & Training Solutions This week LANDER has completed the installation of a complete simulation classroom to provide training in the operation of the first Driverless Metro in Latin...

Only a Few Spaces Left at BWCS' Wi-Fi on Trains Conference Friday, April 29, 2016 by BWCS Train operators around the world face a major dilemma. While putting Wi-Fi on their trains boosts ticket sales and cuts costs, interruptions to the service leave passengers frustrated and...

300W, High-Temperature, High-Reliability, Convection-Cooled Railway DC-DC Converters Thursday, April 28, 2016 by Absopulse The BHT-319R-F4 series of railway quality DC-DC converters is designed for an operating life of 30 years at high temperatures. The convection cooled units deliver 300W continuous output power...

Monitoring High-Speed Train Manoeuvres with Collision Warning System Monday, April 25, 2016 by Intelligence on Wheels The train collision warning system has been installed on high-speed trains for the first time ever, showing it's huge potential for any kind of train...

Sulzer Refurbishes Scottish Hydro Power Station to Raise Output By 15% Monday, April 25, 2016 by Sulzer Sulzer has been awarded a contract to refurbish the hydro generator at Lochay Power Station, after nearly 60 years of...

Order Intake in All Markets Improved Except for Oil and Gas Thursday, April 21, 2016 by Sulzer Orders from the water, power and general industry markets improved, whereas headwinds in the gas and oil market remained...

Sonata Software to Exhibit Leading Digital Travel Technology Solutions at the Arabian Travel Market Wednesday, April 20, 2016 by Sonata Software Sonata Software, a global IT software services and technology company, announced today that it will be exhibiting at the Arabian Travel Market, being held in Dubai from 25-28 April this...

Sepura Group to Provide Complete Communications Solution for Brasilia Metro Monday, April 18, 2016 by Sepura Teltronic, part of the Sepura Group, has been selected to provide a complete communications solution for Brasilia Metro....

Leroy Automation Gets On-Board New Generation of Driverless Metros Monday, April 18, 2016 by Leroy Automation Leroy Automation, a leading manufacturer of automation systems for on-board train and rail signalling control monitoring systems, has been awarded a major contract by Siemens to supply the...

HUBER+SUHNER to Exhibit Latest Connectivity Solutions at SmartRail Europe 2016 Thursday, April 14, 2016 by HUBER+SUHNER HUBER+SUHNER will showcase its railway industry technologies at SmartRail Europe 2016, taking place in Amsterdam next...

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