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  • DANOBAT builds the world’s most advanced automated train repair shop in Australia

    In the desert of the Pilbara region of North Western Australia temperatures above 45 degrees centigrade are commonplace. The area is known for having exceeded 38ºC for more than 160 consecutive days. This inhospitable corner of the...

    • Posted July 14, 2017
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  • La Farga opens a route to India with a new rail electrification project

    La Farga has been awarded a part of one of the most important rail electrification project in India.  The project, which is part of the EASTERN DEDICATED FREIGHT CORRIDOR, is 343 km of double-track railway electrification from...

    • Posted September 17, 2016
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    MAGLEV 2016 at the InnoTrans Conference Corner

    MAGLEV 2016 at the InnoTrans Conference Corner: Strtarting on 23 September, the last trade visitor day at InnoTrans 2016 on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, the MAGLEV 2016 Conference will have information about the fascinating solutions that magnetic levitation...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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    Green and quiet: Infrastructural technology at InnoTrans 2016

    Green and quiet: Infrastructural technology at  InnoTrans 2016. Making its international debut at InnoTrans 2016 will be a product which demonstrates just how quiet and environmentally friendly rail transport can be. As PROKOP RAIL a.s., which manufactures...

    • Posted July 28, 2016
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    Bids for the Hellenic Company for Rolling Stock Maintenance

    Bids for the Hellenic Company for Rolling Stock Maintenance are opened. Greece’s asset sell-off fund TAIPED has granted a second extension for bids for the acquisition of a 100-percent stake in rail operator Trainose, setting the new...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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  • Multifunctional control unit for a train operated with DP
    Distributed power (DP) control system for electric locomotives

    Advanced Rail Controls Private Limited has developed  a distributed power (DP) control system for class WAG9 electric locomotives. This uses a UHF radio link, a method that has been adopted by selected countries for increasing the throughput for...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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    Knorr-Bremse to modernize high-speed fleet for Swedish State Railways

    Swedish State Railways (SJ AB) has commissioned Knorr-Bremse to modernize its X 2000 high-speed trains. The X 2000 high-speed train operated by Swedish company SJ AB is to be comprehensively modernized by Knorr-Bremse over the next few years....

    • Posted April 23, 2016
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    Qatar Rail unveiling of the Doha Metro and Lusail Tram designs

    Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) marks another milestone with the unveiling of the Doha Metro and Lusail Tram designs. The disclosure of the exterior designs of the upcoming railway vehicles, ‘Al Faras’ for the Doha Metro and...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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    Increasing demand for electric and diesel railcars worldwide

    The global electric and diesel railcars multiple unit market shows a solid growth by 3.5% per year up to 2020. In its latest MultiClient Study “Multiple Units – Global Market Trends” SCI Verkehr GmbH shows that until...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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    Faiveley, to equip new Hong Kong metro

    Faiveley, to equip new Hong Kong metro.  Faiveley Transport has been awarded a contract worth over €50 million by CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co., Ltd. (CRRCSifang) to supply couplers and door systems for the Hong Kong metro’s 93...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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