Tehran – Ankara passenger service relaunched

AISA: The Transasia Express passenger service between Tehran and Ankara has been relaunched after a four-year suspension. The first departure left the Iranian capital on August 7, watched by Managing Director of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways Saeed Rasouli and the Turkish ambassador. The train is scheduled to run once per

Coal cut-off line approved

INDIA: The government has approved the construction of a 108 km rail link between Kolhapur and Vaibhavwadi, for completion in 2023-24 at an estimated cost of Rs34·4bn. Connecting Central Railway’s current Shri Chhatrapati Shahumaharaj terminus at Kolhapur with Vaibhavwadi Road station on the Roha – Madgaon section of the Konkan Railway, the

Siemens Mobility selects Softil software for LTE-R development

COMMUNICATIONS: Siemens Mobility is to use Softil’s BEEHD framework in the development of LTE-R communications technology to succeed GSM-R, and also mission-critical push-to-talk applications for transport use. The next-generation data communication system is required to support ETCS and automatic train operation as well as secure voice communication between drivers and signallers,

Feature articles in the August 2019 issue of Railway Gazette International

Feature articles in the latest issue of Railway Gazette International, the leading business journal for railway operators and suppliers, read in 140 countries. Subscribe to Railway Gazette International today. Comment Jumping on the night train News Main Line Urban Rail Market Industry Innovations Pointers Analysis Safety crisis prompts reform in Taiwan, ERA’s cross-authorisation of rolling

Passenger trains start to serve Yakutsk

RUSSIA: Regular passenger trains have started running on the northern section of the Yakutia Railway, following celebrations on July 27 attended by State Counsellor Vyacheslav Shtyrov, on behalf of the President of the Sakha Republic Aisen Nikolayev. Formal approval of the line for passenger operation was granted on July 19, allowing

Metre-gauge coaches delivered

BANGLADESH: A batch of 26 new inter-city coaches for Bangladesh Railways’ metre-gauge main lines was expected to arrive at Chittagong Port by the end of July, having been shipped from the Indonesian port of Tanjung Perak, in Surabaya, on July 19. Being supplied by PT Inka under a US$101m contract for

Work begins on Ankara suburban rail extension

TURKEY: Construction has started on an extension of Ankara’s Başkentray suburban railway from the current western terminus of Sincan to Yenikent. The 8 km northwestern extension is being funded from public sources. Completion of the TL353m project is due by the end of June 2022. From Yenikent a single-track line is to be

Industry Insider Week 30 – 10 Must-Read Rail News Stories

All the important rail news of the week, summed up for you in one place: our Railway-News Industry Insider Week 30 for 22–26 July 2019: Current Westbahn KISS interior © Westbahn Rolling Stock Siemens, Bombardier and DB reach an agreement about the ICE 4 trains © www.siemens.com/press Deutsche Bahn Will Resume Acceptance of ICE 4

Sakhalin regauging makes progress

RUSSIA: The first 1 520 mm gauge long-distance overnight passenger services on the island of Sakhalin began running on July 18, following conversion of the 500 km Vzmorye – Nogliki route from 1 067 mm to broad gauge. This marks the latest stage in a programme launched in 2003 to regauge the island’s network

Eyre grain lines are not closed, insists GWA

AUSTRALIA: Unequal treatment of road and rail was a major factor behind the decision to suspend services on the 1 067 mm gauge network in South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula, according to operator Genesee & Wyoming Australia. The 700 km network was mothballed at the end of May after GWA’s only customer switched its

PowerHaul locos delivered to Turkish private operator

TURKEY: Wabtec and Tülomsaş have delivered five PowerHaul diesel-electric locomotives to Körfez Ulaştırma, the rail transport subsidiary of oil refining company Tüpraş which was the first operator to order new locos after the government began issuing operating licenses to private companies in 2017. Körfez Ulaştırma signed the order with what was

IRCON to undertake Sri Lanka railway upgrade

SRI LANKA: A US$91·3m contract for the modernisation of the 130 km Maho – Omanthai line was signed by the government and Indian Railways subsidiary IRCON International on July 18. The 36-month project will raise the line speed from 60 km/h to 120 km/h and eliminate 40 km/h speed restrictions, while reducing maintenance

Register Now for the 3rd ASEAN Rail Summit

Malaysia: As the fastest-growing region in the global economy, Southeast Asia emerging economies have attracted worldwide attention. It is estimated that by 2020, ASEAN is expected to become the fifth-largest economy in the world. As one of the important countries in ASEAN, China has always maintained close cooperation and exchanges.

Auckland City Rail Link contract signed

NEW ZEALAND: The main contract for construction of the tunnels and stations on the Auckland City Rail Link was formally signed on July 19, at an event attended by Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff. Project promoter City Rail Link had selected the Link Alliance consortium in April,

Construction of Uttar Pradesh line approved

INDIA: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the construction of an 81 km line between Sahjanwa and Dohrighat in Uttar Pradesh. The government said the railway would support socio-economic development in the economically underdeveloped area, which is densely populated but lacks roads. Conversion of the existing Indara – Dohrighat line from

Point machine built for winter on the steppe

KAZAKHSTAN: In co-operation with national railway KTZ, the KazElektroPrivod equally-owned joint venture of Alstom and SOP Trade has completed a six-month test of a P80 point machine on a turnout designed by Prommashkomplekt and installed at Shiderty station. The locally-manufactured P80 has a design life of 20 years and is suitable

Eliwana mine and railway project launched

AUSTRALIA: Fortescue Metals Group held a ceremony on July 5 to officially launch construction of its Eliwana mine and railway in Western Australia. The US$1·275bn project includes the construction of 143 km of railway to connect the Western Hub mining area to the Solomon Hub on the existing 620 km rail network

Coach kits delivered to Kazakhstan

KAZAKHSTAN: Transmashholding’s Tver Carriage Works is supplying Tulpar-Talgo with kits for the assembly of Type 61-4447 coaches in Nur-Sultan. The Russian factory has supplied 137 complete coaches of various types to Kazakhstan over the past decade, and this is its first contract to supply kits for local assembly.  The contract signed on

Bringing a Freight Line Back to Life in Colombia

Colombia is a country that has seen more than its fair share of political struggles. At the same time it is filled with opportunities, including for the rail sector. Railway lines in the country have fallen into disuse. One company, Holdtrade Atlantico, wants to reinstate a freight railway line in

Last of 30 B-Series Trains for Transperth Delivered

The Bombardier-EDI Downer joint venture, EDI Rail Bombardier Transportation Pty Ltd, has delivered the last of 30 B-Series electric multiple units to Western Australia’s Public Transport Authority (PTA). Bombardier-EDI Downer JV celebrates delivery of final B-Series EMU © Bombardier Transportation The contract for the 30 railcars dates back to 2016. The Minister

Equality. Diversity. Inclusion. This Is Not Altruism.

On 23 June it is International Women in Engineering Day. HS2 Ltd is one of the companies in rail proactively working towards changing the employment landscape in construction and engineering. Curzon Street Station visual © HS2 Ltd At Railtex this year Mark Lomas, Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion at HS2, gave a

Rail, metro and tram spending in New South Wales budget

AUSTRALIA: Several rail projects have been allocated funding in the 2019-20 New South Wales budget, which was presented on June 18. The state government is providing A$812m as part of a A$1·8bn package over four years towards the New Intercity Fleet. The RailConnect consortium of Hyundai Rotem, Mitsubishi Electric Australia and

China Railway Corp becomes China State Railway Group Co

CHINA: China Railway Corp was officially restructured as China State Railway Group Co on June 18, with China Railway and CR as its official English-language short name and abbreviation. China Railway is a solely state-owned enterprise with registered capital of 1·74tr yuan, established in accordance with company law. Its responsibilities include

Critical Communications for Australian Railways

With the increased number of passengers using rail as their mode of transport Frontline Safety Critical Communications becomes ever more vital and also challenging. Getting safety communications accurate, brief, clear and professional will help ensure the safe travel of billions of customers. In this article, Anton Abrahams, Chairman, Australasian Critical

UK: Alstom Reveals Its Design for HS2 Trains

The race to win the contract for the HS2 rolling stock is an intense one. Now Alstom has revealed its proposed design for the new UK high-speed train.  Alstom’s proposed HS2 design © Alstom Design & Styling 2019 HS2 Ltd has said it needs a train that can operate equally on the

Uzbekistan orders more Talgo 250 trainsets

UZBEKISTAN: National railway UTY has finalised an order for a further two Talgo 250 trainsets for use from 2021 on Afrosiyob services between Toshkent, Samarkand, Qarshi, Bukhara and Khiva, along with four coaches to lengthen its original pair of Talgo 250 trainsets. The €57m order announced by Talgo on May 30 is

Port deal secures iron ore rail link

BRAZIL: Plans for a rail-served iron ore mine in the southern part of Bahia state are expected to move ahead, following the signing of agreements for the development of bulk export terminals at the new Porto Sul deep-water facility near Ilhéus and the founding of a special purpose company to

Sydney Metro North West Enters Commercial Service

Sydney Metro North West entered commercial service on Sunday, 26 May.  The operator, Metro Trains Sydney, will run the new trains every four minutes during peak times. This volume could be increased in the future, if needed. However, during the first six weeks, the operator will run trains every five minutes

600 km/h maglev prototype unveiled

CHINA: Two prototype vehicles intended to support research into a 600 km/h maglev system were unveiled by CRRC Qingdao Sifang on May 23. The 53 m long locally-developed prototype comprises a driving car and an intermediate vehicle. It has been built as part of a five-year maglev development programme announced by the

‘Intelligent’ bogie manufacturing workshop

CHINA: CRRC Zhuzhou has begun production at what it describes as ‘the world's first intelligent bogie manufacturing workshop’. The manufacturer said this provides ‘30·1% more production efficiency’ with 50% fewer staff and a 35% shorter R&D time compared to traditional manual operation. Automated guided vehicles retrieve and transport materials to the workstations which undertake

City Rail Link cost management consultant appointed

NEW ZEALAND: Turner & Townsend has been appointed to provide cost management advisory services for the NZ$4·4bn City Rail Link project in Auckland. Last month project promoter CRL Ltd named the Link Alliance of Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Downer, Soletanche Bachy International, WSP Opus, AECOM New Zealand and Tonkin + Taylor

Banks back Turkish railport

TURKEY: Two US$30m loans to finance the US$86m development of a privately-run inland rail terminal in Kocaeli province, to the east of Istanbul, have been agreed by the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development and majority Chinese-owned Turkish bank ICBC Turkey. The terminal is being developed by a 67:33 joint venture

TCCA’s 21st CCW Event Set to Bring the Critical Communications World Together in Kuala Lumpur

Critical Communications World (CCW), the leading conference and exhibition dedicated to connecting critical communications professionals, will take place from 18th – 20th June in Kuala Lumpur, hosted by Malaysia’s Sapura Group. Registration for the event is now open. Produced by TCCA, CCW is the leading event for all stakeholders in mission-critical

Financing agreed for high speed line PPP

CHINA: A consortium led by the Fosun conglomerate has agreed a 28·1bn yuan loan package with a group of banks to finance the construction of the first high speed line in China to be built and operated under a PPP concession. The 269 km Hangzhou – Shaoxing – Taizhou line is being

Bakan Turhan, Bakü-Tiflis-Kars Demiryolu Mutabakat Zaptı İmza Töreni’ne Katıldı

Ulaştırma ve Altyapı Bakanı Cahit Turhan, Türkiye, Azerbaycan ve Rusya arasında imzalanan mutabakat zaptı ile Bakü-Tiflis-Kars hattı üzerinden yapılan taşımaların hacminin artacağına ve demiryolu hattına ticari bir ivme kazandıracağına inandığını bildirdi. Ankara’da düzenlenen “Türkiye, Rusya [devamı…]

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Mongolia’s Northern Railways signs EPC agreement

MONGOLIA: The Northern Railways subsidiary of coking coal mine project developer Aspire Mining Ltd has signed an engineering, procurement and construction agreement for the proposed 547 km Erdenet – Ovoot railway with a joint venture of China Gezhouba International Engineering Co and China Railway 20 Group Corp. The agreement was signed

Demiryollarının Doğduğu Şehirde TCDD Rüzgârı

TCDD Genel Müdürü Ali İhsan Uygun’un Raillife dergisinin Mayıs ayı sayısında “Demiryollarının Doğduğu Şehirde TCDD Rüzgârı” başlıklı yazısı yayımlandı. İŞTE TCDD GENEL MÜDÜR APAYDIN’IN YAZISI İki yılda bir düzenlenen ve konusunda dünyanın en büyük 3. [devamı…]

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Rail agreements reached at the Belt & Road Forum

INTERNATIONAL: Railway projects were included in the ‘283 concrete results’ announced by the hosts following the Second Belt & Road Forum for International Co-operation, which was held in Beijing on April 25-27. The forum was organised by the Chinese government to bring together heads of government and other senior figures to

Beijing suburban route S5 extended

CHINA: Beijing suburban railway service S5 was extended northeast from Huairou Bei to Gubeikou adding three stations on April 30. The maximum operating speed of trains on the commuter route was increased from 70 to 100 km/h at the same time. Route S5 is now 135 km long with stations at Huangtudian

Nexans, Eurasia Rail 2019 Fuarı’nda, Ziyaretçilerinden Yoğun İlgi Gördü

Alanında dünyanın en büyük 3. büyük demiryolu fuarı olma özelliğini taşıyan ve bu yıl sekizincisi düzenlenen “Eurasia Rail 2019” katılımcılarıyla buluştu. Kablo sektörünün global oyuncularından Nexans, ziyaretçilerinden yoğun ilgi gördü. “Hayata enerji verir” sloganıyla müşterilerine [devamı…]

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CRRC launches rolling stock finance business

CHINA: CRRC and Tianjin Trust Co have launched a financial leasing subsidiary with the aim of expanding the rolling stock manufacturing group’s export activities and supporting the government’s Belt & Road Initiative. Target market sectors include high speed trainsets, high-power locomotives, wagons and urban rail vehicles. CRRC Financial Leasing Co Ltd is registered in the

Caledonian Sleeper launches new CAF coaches

UK: London to Scotland overnight train operator Caledonian Sleeper put the first of its new fleet of CAF coaches into service on April 28. The Mk V vehicles built in northern Spain are initially being used on the Lowlander route from London to Glasgow and Edinburgh. The Highlander route between London

TER Kapı Sistemleri, Eurasia Rail Fuarı’nda Büyük İlgi Gördü

TER Kapı Sistemleri, kapı sistemlerini geliştirmeye devam ediyor. Eurasia 2019 Raylı Sistemler Fuarı’nda sergiledikleri üçüncü jenerasyon tramvay, LRV, metro ve elektrikli otobüsler için üretilen kapı sistemleri, katılımcılar tarafından büyük ilgi gördü. “1993 yılında Almanya’da (Velbert) [devamı…]

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Yapı Merkezı enters signalling market

TURKEY: Infrastructure manager TCDD has begun testing signalling equipment developed by Yapı Merkezı Idis, the industrial controls and communications subsidiary of construction group Yapı Merkezı. The company has installed an interlocking, fixed block signals and level crossing control units compatible with future deployment of ERTMS. The equipment was commissioned on April

İzmir’de Buharlı Tren Nostaljisi Yaşandı

Türkiye’de ulaşım kültürünün ayrılmaz parçası olan ve hafızalarda iz bırakan buharlı trenler, Eurasia Rail Fuarı kapsamında Çamlık’ta düzenlenen etkinliklere davetlileri taşıdı. TCDD Genel Müdürü Ali İhsan Uygun ve davetliler, Çamlık’ta düzenlenen ‘Yerli Sinyalizasyon Sisteminin Deneme [devamı…]

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8. Eurasia Rail Fuarı, İzmir’in Ev Sahipliğinde 12.322 Ziyaretçiyi Ağırladı

Türkiye’nin lider sektörlerinde öncü fuarlar düzenleyen ITE Turkey bünyesinde organize edilen “8. Uluslararası Demiryolu, Hafif Raylı Sistemler ve Lojistik Fuarı – Eurasia Rail” bu yıl 10-12 Nisan tarihleri arasında İzmir’de fuarizmir Fuar Merkezi’nde düzenlendi. Demiryolu [devamı…]

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‘National Train’ EMUs on course for delivery this year

TURKEY: State-owned passenger train manufacturer Tüvasaş expects to begin construction of the first of 21 five-car electric multiple-units under the National Train programme ‘within the next two months’. The first trains should be handed to operator TCDD Tasımacılık before the end of the year, the company told Railway Gazette at

East Coast Rail Link back on

MALAYSIA: Construction of the East Coast Rail Link to open up the country’s eastern seaboard is set to resume next month, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced on April 15. Contracts had been awarded in 2017 for China Communications Construction Corp to develop the 530 km ECRL linking Port Klang on the west

Eurasia Rail İzmir Fuarı’nda KARDEMİR Rüzgarı Esti

Raylı sistemler sektörüne yönelik olarak Avrasya bölgesinin tek ve dünyanın en büyük fuarlarından biri olarak bilinen Eurasia Rail, bölgedeki raylı sistemler sektörünün en önemli aktörlerini 10-12 Nisan 2019 tarihleri arasında fuarizmir’de bir araya getirdi. 200 [devamı...] Haberin detayı ve fotoğraflar için: Eurasia Rail İzmir Fuarı’nda KARDEMİR Rüzgarı Esti - RayHaber Kaynak= https://rayhaber.com/2019/04/eurasia-rail-izmir-fuarinda-kardemir-ruzgari-esti/

TÜLOMSAŞ Marka DE 10000 Milli Elektrikli Manevra Lokomotifi

TÜLOMSAŞ, Türkiye’nin tek, dünyanın en büyük 3. demiryolu ve hafif raylı sistemler fuarı Eurasia Rail 2019’ da yerini aldı. Demiryolu sektöründeki son gelişmelerin konuşulduğu ve karar vericilerin uluslararası buluşma platformu olarak ön plana çıkan fuar, [devamı...] Haberin detayı ve fotoğraflar için: TÜLOMSAŞ Marka DE 10000 Milli Elektrikli Manevra Lokomotifi - RayHaber Kaynak=

Dursun ve Uygun, Eurasia Rail Fuarı’nda Standları Gezdi

Ulaştırma ve Altyapı Bakan Yardımcısı Selim Dursun ve TCDD Genel Müdürü Ali İhsan Uygun, 10-12 Nisan 2019 tarihlerinde Fuar İzmir’de yapılan Türkiye’nin tek, dünyanın en büyük 3. demiryolu ve hafif raylı sistemler Eurasia Rail 2019 [devamı...] Haberin detayı ve fotoğraflar için: Dursun ve Uygun, Eurasia Rail Fuarı’nda Standları Gezdi - RayHaber Kaynak=

Brisbane Cross River contractors selected

AUSTRALIA: The Queensland government’s Cross River Rail Delivery Authority has selected preferred bidders for the three main works packages to build and equip Brisbane’s A$5·4bn cross-city rail link. Enabling works are already underway for the 10·2 km line linking Bowen Hills with Dutton Park, and major construction is expected to get underway

Eurasia Rail Fuarı’nda TÜVASAŞ’ın Standına Yoğun İlgi

Sektöründe Türkiye’nin tek, dünyanın en büyük 3. Uluslararası Demiryolu, Hafif Raylı Sistemler, Altyapı ve Lojistik Fuarı Eurasia Rail, bu yıl 8. kez İzmir’de açıldı. Ulaştırma Altyapı Bakan Yardımcısı Selim DURSUN ve sektörün üst düzey yöneticilerinin [devamı...] Haberin detayı ve fotoğraflar için: Eurasia Rail Fuarı’nda TÜVASAŞ’ın Standına Yoğun İlgi - RayHaber Kaynak= https://rayhaber.com/2019/04/eurasia-rail-fuarinda-tuvasasin-standina-yogun-ilgi/

8. Eurasia Rail Kapılarını Açtı

Eurasia Rail kapılarını açtı Ulaştırma ve Altyapı Bakan Yardımcısı Selim Dursun: 'Yerli katılım oranı yüzde 40'tan yüzde 60'lara ulaştı'İZMİR - Türkiye'nin tek, dünyanın en büyük 3. demiryolu ve hafif raylı sistemler fuarı Eurasia Rail, bu yıl 8. kez İzmir'de açıldı. Kaynak= https://www.haberler.com/8-eurasia-rail-kapilarini-acti-11938617-haberi/

Eurasia Rail Fuarı’nda Milli Yük Vagonuna Yoğun İlgi

Avrasya bölgesinin tek ve dünyanın en büyük fuarlarından biri olarak bilinen Eurasia Rail fuarı Ulaştırma ve Altyapı Bakan Yardımcısı Selim Dursun tarafından ziyarete açıldı. T.C. Ulaştırma ve Altyapı Bakanlığı, T.C. Devlet Demiryolları ve alt şirketleri; [devamı...] Haberin detayı ve fotoğraflar için: Eurasia Rail Fuarı’nda Milli Yük Vagonuna Yoğun İlgi - RayHaber Kaynak=

Demiryolu Sektörü Fuar İzmir’de Buluştu

Türkiye’nin en büyük fuarcılık tesisi Fuar İzmir, dünyanın 3. büyük demiryolu fuarı olan Eurasia Rail-Uluslararası Demiryolu, Hafif Raylı Sistemler, Altyapı ve Lojistik Fuarı’na ev sahipliği yapıyor. Fuarın açılış töreninde konuşan İzmir Büyükşehir Belediye Başkanı Tunç [devamı...] Haberin detayı ve fotoğraflar için: Demiryolu Sektörü Fuar İzmir’de Buluştu - RayHaber Kaynak= https://rayhaber.com/2019/04/demiryolu-sektoru-fuar-izmirde-bulustu/

Eurasia Rail 2019 Fuarı Başladı

İki yılda bir düzenlenen ve konusunda dünyanın en büyük 3. demiryolu fuarı olan “Eurasia Rail Demiryolu, Hafif Raylı Sistemler, Altyapı ve Lojistik Fuarı”nın 8’incisi 10 Nisan 2019 tarihinde Fuar İzmir’de açıldı. Açılışa; Ulaştırma ve Altyapı [devamı...] Haberin detayı ve fotoğraflar için: Eurasia Rail 2019 Fuarı Başladı - RayHaber Kaynak= https://rayhaber.com/2019/04/eurasia-rail-2019-fuari-basladi/

Uygun: “Türkiye Nüfusunun Yüzde 40’ına YHT Hizmeti Sunuyoruz”

Avrupa ve Asya’nın tek, dünyanın 3. büyük fuarı Eurasia Rail-Uluslararası Demiryolu, Hafif Raylı Sistemler, Altyapı ve Lojistik Fuarı’nın sekizincisi 10 Nisan 2019 tarihinde İzmir Fuar Merkezi’nde açıldı. TCDD Taşımacılık Genel Müdürlüğünün de standının yer aldığı [devamı...] Haberin detayı ve fotoğraflar için: Uygun: “Türkiye Nüfusunun Yüzde 40’ına YHT Hizmeti Sunuyoruz” - RayHaber Kaynak=

Demir Yolu Sektörü İzmir de Buluşacak

Sektöründe Türkiye'nin tek, dünyanın en büyük 3'üncü fuarı olarak gösterilen Uluslararası Demiryolu, Hafif Raylı Sistemler ve Lojistik Fuarı - Eurasia Rail, 10 Nisan'da İzmir'de açılacak. Kaynak= https://www.haberler.com/demir-yolu-sektoru-izmir-de-bulusacak-11930979-haberi/

Siemens Mobility Eurasiarail 2019’da Bağlantılı Ulaşıma Vurgu Yapacak

Eurasiarail 2019 Fuarı’na katılacak olan Siemens Mobility, ‘Bağlantılı ulaşımı şekillendiriyoruz’ sloganı altında, giderek daha yoğun bir şekilde ağ bağlantılı hale gelen bir “kesintisiz ulaşım ekosisteminde” dijital inovasyonları sektör temsilcilerine sunacak. Bu çözümler demiryolu taşımacılığını çok [devamı...] Haberin detayı ve fotoğraflar için: Siemens Mobility Eurasiarail 2019’da Bağlantılı Ulaşıma Vurgu Yapacak - RayHaber Kaynak=

Thailand – Cambodia railway to open this month

ASIA: The 1·3 km cross-border rail link between Arayaprathet in Thailand and Poipot in Cambodia which was completed last year is to be opened on April 22, Thailand’s Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith told the ASEAN PPP Summit in Bangkok on April 4. Speaking to Railway Gazette International on the sidelines of

TCDD awards soda plant link contract

TURKEY: Infrastructure manager TCDD announced on April 2 that it had awarded contracts for construction of an 18·5 km branch to a soda plant at Yenikent. The contract award to a consortium of HCA Insaat, Imaj Altyapi Ust Yapı and Efecemler Ins Nak Madencılık is valued at TL353·5m; TCDD received 11

CRRC tests ‘variable configuration’ EMU

CHINA: CRRC Tangshan has completed pre-delivery testing of a variable configuration electric multiple-unit, which is designed to be formed of two power cars and up to 16 single or double-deck coaches. The train has been designed to enable operators to configure train lengths in response to changes in passenger demand, unlike

Talgo committed to UK expansion strategy

UK: Planning for the development of a rolling stock manufacturing plant in Scotland and a research facility in northern England is continuing ‘at full pace’, Talgo Group President Carlos de Palacio Oriol told Railway Gazette in Madrid on April 1. Pointing out that Talgo’s two Spanish plants at Las Matas and

World rolling stock market – March 2019

Australia: NSW is to ‘fast-track’ the delivery of a further 17 Downer EDI/CRRC Changchun Waratah Series 2 double-deck EMUs for use on the Sydney Trains network from 2020, Minister for Transport Andrew Constance announced on February 6. Meanwhile, the UGL Unipart JV’s contract to provide heavy maintenance and logistics services

EU to finance upgrading of Turkey’s European link

TURKEY: A €275m grant to support the €1bn modernisation of the 233 km line from Istanbul to the Bulgarian border at Kapıkule was signed by representatives of the European Union and Turkey on February 28. The route is designated as being of European significance because it links to the core trans-European network.

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