Keolis Opens Shanghai Pudong Airport Metro

The Passenger Rapid Transit System, which connects Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 to two satellite halls, opened on 16 September. The Keolis joint venture Shanghai Keolis will operate and maintain the metro network for a period of 20 years. Shanghai Keolis won this contract in October 2017. This new airport

Reliable Technology for Chinese High-Speed Trains

China is home to the largest and most extensively used network of high-speed trains in the world. Based in Beijing, the Chinese Academy of Railway Sciences (CARS) is the leading research and development institute, supporting this important industry with its specialised subsidiary, the Beijing Zongheng Electro-Mechanical Technology Development Co. Stäubli

£26m to rescue Island Line

THE uncertain future of Island Line has been secured by a new rolling stock deal as well as a Network Rail commitment to renew the pier at Ryde, which carries the line into the town. The investment will total £26 million. The five two-car Class 484 sets will be D-Trains from

RegioJet Launches Double Deckers in Slovakia

Czech rail company RegioJet operates ‘public service obligation’ regional trains between Bratislava and Komárno (Slovakia). RegioJet has now begun running double-decker trains on this line. The double-decker coaches will increase capacity during peak hours – the morning and afternoon services. The addition of double-decker coaches on this line is significant. Just

Marmaray, Volkswagen İçin Hazırlanıyor

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Ticaret Bakanı Ruhsar Pekcan, Alman otomobil devi Volkswagen’in yeni fabrikasının Manisa’da kurulacağını, fabrikanın kurulacağı yörenin bile olduğunu açıkladı. Bu sözler, fabrika için bir süredir devlet düzeyinde yürütülen çalışmaları da ortaya çıkarttı. Bu kapsamda, TCDD Taşımacılık [devamı…]

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Operation ‘Javelin’

Class 395 ‘Javelin’ charter trains have raised more than £125,000 for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. With this year’s Remembrance Day only two months away, Doug Lindsay takes up the story. The history of these special charter trains, utilising Southeastern High Speed Class 395 ‘Javelin’ trains’, dates back to 2011,

13 September: news in brief

RMT announces industrial action on Underground and CrossCountry THE RMT has said limited industrial action will begin on the District Line of London Underground later this month. The action has been called in protest at what the RMT said are ’growing levels of violence and anti-social behaviour at work’. From 27

Lineas to Take 5,300 Containers from Road to Rails

Brussels: Rail freight operator, Lineas, is doubling capacity on its trains in and out of Antwerp. An increase in capacity on the Antwerp to La Louvière, Genk and Zeebrugge lines and the newly established connection to Terneuzen and Gent, will allow 2,600 to 5,300 containers per week to be moved from

TÜDEMSAŞ’ın İhtiyaç Fazlası Varlıkların Değerlendirme ve Satış Yönetmeliği …

tudemsasin ihtiyac fazlasi varliklarin degerlendirme ve satis yonetmeligi yayimlandi

Türkiye Demiryolu Makinaları Sanayi Anonim Şirketi İhtiyaç Fazlası Varlıkların Değerlendirme ve Satış Yönetmeliği. Türkiye Demiryolu Makinaları Sanayi Anonim Şirketinden: TÜRKİYE DEMİRYOLU MAKİNALARI SANAYİ ANONİM ŞİRKETİ İHTİYAÇ FAZLASI VARLIKLARIN DEĞERLENDİRME VE SATIŞ YÖNETMELİĞİ BİRİNCİ BÖLÜM Amaç, [devamı…]

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Lord Adonis hits out at HS2 review

The Government’s decision to review the HS2 rail project has been branded “bizarre” by a former transport secretary. Labour’s Lord Adonis warned that the fundamental review of the multibillion-pound high-speed rail project could lead to its cancellation. Siemens/PA He told the Lords there was a clear “left-hand, right-hand problem” in the Government’s handling

ROBEL. Whatever The Task.

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Aktaş Holding, 6. Uluslararası Yeni Nesil Demiryolu Tteknolojileri Konferansı’na Katılacak

aktas holding uluslararasi yeni nesil demiryolu tteknolojileri konferansina katilacak

Hava süspansiyon sistemi üretiminde dünyanın en büyük firmaları arasında yer alan Aktaş Holding, özellikle son dönemde ciddi yatırımlar yaptığı raylı sistemlere yönelik sektörün tek çatı altında buluştuğu organizasyonlarda yer almaya devam ediyor. Raylı sistemlerde hem [devamı…]

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Regular services launched at new London station

A NEW half-hourly suburban service has started running between Stratford and Meridian Water in north east London, which was opened in June as part of a £6 billion development of the area being led by Enfield Council. Eventually, 10,000 homes are to be built in the station's catchment area, although the

Gayrettepe İstanbul Havalimanı Metro Hattı’nda Işık Göründü

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Bakan Turhan, Gayrettepe-İstanbul Havalimanı Metro Hattı Hasdal-İstanbul Havalimanı Kesimi Tünel Delme İşlemlerinin Tamamlanması ve Işık Göründü Töreni’ne katıldı. Burada yaptığı konuşmada şehir içi ulaşım sorunlarının çözümünde raylı sistemlerin öneminden bahseden Turhan, İstanbul’da ulaşım konusunda 17 [devamı…]

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Türkiye, Yeni Hızlı Tren Hatları Tamamlandığında Almanya’yı Geçecek

turkiye yeni yht hatlari tamamlandiginda almanyayi gececek

Uluslararası Demiryolları Birliği’nin (UIC) verilerine göre Türkiye’de faaliyette olan 594 km hızlı tren hattı bulunuyor. Türkiye, dünyada halen en geniş hızlı tren ağı sıralamasında 9. sırada. Yapımı devam eden hatlar ise 1153 km. Bu hatlar [devamı…]

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Socomec | The New Breed of Electrical Ecosystem

As a Top 100 supplier, integrated power manufacturer, Socomec, has been invited to take part in the annual CBRE Supply Partner Event on Thursday October 3rd 2019. The event showcases market leading products with an emphasis on delivering demonstrable value and exceptional user outcomes. Participants in the event are carefully selected

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Calls for HS2 building works to continue despite being over-budget

The building of HS2 should continue despite being behind schedule and over-budget, a business group has claimed. Confederation of British Industry director of infrastructure Tom Thackray admitted the problems facing the high-speed railway are disappointing but insisted it “promises to bring huge economic benefits across the country”. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire He went

SBB Cargo plans in the cloud

SWITZERLAND: SBB Cargo has begun using a cloud-hosted version of IVU Traffic Technologies’ IVU.rail software to plan the deployment of around 320 locomotives and 2 200 employees each day. The supplier said its IVU.cloud package offered the operator scalability, with a secure connection enabling up to 150 people work simultaneously on high-availability

Schaltbau to Exhibit at the Rail Infrastructure Networking Event

About Schaltbau Schaltbau manufacture contactors, switches, connectors and train controls that are used in rail vehicles where electrical systems have to be connected, contacted and controlled reliably and repeatably in harsh operating conditions. Schaltbau products are used in many applications within the rail industry including traction and braking controls for all classes

Alstom Rolling Stock Solutions at Expo Ferroviaria 2019

Railway Infrastructure Alstom has three rail infrastructure solutions for trams it will present at Expo Ferroviaria. They are all catenary-free solutions. Firstly, the APS ground-power system. Inspired by third rail technology in use on metro lines, the APS solution also features a ‘third rail’ between the two guide tracks. However, it

Hamilton – Auckland commuter service funded

NEW ZEALAND: Daily commuter services are to be introduced on the northern section of KiwiRail’s North Island Main Trunk line between Hamilton and Auckland from mid-2020, following the approval of an NZ$92·4m funding package by the NZ Transport Agency. Combining NZ$79·8m from the national government with NZ$12·6m from local authorities, the

Work to resume on Transnordestina

BRAZIL: Construction of the huge Transnordestina project in northeastern Brazil was due to resume at the end of August, Governor of Piauí state Wellington Dias announced during the Forum on Regional Infrastructure held in Teresina on August 22. Participants at the forum included the Brazilian Infrastructure Association and numerous investors. Work began

CAF Wins LeadMind Solution Contract in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: CAF has signed a contract with Saudi Railway Company (SAR) for its LeadMind solution. Specifically, the system permits real-time remote monitoring and condition-based maintenance. As part of the contract CAF will deliver real-time and advanced analytics functionalities for the trains on the Riyadh-Qurayyat line. Riyadh-Qurayyat Line The Riyadh-Qurayyat line runs

Driverless people mover plan for HS2

HS2 has unveiled designs for a driverless people mover that will connect its Interchange station in Solihull with Birmingham Airport, Birmingham International station and the National Exhibition Centre. The people mover will feature 20-metre vehicles departing every three minutes over a 1.5-mile route, entirely on a viaduct. It will be capable

Entire DB Cargo Fleet to Go Digital by 2020

DB Cargo says it will equip its entire fleet of freight cars with intelligent sensors and telematics by 2020. In total, DB Cargo has a fleet of around 68,000 cars. The company has now reached the half-way milestone: the 34,000th freight car has been equipped with modern telematics and intelligent

Vossloh Sells Locomotives Business to CRRC

German transport technology manufacturer Vossloh says it is selling its locomotives business to CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of CRRC Ltd. Vossloh is currently unable to reveal the purchase price, as various adjustments affecting the balance sheets are still outstanding. However, the anticipated sum lies in the low single-digit

Ministers accused of HS2 costs cover-up

MINISTERS knew three years ago that the costs of HS2 were going to be higher than the official figure of £55.7 billion, according to reports. It is said that documents seen by the BBC admit that the budget was not enough, although the DfT has continued to maintain that the project

Vossloh to sell Locomotives business to CRRC

GERMANY: On August 26 Vossloh AG announced its intention to sell its Locomotives business unit to Chinese state-owned rolling stock group CRRC. Vossloh Locomotives is based in Kiel, where a new production facility was completed in March 2018. The business specialises in producing small and medium sized diesel and dual-mode locos

Changsha Maglev Express 2.0 in Final Testing Phase

CRRC says that on 2 August, the speeding-up tests for Changsha’s second-generation maglev train began. The maglev has been developed in four stages: conceptual designcomponent testingassembly integrationtest verification The speeding-up tests are the final aspect of the ‘test verification’ phase. Changsha Maglev Express Huanghua Airport station In June 2018 the research team under CRRC

World rail infrastructure market – August 2019

Australia: ARTC has appointed Turner & Townsend and SNC-Lavalin to provide programme management office services for the Inland Rail project. Canada: Thales is to supply SelTrac CBTC signalling for Toronto’s Finch West light rail line and Stage 2 of the O-Train Confederation Line in Ottawa. Croatia: HŽ Infrastruktura, the Port of Rijeka

UK Government Launches Oakervee Review into HS2

The High Speed 2 project, which would connect London to the North of England via Birmingham, received a blow yesterday (21 August) as the UK government announced it was opening up an independent review “into whether and how to proceed with the […] project”. Douglas Oakervee, a retired engineer who was

North Yorks Moors set for ‘S15’ comeback

ESSEX Locomotive Society-owned Southern ‘S15’ No. 825 could be undergoing its post-overhaul trials at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway by the time this issue of The RM goes on sale. At the time of writing work was well into the final stages of the Maunsell 4-6-0’s 10-yearly overhaul.  Southern

Abellio Takes Over East Midlands Franchise

Abellio, which won the East Midlands franchise in April this year has started operating the line, which serves the Midland Main Line. Operating as East Midlands Railway, major calling points include London St Pancras, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Sheffield, Leeds, York and Scarborough. The franchise contract is set to run for eight

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

SBB and ÖBB to strengthen overnight services

EUROPE: Citing a significant increase in demand for international passenger services during the first half of 2019, Swiss Federal Railways announced on August 19 that it intended to strengthen its long-term co-operation with Austria’s ÖBB and expand the provision of both daytime and overnight trains. Suggesting that increased awareness of climate

ProRail Increases Capacity for 2020 Timetable

The Dutch railway infrastructure manager ProRail has determined its 2020 timetable. This is a major logistical feat, taking into account 7,000km of track, 400 stations and the wishes of 34 freight and passenger train operators. Creating the new timetable, which always comes into force in December in European countries, is a

West Highland Line re-opens after flooding

West Highland Line re-opens after flooding. Photo: Network Rail Network Rail has announced that the West Highland Line has fully re-opened for start of service today, after repair works finished following flash floods. The line had been closed by ‘wash-aways’ and landslips at multiple locations around Crianlarich and Tyndrum as a

New Electronic Interlocking at Linz Station

Austrian Federal Railways (OEBB) says the new electronic interlocking at Linz Station has successfully entered service. It has been connected to the railway network for ten days now. OEBB implemented the major project without a hitch. The infrastructure arm of Austrian Federal Railways, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, connected the new electronic interlocking (signal

Japanese take over Rio suburban network

BRAZIL: A consortium of Mitsui and West Japan Railway has purchased a majority stake in Rio de Janeiro suburban operator SuperVia, at a reported cost of around ¥20bn. The Japanese trading group had previously held a 24% stake in the concessionaire, through its stake in SuperVia parent Odebrecht Mobilidad. It has

Russia’s Busiest Airport to Get New Railway Line

Sheremetyevo International Airport, which is located 30km from Moscow, is to get a new railway line, Russian Railways has said. The new line will extend to the Northern Terminal Complex (NTC), which comprises Terminals B and C. The goal of the project is to increase the airport’s accessibility while taking

Prime Minister Boris Johnson backs HS3 route

Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire Just a few days after taking office, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to fund a faster rail route between Leeds and Manchester, which he claimed would “turbo-charge” regional growth. Speaking in front of Stephenson’s Rocket at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry, Mr Johnson said: “I

First/Trenitalia to Operate West Coast Partnership

First/Trenitalia will run the West Coast Partnership franchise from December 2019 to 2031. The two partners – FirstGroup and Trenitalia – have different areas of expertise. For example, the former is highly familiar with the British rail industry, while Trenitalia is incredibly knowledgeable about high-speed trains. The West Coast Partnership replaces

First, Trenitalia win West Coast Partnership franchise

THE government has awarded the West Coast Partnership to a consortium of FirstGroup and Trenitalia. Transport secretary Grant Shapps and Keith Williams, chair of the Rail Review, have described the deal as ‘vital to deliver the swift introduction of significant benefits for passengers’. The new contract is also designed to ‘fit

FirstGroup replaces Virgin to run West Coast route

FirstGroup, along with Italian firm Trenitalia, will operate train services on the West Coast Main Line from December 8, the Department for Transport has said. The joint partnership was awarded the West Coast Partnership (WCP) contract, which also includes responsibility for running the first HS2 trains from 2026. But the DfT said

Bombardier sees ‘positive market outlook’ for rail

BOMBARDIER: ‘The positive market outlook for the rail industry remains unchanged’, said Bombardier when it presented its second quarter results on August 1. ‘At Transportation, we have made significant progress and remain on track to complete the transformation by 2020’, said, Bombardier Inc President & CEO Alain Bellemare. ‘As we simultaneously

Northern Takes First Pacer Train Out of Service

UK rail franchise operator Northern has taken its first Pacer ‘train’ – British Rail Class 142 – out of service. The unit in question, 142005, has been in service since 1987 and has completed more than three million miles. On its final journey it carried passengers between Manchester Victoria and

13 August: news in brief

Union calls for action after Caledonian Sleeper overran at Edinburgh THE TSSA union is calling for ‘speedy action’ following the overrun of a Caledonian Sleeper train at Edinburgh almost two weeks ago. The train ran 650m past its intended stopping point before it could be brought to a stand, on 1

DB to Analyse Passenger Behaviour Using Big Data

The branch of Deutsche Bahn dealing with new digital business models, DB Digital Ventures, is teaming up with Teralytics. This Swiss start-up performs mobility analyses using big data, something DB believes holds far-reaching potential for a customer-oriented development of its services. Using data obtained from mobile phones Teralytics supplies reliable information

Sunbury line upgrade package

AUSTRALIA: The Victoria state government has approved the first package of civil works to upgrade the 39·5 km Sunbury suburban line, which forms the electrified suburban section of the Melbourne – Bendigo main line. The upgrading will pave the way for enhanced services following completion of the Metro Tunnel project in 2025.

HS2 to Trial Augmented Reality Training

United Kingdom: HS2 is using augmented reality to train staff who will work at Old Oak Common station. Once built, it will be one of the busiest train stations in the country. HS2 Ltd is collaborating with SME Pauley, the National College for High Speed Rail and Inventya to create augmented

Inquiry launched into power cuts

AN inquiry has been launched by the government after widespread power cuts brought many trains to a stand, particularly in the London area. Tyne & Wear Metro was also disrupted by the widespread outages, on Friday afternoon. The problems were caused by the failure of two generators according to National Grid,

Slovenian signalling contract awarded

SLOVENIA: The Ministry of Infrastructure has awarded a consortium of CAF Signalling and local company ISKRA a contract to design, supply install and commission electronic interlockings and other signalling equipment to replace relay-based systems on the 117 km route between Zidani Most and Sentilj. The project aims to improve safety and increase

Fuat Oktay: Ankara-Sivas arası 2 saate inecek

Cumhurbaşkanı Yardımcısı Fuat Oktay, Yozgat’ta Ankara-Sivas Yüksek Hızlı Tren (YHT) hattı şantiyesinde inceleme yaptı. Oktay, “Kısmet olursa 2020 yılında bu hattı tamamlamayı arzu ediyoruz. Şu andaki konvansiyonel hattımıza baktığımızda Ankara’dan çıkan bir trenin Sivas’a ulaşma süresi 12 saat. YHT tamamlandığında bu 2 saate düşmüş olacak” dedi.

nVent SCHROFF: Modernizing Aging Equipment for Rolling Stock

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Levenmouth reopening moves forward

UK: The Scottish Government has given the go-ahead for detailed design work to support the proposed reopening of the 6·5 km railway serving Levenmouth at an estimated cost of £70m, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure & Connectivity Michael Matheson confirmed on August 8. The rail link had been identified as one of

Sofia resignalling contract

BULGARIA: Infrastructure manager NRIC has awarded the ERTMS CA Voluyak DZZD consortium of local company AER and CAF Signalling a  contract to modernise signalling and telecoms on the 12 km route from Sofia to Obelya and Voluyak. Announcing the contract win on August 1, CAF Signalling said this was a strategic

RegioJet Adds Budapest to Its Destinations

RegioJet says it will add Budapest, Hungary, to its list of destinations starting in June 2020. Last week RegioJet announced that it was terminating its contract with GKB and instead collaborate with WESTbahn, who will operate all RegioJet services in Austrian territory starting 15 December 2019. This affects RegioJet services that

CAF Wins 120 Million Euro European Signalling Contracts

CAF has won signalling contracts worth more than 120 million euros (134.48 million USD) for Spain, Slovenia and Bulgaria. High-speed train in Spain © Kabelleger / David Gubler under licence CAF Signalling Contract Details for Spain The contract covers the supply of the safety installations for the Nudo de La Encina-Xátiva-Valencia section

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,

Alstom to supply 10 EMUs to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

FRANCE: Alstom is to supply the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region with a further 10 four-car Coradia Polyvalent multi-system electric multiple-units for €70m. The region has previously ordered 17 similar units which are scheduled to enter service on the cross-border Léman Express route to Switzerland in mid-December 2019. The latest batch is scheduled to be

6 August: news in brief

Second station funding boost for West Midlands TWO stations in the West Midlands which were closed in January 1965 have moved a significant step closer to being reopened, with news of a £10 million grant from the Department for Transport. Darlaston and Willenhall were closed as part of the Beeching cutbacks,

Industry Insider Week 31 – 12 Must-Read Rail Stories

All the important rail news of the week, summed up for you in one place: our Railway-News Industry Insider Week 31 for 29 July–02 August 2019: Rail yard behind the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke, Virginia © Donnie Nunley under licence Business Stadler manufactures the Berlin S-Bahn at its Pankow site © Railway-News Stadler

5 August: news in brief

High Court refuses to reject claims from frustrated franchise bidders THE HIGH COURT has rejected a government attempt to quash legal challenges from Stagecoach, Virgin and Arriva, which argue that the rejection of four franchise bids in April was unlawful. In each case the reason was the same, because the bidders

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

Azuma launches on Flying Scotsman

UK: East Coast Main Line operator LNER launched its Hitachi-built Class 800 Azuma trainsets on Anglo-Scottish services on August 1, deploying one of the electro-diesel units on its flagship 05.40 Flying Scotsman service from Edinburgh to London King’s Cross and the 17.30 return working. Class 800s have been operating between London

UK railway news round-up – August 1

On July 25 TransPennine Express accepted the first of the Nova 2 branded Civity EMUs which are being supplied by CAF and Eversholt Rail. The five-car Class 397 units will enter service later this year on TPE’s services from Manchester and Liverpool to Edinburgh and Glasgow via the West Coast

ADLINK Announces New Rugged, Fanless, Real-Time Video/Graphics Analytics AIoT Platform for Railway

ADLINK, a global provider of advanced Edge Computing products, has released its latest rugged, fanless NVIDIA Quadro embedded AIoT (AI and IoT) platform, the PIS-5500, designed for real-time video/graphics analytics applications in the rail industry. ADLINK PIS-5500 AIoT platform © ADLINK Technology Inc. Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies are being adopted globally by

Phasor Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

Phasor, the leading developer of enterprise-grade electronically-steered antenna (ESA) systems for satellite-based mobile broadband applications has announced that it has achieved ISO 9001 Certification ahead of the commercial release of its products for the land mobile, maritime and aviation markets. ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised standard for a quality management

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

29 July: news in brief

Maynard returns to DfT PAUL Maynard has returned to the DfT as a transport minister, as part of Boris Johnson's cabinet reshuffle. Grant Shapps had already returned to the Department as the new transport secretary, replacing Chris Grayling. Other new arrivals as ministers at the DfT are Chris Heaton-Harris (replacing Michael Ellis),

İSO Başkanı Bahçıvan: TCDD bir an önce özelleştirilmeli

İstanbul Sanayi Odası Yönetim Kurulu Başkanı Bahçıvan, Türkiye’nin karayolu ve havayolu taşımacılığında elde ettiği başarının deniz ve demiryolu ulaşımında kendini gösteremediğini belirterek, “Demiryolu taşımacılığının gelişmesi için Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları’nın özelleştirilme sürecinin bir an önce tamamlanması gerekiyor” dedi.

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.

HS2 Unveils Designs for Automated People Mover

On July 16 2019 HS2 revealed the designs for its new automated people mover (APM). The 20 metre long driverless people mover will link Birmingham interchange station with a number of new stops. HS2 will present further designs to the public at a number of events throughout July of this

DB buys Westbahn’s Kiss EMUs

EUROPE: Deutsche Bahn has signed an agreement to acquire Austrian open access operator Westbahn’s fleet of 17 Stadler Kiss double-deck electric multiple-units. Announcing the deal on July 22, the German national railway said Westbahn’s four-car and six-car units had ‘achieved the highest levels of customer satisfaction’; some of the vehicles are

Industry Insider Week 29 – 11 Must-Read Rail Stories

All the important rail news of the week, summed up for you in one place: our Railway-News Industry Insider Week 29 for 15–19 July 2019: Refurbished interior of the Class 175 with new carpets and upholstery © Transport for Wales Policy Rail Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2019 © Network Rail Report Shows Progress on

Network Rail Investments: New Trains and New Services

UK: Network Rail has published its annual report and accounts for the year ending 31 March 2019. During that twelve-month period train operating companies added almost 3,000 new services a week. This generated vital additional capacity and seats and was the result of record investment in the country’s rail infrastructure. London Bridge

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