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Competitive tendering and automation planned for Copenhagen S-Train network A majority in the Danish parliament, including the government and two other parties, has decided that the operation and maintenance of the Copenhagen S-Train network will be put out to tender in a public-private partnership.
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STADLER has signed a framework agreement with Koleje Mazowieckie for the delivery of up to 71 Flirt EMUs for the Polish regional operator in an order worth Zlotys 2.2bn ($US 643.7m), Stadler’s largest contract for...
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IRJ Pro market researcher Jonny Dearden looks at the big projects likely to hit the headlines this year. Singapore - Kuala Lumpur HSLOriginally proposed in the 1990s, plans for a high-speed rail link between the Malaysian...
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ARGENTINA’s Ministry of Transport published a resolution in the Official Gazette of the Republic on December 29 confirming its intention to award CRRC Qingdao Sifang a $US 316.5m contract to supply 200 EMU cars for...
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THE governor of the state of Alaska Mr Bill Walker signed an administrative order on January 10 establishing a task force to examine the feasibility of launching commuter rail services between the state capital Anchorage...
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CATALONIA Government Railways (FGC) has awarded Stadler Rail Valencia a €120.4m contract to supply 15 suburban EMUs for the standard-gauge Barcelona - Vallès Line. The introduction of the 80m-long four-car class 115 trains in 2019 will...
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TWO years since it began, construction on the new Rand 928m ($US 75.4m) rolling stock manufacturing plant at Dunnottar, South Africa, is entering its final stages, with Alstom and its partners in the Gibela joint...
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A groundbreaking ceremony was held in the Philippines on January 5 to mark the start of preliminary construction on the first phase of the Manila North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project. The 36.7km line will run north...
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THE US Federal government has denied that any agreement was in place to help fund the $US 20bn Gateway programme to increase capacity on the Northeast Corridor.The project involves constructing a second double-track tunnel beneath...
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BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail has reopened London Bridge station following 10 days of intensive engineering work at the city’s oldest station over Christmas and New Year as the five-year £1bn station redevelopment project nears...
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THE Australian state of Victoria has awarded the final contracts for the $A 11bn ($US 8.4bn) Metro Tunnel project to build a 9km twin-bore tunnel and five stations under the centre of Melbourne to create...

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