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Tracklaying complete on London’s Crossrail project CONTRACTORS working on London’s Crossrail project have completed track installation work, marking another key milestone in the £14.8bn project ahead of the opening of the Elizabeth Line in December 2018.
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THE Delachaux Group announced on November 17 that it has united its seven rail businesses under the Pandrol brand. The newly-combined Pandrol organisation will focus on four key product areas; fastening systems, aluminothermic welding, equipment and...
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WHAT began with a 200-year flood event may now be brought to a close through legal action, as the Canadian government is following through with an ultimatum it issued to OmniTrax in October to repair...
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After years of indecision, Australia’s $A 10bn ($US 7.7bn) Inland Rail project to create a shorter rail link between Melbourne and Brisbane is finally getting underway, as Mark Carter reports.THE idea of an inland rail...
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NETWORK Rail’s £6.5bn Thameslink project to upgrade the north-south route through London has moved a step nearer completion with the installation of new track and signalling between London Bridge and Blackfriars which will allow this...
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THE German Railway Authority (EBA) has approved Vossloh’s HSG-city as a heavy ancillary vehicle capable of speeds of up to 60km/h, enabling the track grinding machine to operate on main line and suburban rail infrastructure. HSG...
Caroline Huusko, technical manager of the association of European Infrastructure Managers (EIM), explained the organisation’s vision for the future of infrastructure management at the recent Nordic Rail exhibition. Kevin Smith was in the audience.“SOCIETY is...
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A new 10km section of railway between Campofelice di Roccella and Ogliastrillo on the Palermo - Messina main line in Sicily was opened on October 16 by the minister of infrastructure and transport Mr Graziano...
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BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris Grayling announced on October 12 that the government has allocated infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) a budget of £47.9bn for operation, maintenance and renewals in Control Period...
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DUTCH infrastructure manager Prorail has awarded machine-to-machine technology company Dual Inventive a contract to supply 1500 wireless sensors to remotely monitor the health of points and crossings at key locations across the network. Following a successful...
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HARSCO Rail has won two orders worth nearly $US 25m to supply track maintenance and measuring equipment for use on the Haramain high-speed line in Saudi Arabia and the Transnet network in South Africa. The first...

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