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German concrete sleeper factory inaugurated RAIL.ONE has inaugurated a new concrete sleeper plant at Aschaffenburg in Bavaria, which will have capacity to supply up to 600,000 sleepers a year, primarily for customers in Germany.
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VOSSLOH Fastening Systems China has been awarded a €30m contract to supply track fastenings for a section of the 818km Zhengzhou - Wanzhou high-speed line. The fastenings for the Chongqing section of the route are due...
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BRITAIN’s infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has awarded a £115m track maintenance contract to Balfour Beatty covering NR’s Anglia and South East routes.Balfour Beatty will use a fleet of 13 tamping and stoneblower machines to...
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VOSSLOH has completed an audit of the track on the 13km light rail network in Le Havre, France, operated by Porte Océane Transport (CTPO), a subsidiary Transdev, to determine its current condition and future maintenance...
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RAIL.ONE has inaugurated a new concrete sleeper plant at Aschaffenburg in Bavaria, which will have capacity to supply up to 600,000 sleepers a year, primarily for customers in Germany. The 35,000m2 facility will produce up to...
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GREENRAIL, an Italian company specialising in the production of railway sleepers using recycled materials, has signed a collaboration agreement with Indra, Spain, to jointly develop smart sleepers capable of collecting, processing and transmitting real-time data...
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GERMAN Rail (DB) has awarded a contract to British Steel to supply around 20,000 tonnes a year of its new 120m-long rails, with an initial order lasting 21 months. British Steel has invested £1m upgrading its...
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BRITAIN’s infrastructure manager, Network Rail (NR) has published a Prior Information Notice through the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) for a tender to let track works contracts starting next year. The contracts will...
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ITALY’s infrastructure manager, Italian Rail Network (RFI) has awarded a €67m contract to Astaldi to complete a project to increase capacity in Genoa following its decision to rescind the previous contract after the original consortium...
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GERMAN Rail (DB) plans to increase spending on maintaining and modernising the existing 33,200km rail network, as well as investment in new projects, by €800m to a record €9.8bn in 2018. DB says it has already...
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POLISH infrastructure manager PKP PLK signed a contract with ZPS, Poland, in Warsaw on February 23 for 36 infrastructure maintenance vehicles. The Zlotys 125m ($US 36.9m) order is being co-financed by the European Union (EU) through...

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