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Plasser launches bi-mode track machines IRJ at IAF 2017, Münster: Plasser & Theurer launched its new range of E3 bi-mode track machines, which for the first time use electric power to generate hydraulic pressure and provide traction, at the International Exhibition for Track Technology (IAF) in Münster this week.
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Vossloh is optimising its rail fastening systems by developing new tension clamps and other fastening components. This is being achieved thanks to a new co-simulation of FEM and MBS models, as Dr-Ing Duo Liu and...
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Railways are using optical fibre sensing networks to switch from scheduled to condition-based and predictive maintenance, explains Shun-Yee Liu, Hwa-Yaw Tam, and Kang-Kuen Lee from Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s electrical engineering department, and Kei-Chun Cheng...
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NETWORK Rail (NR) has announced a series of “sweeping reforms,” which will enable the private sector to play a more active role in delivering major infrastructure projects. The measures are being put forward in response to...
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THALES has been awarded a signalling contract by a joint venture of Gülermak and Kolin for the modernisation of the 36km Sincan - Kayaş line in Ankara. The upgrade is part of the Başkentray project, which...
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BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) and train operators CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains have announced that the £200m remodelling of track and signalling in the area around Derby station will be upgraded during 79-days...
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NSW Trainlink, which operates passenger rail services in the Australian state of New South Wales, has awarded a five-year contract to Perpetuum, Britain, to install a track and ride monitoring system on XPT power cars.Perpetuum...
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SWEDISH contractor NCC and Spain’s OHL have been awarded a SKr 2bn ($US 230m) contract to build two extra tracks between Lund and Arlöv by the Swedish infrastructure manager, Trafikverket. The project involves the construction of...
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IRJ at IAF 2017, Münster: Speno exhibited its first rail milling train at the International Exhibition for Track Technology (IAF) in Münster this week. The train is designed for preventative or cyclic milling as it will...
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IRJ at IAF 2017, Münster: Matisa unveiled two economy track maintenance machines in Münster for customers who do not require the sophistication of high-output machines. The B35C tamper and the R20E ballast regulator are smaller and...
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IRJ at IAF 2017, Münster: Plasser & Theurer launched its new range of E3 bi-mode track machines, which for the first time use electric power to generate hydraulic pressure and provide traction, at the International...

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