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WITH work progressing on the North-South railway in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has selected Plasser & Theurer to supply 12 machines to maintain the mixed traffic lines.
ISRAEL National Roads Company invites companies or groups to prequalify by October 24 for a contract to construct the superstructure, and equip two new lines currently under construction.
IN an effort to boost its financial performance, KiwiRail has announced plans to cut $NZ 200m ($US 161.5m) from expenses between 2013 and 2015.
SIR Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, has made a final appeal against the recent decision by Britain's Department for Transport (DfT) to award the 13-year four-month franchise for InterCity…
FERROVIA Trans Rail Solutions, the joint venture awarded the Rs.1.56bn ($US 28m) contract to build the 66km New Kawadia - Durgapur section of India's 1839km Ludhiana - Dankuni eastern dedicated…
SENIOR Western Railway managers invited bidders to a meeting at Mumbai Churchgate station yesterday to brief them and answer questions about a Rs 210bn ($US 3.77bn) project to build a…
THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has provided $US 500m to the East African Community (EAC), which covers Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi, to roll out projects under its Railway…
BELARUS Railways (BC) says it is on course to complete the electrification of the 107km section of the Minsk – Gomel line between Osipovichi, Babrujsk and Zhlobin by December.
TRENITALIA has received three bids for a contract worth around €1.5bn to supply 130 regional diesel and electric multiple units with options for a further 60 trains. 
BRAZILIAN mining giant Vale has announced on August 23 that it has concluded a Reais 3.9bn ($US 1.92bn) financing deal with Brazil's National Development Bank (BNDES) to fund its Logistics…
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