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SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority has awarded a $S 344.25m ($US 261.3m) contract to Bombardier upgrade the Bukit Panjang automated peoplemover and supply new rolling stock.
GERMAN Rail (DB) has inaugurated its first digital interlocking (DSTW) at Annaberg-Buchholz, on the Chemnitz - Cranzahl line in southeastern Germany.
ALSTOM has agreed to purchase onboard Wi-Fi and infotainment specialist 21net, Belgium, from the Innovacom fund and other investors for an undisclosed sum. The sale will be completed within one…
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a €90m contract to Siemens to install communications-based train control (CBTC) for the 2.2km extension to the Downtown Line 3 from Expo to…
PARIS Transport Authority (RATP) has awarded a contract to Siemens to equip Line 14, which is being extended under the Grand Paris project, with a new communications-based train control system…
SPAIN’s infrastructure manager Adif is working on a project to complete the track doubling of the entire 165km Valladolid - Palencia - León high-speed line and install ERTMS Level 2…
BNSF Railway published its $US 3.3bn 2018 spending plan on January 31 which comprises $US 2.4bn for track and rolling stock maintenance and $US 900m for new projects.
SHANGHAI Shentong Metro Group has awarded the Thales SEC Transport (TST) joint venture of Thales and Shanghai Electric a contract to equip the new Line 14 for driverless operation as…
DUTCH infrastructure manager ProRail and rail freight operator Rotterdam Rail Feeding (RRF) have signed an agreement with Alstom to start testing automatic train operation (ATO) on a section of the…
CHENGDU Railway Corporation has awarded two contracts worth a total of €64m to Alstom, its joint venture partner Shanghai Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment (Satee), and Casco, China, to supply traction…
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