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THE French prime minister, Mr Edouard Philippe, conducted the first meetings on February 19 to discuss the reform of French National Railways (SNCF) following the submission to him on February…
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) signed a new five-year agreement on February 19 with Evraz for the supply of 3.2 million tonnes rail products worth Roubles 111.7bn ($US 2bn) using a formula-based…
Schwihag has been manufacturing fastenings at its purpose-built factory near Leipzig for 10 years and now produces 25 different types for a wide range of railway applications. Karl-H Schwiede, chairman…
RAILWAY Infrastructure Serbia (IZS) will invest Dinars 1.9bn ($US 20m) in line upgrades in 2018 in order to reduce the total sections where speed restrictions are in place to less…
Network Rail has developed a new desktop-based asset viewing application, which is providing users with an enhanced view of railway infrastructure while aiding decision making and project planning. Kevin Smith…
GREENRAIL, Italy, has signed the first agreement for the industrialisation and marketing of its range of recycled railway sleepers in the United States.
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) has initiated a programme of frequent mechanical point condition monitoring commonly deployed on heavily-used lines on its main line network following three major derailments in 2017.
LORAM Maintenance of Way and Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (Grex) have completed a definitive merger agreement whereby Loram will acquire all outstanding shares of Grex.
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.
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