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After years of indecision, Australia’s $A 10bn ($US 7.7bn) Inland Rail project to create a shorter rail link between Melbourne and Brisbane is finally getting underway, as Mark Carter reports.
NETWORK Rail’s £6.5bn Thameslink project to upgrade the north-south route through London has moved a step nearer completion with the installation of new track and signalling between London Bridge and…
THE German Railway Authority (EBA) has approved Vossloh’s HSG-city as a heavy ancillary vehicle capable of speeds of up to 60km/h, enabling the track grinding machine to operate on main…
Caroline Huusko, technical manager of the association of European Infrastructure Managers (EIM), explained the organisation’s vision for the future of infrastructure management at the recent Nordic Rail exhibition. Kevin Smith…
A new 10km section of railway between Campofelice di Roccella and Ogliastrillo on the Palermo - Messina main line in Sicily was opened on October 16 by the minister of…
BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris Grayling announced on October 12 that the government has allocated infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) a budget of £47.9bn for operation, maintenance…
DUTCH infrastructure manager Prorail has awarded machine-to-machine technology company Dual Inventive a contract to supply 1500 wireless sensors to remotely monitor the health of points and crossings at key locations…
HARSCO Rail has won two orders worth nearly $US 25m to supply track maintenance and measuring equipment for use on the Haramain high-speed line in Saudi Arabia and the Transnet…
VOSSLOH unveiled its first high-performance rail milling train at an open day at its rail welding and storage plant in Hamburg on September 26. The train was developed in cooperation…
KAZAKHSTAN Railways (KTZ) and Uzbekistan Railways (UTY) have signed a cooperative agreement to jointly purchase 5000 tonnes of rails by the end of this year from ARBZ, Kazakhstan, as well…
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