New competition for Mexico City – Quer?taro high speed line

New competition for Mexico City – Quer?taro high speed lineTendering for the project to build a 210 km high speed line between Mexico City and Quer?taro began again on January 14 when the Secretariat of Communications & Transport published ‘pre-bidding documentation’ for a contract including civil works, railway systems and rolling stock.

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Battery train enters passenger service

Battery train enters passenger serviceThe prototype Independently Powered Electric Multiple-Unit has entered trial passenger service on the Manningtree–Harwich branch, where it is scheduled to operate on weekdays between January 12 and February 13.

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Heavy haul coal line opened

Heavy haul coal line openedThe country’s longest dedicated heavy haul coal railway was opened for revenue operation on December 30. According to the Shandong provincial development and reform commission, the completion of the line is important to for China’s energy security. It is also expected to stimulate economic development along the route.

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Strukton Rail wins track maintenance contract

Strukton Rail wins track maintenance contractInfrastructure manager Trafikverket has awarded Strukton Rail a €50m contract to maintain 360 km of railway in southern Sweden for five years from September 1 2015, with an option for a further two years.

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Norfolk Southern unveils publicly-funded GP33ECO locomotive

Norfolk Southern unveils publicly-funded GP33ECO locomotiveA GP33ECO shunting locomotive remanufactured from an EMD GP50 at Norfolk Southern’s Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pennsylvania, using funding from the Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality Improvement Program was unveiled on January 6.

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Redesigning wagons

Redesigning wagonsA year-long research project to enhance the design of a Kiruna Wagon mineral hopper concluded at the end of 2014.

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С наступающим 2015 годом!

С наступающим 2015 годом!Совсем скоро наступит Новый 2015 год!

В эти праздничные дни давайте пожелаем друг другу и нашим родным и близким здоровья и огромного счастья. Пусть сбудутся все наши мечты!

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Work starts on Chuo maglev

Work starts on Chuo maglevCentral Japan Railway officially marked the start of work on the first phase of its Chuo Shinkansen superconducting maglev line between Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka with ceremonies at the Shinagawa and Nagoya station sites on December 17.

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Infrabel warns of project delays

Infrabel warns of project delaysMeeting on December 16, the board of infrastructure manager Infrabel approved a 2015 budget incorporating savings of €170m.

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Transmash tests twin-engined shunter

Transmash tests twin-engined shunterTransmashholding’s Bryansk Engineering Plant has completed 300 h of test running with its prototype TEM33 twin-engined shunting locomotive. This is based on the manufacturer’s TEM18DM design, but has two 571 kW Caterpillar C18 engines with MSV Elektronika control systems. The engines can operate individually or together, to reduce fuel consumption and extend engine life.

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