Moscow’s majestic metro stations

Komsomolskaya station. Photo: Scallger.In six of the Russian cities hosting the 2018 World Cup, underground metros will transport football fans to and from games but there's one in particular that's been leaving tourists in awe: the Moscow Metro.
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‘The flood of HGVs cannot be stopped without electrification’

All of Switzerland's rail network is electrified. Photo: Leonid Andronov.Campaigners Allianz pro Schiene have stressed the need for Germany to further electrify its rail network - especially the border crossings - if a shift in freight transport from roads to railways is to be achieved.
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Bombardier delivers first C30 metro train to SL

Photo: SL.The first of 48 new two-car subway trains has been delivered by Bombardier to Swedish operator Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (SL). The C30 metro trains come from the Movia platform and will be all delivered by 2022 to replace older rolling stock. The first C30 train is scheduled to enter service in the summer of 2019. SL […]
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London Overground receives first new Class 710 EMU

Bombardier has delivered its first Class 710 EMU to client London Overground.
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First metro train for Bangkok’s Green line rolls off the factory line

Photo: Siemens.In total, Siemens and Bozankaya are manufacturing 22 new four-car trains for the Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company in Thailand.
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Network Rail launches tender for track work contracts worth almost £5bn

Photo: Network Rail.These 10-year contracts begin in 2019 and introduce three new geographically-focused 'alliances' between Network Rail, designers and construction suppliers.
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Rolls-Royce lands Iarnród Éireann contract to retrofit gear transmissions

A Class 22000 DMU. Photo: Rolls-Royce.Not only will the rebuilt PowerPacks boast savings of up to 19 per cent in fuel and CO2 but they will also be more efficient and quieter. 
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Frankurt operator VGF orders 38 Citadis trams

Photo: Alstom.An option for an additional 15 vehicles is also included in the deal, as is the provision of training, equipment repair and warranty services.
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Stadler “emerges stronger” from 2015 crisis

Stadler's EC250 'Giruno' on a test run between Erlen and Romanshorn, Switzerland, in 2017. Photo: Daniel Wipf.Not only did Stadler have an order intake of around €3 billion in 2017, but it now employs 7,600 members of staff - more than it ever has before.
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Unipart Rail to ‘revolutionise Africa’s rail supply chain’ with new partnership

Photo: Unipart Rail.It will see the two businesses work on an exclusive schedule of products and services for the African market, with a particular emphasis on supply chain solutions and the digital conditional-based supply chain of the future.
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Mercitalia Rail joins intelligent freight train trial

Mercitalia Rail, the freight subsidiary of the Italian state-owned railway, is to support Rail Cargo Group (RCG) and SBB Cargo to develop ‘intelligent freight trains’. The programme is looking at how the digitisation of rail freight in Europe can improve the sector, making it safer and more efficient. An area of focus is to automate the […]
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Bombardier opens new rail car assembly hall in Saxony

Photo: Bombardier.Around 500 employees will work in the new hall, which boast a total 8,100sqm factory floorspace. 
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