Archive for category: Editor’s pick

New Moscow Metro stations inspired by Waterloo and Pennsylvania stations

Photo: The Government of Moscow.Work is almost complete on two new Moscow Metro surface stations that have been inspired by prominent stations from around the world.
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CD Cargo signs agreement to buy up to 50 Traxx locomotives

Photo: Bombardier Transportation.The locomotives will be assembled at Bombardier’s site in Kassel, Germany, with the carbodies coming from Wroclaw, Poland and the bogies produced in Siegen, Germany.
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ScotRail’s first upgraded HST arrives in Scotland

Photo: ScotRail.ScotRail High-Speed Trains project manager Chris Tait described the trains as "iconic" and said they will help to build "the best railway Scotland’s ever had.”
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Japanese rolling stock manufacturer to close US factory

Photo: YouTube.The train maker, which is itself a subsidiary of Central Japan Railway Company, intends to sell the factory to a third party.
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Knorr-Bremse RailServices and Kiepe Electric to be sold to Mutares

Knorr-Bremse RailServices' Wolverton facility. Photo: Knorr-Bremse.The deal is expected to be closed by the autumn with both businesses to be renamed in the process.
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VIDEO: Flooded station turned into a swimming pool in Sweden

Photo: YouTube.Members of the public made the most of a bad situation in the city of Uppsala when heavy rain flooded parts of the central railway station and turned it into a makeshift swimming pool.
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Thessaloniki Metro tunnelling completed

Photo: Konstantinos Stampoulis.The tunnel boring machine 'Frixos' arrived at 25is Martiou station on the second tunnel of the Kalamaria extension on July 31, marking the completion of tunnelling activities. 
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Bogotá Metro secures $70m from development bank

The skyline of Bogota. Photo: OSTILL.An international bidding process will now be launched by the Bogota Metro to find a company or group of companies to develop the project further.
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High Speed One renewals programme

What actions are needed when a high-speed railway starts to wear out?
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Tunnel management, Swiss style

Controlling traffic in the world's longest rail tunnel means being ready for any eventuality in terms of both safety and operations.
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Trenitalia awards €1.6bn framework agreement for 135 regional trains

Photo: Hitachi.The new trains are set to improve comfort, reliability and punctuality when they enter service from 2021.
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