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What leaders from Kosovo’s rail industry were doing in the UK

A delegation from Kosovo’s rail industry has visited Bombardier’s maintenance depot, Great Central Railway’s new bridge and a level crossing on a recent trip to the UK. The group were visiting to learn about how the UK rail sector manages health and safety. Kosovo Railway Infrastructure (Infrakos) were joined by train operator Trainkos and the […]
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Union Pacific unveils special locomotive in honour of armed forces

UP No. 1943, also known as 'The Spirit', was created in collaboration with military veterans who work for the company and in respect of the number of ex-Forces personnel that have or currently work for UP.
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15 striking pictures of railways in Africa

Between the gorgeous backdrops of the African plains and deserts and the continent's socio-economic challenges, Africa's railways make for some striking pictures.
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Meet the man tasked with merging Siemens Mobility and Alstom

Siemens Mobility’s CEO has been appointed integration manager for the company’s merger with Alstom.
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Indian Railways overturns 150 year-old convention following Mumbai stampede

Indian railway minister Piyush Goyal has said the department will change a 150-year-old convention as it reviews safety following the Mumbai stampede.
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Tackling signal coverage blackspots on the Central Coast line

The governments of Australia and New South Wales are investing a combined $16 million in a bid to tackle signal coverage blackspots on the Central Coast line.
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Meet the unsung heroes who clean metro cars in San Francisco

Cleaners - unsung heroes of the industry - are rarely seen by the public but thanks to one operator in San Francisco, passengers have been given a rare glimpse into their often thankless work.
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EU finances transport hub in Northern Ireland to boost cross-border travel

Waterside railway station in Londonderry is to be transformed thanks to funding from the European Union.
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India’s railway minister announces wave of “transformative” decisions

India's new railway minister Piyush Goyal has announced a wave of decisions to transform the railways into "the engine that fuels the development journey towards New India."
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Siemens Alstom: 9 key questions answered

Following the announcement of a deal between Siemens Mobility and Alstom, the two companies' CEOs held a joint press conference to address the world's media. Here's a selection of the bigger issues that were addressed during the conference.
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Introducing the new giant in the global rail industry: Siemens Alstom

After months of speculation, a much anticipated deal in the European rail industry has been announced.
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