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Stadler wins Hanover S-Bahn EMU order

Transdev has awarded Stadler a contract to supply 64 Flirt EMUs for the Hanover S-Bahn.
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Škoda Transportation receives certification for high-speed trains for Germany

Škoda Transportation has received TSI European certification from notified body Eisenbahn Cert for its high-speed trains for DB Regio.
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Akiem and Bombardier sign contracts for 33 Traxx locomotives

Rolling stock leasing company Akiem and Bombardier Transportation have signed two framework contracts to deliver a total of 33 Traxx locomotives. The two orders are valued at a combined total of €112 million with delivery scheduled for between 2019-2021. The 33 Traxx locomotives will consist of a mix of multi-system, alternating current and direct current locomotives. Akiem […]
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Network Rail outlines Christmas engineering works

Team Orange will work around the clock over the Christmas holidays to deliver 330 vital projects.
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Advances in railway cybersecurity

As railways become increasingly dependant on digital technologies, with IP used for devices from CCTV cameras to mission-critical train control systems, they also need to protect themselves by ensuring they have robust cyber security.
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Train, tram and Tube operators mark centenary of WWI Armistice

Special preparations are in place across the UK's light and heavy railways to mark 100 years since the end of World War One.
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London Underground MD joins Crossrail

Mark Wild is set to become the new chief executive of Crossrail.
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EKZ JV begins production of on-board transformers in Kazakhstan

The EKZ joint venture has launched the production of on-board transformers for electric locomotives in Astana, Kazakhstan.
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Transmashholding acquires South African rolling stock facility

The facility will become TMH's only production site in Africa. It will be used to assemble, maintain and refurbish diesel and electric locomotives as well as coaches for South Africa and the rest of the continent.
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ORR approves Network Rail’s £35bn CP6 plans

The Office of Rail and Road has set out its final determination on Network Rail’s plans for CP6.
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Greenbrier and Saudi Railway Company form JV

Greenbrier and SAR intend to establish a joint venture to execute rail projects and supply railcars for the country's freight rail market.
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