Archive for category: Rail Projects

High-speed deal between Texas Central and Houston

The mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner and Texas Central have reached an agreement to collaborate on the economic development of the planned Texas Bullet Train.
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Manchester Metrolink: a world-class tram system

Figures recently released by the Department for Transport (DfT) indicate that England’s tram networks have reported their highest passenger numbers and vehicle miles since records began.
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Balkan states agree to build Sofia-Skopje railway link

Bulgaria and Macedonia's respective transport ministers have signed a memorandum of understanding to open a railway link between Sofia and Skopje.
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Four international consortia interested in Athens metro expansion

Expressions of interest has been complete for the expansion of Athens' metro with four joint-ventures putting their names forward.
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Aussie operator TasRail hires penguin expert ahead of coastal works

Australian train operator TasRail has released a request for tender for coastal erosion and landslip works in north west Tasmania.
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Bombardier celebrates delivery of 200th VLocity DMU to Victoria

The rolling stock manufacturer has been building VLocity trains - which operate on V/Line's regional rail network - from the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong for more than ten years.
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Progress for Texas’ high-speed railway

Texas Central Rail Holdings has reached an agreement with engineering firm Fluor Corporation and the Lane Construction Corporation to advance the development of its 240 mile high-speed line.
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Bombardier wins 288-vehicle monorail contracts in Thailand

Bombardier has secured two contracts to design and assist with the construction of new monorail systems from the Northern Bangkok Monorail Company and the Eastern Bangkok Monorail Company.
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Esbjerg-Lunderskov electrification complete

Work began in 2014 on the line between Esbjerg and Lunderskov, and over the course of the project around 1,600 masts and four transformer stations have been built.
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Esbjerg-Lunderskov electrification complete

Work began in 2014 on the line between Esbjerg and Lunderskov, and over the course of the project around 1,600 masts and four transformer stations have been built.
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New South Wales to replace 130-vehicle train fleet

In total, 60 XPT passenger carriages, 19 locomotives, 23 XPLORER passenger cars and 28 Endeavour passenger cars will be replaced.
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