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BAM Nuttall, the UK subsidiary of the Royal BAM Group, was awarded by the country’s railway infrastructure manager Network Rail with a new five-year contract. The deal worth 320 million Pounds (364 million Euros) covers a wide range of renewal and enhancement works. The contractor will provide services on the railway network of Scotland and North East England. The new deal...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Signing of the railway deal between Russia and Serbia, source: Železnice Srbije

Two new railway deals between Russia and Serbia

Russia and Serbia have signed two new deals relating to the railway industry. The first document provides construction works by RZD International, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, on the Stara Pazova – Novi Sad line....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Belarusian Flirt train, source: Stadler

Belarus acquires 10 home-produced Flirt trains

Belarusian Railway has concluded an agreement with the Stadler’s local subsidiary for supplying 10 Flirt electric trains. The first five-car units will be delivered in late 2020. They will serve interregional lines connecting the capital...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Deutsche Bahn drone, source: Deutsche Bahn

Drones will inspect Deutsche Bahn infrastructure

Deutsche Bahn (DB) will participate in the pilot project “Urban Air Mobility” to test the potential of drones in different areas. The German railway company plans to use multicopters for inspecting its infrastructure. The Urban Air...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Track installation, source: ProRail

ProRail to install first test track

Dutch railway infrastructure manager ProRail will install the first one-kilometre test track at the Rail Centre in Amersfoort. The railway line will be constructed outdoors to provide practical tutorials for rail staff and to implement...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Tram in Brussels, source: Wikipedia

Brussels to get 2 new tram lines

The government of the Brussels-Capital Region has approved a decision to construct two new tram lines in the city. The new routes could be launched in five-six years. The proposal was offered by the region’s...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Strukton Rail, source: Strukton Rail

Strukton Rail strengthens position in Italy

Dutch technology company Strukton Rail has increased its stake in the Italian rail contractor Costruzioni Linee Ferroviarie (CLF) from 60 to 100 per cent. The 40 per cent of shares were purchased from Unieco. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler train in Apulia, source: Stadler

Stadler to supply more narrow-gauge trains to Italy

Swiss rolling stock producer Stadler will supply four three-car diesel trains to Italian railway operator Ferrovie Appulo Lucane (FAL). The vehicles will serve the 950-millimetre narrow-gauge routes in Apulia and Basilicata regions. The units worth...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
MI 2N double-decker train, source: Wikipedia

CAF to refurbish 43 RER double-decker trains

Spanish railcar manufacturer CAF will modernise 43 MI 2N double-decker trainsets produced in 1995-2005. The upgraded five-car units are expected to enter into service in 2020. They will return on Line A of the RER...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko