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Polish railway infrastructure manager PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe (PKP PLK) works over increasing the capacity of the Terespol-Brest crossing on the Belarusian border. The company will install additional broad gauge tracks at the Terespol border station. It allows facilitating the train traffic, especially to Malaszewice intermodal terminal, an important junction of New Silk Road between China and Europe. PKP PLK will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
RailRunner Europe

RailRunner Europe files for insolvency

RailRunner Europe GmbH has filed for insolvency at the competent court in Hamburg. The management of the intermodal operator intends to reorganise and restructure the company during the course of regular insolvency proceedings. The company made...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Belarusian Flirt train, source: Stadler

Belarus acquires 10 home-produced Flirt trains

Belarusian Railway has concluded an agreement with 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 of...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 will build two 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