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Japanese bullet train, source: Wikipedia

Russia designs high-speed rail for India

Russian Railways (RZD) is designing the high-speed rail for India. The future 575-kilometre line will connect Nagpur and Secunderabad. The trains will run on it at a speed of 200 kilometres per hour. The feasibility study...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Vossloh concrete sleepers, source: Vossloh

Vossloh gets major sleeper deal in Australia

German supplier of track components Vossloh Group has won a major deal in Australia. The company will deliver around 280,000 concrete sleepers for Rio Tinto, one of the largest mining corporations in the world. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bombardier Flexity tram in Waterloo, Canada, source: Grand River Transit

One more Canadian city launches tram network

Canadian Regional Municipality of Waterloo has opened its first tram network. The light rail system provides a connection between Waterloo proper and the adjacent city of Kitchener. In the future, the line will be extended...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
X'Trapolis electric train in Valparaiso, source: Wikipedia

New stage of rail revitalisation in Chile

The Government of Chile has declared a massive investment plan for 20 billion US Dollars (17.7 billion Euros) to improve the country’s infrastructure. Inter alia, it includes the modernisation or construction of several railways to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
British Steel Rail Handling, source: British Rail

How rails are handled to installation points

Rails are an essential part of the rail industry. Delivering them from the manufacture sites to installation points require a lot of skills and great attention to detail. A fantastic amount of attention is taken during...Read more
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Colas Rail UK, source: Colas Rail UK

Colas Rail gets three contracts from Network Rail

Colar Rail UK, a subsidiary of Colas Group, has obtained three major contracts from infrastructure manager Network Rail. The British rail freight and maintenance company will supply signalling, telecoms, other equipment and provide rail haulage...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Citadis tram in Constantine, source: RATP

Constantine tram network in Algeria extended

The Constantine tram network in Algeria has been extended with a 6.9-kilometre section. It connects the existing station of Zouaghi with the new city of Ali Mendjeli, closely located to Constantine. The future 3.4-kilometre extension...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Opening of Copenhagen - Ringsted railway, source: Banedanmark

First high-speed rail launched in Denmark

The Copenhagen – Ringsted line was opened for the regular train traffic. It is the first high-speed railway in Denmark. Initially, the trains will run on the route at a speed of 180 kilometres per...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko