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ITxPT standard helps Pilotfish enter the rail IT market

Railway Gazette International - Sat, 2019/01/19 - 22:00
NETHERLANDS: Swedish company Pilotfish is to work with German firm IVU Traffic Technologies to supply its vehicle gateway units and a back-office system for the 18 new Stadler WINK and 51 refurbished...
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SNCF rolls out GIRO scheduling software

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/01/18 - 22:00
FRANCE: SNCF is to deploy GIRO’s Hastus integrated scheduling and operations software to replace the existing tools which are used to manage staff and rolling stock on its network of high speed...
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Serbian infrastructure contracts signed during Putin visit

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/01/18 - 07:14
SERBIA: Further agreements for Russian Railways to support the modernisation of the Serbian rail network were signed when Russia’s President Putin visited Beograd on January 17. Representatives of...
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Belarus orders more Flirts

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/01/18 - 07:07
BELARUS: Stadler announced on January 17 that it had received an order from Belarussian national railway BC for a further 10 Flirt trainsets. The 1 520 mm gauge, five-car Flirt EMUs will...
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Jeremy Vine to host 21st Rail Business Awards

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/01/18 - 04:02
UK: The rail industry is gearing up for the 21st Rail Business Awards which take place at the London Hilton on Park Lane on February 21 2019. This year the evening will be hosted by broadcaster and...
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RFI - Wagon Tracking

Railways Africa - Fri, 2019/01/18 - 03:12
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DB Cargo signs 100 locomotive framework deal

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/01/18 - 02:53
GERMANY: DB Cargo and Siemens Mobility announced the signing of a framework agreement covering up to 100 Vectron electric locomotives on January 18, with a firm order for an initial 40 to be...
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Slovakian passenger service reinstated

Railway Gazette International - Fri, 2019/01/18 - 01:00
SLOVAKIA: Passenger services on regional Line 153 running 74 km south from Zvolen to Šahy on the Hungarian border were reinstated by national operator ZSSK with effect from January 2. Services...
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Railway supply industry news round-up

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/01/17 - 22:00
Strukton Rail increased its stake in the Italian rail contractor CLF Group from 60% to 100% with the acquisition of 40% of the shares from Unieco on January 14. Strukton Rail has been a shareholder...
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DB sets out five-point improvement plan

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/01/17 - 08:53
GERMANY: Passengers travelling with Deutsche Bahn can expect to see better punctuality and performance later this year thanks to a package of ‘step-by-step’ improvements announced on January...
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Machine vision to support autonomous trains

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/01/17 - 08:05
CHINA: US-based visual perception technology company PerceptIn has worked with rolling stock manufacturer CRRC to develop a long-range machine vision device for high speed trains which it says can...
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Modi inaugurates Odisha enhancement works

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/01/17 - 02:39
INDIA: Visiting the eastern state of Odisha on January 15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally inaugurated the recently-completed electrification of two lines totalling...
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Ermewa buys intermodal wagon fleet

Railway Gazette International - Thu, 2019/01/17 - 01:00
EUROPE: SNCF’s wagon leasing subsidiary Ermewa announced on January 14 that it had acquired the intermodal fleet of Macquarie European Rail. The fleet comprises almost 600 vehicles made up of...
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