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21-23 March 2017   |  Lille Grand Palais Exhibition Centre, Lille, France

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  • 22-May-2017
    16:12
    HUNGARY: National railway holding group MÁV has started series production of locally designed inter-city coaches for international services. The Hungarian government decided in April 2016 that it...
  • 22-May-2017
    14:53
    USA: Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York State, wrote to President Donald Trump on May 21 requesting that the federal government treat the ongoing infrastructure and operational difficulties at New...
  • 22-May-2017
    11:43
    CHINA: Construction work started on May 21 on a Passenger-Dedicated Line linking Beijing with Bazhou, 80 km to the south. The route is one of several ‘metropolitan’ high speed railways planned...
  • 22-May-2017
    10:36
    EUROPE: The Flex Freight System which wagon leasing company Wascosa and chemical manufacturer BASF have developed for the transport of chemicals by rail and then autonomous vehicle was exhibited at...
  • 22-May-2017
    07:00
    Afghanistan’s cabinet has approved the construction of railway infrastructure at the Towraghondi (13 km) and Aqina (10 km) railheads on the border with Turkmenistan.  At the One Belt, One Road...
  • 21-May-2017
    07:00
    NETHERLANDS: The Province of Gelderland is to exercise an option for Arriva to continue to operate the Achterhoek – Rivierenland package of rail and bus services for a further five years. The...
  • 20-May-2017
    07:00
    ITALY: Trenitalia subsidiary Serfer Servizi Ferroviari has ordered five EffiShunter 1000 locomotives from CZ Loko, with an option for five more. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in February...
  • 19-May-2017
    15:58
    CANADA: The government has introduced legislation the House of Commons which according to Minister of Transport Marc Garneau is intended to ‘promote a transparent, fair, efficient and safer national...
  • 19-May-2017
    14:20
    GERMANY: DB Cargo displayed the latest update to its coil-carrying wagon family at the Transport Logictic trade fair in München. The wagon is designed to carry steel for the automotive sector which...
  • 19-May-2017
    14:10
    USA: Wabtec Corp has signed a $40m contract to design, install, test and commission Positive Train Control for South Florida Regional Transportation Authority’s Tri-Rail commuter rail...
  • 19-May-2017
    07:00
    Software company RailcarRx's Repair Shop Management System now supports leasing company TTX's billing format, which includes variations to the standard CRB billing format. RailcarRx says it has...
  • 18-May-2017
    16:36
    SWITZERLAND: President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard joined 500 guests at the official roll-out of the first compete EC250 Giruno 250 km/h inter-city trainset at Stadler’s Bussnang plant...
  • 18-May-2017
    15:45
    EUROPE: The Greenbrier Companies and Astra Rail Management announced on May 18 that they had obtained the regulatory approvals needed to complete a merger of their European activities to create the...
  • 18-May-2017
    13:54
    ARGENTINA: During the course of an official visit by President Mauricio Macri to Beijing, on May 17 the Ministry of Transport signed an agreement for China Railway Construction Corp to undertake a...
  • 18-May-2017
    12:00
    EUROPE: Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia have agreed to seek European Union funding to rehabilitate and reopen the 177·9 km Una line between Novi Grad (Bosanski Novi) and Knin. This once provided the...