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Bombardier Wins Maintenance Contract With Trenitalia for Frecciarossa 1000 Trains

Bombardier wins 153 million euro maintenance contract with trenitalia for maintenance of 50 new V300 ZEFIRO high speed trains

Insigma Group, Chinese Offer for AnsaldoBreda and Ansaldo STS

Insigma offer for AnsaldoBreda and Ansaldo STS is worth more than 1.5 billion Euros and a relevant investment plan; Hitachi might have been discouraged by unprofitable contracts

New London-Paris Super Train. Top Speed of 320km/h.

The new London-Paris super train represents an increase in capacity for Eurostar’s fleet of 20 per cent, while it will is reportedly estimated to cut journey times from London to Paris by 15 minutes.

Interesting Tricks to Get a Train Moving

How to get a train moving? There's some interesting simple physics you need to know before I tell you that you need to move one car at a time...

Ansaldo STS MacroLok presented as the the Interlocking solution of the future

With flexible interfaces to Traffic Management, ERTMS L1/ L2/L3, Zone Controller and other Interlockings, Ansaldo STS MacroLok seems to be the natural evolution of the previous STS Interlockings currently in service around the world

New Tube For London Due To Start In 2022

New Tube for London (NTfL) is a programme that would introduce new trains and signalling on several London Underground lines between 2025 and 2033. The trains may not have drivers, however the ASLEF and RMT trade unions that represent the drivers strongly oppose this, saying it would be unsafe.

ETCS over GPRS: how, when and why!

Currently UNISIG consortium is working to standardize ETCS over GPRS as the communication technology chosen for ERTMS applications. A first release of the specification is to be submitted in 2015.

Introduction to Polish railway infrastructure and railway signalling in Poland

Polish railway infrastructure consists of around 19 000 km railway lines.

InnoTrans 2014: new technologies available for its 10th edition

In Messe Berlin, from 23 to 26 September 2014, people from all the world participated in the biggest railway fairs.

ETR 1000: The Fastest European Train Unveiled at InnoTrans

The new ETR 1000 presented at InnoTrans, the world's largest rail industry event, held every two years at the Messe Berlin exhibition centre (Germany)

Alstom’s Citadis Compact

The Citadis compact trams are specially designed to provide services on secondary lines and medium-sized networks. They also feature air-conditioning, real-time information system, a wide circulation corridor and double-doors at the front and at the back.

€500mln station flooded after rainstorm. Unsealed ceiling?

Water passed through the windowed rood of the station, built just two years ago. Many of these were open when the rain started, passengers claimed.

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