Ukrzaliznytsia and General Electric could launch locomotive production in 2018

“Ukrainian Railway Company (Ukrzaliznytsia) and General Electric Transportation could launch in 2018 the production of locomotives, with localization in Ukraine”, announced Ukrainian Prime Minister, Volodymyr Groysman.   According to the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure, Volodymyr Omelian, a final agreement on the establishment of a joint-venture could be signed this November. The Minister of Infrastructure said…

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German rail industry to annually grow by 3.4%

Germany’s market volume for products and services will rise by an average of 3.4% per year over the next five years, according to the latest report made by SCI Verkehr GmbH. The market volume for infrastructure, system technology and rolling stock will increase from EUR 12.5 billion (in 2016) to EUR 14.6 billion by 2021.…

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Indian Railways to improve digital services for passengers

The Indian Railways will launch soon a revamped website and a new Android-based Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) mobile app to ensure faster and easier ticket-booking and help passengers plan their journeys better. The new website will be passenger-friendly, clutter-free with easier log-in and navigation and will not have the problem of getting…

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Railway PRO Summit: Alstom Coradia Polyvalent, the best trains for regional and intercity traffic

October 6, 2017 Alstom’s Coradia Polyvalent trains are perfectly adaptable to peri-urban, regional and intercity transport, according to the customers’ demands. The train length varies from 56 m, 72 m and 110 m. They have two types of motorisation: electric and diesel-electric (bimodal). The flexible demand of Coradia Polyvalent train allows the rail transport operator…

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China Rail Cons wins Fuzhou metro line 5 contract

China Rail Cons announced that it has won the bid for the construction general contract (Section III) for the Fuzhou Metro Line 5 (Phase I). The city is the capital of Fujian province. The contract has a construction period of 1,553 calendar days. The total bid price amounted to approximately RMB4.227 billion (EUR 536 million).…

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