Rail Baltica RB Rail AS has awarded the two companies the Supervision and Design Services Contract concerning the Rail Section that will connect the city of Vangaži, located to the Northeast of Riga, to the border between Latvia and Estonia.
Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, has signed a contract in the mid-double-digit million-euro range with TMH International, subsidiary of the Russian rolling stock manufacturer TMH, to supply braking systems for 1,300 passenger cars.
The contract is valued at approximately 103 million euro (113 million US dollars) and includes an option for a further five years of operation and maintenance of the system. This order was signed on March 31, 2020 and will be included in the year’s first quarter results.
The Eiffage Kier joint venture, recently joined by two new partners BAM Nuttall and Ferrovial Agroman, is pleased that today (15th of April), it has received Notice to Proceed (NTP) from HS2 Limited, enabling it to commence the full detailed design and construction of 80km of Phase 1 of the HS2 railway (the route from London – Birmingham).
On 30 March 2020, the Department for Transport (DfT) awarded Govia, the joint venture (JV) between Keolis and Go-Ahead Group, an extension to its current contract to operate the Southeastern railway network, in the London area, up to 31st March 2022. The UK’s first high speed rail network, Southeastern is also one of the busiest rail networks in the UK, carrying over 180 million passengers per year. This extended contract will enable Keolis and its partner to boost capacity and punctuality of the network and, in the short term, to focus on providing services for key workers during the Covid-19.
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