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Volker Rail News

Major Supertram rail replacement project ends

The multi-million pound project to extend the lifespan of Sheffield’s Supertram network has concluded, with tram services on the Blue route reintroduced earlier this month, putting the tram system back into full operation.

Bombardier News

Bombardier Transportation divests activities performed in Huehuetoca, Mexico

Bombardier Transportation has signed an asset sale and purchase agreement to sell the activities of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) performed at Bombardier Transportation’s manufacturing site in Huehuetoca, Mexico (BT Ensambles México) to Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL). The sale will be conducted via, among others, MSSL’s Mexican subsidiary, Motherson Rolling Stocks, S. de R.L. de C.V. (MRS), which is part of the Motherson Rolling Stock Division, that designs and manufactures electrical cabinets, power packs and electrical distribution systems for leading rolling stock suppliers.

ALSTOM News

Alstom and the Iraqi Ministry of Transport sign a Letter of Intent for the implementation of the Baghdad Elevated Train

An Alstom-led Consortium, together with its partner Hyundai Engineering & Construction, have signed a Letter of Intent with the Iraqi Ministry of Transport to define a framework for all the appropriate steps to accelerate the implementation of the Baghdad Elevated Train (BET). The Letter of Intent was signed during the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kadhimi’s official visit to Paris. The signing ceremony was held in Matignon, the office of the French Prime Minister, in the presence of Jean Castex, the French Prime Minister and Mustafa Al Kadhimi, the Iraqi Prime Minister.

Crecg News

The World's First Long-span Railway Suspension Bridge Closed

Designed by China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group and constructed by China Railway Major Bridge Engineering Group, the Jinshajiang Bridge of the Lijiang-Shangri-La Railway closed successfully on October 13, marking the completion of the world’s first long-span railway suspension bridge.

Railcare Group News

Mattias Remahl new CFO and Vice President of Railcare Group AB

Railcare Group AB announces today that Mattias Remahl will be the new CFO and Vice President replacing the position currently held by CFO Mikael Forsfjäll and Vice President Ulf Marklund. Mattias Remahl's position is a new combination position at Railcare as both CFO and Vice President

Bombardier News

Bombardier signs three-year services contract extension for Arriva CrossCountry in the UK

Global mobility solution provider Bombardier Transportation has announced today that it has signed a three-year extension to its Train Services Agreement (TSA) with Arriva CrossCountry, in the United Kingdom, with the option of a further extension of up to one year.

HS2 News

Five-year study of Jurassic geology beneath HS2 launched

HS2 Ltd has today (Wednesday 14 October) announced a partnership with Bath University and the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) in a major study of the geology beneath the first phase of Britain’s new high speed railway between the West Midlands and London.

Crecg News

Entrance Section of the Longest Tunnel on China-Laos Railway Completed

The tunneling of Anding Tunnel on the Yuxi-Mohan section of the China-Laos Railway reached the DK134+311 point, marking that the entrance section of Anding Tunnel was completed. The China Railway No.5 Engineering Group undertook the construction.

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