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Union Pacific to spend $41m on Wyoming rail infrastructure

Days after announcing a similar infrastructure programme for Utah, the Union Pacific Railroad has revealed it is set to spend $41 million on improvement...
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Greenbrier Companies and Astra Rail merger gets approval

The merger between Greenbrier Companies and Astra Rail has taken a step closer with regulatory approval in Europe. An announcement between Greenbrier, an international supplier of...
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DB to modernise Intercity-Express 3 fleet

Deutsche Bahn is spending €210 million on modernising its ICE-3 high-speed trains to improve reliability and passenger comfort. The 66 trains will be sent to the firm's...
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Union Pacific plans $48m investment in Utah Rail infrastructure

The Union Pacific Railroad has announced plans to spend $48.1 million on its Utah rail infrastructure. The investment will help to boost safety and efficiency and is...
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Rolls-Royce to supply engines for Chinese-built KiwiRail locomotives

Rolls-Royce is to supply CRRC with 15 MTU engines to be used by New Zealand rail operator KiwiRail. The 20V 4000 R43 engines will power 15 DL...
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DSB issues tender for next-generation Wi-Fi equipment

Danish State Railways (DSB) has issued a tender for advanced Wi-Fi equipment onboard its train services. Customers are currently 'very satisfied' with the free Wi-Fi...
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Astaldi joint venture awarded €171m contract to upgrade Wschodnia to Dorohusk line

Astaldi has strengthened its presence in Poland after being awarded a joint contract worth €171 million to rebuild the railway between Wschodnia and Dorohusk. Along...
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Belmond launches luxury sleeper train service in South America

Belmond has launched what is describing as South America first luxury sleeper service. The Andean Explorer, which is operated by PeruRail, cuts through the Peruvian...
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TfL to replace two thirds of Docklands Light Railway fleet

Transport for London (TfL) has launched the procurement process to find a supplier to build a new generation of trains for the Docklands Light...
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Alstom to showcase smart technology that could ease metro passenger congestion

Alstom is set to showcase its Optimet real-time train occupancy technology at the UITP summit in Montreal. The product promises to enhance passenger journeys on metros...