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Below are the top five most read stories from Global Rail News this week:
Gym equipment, games consoles and big-screen TVs are just a few of the features put forward by Deutsche Bahn to demonstrate what Germany’s future train fleet could look like. The concept is in response to autonomous cars as the rail industry tries to “convince with new advantages.”
The Carillion Powerlines joint venture has been awarded a contract worth around £260 million over the next three years to complete the electrification of the route from London to Corby.
Stoomtrein Goes Borsele has sourced, financed and organised one of the locomotives which helped to transport troops, munition and other essential cargo in support of the liberation of Europe to return to its spiritual home.
SL said it believes Ansaldo has breached the terms of the contract and that it had lost confidence in the company’s ability to deliver the new signalling system.
A heritage rail operator in New South Wales is planning to launch the world’s first solar-powered commercial train before Christmas in the coastal town of Byron Bay.
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