The Norwegian National Rail Administration acquires operational responsibility for terminals

The Norwegian National Rail Administration has acquired operational responsibility for freight terminals and continues to invite competitive bidding for the operation. The purchase agreement, signed last week, with RailCombi includes the permanent loading cranes at Alnabru and all other railway infrastructure in terminals in Norway, i.e. all tracks, sleepers and signalling systems. – Whereas terminals […]

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Latin American Rail Freight Transport Market to expands

Years of neglect of the railinfrastructure in Latin America (LATAM) dissuaded rail companies in the region from leveraging new technologies and restrained growth in freight transport capacity. With poor rail infrastructure and logistics systems causing traffic jams, distribution errors and communication gaps, LATAM governments have begun to implement infrastructure development programs to boost the rail freight transport market. For example, the […]

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A timelapse film shows scale of work at London Bridge railway station

More than 1,000 engineers have been working round the clock at London Bridge railway station every day since December 20, including Christmas Day, on a massive project to rebuild the station to improve facilities and services for passengers. This timelapse photography shows just some of the work that has been going on there as part of the […]

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Better stations and more trains to improve the railway between Barnt Green and Bromsgrove

Work to improve the rail network between Barnt Green and Bromsgrove will increase over the coming weeks and months as part of a £100m investment to provide a better railway. Network Rail and its partners Centro and Worcestershire County Council will be completing a range of improvements from a new pedestrian footbridge at Barnt Green […]

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Modernisation of London Underground on track

A year after setting out their programme for the modernisation of the Tube network, Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, and London Underground (LU) Managing Director Mike Brown have confirmed that the range of improvements to make customers’ journeys better, are on track for delivery during 2015. The way passengers are served at stations will begin […]

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Electrification will transform the Welsh railway

Network Rail has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement on a funding package for electrification in South Wales. Following the announcement, the Prime Minister David Cameron visited the Wales rail operating centre in Cardiff and met with staff and saw first-hand how the railway is run. Mark Langman, route managing director for Network Rail Wales, showed […]

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