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Bombardier Transportation signs agreement with Russian Railways

BT Signaling B.V. has signed an agreement to purchase a stake in the signalling equipment manufacturer United Electrical Engineering Plants, known as Elteza. Elteza is a subsidiary of Russian Railways (RZD). Initially, BT...

First Capital Connect kick starts young footballers’ careers

First Capital Connect has donated train season tickets to five young football scholars starting their careers at the Stevenage Football Academy. The Stevenage FC scholarship is a two-year course for 16 year olds wishing to aspire to become professional footballers....

IBM reveals five innovations that will change our lives in the next five years

IBM have formally unveiled the fifth annual "Next Five in Five" – a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years: • You'll beam up...

ABB’s $55 million order from Stadler Rail

ABB, the power and automation technology group, has won orders worth about $55 million from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail for equipment that will help to maximize the reliability and energy efficiency of rolling stock for two Swiss rail...

China plan to create World’s largest rolling stock manufacturer

China's state-owned rolling stock builders China North Locomotive and Rolling Stock Corp together with rival China South Locomotive and Rolling Stock Corp could soon merge to form a giant company. If approved, the company would own 90 per cent...

DSTA supplies passenger information displays for new AVE high-speed train station in Valencia

December 2010 marked the public inauguration of the high-speed train line connecting Madrid with Valencia, whereby commuters will be able to complete the journey in fewer than 95min. DSTA has successfully designed, manufactured and completed the...

Designers on board London Bridge transformation

Network Rail today announced the successful bidders for two major design contracts for the redevelopment of London Bridge station and the remodelling and resignalling of the railway infrastructure in the London Bridge area. The work at...

High speed line essential to West Coast, influential rail strategy finds

A new high-speed line between London, Birmingham and Manchester will be essential in preventing overcrowding on the busy west coast main line, a Network Rail report has found. The report, the west coast main line route utilisation...

Network Rail kicks off search for development partner for Glasgow’s Queen Street Station

Network Rail have launched the search for a development partner to undertake commercial development at Queen Street Station in Glasgow. The development will provide enhanced station facilities for passengers and a landmark mixed-use development in...

Rail meets retail

Network Rail have unveiled plans for over 75,000 sq ft of new retail space in stations, along with a new vision for the future of station retailing which focuses on enhancing passenger experience through the creation...

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