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2 German transport systems order Bombardier trains worth US$203 million

MONTREAL — The rail equipment division of Bombardier Inc. has received contracts worth a total of US$203 million from transportation authorities in two German cities. 142 more words

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Bombardier rakes get nod, but with speed breaker

The chief commissioner of railway safety (CCRS) has finally approved the introduction of Bombardier rakes on the suburban railway network. However, the approval comes with speed restrictions which will severely affect the punctuality of services on Western Railway, where it will be first introduced. 331 more words

Bombardier Transportation accused of corruption in South Korea

Canadian aerospace giant Bombardier accused by South Korean prosecutors of making gifts to local officials in relation to a multibillion dollar metro elevated train project described as “more like a bus” in reality, a bus expected to cost Yongin taxpayers $3.5 billion over the next 30 years, including maintenance. 713 more words

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Chinese locomotive manufacturer to set up operation in Durban, South Africa

Transnet and Chinese locomotives manufacturer CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive (CSR) last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see CSR setting up manufacturing facilities in South Africa for the production and maintenance of electric locomotives as well as core rail equipment and components for African markets. 344 more words

December 2014

Global firms keen on supplying coaches

Leading players have shown interest in supplying coaches for the Light Metro project proposed for 35.12 km in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. A meeting was convened here on Wednesday by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to finalise the coaches’ specifications ahead of floating tenders for the Rs.6,728-crore project in the two cities. 251 more words

Siemens Expanding Operations in Pittsburgh

Siemens Rail Automation will expand its operations in Pittsburgh in a new facility “to help meet growing demand for its rail automation technologies.”

The expansion will specifically support Positive Train Control projects, including a project to upgrade train control systems on the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North systems. 278 more words

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Airport Worker Dies After 45-Foot Fall

HOUSTON (AP) — A contract worker has died after falling about 45 feet from an elevated rail track at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. 137 more words

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