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Morocco High-Speed Rail Line Between Tangiers and Kenitra Opens

The inauguration of the high-speed rail line between Casablanca and Tangiers took place on 15 November 2018. The inauguration was attended by His Majesty, King Mohammed VI and French President Emmanuel Macron. The first section to open was that between Tangiers and Kenitra, which is around 183km in length.

Alstom delivers first metro trainset to Dubai

Alstom has delivered the first of the 50 Metropolis trainsets to the Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai (RTA).

Alstom-Bombardier Consortium to Supply 153 AZUR Metro Cars to Montreal

A Bombardier and Alstom consortium has signed an amended version to a previous contract signed in October 2010. This contract is for the consortium to provide a further 17 nine-car trainsets (comprising 153 AZUR metro cars in total) to the Société de transport de Montréal.

German Transport Minister Launches Additional Rail Projects

The German Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure, BMVI, has announced that the transport minister Andreas Scheuer has presented many new rail projects that are to be given priority in planning and implementation in the coming years.

SKF Partners with Siemens to Improve Railway Reliability

Condition monitoring and cloud-based data acquisition platforms are set to revolutionise the way railway operators address their asset management obligations.

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