Today (Thursday 22nd October), HS2 Ltd has released a new video highlighting how the additional capacity HS2 will create on Britain’s existing rail network will benefit UK ports and distribution centres that use rail freight for the movement of goods.
The Link Alliance, including VINCI Construction Grands Projets (lead company) and Soletanche Bachy International, subsidiaries of VINCI Construction, and their partner Downer, plus designers Aecom, WSP-Opus and Tonkin & Taylor – signed on 20 October 2020 the contract for Packages 5 and 7 for the City Rail Link programme in Auckland, New Zealand.
This year’s “Clara Jaschke Innovation Prize” goes to Sara Valipour, engineer at the global mobility solution provider Bombardier Transportation in Hennigsdorf, Germany. This was announced today by “Allianz pro Schiene”, a non-profit, independent association for the promotion of environmentally friendly and safe rail transport. Allianz pro Schiene awards the prize every year to successful women in the railway industry who shape the future of mobility with their innovative ideas.
Bombardier Transportation has signed an asset sale and purchase agreement to sell the activities of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) performed at Bombardier Transportation’s manufacturing site in Huehuetoca, Mexico (BT Ensambles México) to Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL). The sale will be conducted via, among others, MSSL’s Mexican subsidiary, Motherson Rolling Stocks, S. de R.L. de C.V. (MRS), which is part of the Motherson Rolling Stock Division, that designs and manufactures electrical cabinets, power packs and electrical distribution systems for leading rolling stock suppliers.
Global mobility solution provider Bombardier Transportation has announced today that it has signed a three-year extension to its Train Services Agreement (TSA) with Arriva CrossCountry, in the United Kingdom, with the option of a further extension of up to one year.
Railcare Group AB announces today that Mattias Remahl will be the new CFO and Vice President replacing the position currently held by CFO Mikael Forsfjäll and Vice President Ulf Marklund. Mattias Remahl's position is a new combination position at Railcare as both CFO and Vice President
Designed by China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group and constructed by China Railway Major Bridge Engineering Group, the Jinshajiang Bridge of the Lijiang-Shangri-La Railway closed successfully on October 13, marking the completion of the world’s first long-span railway suspension bridge.
An Alstom-led Consortium, together with its partner Hyundai Engineering & Construction, have signed a Letter of Intent with the Iraqi Ministry of Transport to define a framework for all the appropriate steps to accelerate the implementation of the Baghdad Elevated Train (BET). The Letter of Intent was signed during the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kadhimi’s official visit to Paris. The signing ceremony was held in Matignon, the office of the French Prime Minister, in the presence of Jean Castex, the French Prime Minister and Mustafa Al Kadhimi, the Iraqi Prime Minister.
The tunneling of Anding Tunnel on the Yuxi-Mohan section of the China-Laos Railway reached the DK134+311 point, marking that the entrance section of Anding Tunnel was completed. The China Railway No.5 Engineering Group undertook the construction.