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Japanese diesel railcar ready for dynamic testing

This month JR West is to begin dynamic testing of its prototype Kawasaki Heavy Industries DEC700 diesel railcar, which is designed for future conversion to battery-diesel hybrid operation.
Asian Rail News

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ARTC awards two contracts for Sydney rail freight projects

Inland Rail Project
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has awarded two major contracts for the $294.27m (A$400m) Port Botany Rail Line Duplication and Cabramatta Loop projects.

Government supports development of Freight Energy and Emissions Calculation tool

UK rail freight operator, Freightliner, has announced that the UK Government will provide financial support in a project to create a Rail Freight Energy and Emissions Calculator (REEC), a tool which once completed will calculate the most efficient way to operate freight trains.

Finland Bridge links Vladivostok and Helsinki

RZD Logistics, FESCO Transportation and Nurminen Logistics Services have launched a regular container service between Vladivostok and Vuosaari in Helsinki via the trans-Siberian route.

Hitachi EMU arrives in Taiwan

Asian Rail News
THE first of 50 12-car EMU3000 trains built for Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) by Hitachi arrived at Taiwan’s Hualien port from Japan on July 30.

East Lancashire Railway launch raffle with Flying Scotsman prizes

Railway Preservation
The East Lancashire Railway in Bury has launched a new raffle to raise money for the railway which offers the winner a whole bunch of Flying Scotsman Prizes.

Karawanken tunnel reopened

Cross-border rail services have resumed on the Villach – Ljubljana route between Austria and Slovenia, following the completion of a 10-month refurbishment of the Karawanken tunnel.

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