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Contracts awarded for Czech electrification project

Utrol, consisting of lead partner OHL ŽS, Eurovia CS and Elektrizace  Železnic Prauge, will carry out the electrification on the Uničov – Libina section, with work due to be completed in December. Services are due to begin operating under electric traction a year later.

Buckinghamshire footbridge to be replaced

A picturesque footbridge over the Chiltern main line in Buckinghamshire is to undergo a major overhaul to make it safer and more reliable for passengers and the public.

Afghanistan’s Aqina – Andkhoy extension inaugurated

Arabian Rail News
The section, which includes 6km of sidings at Andkhoy, is an extension of the 88km line which runs from Atamyrat to the Ymamnazar border crossing point and Aqina, which opened in November 2016.

IN-BRIEF – Financial: Amtrak awarded Metrolink contract; Hitachi partners with HyperloopTT; VTG places €746m in bonds

Japan: Hitachi Rail has launched a technology partnership with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) to integrate hyperloop’s capsule travelling system with Hitachi Rail’s ERTMS signalling system.

Part of rail bridge collapses near fatal Stonehaven derailment site

Part of a rail bridge has collapsed near the site of the fatal Stonehaven train derailment.

‘Use it or lose it’: $289 million for shovel-ready road safety projects

Other Transport News
Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack will today announce a $289 million program that will both save lives and create jobs – but the cash has an expiry date.

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