Railways 2012 The First International Conference on Railway Technology (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

Railways 2012 The First International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain 18-20 April 2012 Call-for-participation Introduction Railways have always played a significant role in the... ...

InterRail and CRIMT cooperate for Uzbekistan-China transport services

InterRail Trans Siberian Express Ltd., the Russian subsidiary of railway transport of InterRail Holding AG (Switzerland), has signed an agreement with China Railway International Multimodal Transport (CRIMT) for the coordination of its rail freight... ...

Serbian Railways does not use its trade potential

The Serbian Railways’ total assets are EUR 2.4 Million, according to the Scientific-research Centre of Economics Faculty in Belgrade. The largest part of the assets is in infrastructure. The Railway’s are being however underused for commercial... ...

European consultants for RZD railway stations

RZD is interested to attract foreign consultants for railway station refurbishment. Therefore, the Russian railway company intends to collaborate with AREP (part of SNCF) for the refurbishment of Volgograd I, Krasnodar I, Lazarevskaya, Tuapse and... ...

Russia: Transneft takes over Vostokneftetrans

Federal Antimonopoly Service has authorised Transneft, the operator of the gas pipeline network in Russia, to purchase 49% of Vostokneftetrans, by means of its subsidiary Spetsmornefteport Kozmino LLC. Vostokneftetrans is a company established in 2009... ...

Russian Railways chief believes tunnel can be built under Bering Strait

A decision on building a tunnel under the Bering Strait to connect the railway infrastructures of Russia and North America should be made before 2017, Russian Railways President Vladimir Yakunin told journalists. “I am sure that Russia needs to... ...

South Africa in massive freight rail drive

South African state transport and logistics company Transnet has announced the details of a R300-billion investment in infrastructure that it says will create over half-a-million new jobs while making its freight rail division the fifth-largest in the... ...

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