Etihad Rail and Abu Dhabi Customs to develop freight transport solutions

His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Etihad Rail; and H.E. Jassim Mohammed Buatabh Al Zaabi, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office and Acting Chairman of the Department of Finance attended the signing ceremony.
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Network Rail awards Siemens Mobility huge GSM-R upgrade contract

UK
The upgrade of the 9,052 driving cabs will begin in October 2019 and is expected to be completed by March 2022.

World’s Largest Steam Locomotive To Depart From Cheyenne For 150th Anniversary Of Transcontinental Railroad

Rail Events
Two historic steam locomotives, Big Boy No. 4014 and Living Legend No. 844, will depart Cheyenne soon for a recreation of the iconic photo taken May 10, 1869, when the last spike was tapped into place at Promontory Summit, Utah, creating America’s first transcontinental railroad.

150th anniversary of golden spike expected to draw 12,000

Rail Events
At a time when the North and South were divided by the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed legislation on July 1, 1862, to unify the East and West through the creation of a Transcontinental Railroad.

V&T Railroad Coach 17 subject of Thursday museum lecture in Carson City

Rail Events
It has been called the most historically important train car in existence and how it traveled over the past 150 years from the Golden Spike ceremony at Promontory Summit, Utah to the center of a new exhibit at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City is quite a tale.

Corinne pageant set for May 9-11

Rail Events
It’s going to be a big new year with changes for the Corinne Pageant, which will be playing this year on May 9, 10 and 11 in conjunction with the Spike 150 sesquicentennial events in Promontory this year.

Bear River Valley Museum to unveil 3D model of “Joining of the Rails”

Rail Events
Save the date: Saturday, May 4, 3 p.m., Bear River Valley Museum on Tremonton’s Main Street. You won’t want to miss the museum’s sesquicentennial party to honor the driving of the Golden Spike, one of Utah’s most historic claims to fame.

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