DB Cargo and Siemens sign locomotive telematics contract

As part of a programme to equip its locomotive fleet with telematics equipment to support predicative maintenance by 2020, DB Cargo has awarded Siemens a contract to retrofit its Class 152 Eurosprinter ES64F locos and connect its Class 170 and 191 Vectrons to the TechLOK data system.
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Tehran – Mashhad electrification loan signed

International Rail News
A US$1·5bn loan agreement to finance electrification of the 926 km Tehran – Mashhad main line was signed by China EximBank on July 25. Iran’s Bank of Industry & Mine will act as the Iranian government’s guarantor.

Hong Kong to allow Chinese officials at new rail station

Asian Rail News
Critics say territory’s autonomy undermined by police and immigration officers

Why train services are worse when Queensland Rail claims they are better

Queensland Rail News
If you listen to Queensland Rail, passenger services are improving all the time. If this is so, it makes you wonder why yet another senior QR official was sacked just two weeks ago over timetable failures.

Will Inland Rail bring migration boom to Toowoomba?

Inland Rail Project
TWO of Toowoomba's biggest ever construction projects have not brought a population boom to Toowoomba, but the proposed Inland Rail might.

We can and will bring passenger rail back to Western Victoria

Victorian Rail News
Earlier this month, we launched the advocacy campaign for the Western Rail campaign amid much excitement and anticipation.

Robbie Katter to host rail and energy forum in Brisbane

Queensland Rail News
KAP Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter is hosting a rail and energy forum in Brisbane on Wednesday to address what he calls an investment crisis in the North West

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Train changes bad news for commuters23 hours ago in New South Wales Rail News

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We need stabling facilities for trains locallyyesterday in Victorian Rail News

Plans to build licensed tavern at Windsor Stationyesterday in Victorian Rail News

Opening railway crossing could ease the pain of congestionyesterday in New South Wales Rail News

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