Tetra communications deployed on Gobi desert railway

Teltronic has deployed a Tetra communications network for the 240 route-km heavy haul railway which is under construction to link the Tavan Tolgoi coking coal mines with Gashuun Sukhait on the border with China.
Asian Rail News

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HS2 construction complaints dip despite work ramping up

UK
HS2 Ltd has seen a decline in construction-related complaints, according to the latest quarterly report from Independent Construction Commissioner Sir Mark Worthington.

Trams running again at Crich Tramway Village from 2nd July

Tram and Light Rail News
From Saturday 2nd July, vintage trams will be running again at Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire after some essential safety work was completed.

Ukraine: rail freight tariffs will increase by 70%

Europe
The Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure and Ukrainian Railways decided to increase rail freight tariffs in the country by 70 per cent.

EU to provide €5.4bn for TEN-T projects

Europe
THE European Union (EU) has announced that it will provide €5.4bn to co-fund 135 transport infrastructure projects that will form part of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T), with the objective of completing the core TEN-T network by 2030 and the comprehensive network by 2050. The EU says 80% of the funding has been allocated to rail and inland waterway projects.

G7 and EU plan a new BRI in the making?

Europe
The G7, the big leaders of the world, and the EU have pledged to raise 600 billion US dollars (634.56 billion euros) over five years to finance needed infrastructure in developing countries. In the west, it is considered a counter act of the Belt and Road initiative (BRI) of China. China itself says to welcome additional funds.

EC approves €374m Covid-19 support for Italian freight operators

Coronavirus Transport News
THE European Commission (EC) has approved under EU state aid rules an Italian government initiative to provide up to €374m to compensate freight operators for revenue lost due to lockdown measures imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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