Charlton’s coronation drinking fountain

In the heart of Charlton village is a drinking fountain that arrived a year after the event it commemorates.
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Partnership to supply ‘world class’ wagons for African railways

Russian rolling stock manufacturers Tranmsmashholding and United Wagon Co have agreed to work together to supply ‘world class’ wagons and components to customers across Africa.

Lithuanian freight operator establishes Ukrainian subsidiary

The Lithuanian national railway’s freight business LTG Cargo has established a Ukrainian subsidiary in support of its international development strategy.

High speed network reaches Ningxia

Asian Rail News
High speed trains have begun serving the Ningxia Hui autonomous region in northwest China, following the inauguration of the 617 km Passenger-Dedicated Line between Yinchuan and Xi’an.

Vysus supports IORE heavy haul locomotive refurbishment programme

Vysus Group is providing engineering, risk management and regulatory approval services to support mining group LKAB in the modernisation of 18 Adtranz/Bombardier IORE heavy haul electric locomotives which are used to haul iron ore from the Malmfälten mining area to the ports of Luleå and Narvik.

Egypt signs MoU with Siemens for new 250km/h rail network

Arabian Rail News
The projects require an estimated investment of £E 360bn ($US 23bn) and will commence with the 460km line from Ain Sokhna on the Gulf of Suez coast to the New Administrative Capital (NAC) east of Cairo and El-Alamein on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast, with a branch to Alexandria.

IN-BRIEF – Financial: Saxony offers covid compensation; Saarbahn protests track access hike; Patriot Rail buys SLGW

Tram and Light Rail News
“Despite difficult times, Saxony transport companies and public transport authorities have managed to maintain their services and ensure mobility for citizens,” says state transport minister, Mr Martin Dulig.

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