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Kazakhstan: Information service navigation is launched at “Nurly Zhol” railway station The “Nurly Zhol” railway complex became the first transportation hub in Kazakhstan, the phased plans of which appeared on the maps of the city information service - 2GIS. Now passengers can (...) Czech Republic: Roofing of Prague Main Station has been reconstructed Správa železniční dopravní cesty has completed an extensive reconstruction of the roofing at Praha hlavní nádraží (Prague Main Station) which is one of the most important railway junctions in the Czech (...) Croatia: New appointments within HŽ Passenger Transport On 2 October 2017, the Assembly of the company HŽ Passenger Transport adopted the Decision on the Appointment of Željko Ukić MSc as Chief Executive Officer, Mladen Lugarić as Board (...) United States: Amtrak “Ready to Build” campaign highlights critical need for infrastructure (...) On October 4, Amtrak unveiled the “Ready to Build” campaign, which includes a series of short films showcasing five critical investments that are vital to the realization of a renewed, modern (...) Latvia/Belarus: LDz and Belarusian Railways will develop a new offer of express train for a fast (...) On 3 October, VAS (State Joint Stock Company) “Latvijas dzelzceļš” (LDz) and Belarusian Railway agreed on closer cooperation, offering their customers faster and more favourable cargo transportation (...) Russia: RZD Holding to take part in reconstruction and modernisation of Cuba’s railway (...) RZD International, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, and the Union of Railways “Cuban Railways” have signed a contractual agreement on a project to restore and modernise the railway infrastructure (...) Finland: Rauma fairway made more intelligent and safer Meritaito Ltd has installed 33 smart beacons on the fairway maintained by the Finnish Transport Agency and the Port of Rauma. The new beacons increase the safety of the fairway and save money. (...) China: EMU Train Service Begins on Shimen-Changsha Railway EMU Train D7578 from Changsha to Shimen North departed from Changsha Railway Station at 8am on 21 September, marking it the first EMU train in operation on Shimen-Changsha Railway. Changde and (...) United States: FRA releases Georgia-Tennessee High-Speed Rail Record of Decision On September 29, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released a Tier I combined Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision (FEIS/ROD) for (...)
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