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Finland: Final weeks of testing in research project on road traffic automation in winter (...) In the winter testing information is relayed to the vehicles on upcoming hazards, while tracking the vehicle’s precise in all road conditions. Results from earlier weeks of the Arctic Challenge (...) United Kingdom: Passengers urged to plan their rail journeys ahead this Easter More than £100m to be invested in Britain’s rail network this Easter Railway open for ‘business as usual’ as majority of the network is unaffected by upgrade work with the quietest engineering (...) United States: U.S. Department of Transportation announces $605 million loan for Houston’s Grand Parkway (...) U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced on 22 February that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau will provide up to a $605 million Transportation (...) IFEF (International Federation of Esperanto-Railwaymen) Seminar on European Railways held on 26 February (...) The contract signed between IFEF, the International Federation of Esperanto-Railwaymen – a member of FISAIC, and the Jan Perner Transport Faculty within Pardubice University has already resulted (...) Belarus: Belarusian Railways are conducting a new container transport project Belarusian Railways’ Belintertrans Transport-Logistics Centre (BTLC) is implementing a new project: a regular container train travelling between Belarus and Romania. The BTLC partners are Rail (...) Czech Republic: SŽDC launches complete reconstruction of Letohrad railway station On 1 March, the reconstruction of Letohrad railway station in the Pardubice Region is being launched, consisting in a complete rebuilding of the trackage and platforms. Construction works will be (...) Belgium: Lineas strengthens its workforce in Germany with new train drivers Lineas continues to expand its activities in Germany by recruiting new train drivers. The company aims to reinforce its physical presence in this important market with minimum ten new colleagues (...) United Kingdom: The Ribble Valley turrets – a unique restoration A year ago, we lovingly restored a listed Ribble Valley tunnel. This example of our commitment to preserving Britain’s railway heritage came under the Great North Rail Project to transform travel (...) Russia: Russian Railways Holding begins regular container transportation of machine sets from China to (...) Russian Railways Logistics Ltd, a subsidiary of OJSC Russian Railways, has begun shipments of container trains loaded with vehicle kits from China to Belarus. The kits will be used at the CJSC (...)
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