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Kazakhstan: KTZ Express and Hebei Taitong logistics Co., Ltd sign Agreement on Strategic (...) On September 8, Sanzhar Elubayev, Vice President for Logistics of JSC NC KTZ, held negotiations with the the Mayor of the People’s Government of Shijiazhuang (China), Dan Peiran, as well as (...) Czech Republic: SŽDC presents plan for reconstruction and revitalisation of railway stations for next five (...) In the first year of the railway station administration, SŽDC had intensively worked on preparation of a detailed plan of complex reconstruction, modernisation and revitalisation of the passenger (...) Germany: New Berlin-Munich high speed line – through central Germany at 300 km/h On 30 August, 102 days before it officially opens for service, DB’s Member of the Management Board for Traffic Berthold Huber and Germany’s Federal Minister of Transport Alexander Dobrindt tested (...) United States: High-Speed Rail Authority announces appointments On September 8, 2017 the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) announced the appointments of Thomas Post as Director of Engineering and Alice Rodriguez as Deputy Director of External (...) Latvia: Logistics specialists from 35 countries to gather at the LDz conference in Riga this (...) More than 400 logistics specialists from 35 countries will gather in Riga this week for the “Challenges of the Global Transport Movement” conference organised by the State Joint Stock Company (...) Russia: Evgeny Charkin says Russian Railways is working on issues of cyber security A discussion devoted to issues of cyber security in railway transport was held at in Scherbinka in south Moscow on 30 August 2017 within the framework of the International Railway Salon (...) United States: "PTC-ready” locomotives part of Amtrak commitment to safety Amtrak plans to equip approximately 310 locomotives to operate using positive train control (PTC) technology and comply with that federal requirement by Dec. 31, 2018. PTC can manage train (...) China: New high-speed trains run on north China lines China’s new-generation high-speed bullet train, the “Fuxing,” was put into operation on 21 August on two railway lines connecting the major cities in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area. The high-speed (...) Romania: Mr Marinică Voicu appointed interim Director General of CFR Marfa The Management Board of CFR Marfa has appointed Mr Marinică Voicu to the position of interim Director General of the company from 6 September 2017. Mr Voicu, 48 years old, is a railway traction (...)
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