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Russia: Oleg Belozerov pays working visit to Indonesia Oleg Belozerov, President of Open Joint Stock Company Russian Railways, paid a working visit to the Republic of Indonesia on 5 and 6 October 2016. During the visit, the Company head held a (...) Hungary: Balkan Conference held from 12 – 13 September 2016 in Sopron, Hungary From 12 – 13 September 2016, Gysev Cargo hosted the Balkan Conference at the Hotel Sopron. Freight forwarding in project trains guarantees customers first-class quality service in terms of (...) Czech Republic: SŽDC improved parameters of the line from Moravian Wallachia to Slovakia Správa železniční dopravní cesty (the Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration) improved parameters of the railway line from Hranice na Moravě to Střelná in the sections Valašské Meziříčí (outside) – (...) Russia/China: New regular freight route opens between Yekaterinburg and Shenyang The first train on a new regular freight route between China and Yekaterinburg arrived in the Urals capital on 12 October 2016. Its 50 and 40-tonne containers brought to the city (...) Belgium: On its 20th anniversary, Thalys is looking to the future and launching a major project to update (...) Although Thalys celebrates a very symbolic anniversary this year, 2016 also marks the start of a large-scale project for the thorough maintenance of all its trains, which will continue until (...) Central-heating and steam boilers: from Austria to China by rail The Rail Cargo Group’s bespoke solutions have convinced Hoval to transport its products to China by rail in future. Hoval, a full-service supplier of smart heating and ventilation systems, had (...) United States: Amtrak investment package to advance Washington Union Station concourse (...) Amtrak will use a portion of its $2.45 billion investment package in next-generation high-speed Acela Express trainsets and Northeast Corridor (NEC) infrastructure improvements to fund (...) Russia: Russian Railways and Swissrail Industry Association sign agreement on scientific and technical (...) Russian Railways and the Swissrail Industry Association signed an agreement on scientific and technical cooperation in Berlin on 22 September during the International Transportation Exhibition (...) United Kingdom: Passengers urged to plan ahead before major improvement works at Waterloo station next (...) Network Rail and South West Trains are asking rail passengers to plan their journeys ahead of a major phase of works taking place at London’s Waterloo station on 5 – 28 August 2017. The work is (...)
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