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Talgo USA launches revenue service in Oregon

Talgo USA launches revenue service in Oregon | Railways | Scoop.it

Oregon's new Talgo Series 8 trains launched revenue service as part of the Amtrak Cascades corridor.

Passengers can take the first rides on the new trains along the route, which runs from Eugene, Ore., to Vancouver, British Columbia, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) announced in a press release.

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A vals dance bridges over Danube... Un vals de paso doble sobre el Danubio

A vals dance bridges over Danube... Un vals de paso doble sobre el Danubio | Railways | Scoop.it

This brand new bridge between Vidin (Bulgaria) and Calafat (Romania) allows rail and road traffic over Danube river becoming one of the eessential infraestructures in the IV Paneuropean Corridor. In this new bridge TRIA ingeniería assited in engeneering the rail and signaling engeneering ....Want to know more? Follow us now at LinkedIn!!! .... El nuevo puente atirantado permite el paso doble de vehículos y trenes (además de bicicletas y peatones) sobre el Danubio, uniendo la localidad de Vidin (Bulgaria) y Calafat (Rumanía), convirtiéndose en una de las infraestructuras esenciales ... In this new bridge TRIA ingeniería realiza labores de asistencia en ingeniería ferroviaria y señalización... Quieres saber más ? Síguenos en LinkedIn!!!

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In this new bridge TRIA ingeniería assited in engeneering the rail and signaling engeneering... Want to know more? Follow us now at LinkedIn!!!

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Maglev Train 431kph/271MPH Shanghai, China GPS shows speed

Maglev Shanghai, China top speed 431kph or ~271mph. GPS shows speed. Look closley around 4:25, trains pass each other at high speed (213mph/342kph). If you liked this and want more follow us in LinkedIn!!!

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Even though seems incredible 431 Km/h is reachable via train.., Shanghai's Maglev delivers its promises.... If you liked this and want more follow us in LinkedIn!!!

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FRANK FEATHER ~ Business Futurist's curator insight, February 1, 2014 11:12 AM

China leads the world in railway technology

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Top 10 most expensive rail infrastructure projects in progress

Top 10 most expensive rail infrastructure projects in progress | Railways | Scoop.it

In looking at a list of the world’s most expensive transport infrastructure, I’ve pulled out the most expensive rail related projects that are in progress and will be completed in the next 20 years.If you liked this and want more insights follow us at LinkedIn!!

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Interesting tallying of really big projects in rail infrastructure, maybe we could put our grain adding Medina-Meca HSR ?...To know more follow us at LinkedIn...

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Ten of the world’s most beautiful railway stations

Ten of the world’s most beautiful railway stations | Railways | Scoop.it

Have you ever happened to be traveling on a train for holidays and cannot wait to get to your destination, to enjoy the beauty of a new city? Surely yes!" If you liked this and want more insights follow us at LinkedIn!!

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Stations have always been remarkable places, movies, history and events took place in all these showcased here..If you liked this and want more insights follow us at LinkedIn!!

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Would you like to experience Test Runs of new Japan's Yamanashi Maglev?... Now you can

Would you like to experience Test Runs of new Japan's Yamanashi Maglev?... Now you can | Railways | Scoop.it
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The Yamanashi linear museum offers the schedule of their upcoming test runs.... Would you like to met them?....

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Faster than a speeding bullet: Japan places future bet on maglev trains

Faster than a speeding bullet: Japan places future bet on maglev trains | Railways | Scoop.it
The image of the Shinkansen bullet train streaking past Mount Fuji is a powerful part of the iconography of the resurgent post-war Japan.
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Maglev keep on producing some controversy. In spite of this Japan keeps on thinking of it as a good alternative.... Is really it?....

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Following airlines, Railways introducing dynamic fare system

Following airlines, Railways introducing dynamic fare system | Railways | Scoop.it
Economic Times Following airlines, Railways introducing dynamic fare system Economic Times NEW DELHI: Taking cue from the airlines, cash-strapped railways is introducing dynamic fare system by which tariff will be determined by the demand with an...
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Interesting approach, maybe they set a tendency to an old industry.... 

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Israel aims to cut oil use in transportation by 60% by 2025

Israel aims to cut oil use in transportation by 60% by 2025 | Railways | Scoop.it
No single fuel will replace oil; switching from oil will bring consumer savings and tax income, advocates say.
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Interesting approach to fuel economy in Israel...

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12 railways to consider as the US high-speed network evolves

12 railways to consider as the US high-speed network evolves | Railways | Scoop.it
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The other map, designed by the United States High Speed Rail Association (USHSR), is more complex, boasting 17,000 miles of new tracks.

Via Cynthia Pols
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Analisys of possible HSR lines in the USA... Why and why nots...

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Community Architect: Why Maglev may not be the Answer

Community Architect: Why Maglev may not be the Answer | Railways | Scoop.it
Why #Maglev may not be the Answer for the North East Corridor: http://t.co/OoJbHFL5GL!
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One critical approach to maglev being a solution for today's railways problems, addressing the actual maglevs and the ones to come...

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French transport minister confirms funding for rolling stock programme

French transport minister confirms funding for rolling stock programme | Railways | Scoop.it
Frédéric Cuvillier has signed a financing agreement confirming an order placed by SNCF with Alstom for 34 new intercity trains.
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Company name: SNCF
Economic activity segment: Public Transport

Use of ICT: Investment for technology
 

Objectives: Customer Satisfaction

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Siemens Partners with Cummins on New U.S. Locomotives

Cummins and Siemens Rail Systems are partnering to bring a new diesel-electric locomotive to market in the United States. Cummins QSK95 diesel engines will be used in Siemens’ diesel-electric locomotives.
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UK to establish high-speed rail engineering college

UK to establish high-speed rail engineering college | Railways | Scoop.it
The new chairman of HS2, Sir David Higgins, has outlined plans to open a new college which will focus on developing the skills needed to deliver Britain’s high-speed rail network.
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This new initiative suites well with the strong demand taht the rail sector is experimenting in UK, kudos for the promoter!!!....

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High Speed Rail in Denmark

High Speed Rail in Denmark | Railways | Scoop.it
With all the controversy in the UK on whether or not to build HS2, it is interesting to draw comparisons with other countries that have yet to construct high-speed lines and see how they have fared with the planning process and the general...
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Denmark opens the HSR evaluation discussion,  and starts the construction phase of the new 60Km line that shoud be completed by 2016.... If you liked this and would like to receive more rail news follow us at LinkedIn!!!

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Japan will offer 500 billion yen in loans for U.S. maglev project - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

Japan will offer 500 billion yen in loans for U.S. maglev project - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun | Railways | Scoop.it

Japan plans to offer 500 billion yen ($4.79 billion) in loans to the United States as part of a push to export its high-speed magnetic levitation train system, which could transport commuters between Washington and Baltimore in only 15 minutes,..If you liked this and want more follow us in LinkedIn! .

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Too good to be true ? Insigths from Japan's initiative.... If you liked this and want more follow us in LinkedIn! 

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Train travel from London to York behind new steam locomotive Tornado

Train travel from London to York behind new steam locomotive Tornado | Railways | Scoop.it

Driffield Today Train travel from London to York behind new steam locomotive Tornado Driffield Today The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, the registered charity behind famous new steam locomotive 60163 Tornado, is delighted to announce the first train of..." If you liked this and want more insights follow us at LinkedIn!! 

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The old steam locomotives transport us to those times that train travel was indeed an adventure.... 

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Croatia: EUR 2.5 Billion railway projects

Croatia: EUR 2.5 Billion railway projects | Railways | Scoop.it

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Croatia will dedicate near 2.5 B € in railway investments by 2020... 

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Japan to unveil luxurious sleeper trains

Japan to unveil luxurious sleeper trains | Railways | Scoop.it

A new luxurious and leisurely sleeper train service operating in the southern Japanese island of Kyushu looks..."If you liked this and want more insights follow us at LinkedIn!!

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Magleg and HSR are new hype?... Maybe new hype would be luxury treats on HRR trains, Japanese style!!....If you liked this and want more insights follow us at LinkedIn!!

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Mobile Reactors: Future Propulsion Technology to Power Maglev Trains?

Mobile Reactors: Future Propulsion Technology to Power Maglev Trains? | Railways | Scoop.it
Back in 2005 when I defended my thesis on magnetically-levitated (or simply, Maglev) rail networks...
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Interesting piece about possibilities on maglev evolution. Challenging idea about how to use SMR (Small Modular Reactors) to hypothetically 'fuel' the heart of coming maglevs.... 

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Bombardier to manage train operations in British Columbia

Bombardier to manage train operations in British Columbia | Railways | Scoop.it

Bombardier Transportation has been awarded a C$17m ($16m) contract to provide train operations for TransLink’s West Coast Express commuter rail system in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia (BC), Canada." If you liked this and want more insights follow us at LinkedIn!!

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Another example of manufacturers turning into operators.... Should it be this way? Are operations the only way to get a profit from train manufacturing?... The questions are still open....

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Velaro D certified to operate in Germany

Velaro D certified to operate in Germany | Railways | Scoop.it
Siemens’ new Velaro D trainsets have received approval to operate on high-speed routes in Germany.
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A good new for Velaro units, DB's new Siemens Velaro approved to operate in HSR for DB...

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Rail Stats You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

Rail Stats You Can Sink Your Teeth Into | Railways | Scoop.it

Rail Stats You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

Families get together to break bread over the holidays. Freight rail helps deliver those loaves.

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Simple but impacting statistics that reminds us of the importance of rail cargo freight in today USA... 

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Balfour Beatty JV wins £209m Denver Metro Rail Line contract in US

Balfour Beatty JV wins £209m Denver Metro Rail Line contract in US | Railways | Scoop.it
Balfour Beatty has secured a £209m joint venture (JV) contract with Graham Contracting for the Regional Transportation District (RTD) in Denver, US, for the first phase of design and construction on the North Metro Rail Line project.
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New contract awarded to Balfour Beatty, Is the old continent getting to build all rail works in USA? .....

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Indian Railways move closer to dream project - high-speed trains | India Transport Portal

Indian Railways move closer to dream project - high-speed trains | India Transport Portal | Railways | Scoop.it
Document discusses the initiative of the Indian Railways to introduce high speed trains to reduce travel time by more than half.
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