Heavy Railways

In the harbour city of Tauranga on New Zealand's North Island, the rail connections between Baypark and Bayfair are currently being optimised.                The vibration protection solution from Getzner makes it possible for the new track at the foot of Mount Maunganui to pass…
The Cabinet cleared the construction of six railway lines and a bridge to meet passenger and freight needs in various areas of the country. The proposals will cost over Rs 10,700 crore and most part of the expenditure will be met through extra budgetary resources. The national transporter is also…
From being in peril of large-scale closures at the start of the present century, the passenger-only railway network of Northern Ireland continues to undergo a resurgence that mirrors the fortunes of this constituent country of the UK. Unlike the national rail operations elsewhere in the UK, operating body Northern Ireland…
The Malaysian Government has undertaken the Electrification of Double Track Project (EDTP), which runs through the four states of Perak, Penang, Kedah and Perlis in the northern peninsular region of Malaysia.   The project involves the laying and electrification of a 329km-long double track near the existing single track that…
The Hunter Valley rail freight network is to undergo a A$1.2bn upgrade over the next five years and will see a substantial increase in coal delivery capacity from the Hunter Valley coal mines to the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. The upgrade programme includes building a third…
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