Alstom wins €190m contracts to supply equipment for Cairo metro’s line 3 .(www.railway-technology.com)

Alstom wins €190m contracts to supply equipment for Cairo metro’s line 3
Alstom has secured contracts worth approximately €190m from Egypt’s National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) to supply signalling, telecommunications and electromechanical equipment for the phase 3 extension of Cairo Metro’s line 3.

Network Rail approves Ricardo’s pantograph monitoring system
UK rail infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has approved Ricardo Rail’s PanMon pantograph monitoring system for use throughout the national rail network.

Siemens wins order for 34 Charger locomotives from three US states
Siemens has received an order for 34 diesel-electric Charger locomotives from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) in the US.

Indian Railways orders $5.6bn worth of locomotives from GE and Alstom
Indian Railways has awarded two contracts worth $5.6bn to US-based General Electric (GE) and French engineering firm Alstom for new diesel and electric locomotives.

 

Avoiding Railway Catastrophes: A Managed Risk or Safety Complacency?
17 November 2015 | Etc. Venues The Hatton, London

Standout sessions include:
 
  • Successful risk management strategies, RSSB
  • New monitoring technologies, UK National Operating Strategy
  • Risk profiling, Risk Management Forum
  • Cyber security concerns, Network Rail

Key speakers:

  • Ian Prosser, Office of Road and Rail (ORR)
  • John Cope, Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB)
  • Chris Carr, European Rail Agency
  • Phil Hinde, Crossrail
  • Melanie Sachar, EDF Energy

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