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Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
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India Witnesses Significant Drop in Pollution Levels Due to Lockdown, Reveals Satellite Data
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Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Guangzhou – Shenzhen – Hong Kong Express Rail Link

The Guangzhou - Shenzhen - Hong Kong Express Rail Link  will connect over 16,000 km of high-speed rail lines. The new line would reduce the travel time from Kowloon to the Guangzhou South Railway Station in half - to...

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Australia – The Need for Speed in Rail Link

A high-speed rail line between Australia's major east coast cities must link Sydney to either Melbourne or Brisbane within three hours if it is to be viable, according to the head of French transport and electricity giant...

Friday, June 24th, 2011

NSW Supports Development of Rail Technology Plan

The NSW Government will support development of a national rail technology plan to help strategically position the rail manufacturing industry for the future. The National Rail Technology Roadmap is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Department of Innovation,...

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Event: 2nd International GIS for Rail Summit

iuc_gis_parisThe 2nd International GIS for Rail Summit was recently held in Paris, France. This Esri organised event was sponsored by the International Union of Railways (UIC),...

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Shuohuang Railway GIS Project Advances

China Information Technology, Inc. announced that its project with Shuohuang Railway Development Co., Ltd. (Shuohuang Railway) has made important breakthroughs having recently passed its appraisal phase, and now entering its implementation phase. The project will be the...

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

India Rail Plans 100 Billion-Rupee Bond

India’s Ministry of Railways will start a 100 billion-rupee ($2.2 billion) domestic sale of tax- free bonds by September to help upgrade and expand Asia’s oldest train network. The offering will be divided between a private placement and...

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

Jordan’s Railway Plans Gather Momentum

A $5 billion railway plan to transform Jordan into a centre for regional trade and commerce received a major boost recently when the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) announced that it is in talks with global financial institutions...

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Railway Transformation Through Geomatics Technology

Railways are transforming around the globe with speeds increasing, performance improving and as the networks build integrated operations through the use of geomatics technologies. The International Union of Railways (UIC) represents hundreds of rail operators worldwide and...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

The Trains of Tomorrow, Today

With the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway to begin operating in June, the world's attention has turned to China for this momentous occasion in rail technology and modern transportation. Aside from being the fastest train in the world, reaching...

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Level Crossing Technology an Australian First

The technology works by fitting a radio transmitter unit to trains or roadside infrastructure such as railway level crossings which broadcasts a local signal. Small receiver units are fitted to the sound system of vehicles and upon...

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