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Indian Railways receives $23.3bn in union budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stated in his budget speech that a large part of the capital expenditure will be utilised for capacity creation. The funding will also be used for the doubling of tracks and nearly 18,000km of third and fourth line works, as well as 5,000km of gauge conversion ...

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AI harnessed to make railways safer

The project encompasses two goals: assessing the reasons for passengers choosing to travel by train, and upgrading railway maintenance infrastructure. While the University of Leeds is more heavily involved in the former objective, Huddersfield’s Institute of Railway Research, which is based at the University of Huddersfield, is playing a ‘central ...

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HS2 launches tenders for £1.55bn track works

The second part of the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) publication is valued at roughly £330m and covers mechanical and electrical works for the tunnel and lineside areas, in addition to tunnel ventilation works. The successful bidders will be expected to conduct track, overhead catenary system and tunnel ventilation works, along with ...

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