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13/09/2018 SNCF Logistics acquires totality of Comsa Rail Transport
SNCF Logistics, which has held a 25 per cent share of Comsa Rail Transport since 2013, has acquired the totality of the Spanish rail freight transport company.    ( more » )
13/09/2018 First export train to China arrives from Zaragoza Maritime Terminal
The first train between Zaragoza Maritime Terminal (TMZ) and the Chinese region of Xinjiang, which has a border with Mongolia, has completed its journey in 24 days. Operated by DSV, the train transported goods belonging to the renewable energy sector in 15 containers.    ( more » )
25/07/2018 Cultural cooperation agreement between Madrid and Shanghai metro networks
Metro de Madrid and Shanghai Metro have signed an agreement establishing a cultural cooperation programme that involves photography exhibitions on each other's facilities in order to promote urban development and cultural traditions of both cities.    ( more » )
03/04/2018 First TopRail Forum on rail tourism organised by UIC
The first edition of the TopRail Forum on rail tourism is to be held on 20 April in Barcelona. The event is organised by the UIC and will focus on business opportunities for tourism products related to the railway.    ( more » )
03/04/2018 Renfe approved to bid for operation of rail franchises in the United Kingdom
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) has granted Renfe the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) passport, the required document that covers rail franchise competitions in the country, on whose application process the Spanish operator worked during 2017.    ( more » )
22/01/2018 First container of railway connection with China arrives in Zaragoza
Zaragoza Sea Terminal (Terminal Marítima de Zaragoza, TMZ) has started the continental railway connection with China with the arrival of the first container of consolidated load, whose transit time was 26 days.    ( more » )
21/12/2017 Metro de Madrid’s Energy Efficiency Plan awarded “best project of the year” by Alamys
Metro de Madrid has been awarded “best project of the year” for its Energy Efficiency Plan, an award announced at the Annual Congress and 31st Assembly of the General Council of Alamys, held in Barcelona.    ( more » )
20/11/2017 Metrotenerife awarded for its Onboard Speed Monitoring System
Metrotenerife’s Onboard Speed Monitoring System, known as Simove, has been awarded in the Safety category at the Global Light Rail Awards.    ( more » )
02/11/2017 Barcelona Metro to advise on modernisation of Vienna Metro
Barcelona Metro and Wiener Linien, Vienna’s transport operator, have signed an agreement by which the Spanish operator will advise Austria’s capital city on its metro extension project, which includes the automation of Line 2 and the construction of another ...   ( more » )
16/10/2017 Delegation from Fresno County in California visits Renfe
Renfe welcomed a delegation made up of political and business representatives from Fresno County in California, who were interested in learning about high-speed rail operation in Spain and the impact that its implementation and development have had on the Spanish ...   ( more » )
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