KiwiRail locomotives must be checked for slave labor

Wednesday May 5, 2021, 8:41 a.m.Press release: Union of Rail and Maritime Transport The railway workers’ union wants reassurance that the new KiwiRail locomotives are not involved in slave labor in China. Rail and Maritime Transport Union general secretary Wayne Butson said new information about Chinese company CRRC using forced …

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Michael Portillo of Great Railway Journeys visits Sutton Hoo

The BBC’s Great Railway Journeys highlighted “the vitality of cultural life” in Suffolk and North Essex in its latest series. The Railroad History Fair sees Michael Portillo traveling from Saxmundham to Dedham, by train and ferry, holding up his 1930s copy of Bradshaw’s Guide, a Victorian-era travel book. Mr Portillo …

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Take the bee route

Kitty Corrigan discovers ingenious plans to map safe routes for insects across the UK. We’ve all dreamed of the freedom of the open road for the past year or so, but it turns out we’re not the only ones. Bees need their own insect highways to get around – although …

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High Speed ​​Rail Market Future Scope and Revenue Competitive Analysis to 2026 – NeighbourWebSJ

High Speed ​​Train Industry Outlook 2021 Covid-19 outbreak in the global market has left companies uncertain about their future scenario as extended lockdown reveals itself a severe economic recession. The latest investigation into the COVID-19-Global outbreak High speed train market is conducted to provide performance analysis of hidden gems. Essential …

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Coal Miners Day 2021: Everything You Need to Know

Every year, Coal Miners Day is celebrated on May 4 for the toughest professionals and miners working in the coal fields. This day is observed as a recognition for the workers who sacrificed their lives, honored their achievements and remember the tragedies experienced by these hardworking people. So, on this …

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As debt rises, Beijing halts two bullet train projects

Beijing has ordered work on two high-speed rail projects with a total investment of 130 billion yuan ($ 20 billion) in Shandong and Shaanxi provinces to be halted, signaling concern over growing local government debt. . Work on a 270 km line connecting Jinan, the capital of eastern China’s Shandong …

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Rail Alliance events for commercial and technical development

the Railway Alliance is the UK’s largest business community with over 820 members across the UK and beyond. It operates at the heart of the rail industry supply chain, supporting business growth and product development activities. Members of the Rail Alliance can register to attend its community events and occasional …

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TOGETAIR 2021 – EURACTIV.com

New statements, important decisions and strong emotions during the debates! DAY 1: The Minister of Climate opens the Climate Summit The summit was opened by the Minister of Climate and Environment, MichaÅ‚ Kurtyka, stressing the huge progress recently made by Poland in terms of ecological challenges: “We have taken a …

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Man robbed at Redruth station – Police footage

Police released footage of two men they want to talk to in connection with a robbery at Redruth station. British Transport Police officers are investigating a theft at the station on Tuesday 23 February. The victim of the theft was approached by two men, one of them starting an argument …

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Cheniere and Shell deliver carbon-neutral US LNG to Europe

(Reuters) – U.S. liquefied natural gas company Cheniere Energy Inc said on Tuesday it was supplying carbon-neutral cargo to Royal Dutch Shell as part of a long-term deal, joining a list of emission-neutralizing sellers then as more and more buyers commit to meeting environmental goals. “I believe providing climate solutions …

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Alstom delivers its 100th electric locomotive to Indian railways

Alstom has delivered the 100th electric locomotive to Indian railways. These locomotives develop 12,000 horsepower, making them the most powerful electric locomotives made in India in the country. The contract between Alstom and Indian Railways, worth 3.5 billion euros and signed in 2015, covers 800 fully electric locomotives of 12,000 …

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UP publishes the ESG 2020 report

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Editor-in-Chief Union Pacific (UP) published an annual report on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives, outlining its new strategy, “Building a Sustainable Future by 2030”. The report – which also includes the railroad’s briefing book and summarizes its financial performance (download the Building America 2020 report …

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How the Dereham Mid-Norfolk Railway is rebuilding itself better

While work came to a halt for many during the coronavirus pandemic, behind closed doors the Mid-Norfolk Railway team and volunteers were going wild. After hosting a wedding party on March 15, 2020, Heritage Railroad President and Owner Charlie Robinson didn’t expect another 15 months to pass before another visitor …

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Latest: NKorea withdraws from soccer games, citing virus

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean officials say North Korea has told Asian football’s governing body they will not make the World Cup qualifiers to be played in South Korea this month. next due to coronavirus issues. Kim Min-soo, an official with the South Korean Football Association, said on Tuesday …

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Locomotive Market Reaches New Levels – An

Locomotive market Locomotive Market Outlook – 2027 A locomotive is a railway transport used to pull a train or to transport wagons on tracks. Locomotives are classified as freight, passenger and repowered locomotives, and are powered by diesel, electricity or steam. The increasing rate of urbanization has contributed to the …

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Afghanistan’s Central Asian Road to Prosperity

BISHKEK – For the first time in centuries, it is possible to connect Central and South Asia via modern transport and energy corridors across Afghanistan. When completed, these projects would transform Eurasian security, dramatically increase regional economic activity, and could finally bring peace to Afghanistan. They can even revive the …

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Coal Miners Day 2021: History and Significance

Coal Miners Day is celebrated on May 4 to recognize the hard work of some of the great unsung heroes of the Industrial Revolution. Coal miners spend most of their days digging, tunneling and extracting coal from mines. They dig deep into the Earth to bring out the riches that …

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Hydrogen trains set to enter regular service in 2022

The world’s first hydrogen passenger trains, produced by the French Alstom, are expected to enter regular commercial service in the German state of Lower Saxony in March 2022. Alstom’s Coradia iLint trains have been successfully tested by the German rail operator LNVG from September 2018 to the end. February 2020, …

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Indian Railways receives Alstom’s 100th electric locomotive

In May of last year, the first Prima T8TM WAG-12B locomotive began commercial service. Credit: Alstom. French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom has manufactured and supplied the 100th fully electric high-powered two-section locomotive to Indian railways. Alstom will deliver around 800 electric locomotives of 12,000 hp under a contract of approximately …

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A spring weekend in the national capital

In the fall of 1967, I arrived at Pranakorn Teachers College, near Bangkok, Thailand – a 21-year-old Peace Corps volunteer teaching English. Chomsri, a 16 year old student at the school, lived with me for the next three years. She and I quickly became friends, traveling all over Southeast Asia …

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COVID-19: EU eyes letting in travelers fully vaccinated en bloc

The nearly empty Pariser Platz square opposite Berlin’s Brandenburger Tor is reflected in a shop window on January 22, 2021, during the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Image Credit: AFP Brussels: The European Union executive on Monday proposed that travelers fully vaccinated with EU-approved vaccines could enter the block, according …

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Week in Lithuania: school year extended until June, trains to link Vilnius to Riga and Warsaw must reduce CO2 emissions – Baltic News Network

The main news in Lithuania last week was the extension of the school year until June, the Vilnius-Riga and Vilnius-Warsaw train routes were announced and the work on Lithuania’s economic recovery plan. Gyms, swimming pools and spas reopen in Lithuania Gyms, some swimming pools and saunas reopened in Lithuania on …

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Global Automatic Train Control Market Report (2020-2027) Segment by Type, Application & Region (North America, EU etc.) – KSU

The latest market research report on the Global Automatic Train Control Market released by Global Market Monitor offers an update of the impacts of COVID-19 on the global or regional Automatic Train Control Market. Strong population growth, hyper-urbanization, technological advancements to increase passenger comfort and the emerging trend of smart …

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