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263 news items

New Europe
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 03:12:58 -0700

In December 2013, the Commission accepted commitments offered by the German railway incumbent Deutsche Bahn regarding its pricing system for traction current in Germany. Traction current is the electricity used for powering locomotives and is therefore ...

Railway Gazette International

Railway Gazette International
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:41:15 -0700

Thalys is to undertake internal changes at the end of 2016 which will see it secure train paths, traction current and drivers for the section of the route within Germany in its own right, rather than through Deutsche Bahn. DB has a minority stake in ...
Lexology (registration)
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 01:03:45 -0700

On 8 April 2016, the Commission announced that it had released Deutsche Bahn from the commitments Deutsche Bahn provided in December 2013 to address competition concerns that its pricing system for providing traction current to railway companies ...

BBC News

BBC News
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 05:42:32 -0700

... if there is any puncture of the sole or any excessive wear of the tread, the shoes should be discarded and replaced... controls already in place mean it remains safe to wear the shoes... remember when accessing the track traction current will be ...
New Europe
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 03:12:58 -0700

The European Commission has relieved Deutsche Bahn ahead of schedule from commitments made binding in December 2013, as several competitors have now entered the German railway traction current market, thereby addressing the Commission's ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 04:22:05 -0800

A daring urban explorer has risked his life in order to snap a stunning series images of New York's subway tracks. At the dead of night, the photographer - known only to his Instagram followers as Dark Cyanide - heads out to look for hidden gems, like ...

Railway Gazette International

Railway Gazette International
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 06:26:15 -0800

Maximum speed will be above 320 km/h, with the trains able to take traction current at 25 kV AC, 3 kV DC and 1⋅5 kV DC. They will be equipped with ETCS and the digital version of the national ASFA train protection system, with the first 10 units able ...

Liverpool Echo

Liverpool Echo
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 02:26:33 -0700

Merseyrail confirmed the incident was due to a “traction current fault”, which occurred just after 9am near James Street platform one, with smoke blowing through the underground to Moorfields station. The fault, which is caused when the ceramic pots ...

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