LIBYAN RAIL BUILD IN LIMBO

Though Libyan Railways say they want to resume construction as soon as possible, all work on the extensive project has been in abeyance since the civil war began. Ansaldo STS recently returned €41m of...

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LIBYAN RAIL CONSTRUCTION MAY RESUME

On 23 February 2011, Rossiiskie Zheleznie Dorogi (RZhD – the Russian State Railway) announced that it and its affiliates had 204 specialised people working on the new €2.2 billion, 550km railway...

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CHINESE CONSTRUCTION IN LIBYA HALTED

State-run China Railway Construction, which has evacuated most of its employees from Libya, says billion dollar projects are in jeopardy. A statement to the Shanghai Stock Exchange explained: ''Due...

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RUSSIAN CONSTRUCTION IN LIBYA HALTED

On 23 February, Russian Railways announced that 204 specialists from the company and its affiliates were working on the construction of the new 550km line between Sirt and Benghazi in Libya. A...

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BORDER LINKS FROM LIBYA

Libya is optimistic that the new standard gauge line currently under construction from Benghazi to the country's western border at Rass Ajder will be extended eventually to connect with Société...

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LIBYA'S NEW RAILWAY

Libya is the only country in North Africa without a railway. "I believe a railway that links the Arab nation from Egypt until it reaches Morocco is more important than water supplies to a city or a...

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LIBYAN RAILWAY CONTRACTS

The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, general contractor responsible for building 1,300km of the new rail network in the west of Libya, has awarded contracts worth €115 million for the...

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ANSALDO TO SIGNAL LIBYA

A consortium of Finmeccanica companies Ansaldo STS and Selex Communications has received a €247 million contract from Russian Railways subsidiary Zarubezhstroyteknologiya to provide signalling,...

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LIBYAN TRACK COMPONENTS

General contractor China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation has awarded Vossloh two contracts to supply rail fastenings and turnouts for 1,300km of the future rail network in the west of...

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RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION IN LIBYA

An article in Revista Ferroviária dealing with Brazilian firms working in Libya mentions the extensive rail network currently under construction, though this has nothing to do with Brazil. Author...

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