Keeping the falcon flying

Kingsley, Nick
December 2010
Railway Gazette International;Dec2010, Vol. 166 Issue 12, p60
Trade Publication
The article discusses the developments in the high speed railways of Russia as of December 2010. The high-speed trains of the Siemens Velaro RUS, branded as Sapsan, by Russian Railways (RZD) were introduced on its Moscow-St. Petersburg route in December 2009, and RZD has implemented infrastructure modernization to increase speeds on the route and the one from Moscow to Nizhniy Novgorod. Meanwhile, there are depot operations in St. Petersburg that are coordinated by a Computerized Maintenance Management System.


Related Articles

  • Liège progress. Gough, John // Modern Railways;Jul2007, Vol. 64 Issue 706, p52 

    The article reports on a railroad station being built in Liège, Belgium in 2007. Designed by Spanish architect, Calatrava, the station is part of the plans for the construction of a new high-speed line in Brussels. Provisional passenger facilities were brought and used at the...

  • Washington Hospitality. Brady, James // Crain's New York Business;5/9/2005, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p9 

    This article focuses on metroliner cars in the United States. Two weeks ago the author took the old Metroliner business class to Washington and it worked out fine, came into Union Station just under three hours, which is only a few minutes off the Acela pace. The Metroliner cars may be a trifle...

  • Deeper and Deeper.  // Russian Life;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p9 

    Reports on opening of the 165th metro station in Moscow, Russia in May 2003. Location and name of the station; Structure of the station; Public monuments in the station.

  • Nippon express. Reidy, Heath // Professional Engineering;1/16/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p22 

    The article focuses on the arrival of Japanese bullet trains at the Hitachi depot in England. It is stated that from December 2009, 29 of the 350-seat train called the Class 395 Javelin will be introduced on southeastern services. According to Hitachi depot manager Neville Dyson, the trains will...

  • Greengauge 21 unveils High Speed 2.  // Rail Business Intelligence;6/21/2007, Issue 296, p2 

    The article reports that a rail route that would form Great Britain's second high-speed line was published recently on June 18, 2007 by Greengauge 21. It is backed by the Railway Forum which hopes to persuade the government to initiate serious work on developing an initial route between London...

  • Reading diversions.  // Modern Railways;Jan2011, Vol. 68 Issue 748, p68 

    Photographs showing preliminary work done on diversionary train routes in England are presented which include a high speed train (HST) approaching Vauxhall station in London, mechanical signals installed at Banbury station in Oxfordshire and a Class 166 train on a test run/route proving trip.

  • Fine tuning your preventive maintenance schedule. Lachance, Paul // Plant Engineering;Nov2012, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p20 

    The article discusses the impact of having a good computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) for businesses to fine-tune their preventive maintenance (PM) schedule.

  • Tame your document with CMMS search. Lachance, Paul // Plant Engineering;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p17 

    The article discusses the significance of putting computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) in charge of asset document management for a ready access to electronic files for preventive maintenance (PM), work orders (WOs), parts, employees and safety programs.

  • Making Your CMMS Rock and Roll, Part 2.  // Electrical Construction & Maintenance Exclusive Insight;1/5/2016, p1 

    The article reports on implementation of Computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and states that executive speaks the language of management and understands what to do, the person will help form and articulate the vision of what the CMMS should be.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics