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2014-07-10 23:04:04

Smart Railways (ICT)-North America can be segmented by Services, Companies and MacroIndicators. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-smart-railways-ict-6340398483.html. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The global economy and population have rapidly increased in the past decade. The transportation infrastructure has aged and has proved to be insufficient to cater to the increasing passenger and freight traffic. Communication technology has advanced and offers high-speed data...

2014-07-10 08:20:27

-- Tianjin warehouse center was formally put into use TIANJIN, China, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tianjin warehouse center of Dangdang was formally put into use on 3rd July. In the meantime, Dangdang announced its service commitment of "111 super speed delivery" has covered 400 cities in China. On the same day, Dangdang also signed strategic agreements with some of the largest logistics corporations in China to improve nationwide delivery speed and service. "111 super speed...

2014-06-23 12:21:05

Mineta Transportation Institute's report shows global trends likely apply to California SAN JOSE, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence from the high-speed rail (HSR) systems of Europe and Asia demonstrates that the mode is very attractive to travelers who otherwise may have chosen airlines or other modes, according to a new Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) report, Modal Shift and High-Speed Rail: A Review of the Current Literature. The author, Peter Haas, PhD,...

2014-05-14 08:21:36

RAIL EUROPE OFFERS TRAVELERS EXCLUSIVE SUMMER SAVINGS WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Europe, Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, is now giving travelers the chance to ride the rails in France this summer with the 30% Off: First Class TGV promotion. Travelers can get 30% off TGV first class tickets between now and June 10. Simply enter coupon code TGVFAST30 during checkout.* TGV premier tickets provide an added element of...

2014-04-14 12:20:36

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tr5bxb/analysis_and) has announced the addition of the "Analysis and Forecast of China AFC (Automatic Fare Collection System) Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tr5bxb/analysis_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) China's AFC industry starts very late; the domestic AFC...

2014-04-10 12:20:52

DUBLIN, Apr. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ggfd6c/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Rail Vehicle Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Global and Chinese Rail Vehicle Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global rail vehicle industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The...

2014-04-07 04:20:10

DUBLIN, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xq23bj/china_automatic) has announced the addition of the "China Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) System Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xq23bj/china_automatic ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Automatic fare collection (AFC) system is widely used in urban rails...

2014-03-17 16:20:44

DALLAS, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Automatic fare collection (AFC) system is widely used in urban rails and high-speed railways. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140317/MN84359) By the end of 2013, 19 Chinese cities had put 87 urban rail lines into operation with the operating mileage of 2,539 km, of which 56 lines, 1,788 km (70.42%) and 1,017 operating stations were contributed by top six cities - Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chongqing and Tianjin. In 2014,...

2014-02-11 08:22:34

MONTREAL, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Explore Spain with 4 to 12 train journeys of your choice ACP Rail International is pleased to introduce the Renfe Spain Pass [http://www.acprail.com/rail-passes/europe/renfe-spain-pass ]: the perfect rail pass for travel throughout this vibrant country. Renfe Spain Passes are available for 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12 train journeys to be used within 1 month, making this a flexible option for any trip duration. And the options don't...


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