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2014-03-06 08:21:29

RADWIN's FiberinMotion(TM) wireless solution delivers 90 Mbps to passengers onboard trains TEL AVIV, Israel, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RADWIN (http://www.radwin.com), the global provider of broadband wireless solutions for trains and metros, today announced that the Moscow metro - one of the most heavily used transit systems in the world - has deployed RADWIN's FiberinMotion(TM) train-to-track wireless broadband solution. FiberinMotion enables Moscow metro to deliver 90...

2008-06-26 00:02:41

Three subway cars derailed in northern Moscow, sending one person to the hospital, an emergency official said. Out of those evacuated from the metro, more than 10 people requested medical assistance, one was hospitalized and the rest received treatment at the scene, the emergency official said Wednesday. Some injuries resulted from conditions people already had that were made worse from the incident, RIA Novosti reported. Moscow health authorities had not released information on the...

2006-03-19 11:08:48

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Workmen digging a hole above a Moscow underground train line drove a concrete pillar into the roof of a moving train, Russian officials said on Sunday. No one on the train was hurt. A fire broke out after the impact but all passengers were evacuated, said Emergencies Ministry spokesman Viktor Beltsov. Prosecutors said they had begun a criminal investigation into suspected violations of the building safety code, the Interfax news agency reported. "Preliminary...

2006-03-19 08:20:32

MOSCOW (Reuters) - All passengers escaped unhurt on Sunday after part of the tunnel roof in Moscow's underground system came loose and fell onto a moving train, emergency services said on Sunday. "All the passengers have been evacuated. The evacuation is complete. There were no casualties," said Emergencies Ministry spokesman Viktor Beltsov. "There are two groups of workers down in the tunnel and they are clearing up the rubble, and cutting through the reinforced concrete," he...

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