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Rail Industry News

  • ERTMS Level 3 – A possible way forward

    The global debate on the merits and problems associated with ERTMS continues unabated. Good progress has been made in recent times with the signing in Autumn 2016 of the Memorandum of Understanding concerning the co-operation for the deployment of the European Rail Traffic Management System. This will ensure the regulatory and design authorities work together […]

  • CRRC delivers first new electric locomotive for Serbian power plant

    Chinese manufacturer CRRC ZELC has delivered the first of two electric locomotives it is supplying for state-owned Serbian electricity company EPS. The CRRC Zhuzhou locomotives will be used to provide more reliable coal transportation between the Nikola Tesla power station and the Kolubara power station in Belgrade. According to EPS, the new locomotives will have double the power of the […]

  • Bombardier secures €73m contract to build high-speed trains for China

    Bombardier’s Chinese joint venture, Bombardier Sifang Transportation (BST), has been awarded a contract to supply 40 high-speed train cars for Guangxi’s high-speed railway. The firm announced today (April 25) that it will supply the CRH1A-A new generation high-speed train cars, which are manufactured in Qingdao, to the Nanning Railway Bureau, a regional bureau of the China Railway […]

  • Report reinforces financial viability of Rail Baltica

    A cost-benefit analysis conducted on Rail Baltica has reaffirmed the project’s economic feasibility. Presented at the Rail Baltica Global Forum by audit firm Ernst & Young Baltic (EYB), the report estimated that the rail project will cost €5.8 billion but will bring about €16.2 billion in socio-economic benefits to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – the main beneficiaries of […]

Railtex 2017

Railtex is taking place 9th - 11th May 2017 at The NEC Birmingham. If you need to book a hotel during this event The Hotel & Conference Company has been appointed as the official hotel booking agency to Railtex.

The Hotel & Conference Company have negotiated discounted rates at hotels close to The NEC Birmingham for exhibitors and visitors of Railtex. Accommodation is being held at the hotels for a limited period. If you need accommodation outside of the dates specified in the search field above, please contact us on +44(0)1767 262 546.

To make an online hotel reservation please use the hotel search engine above. Alternatively, to check availability and to make your hotel booking via the telephone, please call +44(0)1767 262 546.

Looking for HOTEL rates during another event?

Please contact The Hotel & Conference Company with details of your accommodation requirements and our friendly Reservations Team will be happy to provide you with rates for hotels close to the venue. You can submit the online form or call us on +44(0)1767 262 546.

Infrarail 2018

Infrarail is taking place 1st - 3rd May 2018 at ExCeL London. If you need to book a hotel during this event The Hotel & Conference Company has been appointed as the official hotel booking agency to Infrarail. Click here to visit our dedicated hotel booking page to make your hotel booking for Infrarail.

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Sat, 10 Jun 2017 for 1 night

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Ibis Coventry Centre

Ibis Coventry Centre

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Fri, 02 Jun 2017 for 2 Nights

From £124
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Novotel Coventry M6 J3

Bed & Breakfast

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 for 2 Nights

From £138


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