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Thales News

Thales enters into agreement in view of selling its Ground Transportation Systems business to Hitachi Rail

Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Hitachi Rail announce today that they are entering into exclusive negotiations on the sale of Thales’s Ground Transportation Systems Global Business Unit (“Ground Transportation Systems” or “GTS”) for an enterprise value of € 1,660 million

Knorr Bremse News

CITY OF WUPPERTAL’S SUSPENSION MONORAIL RESUMES DAILY OPERATION: RETROFIT MEASURES FROM KIEPE ELECTRIC SUPPORT OPERATIONAL STABILIZATION

Kiepe Electric GmbH, based in Düsseldorf, and its customer Wuppertaler Stadtwerke (WSW) have achieved a key objective: The suspension monorail in Wuppertal will resume service on July 31, 2021. The partners have created the conditions for regular operation of the suspension monorail with increased passenger comfort. This was achieved, among other things, by a retrofit program set up and implemented by Kiepe Electric and WSW. In this way, the period during which WSW decided to partially shut down the monorail was used to find a technical solution.

ALSTOM News

Alstom’s Voyager Fleet celebrate 20 years of Inter-City service in UK

Alstom, Britain’s leading train manufacturer and maintenance provider, today celebrated 20 years of the highly successful ‘Voyager’ and ‘SuperVoyager’ Inter-City fleets. Alstom, together with rolling stock owner Beacon Rail, and train operators, Avanti West Coast and CrossCountry marked two decades of reliable, high speed operation at a special event at the train’s home depot, Alstom’s Central Rivers facility in Staffordshire, UK.

TMH News

TMH Shunters Joined Severstal’s Corporate Fleet

TMH PRO (TMH Industrial Solutions) shipped a batch of Class TEM18DM shunting diesel locomotives, produced by TMH in Bryansk, to Severstal steel mining company.

OPERAIL News

Operail’s first LNG freight locomotive is ready

The first LNG freight locomotive in the Baltics and the neighbouring region, which was constructed at Operail’s Tapa depot, was successfully launched last week

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