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Schaltbau – Safe and Reliable Train Electrics

Schaltbau supply train electrics to companies including Bombardier, Siemens, Hitachi, Rotem, PESA & Kawasaki for use worldwide in urban transportation and main-line rail vehicles, providing maximum safety, reliability and long life.

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Alstom Reveals Model for the Aqua Line in Mumbai

Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) and Alstom have revealed a life-sized model of the train that will run on Line 3 of the Mumbai Metro.

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Alstom to Test Coradia iLint in the Netherlands

Alstom has signed plans for a pilot project to test its hydrogen fuel cell train, the Coradia iLint, outside Germany for the first time. The goal is to show that hydrogen fuel cell technology is suitable for zero-emission rail travel on non-electrified lines in the Netherlands.

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Austria: WESTbahn Buys 15 Stadler KISS Trains

Austrian train operating company WESTbahn has purchased 15 Stadler KISS double-decker trains. The contract for these intercity trains also includes a comprehensive maintenance provision to ensure the fleet is highly available.

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Alstom JV inaugurates rail factory in South Africa

Alstom Ubunye, a joint venture of Alstom, has inaugurated a modernised rail factory in Ekurhuleni near Johannesburg in South Africa.

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British Steel Gains Light Rail Recognition

British Steel’s Rail Technologies team has been commended for its technological innovation to improve the safety and efficiency of railways at the recent Global Light Rail Awards.

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Spanish Train Manufacturer Talgo Establishes Talgo UK

It says that it will not rely on international supply chains for its UK operations. Instead, Talgo UK will build British trains in Britain and revitalise the necessary areas of the UK supply chain. Talgo has called this its ‘all Britain’ strategy. With Brexit looming, avoiding continental supply chains might also have other pertinent advantages.