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ALSTOM News

Alstom to supply 30 Coradia Lint regional trains to Hessische Landesbahn in Germany

30 March 2020 – Alstom has been awarded a contract to supply 30 Coradia Lint regional trains to Hessische Landesbahn (HLB). The contract is worth approximately worth €120 million. The trains, which contain 120 seats, are spacious and bright, equipped for disabled passengers and offer a unique travel experience thanks to their large windows. They will run on the Wetterau West-East subnetwork from 2022.

MEDIAWORLD

Increased Demand for Rail Freight Service

Coronavirus: rail freight services, unlike passenger rail services, have kept their operations going in full to ensure the vital supply of goods around the world. DB Cargo now says it is seeing increasing demand for rail freight transports.

ALSTOM News

Alstom to equip 77 regional trains with ERTMS onboard train control system in Sweden

Alstom has been awarded a contract by AB Transitio, Region Skåne through Skånetrafiken, Region Blekinge, Hallandstrafiken AB, and DSB SOV to equip a fleet of 77 X31 regional trains with ERTMS onboard train control system , with an option of an additional 34 trains. All trains will be ready by end of 2023. The contract is worth about 35 million euro.

Stadler News

Success in Berlin: Stadler wins tender for the delivery of up to 1,500 new underground cars for the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe

Stadler has emerged as the winner of a tender issued by the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe for the delivery of up to 1,500 cars for use on the underground network in the German capital. The framework agreement, whose total volume represents up to three billion euros, also covers the supply of spare parts for a period of 32 years. One of the unsuccessful bidders had initiated a review procedure, but the request has now been rejected by the Berlin Court of Appeal in the last instance of appeal.This clears the way for the contract to be formally awarded and the binding order to be placed

Vossloh News

Vossloh wins contract for new rail link in the United Arab Emirates

After the successful completion of Phase One covering the 264 km long freight line operated by Etihad Rail between the gas fields at Shah and Habshan and the port and industrial city Ruwais in Abu Dhabi, Vossloh was also able to win the contract for the supply of turnouts and rail fasteners for Stage Two of the new railway construction project. The customer is a joint venture of China State Construction Engineering Corp. and South Korea’s SK Engineering & Construction.

CMP Products Ltd

CMP Launches New Quad Cable Cleat Range

Leading cable gland and cable cleat manufacturer, CMP Products, has launched its new quad cable cleat range ‘Saturn’ (QSDSS), which allows cables to be safely installed in quad formation.

MEDIAWORLD

Railway operations during COVID-19

Keeping European mobility operational during the COVID-19 pandemic is key. The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) stresses that railways are doing their utmost to keep essential freight and passenger services running, while protecting their staff.

Knorr Bremse News

NEW LEASE OF LIFE FOR REGIONAL TRAINS: KNORR-BREMSE EXTENDS SERVICE LIFE OF DEUTSCHE BAHN’S REGIONAL COMMUTER TRAINS

Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and other rail and commercial vehicle systems, and German national rail operator Deutsche Bahn have concluded a framework agreement governing the modernization of the braking system in VT 642 regional multiple units. During the term of the agreement, which runs until year-end 2024, Knorr-Bremse is to supply at least 155 conversion kits with the new ESRA Evolution brake control, and will be supporting Deutsche Bahn with training courses on recommissioning the vehicles when modernization is complete.

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