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HS2 Starts Search for Track Systems Suppliers

HS2 has launched its search for specialist contractors to deliver the project’s 280km high-speed railway track.

Siemens News

Siemens Mobility sells 1,000th Vectron locomotive

Siemens Mobility has just sold its 1,000th Vectron locomotive. The anniversary locomotive was ordered by Danish State Railways (DSB). The first Vectron was delivered in 2012, and all locomotives have been built at the Siemens Mobility factory in Munich-Allach. The order from DSB is for eight AC Vectrons. To date, a total of 1,003 Vectrons have been sold to 49 customers in 16 countries.

Stadler News

Stadler delivers further trams to Cracow

Another win for Stadler in Poland: MPK Kraków, the city of Cracow’s public transport provider, has ordered additional low-floor trams from Stadler. For that purpose, a framework agreement for the delivery of up to 60 new trams has been signed. Combined with the previous order from January 2018, Stadler will now deliver a total of up to 110 vehicles to Cracow.

Colas News

The Grand Port Maritime du Havre site starts work again

For the fourth year running, Colas Rail teams from the Tracks and Siding Agency, North East, and in particular those working on sidings, are working on a project to replace 42,000 sleepers for the Grand Port Maritime du Havre (GPMH).

Knorr Bremse News

Super-fast Mobility For Russia: Knorr-bremse To Supply Equipment For New Sapsan High-speed Trains

Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, has signed a contract with Siemens Mobility to supply equipment for 13 high-speed trains for Russian Railways (RŽD). Based on the German rail vehicle manufacturer’s Velaro platform, the trains will operate in Russia under the Sapsan (Peregrine Falcon) brand. This is the third such contract that Knorr-Bremse has signed with Siemens Mobility to equip the Velaro model in Russia, helping to deliver fast, reliable and highly-efficient mobility.

Rail Cargo Group News

First RCG train from Jinan arrives in Budapest

The first batch of healthcare equipment travelling on our fastest direct connection between Jinan and Budapest arrived in Europe on 27th April.

HARTING Europe

Component carrier now replacing flexible PCBs

Flexible circuit boards offer numerous advantages. However, the mechanical fixation of these circuit boards is highly complex. HARTING has developed a new solution based on 3D-MID technology that is capable of replacing flexible circuit boards. Thanks to component carriers, cost savings of up to two-thirds can be achieved.

MEDIAWORLD

InnoTrans Announces New Dates

InnoTrans 2020, which was due to take place in September this year, had to be postponed because of restrictions on large gatherings as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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