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GCF News

SUITE RAPIDE BECOMES “SUPER”

GCF-Transalp Renouvellement’s Suite Rapide that started the works of the third site foreseen for this year, is a “super convoy”. Human resources and means currently working on Lot 3 are about to join the trains and high-efficiency machines of Lot 2. An operation of technological and organizational integration that will allow implementing an unparalleled “renewal machine” in terms of power and efficiency.

Voith News

Voith presents innovative stop-start system for locomotives

The automatic OnEfficiency.StopStart system from Voith contributes to more efficient rail freight transport of the future. By switching off the traction engine of a locomotive during long waiting periods, operators save fuel and thus reduce costs and emissions.

Eiffage News

Eiffage, in a consortium with Saferail and Systra, wins a contract as part of the signalling for the “high performance” pilot project of the Paris-Lyon high-speed rail line

Eiffage, through its subsidiary Eiffage Énergie Systèmes, in consortium with Saferail and Systra, has won a detailed design, construction and technical validation contract worth €52.5 million to replace signalling along more than 500 kilometres of the Paris-Lyon high-speed rail line, as part of works to modernise and improve the infrastructure reliability.

MEDIAWORLD

EIB to provide €205m to procure rolling stock for Spain

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide €205m to Adif Alta Velocidad to purchase rolling stock for the maintenance of the Spanish rail network.

Rail Cargo Group News

Annual emergency drill goes off well

Our annual Rail Cargo Carrier - Germany (RCC-DE) emergency drill took place on 18th July as part of our emergency management procedures. Various deployment scenarios were dealt with, staff received training and the first aiders had the chance to share experiences with each other.

ALSTOM News

Eversholt Rail and Alstom invest a further £1 million in Breeze hydrogen train programme

Widnes, 22 July 2020 - Eversholt Rail and Alstom today announce a bold plan to fast-track the hydrogen train industry in the UK with a further £1 million (over €1 million) investment in British hydrogen trains, creating an entirely new class of train, the first-ever 600 series.

Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie News

INSTALLATION COMPLETED IN CONEGLIANO - VITTORIO VENETO

With the completion of the installation, GCF finished a few days ago, the last phase of the electrification works of the regional single-track Conegliano - Vittorio Veneto line. An additional step of RFI “Veneto Basin” project that, pursuant to Framework Agreement 224, foresees the complete electrification of the so called “Belluno lines’ low ring”.

Siemens News

Siemens Mobility to provide CBTC Signaling for Buenos Aires ‘D’ Metro Line

Communications-Based Train Control signaling system to be installed on 11km of ‘D’ Metro Line in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The automated signaling system will provide greater availability, enhanced operations and passenger experience

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