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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.

MEDIAWORLD

COVID-19: Amtrak implements measures to limit spread

US-based passenger railway service Amtrak has taken steps to limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on its trains and has reduced some of its services.

Colas rail News

Our French agency RAMFER develops the "EcoStop"

The very first G2000 locomotive equipped with the “EcopStop” system rolled out on Monday, February 3rd, 2020 for our client ESIFER.RAMFER.

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