GB Railfreight (GBRf), one of the largest rail freight operators in the UK, is delighted to announce a landmark cooperation with Bayer Environmental Science, Network Rail, and a number of start-up companies, which will transform essential weed control maintenance on the UK’s railways.
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Alstom will equip a total of 13 freight locomotives for DB Cargo with the latest ETCS signalling technology standard (ETCS Baseline 3 Release 2) for trans-European freight traffic between Germany, Denmark and Sweden.
A dual-mode tunneling shield measuring 9.98 meters in diameter and around 146 meters in length was debugged in the national TBM industrialization center of the China Railway Engineering Equipment Group Co., Ltd. (CREG) on January 22. The equipment will be disassembled and transported to a railway tunneling project in Cefalu, Sicily of Italy.
Knorr-Bremse has signed a cooperation agreement with Deutsche Bahn on the use and analysis of train operating data and vehicle subsystem data. The agreement has an initial term of three years and aims to utilize big data insights to enhance condition-based maintenance of vehicle fleets.
The 2021European Railway Award was presented today to the iLINT project –the first commercial operation of fuel-cell-powered passenger trains –for providing a viable emission-free alternative to diesel on non-electrified networks.The Award was bestowed virtually during anonline edition of the annua ceremony, marking the rail sector kick-off to the European Year of Rail