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Excellent 16th position in the 2020 classification of the best 150 Italian construction companies published by Il sole 24 ore. The data, processed by Guamari studio, confirm GCF as leader among specialised firms of the railway sector and underscore the optimal performance of Gefer that ranks 56th from 62nd.

Vossloh News

Vossloh wins order from China to supply world's first zero-emission high-speed grinding trains

Vossloh, a long-established and world-leading supplier of rail infrastructure products and services, was awarded a trendsetting contract for the supply of three high-speed grinding trains (HSG-city) for use in the metro network of the southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen at the beginning of this year. By coupling to the electric traction unit, the newly developed grinding train draws its power from the conductor rail and can therefore be operated completely emission-free.


"preview" service launch for the Lusail tramway in Qatar

On Saturday 1 January, the Lusail tramway was launched by the Qatar Minister of Transport and the Chairman of Qatar Rail, the Qatari national public transport operator. This first “preview” service open to the public is on the Orange Line and serves six underground stations: Marina, Marina Promenade, Yacht Club, Esplanade, Energy City South and Legtaifiya which offers an interconnection with the Doha Metro.

Wabtec News

Rio Tinto Orders Wabtec FLXdrive Battery Locomotives to Reduce Emissions

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) and Rio Tinto announced today an order for four FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives to support sustainable operations of the mining company’s rail network in the Pilbara region of Western Australia

Sella Controls News

SELLA CONTROLS to provide Taffs Well Depot at Wales with Control System in Partnership with Amey

Taffs Well Depot is a modern installation being built by Transport for Wales as the base for its new fleet of Citylink Trains. The new solution will provide Transport for Wales (TfW) with a modern COTS Safety PLC based interlocking, distributed around the depot for connection to train location devices, points control and signals. The system will present depot layouts and control via a modern signallers HMI display in the new Taffs Well Control Room.

Stadler News

Stadler to deliver up to 504 tram-trains to German-Austrian project consortium

Stadler has been awarded the largest contract in the company’s history with a total volume of up to four billion euros: it has won an international tender held jointly by six transport companies from Germany and Austria for up to 504 vehicles as part of the “VDV Tram-Train” project.

Nokia News

Nokia and Schweizer Electronics deploy AI-based video analytics to improve railroad crossing safety for Baselland Transport AG (BLT)

The AI-based system applies computer vision and machine learning technologies for real-time monitoring and analysis, to ensure the safety of railroad crossings. As the first deployment of this kind in Europe, Nokia’s collaboration with Schweizer Electronics and BLT demonstrated the reliability of AI-based railroad safety solutions for daily use.

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