The automation company Pilz and the expert in safe rail infrastructure, Pintsch, are to enter into a long-term development partnership. In future, the companies will work together to develop solutions for the digitisation of the rail infrastructure.
Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, will supply the leading national railway operator, Polo Mercitalia (Gruppo Ferrovie dello Stato), with 20 new generation Traxx DC3 electric locomotives, named E.494 in Italy. The delivery of these new units is scheduled to start early 2024 and will be completed during that year.
Stadler has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the design and delivery of four zero emission hydrogen FLIRT trains for California.
The East West Rail (EWR) Alliance, consisting of Atkins, Laing O’Rourke, VolkerRail and Network Rail, has brought Network Rail’s long welded rail train (LWRT) out of retirement, to help deliver one of the largest rail infrastructure projects in the UK.
As part of its commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, SMRT Trains has partnered Thales on a key initiative called “The Next-Generation Green CBTC Project”, which aims to reduce electricity consumption and further improve traction energy efficiency of the North-South and East-West lines (NSEWL), which are the oldest in Singapore’s rail network.
Diehl Aviation boasts many years of experience and the utmost expertise in the field of fire protection - not only in aviation: in the rail sector, too, the company has also been offering comprehensive fire protection concepts for more than 20 years, from development and production through to after-sales market.
Flexible deployment of staff, balanced duties and satisfied employees – Keolis Downer Adelaide (KDA), proud operator of Adelaide Metro train services, is using the integrated crew management product and IVU.pad from IVU Traffic Technologies to operate the Adelaide Metropolitan Passenger Rail Network (AMPRN).
Partnership between global leaders in rail cybersecurity and ruggedized networking solutions facilitates combination of next-gen firewall with first-to-market rail cybersecurity solution to bolster protection for onboard and wayside systems.
Wabtec and Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) signed a historic memorandum of understanding (MOU) for 150 FLXdriveTM battery-electric shunters and modernization work to transform the mainline fleet into NextFuelTM liquid natural gas-powered (LNG) locomotives.