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HS2 News

HS2 awards contract for first two London tunnelling machines

On 9th October the contract for the first two giant tunnelling machines for London’s HS2 tunnels has been signed with HS2's Main Works Civils Contractor, Skanska Costain STRABAG JV (SCS JV), marking significant progress on the southern stretch of HS2.



To improve staff training and accelerate incident resolution on automatic lines.


Alstom's MP14 metro enters commercial service in Paris

Alstom's MP14 metro has been put into commercial service on Line 14, between the stations Olympiades and Saint-Lazare, by Valérie Pécresse, President of the Île-de-France Region and of Île-de-France Mobilités, and Catherine Guillouard, CEO of RATP, in the presence of Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Chairman and CEO of Alstom.

Adacore News

HITACHI Rail STS Chooses AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Software Development Environment For New Rail Safety Platform

AdaCore, a trusted provider of software development and verification tools, today announced that HITACHI Rail STS (Signaling and Transportation Systems) has selected AdaCore's GNAT Pro Ada development environment targeting ARM processors for the modernisation of its CSD (Calculator of Available Safety) rail safety platform, to ensure the safe circulation of trains on railway lines and metro networks.

HS2 News

PORR consortium wins HS2 modular track contract

HS2 today awarded a major contract to design and manufacture the modular track system for the UK’s new high speed railway, to a partnership which includes PORR UK Ltd and Aggregate Industries UK.

Nexus Alpha News

A Story of a True Partnership in Improving Rail Network Efficiency

Great Western Railway (GWR) is the first Train Operating Company (TOC) to adopt the new Nexus Alpha ARRAKIS App Version 2.0, but this story is not so much about the app, great as it is, but more about the collaboration between Nexus Alpha and Great Western Railway (GWR).

Vossloh News

Machining new rails at 60 km/h on Sofia's new metro line

Before the new No. 3 metro line in Sofia went into operation in late August of 2020, Vossloh gave the newly-laid rails an initial grinding to prepare them for service. Removing the factory mill-scale not only extends a rail's service life considerably, it also lays the foundation for preventive rail maintenance.

Bombardier News

Bombardier unveils next-generation MOVIA metro design for Singapore’s Mass Rapid Transit Lines

Global mobility technology leader Bombardier Transportation unveiled the next-generation design of its BOMBARDIER MOVIA metros for two of Singapore’s longest Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Lines. Inspired by the city’s vibrant charm, the red and green pulse lines running along the exterior carbody provide a contemporary visual emphasis for passenger entry points, while the vehicles integrate the world’s most advanced mobility technologies to boost Singapore’s public transportation.

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