With its complete takeover of VIPCO GmbH in Mannheim, Stadler expands its portfolio with a new engineering subsidiary in Germany with around 50 employees. The new Stadler Mannheim GmbH will mainly focus on the development of software and hardware components for train control systems and the retrofitting field.
Siemens Mobility today unveiled its new vision and motto, which provides the leading transportation company with a clear and common direction to lead the mobility industry into the future. An industry which is characterized by a growing demand for sustainable and intermodal mobility, driven by megatrends such as urbanization and decarbonization.
GUARDIA, the ETCS automatic train protection system from Stadler’s joint-venture AngelStar, has been homologated for the first time. The FLIRT trains of Koleje Mazowieckie (KM) which are equipped with GUARDIA will be operated in the Polish region Mazovia.
As half-empty trains have unfortunately become a common scene in countries around the world during the Covid-19 pandemic, Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, is actively supporting railway operators worldwide to bolster health and comfort in rail transport.
RATP Dev, ComfortDelGro Transit, and Alstom today announced that they would form a consortium to submit tenders for the Grand Paris Express transport project. The three companies will create a joint venture* for that purpose, with RATP Dev as the majority shareholder.
Colas Rail, international leader in rail infrastructure, and The Adecco Group, world leader in HR Solutions, announce the signing of a ‘Social Pact’ in France aimed at recruiting tomorrow’s talents by developing a more diverse and inclusive culture.
To advance rail freight traffic and sustainably improve the inland connections with the capital Montevideo, Uruguay Central Railroad is planning numerous modernizations e.g. of railway bridges and stations as well as the construction of a 273 km long railway line between Montevideo and Paso de los Toros in the heartland of the country. Called Ferrocarril Central, this railway infrastructure project is one of the biggest private investment in the history of Uruguay. Work started in February 2020 and the reopening of the Ferrocarril Central line is expected for 2022.