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Stadler presents its annual results

Stadler has sold more trains in 2019 than ever before. Incoming orders for 2019 amount to 5.1 billion Swiss francs and are over 700 million francs higher than the previous year

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Deutsche Bahn Prepares for Coronavirus

Deutsche Bahn says it is following the advice of the Robert Koch Institute in trains and at stations regarding the coronavirus and is in close contact with health authorities and ministries.

Stratasys News

Siemens Mobility Further Invests in Stratasys 3D Printing Solution to Support 30-Year Digital Rail Maintenance Project

Two Stratasys Fortus 450mc 3D Printers mark the start of Siemens Mobility’s ‘Easy Sparovation Part®’ expansion to Russia, enabling rapid spare part production for 16 high-speed trains in operation, with 13 more to be delivered.

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First Hydrogen Train Arrives in the Netherlands

On 26 February the first hydrogen train arrived in the Netherlands. The Dutch rail infrastructure manager ProRail led the train into the country from Germany via Oldenzaal and then ran it on track to its provisional parking facility in Leeuwarden.

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6 Important Rail Industry Innovation Ideas for 2020 

In Q1 of 2019, rail passenger journeys grew 2.4% compared to the same period in 2018. Passenger revenue and the average length of journey also increased too. Despite the rise in usage, passenger satisfaction was only at 83%. This is good – but it needs to be so much better. Train Operating Companies (TOCs) need to improve and modernise the quality of their services if they’re to keep up with passenger demands. Here are six rail industry innovation ideas to look out for 2020 that can do just that.

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Remote sensing: could drones and satellites help provide better railway infrastructure monitoring?

Over the last two years, the EU-funded MOMIT project has sought to demonstrate the use of remote sensing technologies – such as drones and satellites – for railway infrastructure monitoring. The ultimate benefit could be the safeguarding against the effects of natural hazards.

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Odakyu Electric trials Nokia’s AI-based scene analytics

Japanese company Odakyu Electric Railway is trailing Nokia’s artificial intelligence (AI)-based SpaceTime scene analytics for railway crossing safety.

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