Centralny Port Komunikacyjny (CPK) has signed contracts for the design of the railway line, which is the first element of the new railway network and at the same time the first section of the first high-speed railway line in Poland. The contractors were selected under the largest framework contract for this type of service in Europe.
Strong relationships with the United States Department of Transportation ("USDOT") and the European Commission's Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport ("DG MOVE") have resulted in legislative and regulatory advancements and opened pathways to expedite commercialization.
Alstom, has signed a new maintenance contract with the Panama Metro (MPSA) which includes preventive and corrective maintenance of the rolling stock, signalling and power supply system of Line 2 of the Panama Metro. The 21 km viaduct line can transport 16,000 passengers per hour in each direction and designed for a horizon-year capacity of more than 40,000 passengers per hour in one direction, since April 2019 with maintenance services.
As the number of kilometres in the metro tunnel has increased fourfold, Metropolitan Area Transport Ltd has invested in more efficient maintenance equipment. Sustainability was the starting point for the procurement of the new tunnel cleaning wagon; it is environmentally friendly as it is built on top of a recycled frame and it uses only biodegradable and ecological washing agents. The new tunnel cleaning wagon was supplied to City Transport Ltd by VR FleetCare.
The purpose is to operate the first hydrogen-powered freight train from the Vosges plant, thanks to a hydrogen generator wagon system developed by Alstom and supplied with renewable hydrogen by ENGIE, from 2025.
Hitachi Rail has been awarded a Framework Agreement worth €867 million, as the leader of a consortium of companies, to design and deliver European Rail Transport Management System (ERTMS) digital signalling on 1,885 km of the Italian rail network.
In the last 20 years, Thales has been the contract partner for hardware maintenance and software support for the NS ticketing system. Thales maintains around 1,700 gates, 1,600 validators and 750 ticket vending machines at the 400 train stations in the Netherlands.