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ABB News

ABB to acquire PowerTech Converter to expand its traction offering

ABB today announced it will acquire the PowerTech Converter (PTC) business, a leading supplier of auxiliary power converter solutions for light rail vehicles and metros. The acquisition is an important part of ABB Motion’s external growth strategy.


Alstom’s Coradia iLint successfully travels 1,175 km without refueling its hydrogen tank

Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has demonstrated the effectiveness of its hydrogen powered solutions for long distance transportation. During a long-distance journey, an unmodified serially-produced Coradia iLint train covered 1,175 kilometres without refuelling the hydrogen tank, only emitting water and operating with very low levels of noise.

Synectics News


Transport authorities are championing initiatives to get more people on public transport and deliver a seamless, secure travel experience to an increasing number of passengers. Synectics believes a way to achieve this is by combining surveillance and operational data more effectively.

Siemens News

Siemens Mobility to retrofit the Dutch National Railways ViRM fleet with ETCS technology

Siemens Mobility to retrofit 176 ViRM double deck rail vehicles with the latest ETCS onboard technology. Siemens Mobility has been awarded a contract by NS Group N.V, the Dutch Railways, to retrofit 176 ViRM trains with the latest European Train Control System (ETCS) Level 2 technology.

Belden News

Belden to Show Connected Mass Transit Solutions at InnoTrans 2022

Belden Inc, a leading global supplier of specialty networking solutions, will be showing an extensive portfolio of products and systems for the rail industry at InnoTrans 2022 in Berlin. The company’s exhibit will focus on smart mass transit environments for optimized infrastructure efficiency, enhanced passenger experience and maximized safety.

Vossloh News

Framework agreement for preventive rail maintenance with Deutsche Bahn significantly extended

Vossloh, a long-established and world-leading supplier of rail infrastructure products and services, and DB Netz AG, the railway infrastructure manager of Deutsche Bahn AG, have significantly extended their existing framework agreement for preventive rail maintenance.

Thermo King News

Thermo King Showcases New Choices for Sustainable Rail HVAC at InnoTrans 2022

Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies, will unveil the latest technology developments that meet the needs for sustainable, clean, and high-performance rail heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems at InnoTrans 2022, to be held in Berlin, Germany from September 20 to 23.

Wabtec Info

Wabtec Wins Order to Supply Panama’s Metrolink System with Leading-Edge Platform Screen Doors

Wabtec Corporation won an order to supply 300 half-height platform screen doors across Metro de Panama’s L3 monorail stations being built by Hitachi Rail, as part of the Grupo de Empresas Sunrise Monorail. It marks Wabtec’s first project in Central America.

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