Alstom first announced on 17 February 2020 that it intended to acquire Bombardier Transportation and had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bombardier Inc. and Caisse de dépôt du Québec to that effect.
Rail Cargo Group and FESCO Transport Group have jointly organized the first multimodal transport of rapeseed oil in containers equipped with flexi-tanks from Krasnoyarsk, the third largest city in Siberia, to the Chinese port of Nantong.
The kilometres travelled on the Brittany - Pays de la Loire high-speed line have revealed certain curves in the wheels of these two inseparable locomotives of Opéré. Make no mistake! It's a compliment in railway language. It is even said that you "made a sausage".
We all know the traditional tamping machines, which are frequent guests on the tracks. Tamping machines capable of gathering high-quality data from the track and converting it into predictive information were nowhere to be seen up until now. We have developed an intelligent tamper together with System 7 that can learn to work by itself. With the investment in the Universal Tamper 4.0 we have next level tamping technology in-house. A new step towards a data-driven future.
We are now also connecting Frenkendorf in Switzerland to our intermodal network with a round trip as part of our direct transport routes between Wolfurt and Rotterdam and are expanding our multimodal logistics services.
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has received a Letter of Award from India’s National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) to build and deliver regional commuter and intracity transit trains with comprehensive maintenance services for the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut semi-high-speed rail corridor under Phase 1 of the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS).
ABB has won orders worth over $180 million from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler to supply leading-edge equipment for more than 160 trains and locomotives in Europe and North America. ABB battery and traction systems will further drive decarbonization and support the transition to more sustainable electromobility.