The objective of an Asset Management System is to provide a systemic approach to maximising the value created from an asset – but when we discuss the principles of effective Asset Management (AM), what elements spring to mind? ISO 55001 provides a comprehensive view of the AM Lifecycle.
The new Lagos-Ibadan Railway, linking the largest port city of Lagos with the industrial hub of Ibadan, recently became operational. Lagos is the largest city in western Africa while its neighboring city, Ibadan, is Nigeria’s third most populous.
Rosehill Rail, a leading global manufacturer of railway crossing systems and safety solutions, has been awarded an eight-year contract with Infrabel, operator of the Belgian national railway, to supply level crossing systems across its network
In the summer of 2021, teams at our site in Qingdao, China won a contract to supply bogie technology and support for 200 MD523 bogies that will be used by rail vehicles on the Padma Bridge project in Bangladesh.
Stadler Deutschland GmbH has awarded Westermo the contract to supply data communications technology for a new fleet of trains for the Berlin U-bahn metro in Germany. The data networks will support mission-critical systems on-board the two- and four-carriage trains, including the train control and management system (TCMS) and systems that ensure passenger comfort and safety.
The lane between Calais and Domodossola serves as the latest addition to the intermodal route network of CargoBeamer. Starting off on October 4th, trains will circle on four roundtrips per week between the locations in France and Italy. From December, the frequency will increase to six weekly trips in each direction, meaning that at least one train will run on the newly added route every day.
The MCC (Moscow Central Circle) – is one of the Moscow transport projects. It is integrated in Moscow metro network and in the railway system. In fact, it is considered to be the 14th surface metro line. On 25 August, a two-decker electric train was launched. It will run on a test basis for 15 days until 8 September.
Alstom's Coradia iLint passenger train, the first in the world to be powered by hydrogen, makes its Swedish debut in Östersund today. Alstom teams are presenting the train to a variety of local stakeholders, including regional operators, transport authorities, government decision makers and leading media, to highlight the potential of the Coradia iLint for sustainable transport in Sweden.