The tests carried out in March 2019 on the first turnout gantries (PWP) were successful. This summer, the Hungarian contractor HOMLOK placed an order for 2 gantries to be able to lay switches and crossings directly from tilting wagons. The gains in terms of safety and productivity will enable them to effectively implement the national track renewal program.
Transfesa Logistics and Euro Pool System start a collaboration on CoolRail routes to extend the service throughout Europe. The fresh produce rail route expands its network to many new destinations in Europe. In this new stage, the service will operate under the name CoolRail powered by Transfesa Logistics.
Siemens Mobility has nominated Ricardo Certification in the role of Notified Body for its project to supply 30 new high speed intercity express (ICE) trains for German national railway operator Deutsche Bahn.
The Alstom Corporate Foundation has announced its final selection of projects for the 2020 cycle. With a total of 167 projects having been submitted, Alstom employees have once again demonstrated their enthusiasm for philanthropy and for supporting local communities.
On 9th October the contract for the first two giant tunnelling machines for London’s HS2 tunnels has been signed with HS2's Main Works Civils Contractor, Skanska Costain STRABAG JV (SCS JV), marking significant progress on the southern stretch of HS2.