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Atlas Copco News

Atlas Copco compressed air/argon pipework system plays a vital role in Hitachi Rail’s new £8.5 million UK welding and painting facility

Hitachi Rail has invested £8.5 million to create bespoke welding and painting facilities within its Newton Aycliffe factory, thereby extending its UK role from assembly-only to the complete fabrication and fit-out of units - the first time in decades that a new train welding facility of this type has been created in Britain.

GATX Rail Europe News

GATX RAILCAR AVAILABILITY: ADDING NEW INTERMODAL FREIGHT RAILCARS TO OUR FLEET

GATX Rail Europe continues forward with growing its intermodal freight fleet for all its customers. We recently expanded on our past collaborations with SETG — a valued customer that specializes in the logistics of European rail freight transport and agricultural products, involving wood, chemicals, vehicles, paper/pulp, and steel.

CRECG News

World’s First Full Cross-section Hard-rock Shaft Boring Machine Realizes Unmanned Operation

China Railway Engineering Equipment Group Co., Ltd., together with the project owner, has put full cross-section hard-rock shaft boring machine from an idea into reality at the construction site for a hydropower station in Ninghai County of east China’s Zhejiang Province.

ALSTOM News

Who drives the driverless train?

There are several intelligent systems that enable a metro to operate without a driver. Sensors and components on the metro communicate with digital objects on the ground like balises as they pass them by. As the metro travels along its route, these systems communicate back and forth with each other continually to ensure that everything is going smoothly.

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