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German technology company ITK Engineering is applying a model-based design to develop software for various industries. The company’s program manager Dr Tobias Hofbaur explains how the method can be also applied in the rail industry. Model-based software development is an approach for the modern development of safety-critical applications. This method allows to keep the increasing amount and complexity of functionalities due...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Colas Rail UK, source: Colas Rail UK

Colas Rail gets three contracts from Network Rail

Colar Rail UK, a subsidiary of Colas Group, has obtained three major contracts from infrastructure manager Network Rail. The British rail freight and maintenance company will supply signalling, telecoms, other equipment and provide rail haulage...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Citadis tram in Constantine, source: RATP

Constantine tram network in Algeria extended

The Constantine tram network in Algeria has been extended with a 6.9-kilometre section. It connects the existing station of Zouaghi with the new city of Ali Mendjeli, closely located to Constantine. The future 3.4-kilometre extension...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens SD660 tram in Portland, source: Wikipedia

Siemens maintains 79 trams for Greater Portland

Siemens Mobility has concluded a new contract in the US. The German company will provide a mid-life overhaul service of 79 SD660 trams running in Greater Portland. The project will be completed in 2025. Siemens Mobility...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Kiss double-deck train for DB Regio, source: Stadler Rail

DB Regio orders 18 Kiss double-decker trains

DB Regio, subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, has ordered 18 double-decker trains from Stadler Rail. The Swiss manufacturer will supply the four-car vehicles of the Kiss type in 2022. The entire value of the batch is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
JR East KuMoYa E995 hybrid train, source: Wikipedia

Four pillars of JR East energy saving policy

East Japan Railway Company (JR East) has been providing an active energy saving policy for many years. The major passenger rail operator in Japan has reduced energy consumption by 20 per cent between 1990 and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Elron train with bycicle sign, source: Elron

Estonia restricts bike carrying on trains

Estonian passenger rail operator Elron has restricted transportation of bicycles on its trains on several routes. Such a measure has been introduced for summertime due to the high occupancy of trains. The restrictions were imposed on...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed train, source: Bombardier Transportation

Trenitalia orders more Frecciarossa high-speed trains

Italy’s national rail operator Trenitalia has ordered additional 14 Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed trains. The entire batch is valued at 575 million Euros. The order will be fulfilled by Hitachi Rail and Bombardier Transportation. The Frecciarossa (Red...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bombardier Movia trains in Delhi Metro, source: Bombardier Transportation

Delhi Metro increases Movia fleet up to 816 cars

Canadian rolling stock manufacturer Bombardier Transportation has signed a new contract to deliver 40 additional Movia cars for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. The operator of the rapid transit system in the capital of India will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Night tests of Urbos tram in Amsterdam, source: GVB

Night tests of Urbos tram in Amsterdam

GVB, a public transport operator for Amsterdam, has started the nocturnal tests of the brand new Urbos tram. The trials will take six weeks. The nocturnal tests began in the late evening of 28 May. Firstly,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko