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New Alstom train control system in place in Germany

A new version of Alstom’s Atlas ETCS train control system has entered service on the Wuppertal Suspension Railway (Wuppertaler Schwebebahn), located in western Germany. Following a contract signed with WSW mobil GmbH, Alstom equipped the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Vossloh DE18 locomotive, source: Vossloh

CRRC purchases locomotive business from Vossloh

CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive, a subsidiary of China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC), will purchase Locomotives business unit from Vossloh Group. The deal will be finalised in the coming months. Afterwards, Vossloh will focus exclusively on...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bombardier Flexity tram for Dresden, source: Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier to supply 30 innovative trams to Dresden

Bombardier Transportation will deliver 30 Flexity trams to Dresden’s transport authority Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe (DVB). The light rail vehicles will be equipped with the Obstacle Detection and Assistance System (ODAS), the company’s innovative solution to prevent...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB carriages of EW IV type, source: SBB

Deutsche Bahn retrofits 93 SBB coaches

Due to the overload of its own workshops, SBB engages contractors to modernise the passenger coaches. The upgrade of 15 coaches has been recently completed by Josef Meyer Rail, the Swiss company specialised in rolling...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB train simulator, source: SBB

Software upgrades: a barrier for rail?

The railway industry is dealing with software applications more and more nowadays. This requires some innovative thinking; not only the software is new for many people in the industry, the software also needs to be...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
PKP Cargo uses drones, source: PKP Cargo

Drones become new rail workers

The usage of drone technology is upcoming in the railway industry. More and more railway companies use them in various areas. What roles could the unmanned aerial vehicles play in the rail sector of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Train Maastricht - Aachen, source: Arriva

NMBS has no plans for its own Three Countries Train

For a number of years, Dutch and Belgian authorities, rail operators and rail infrastructure managers have been discussing an international rail connection between four cities in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Until the Dutch trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Paul van den Bogaard
Siemens Avenio tram in Munich, source: Siemens Mobility

Munich orders 73 Avenio trams

German municipal company Stadtwerke München (SWM) has ordered 73 additional trams to be delivered from Siemens Mobility. The deal is valued at 200 million Euros. The first supply is scheduled for 2021. Siemens Mobility will produce...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko