Topic: Rolling stock maintenance

ILSA awards Hitachi maintenance contract

New Spanish operator ILSA has signed a 30-year agreement with Hitachi Rail for the maintenance of ILSA’s 20 new ETR 1000 trains. Train maintenance will include predictive and corrective activities.Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Britain develops innovations for electrified railways

Several British engineering companies developed or are developing new products related to the electrification of railways. They will optimise the interaction between pantograph units and catenary systems as well will reduce costs for both infrastructure...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Blockchain in rolling stock maintenance

Russian Railways (RZD) has implemented a blockchain for rolling stock maintenance. More than 100 locomotive depots all over the country are examining the technology. This allows the company to reduce the human factor and to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
The train wash in Tłuszcz, source: Koleje Mazowieckie

Washing trains with solar energy

As the Polish railway operators invest in the new fleet, they increasingly focus on the construction of new washing facilities. Some companies, such as Koleje Mazowieckie, implement energy-saving technologies in this area.Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB Cityjet double-decker train, source: ÖBB

Austria retrofits 100 double-decker carriages

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) is modernising its double-decker carriages produced in the 1990s and 2000s. For this year, the company has scheduled to retrofit 19 cars. The entire programme includes the modernisation of 100 double-decker...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko