Door and compartment mechanism specialist Rollon will use the Expo Ferroviaria trade show in Milano on October 3-5 to launch its DEF43Z synchronised telescopic rail. Intended for use on external vehicle doors, the telescopic rail features induction hardened raceways and has a load capacity of up to 378 kg.

SilverRail is to provide its SilverCore connectivity and transaction processing layer for SNCF’s international rail ticket distribution business Rail Europe.

CRU Railcar Services is to provide tank wagon cleaning and shunting services at rolling stock maintenance company Rescar Companies’ new Fast Track light repair site at the Alamo Junction Rail Park in Elmendorf, 30 km south of San Antonio in Texas. ‘We built this facility with only the highest standards in mind so that we can focus on cleaning railcars as quickly and cost effectively as possible while our partner Rescar can provide any necessary maintenance, inspection or repairs’, said CRS Marketing Manager Pedro Berruecos on September 27. ‘This specialised approach will ensure that our customers are provided with high quality service and quick turn times at cost-effective pricing.’

Azure Power has won contracts to for the installation of a further additional 20 MW of rooftop solar power generation on Indian Railways buildings, taking the company’s cumulative awarded capacity to more than 66 MW. This will be used to provide power to various IR sites for 25 years, sold at a tariff range of Rs3·64 to Rs4·49 based on location. An IR capital incentive is expected to result in a weighted average tariff of Rs4·88 per kWh.