SBB Twindexx EMU (Photo: Murray Hughes)

Swiss Federal Railways is to deploy Cervello’s signalling cybersecurity system, which will be supported by Fincons Group as system integrator.

The Andersons announced on July 8 that it had completed the sale of its wagon repair business to Cathcart Rail, completing its exit from the rail sector to focus on grain and fertiliser products.

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South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission has fined Hyundai Rotem (32·3bn won), Woojin Industrial Systems (14·8bn won) and Dawonsys (9·4bn won) for colluding on various bids to supply rolling stock to domestic customers between 2013 and 2019.

Windhoff has founded a Windhoff Rail Technology Corp subsidiary in Alpharetta near Atlanta in Georgia as its main base for the sale and support of rail and shunting products in North America.

PowerRail has appointed John Lockhart as Director of Mobile Sales, responsible for overseeing sales of mobile maintenance services. His previous roles have included Director of Maintenance Support Services for National Railway Equipment Co and Field Service Manager for RPS Locomotive Services.

On July 1 Arriva Group completed the sale of its Swedish business to Finnish national railway VR Group under an agreement signed on March 24. The transaction includes two rail, three bus and two multimodal contracts, with 3 800 employees.

Jennifer Crotty, Patriot Rail Assistant Vice President Business Development

Patriot Rail has appointed Jennifer Crotty as Assistant Vice-President Business Development, responsible for the sales and account management of Patriot Rail’s eastern railways and supporting business partnerships at Lakeshore Railcar & Tanker Services in East Chicago, Indiana. She was previously National Account Manager at Milestone Equipment Holdings and Canadian Pacific Railway.

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IVU Traffic Technologies established IVU Traffic Technologies Hungary on July 1, and has taken on the team of its former partner SoRing. ‘Having our own business in the country will allow us to offer a more direct service to our important customers, such as MÁV and BKK’, said Leon Struijk, deputy chair of the IVU executive board.

Consultancy Rebel Group has joined the executive committee of the US High Speed Rail Coalition.

Wagon leasing company Aves One completed its delisting on June 30, saying the associated reduction in investor communication requirements would enable it to make decisions with a longer-term perspective.