Liebherr Transportation Systems has delivered the first heating, ventilation and air-conditioning units for 135 Twindexx Vario double-deck inter-city coaches which Bombardier is building for Deutsche Bahn. Two types of HVAC unit are being supplied from Liebherr’s Radinovo plant in Bulgaria. One will be used for the passenger saloons, while a more compact design will be integrated into the driving cab control panels.
Hylec-APL has launched a new cable gland into the market which is fully certified for use in railway applications for both the European and American rail industries. As well as offering the highest ingress protection rating of IP68, the cable gland has passed all the relevant fire safety tests to achieve NF F 16-101 and UL 514B certification.