All InnoTrans articles – Page 11

  • SBF train interior lighting.

    Adaptive lighting brings the sky and clouds onboard


    SBF: Adaptive LED lighting which mixes warm, neutral and cold white light to simulate natural changes in daylight will be demonstrated by SBF Spezialleuchten at InnoTrans 2014. The company will also be discussing developments including virtual panorama ceiling panels which could simulate the passing sky or clouds based on the ...

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    Going live at InnoTrans


    ALCATEL-LUCENT: A live LTE network will be demonstrated by Alcatel-Lucent at InnoTrans, providing a preview of SYSTUF, the Telecom System for Future Urban Transport which is to be tested for the fture Grand Paris automated metro network. Visitors will be able to discover how a converged IP/MPLS network can be ...

  • Wacker Neuson 8003 road-rail excavator.

    Road-rail excavator and hand-held tamper


    WACKE NEUSON: A road-rail version of the 8003 excavator will be unveiled at InnoTrans by Wacker Neuson, which will also be showing its proven BH 55rw hand-held tamper. The 10 tonne 8003 excavator is designed to be compact and more manoeuvrable than larger models, with lower purchase and operating ...

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    Vossloh highlights modular locomotive and tram families


    VOSSLOH: Locomotives and light rail vehicles based on modular platforms but customised to meet specific customer needs will be displayed at InnoTrans 2014 by companies from the Vossloh group. On show in Berlin will be a UKLight diesel locomotive developed specifically for the UK market, along with a full-scale mock-up ...

  • Impression of Alstom H3 hybrid diesel shunter.

    Deutsche Bahn companies team up in the CityCube


    DEUTSCHE BAHN: On display at InnoTrans 2014 will be the first of 36 Pesa Link diesel multiple-units which DB ordered for the Sauerland network in 2013 under a framework agreement signed at the last InnoTrans. Visitors will also be able to see the first of five diesel-battery hybrid shunting ...

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    Steelmaker rolls into InnoTrans


    EVRAZ: Russian steelmaker EVRAZ has completed a two-year US$520m reconstruction of its ZSMK rail mill at Novokuznetsk in Siberia since the last InnoTrans. In May this year it delivered its first batch of Russian-made 100 m head-hardened rails to RZD, and certification is underway which will enable the company ...

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    Trams for Germany and Poland


    SOLARIS: Polish bus, trolleybus and tram manufacturer Solaris Bus & Coach will be displaying its latest low-floor tram at InnoTrans. This is the Tramino Braunschweig, the first of which was delivered to the Germany city on July 18. The four-section unidirectional vehicles are 36 m long with capacity for ...

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    Design your own Stadler train at InnoTrans


    STADLER RAIL: InnoTrans 2014 will provide the first chance for people outside Belarus to see the prototype Metelica tram, which the Stadler Minsk joint venture of Stadler and Belkommunmash has developed as a simple and robust vehicle for use in harsh climates. Stadler will also be displaying two Flirt3 ...

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    Siemens focuses on efficiency and integration at InnoTrans


    SIEMENS: ‘Efficient and integrated mobility’ is the slogan for Siemens’ presence at InnoTrans 2014, where it will be highlighting global trends including digitisation, automation and smarter electrification technology. Europeans will have their first chance to see a full-size mock-up of the Inspiro driverless metro trains ordered for use in Kuala ...

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    Get Ion-Board


    SAFT: The Ion-Board Regen lithium-ion traction battery system designed to capture, store and reuse regenerated braking energy will be launched by Saft at InnoTrans 2014. Saft says this is a significant step in the industrialisation of a modular lithium-ion onboard energy storage concept first shown at InnoTrans 2012. It is ...

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    Air-conditioning compressors


    HITACHI APPLIANCES: A wide range of scroll compressors for transport air conditioning systems will be presented by Hitachi Appliances, including the R407C and R134a models. The compressors are in service in more than 24 countries, with applications including high speed rail, commuter, metro, tram and monorail rolling stock. They offer ...

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    Alpine locomotive bogie


    PROSE: A powered bogie developed by Prose for the Gmf 4/4 metre-gauge diesel-electric class locomotives which Schalker Eisenhütte has supplied to Rhätische Bahn will be on show as part of Prose’s presence on the Swissrail Industry Association stand. The bogie is designed for year-round operation in demanding Alpine conditions. ...

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    Speciality lubricants for reliable rail traffic


    Klüber Lubrication : Experts from Klüber Lubrication will be pleased to answer any questions regarding the lubrication of railway components, drawing on the company’s comprehensive range of speciality products. ‘When developing lubricants for the rail sector, Klüber Lubrication is especially focused on making them environmentally friendly’, says Thomas Kamprath, Market ...

  • InnoTrans visitors will be able to inspect the nose of an ICx trainset.

    Lightweight rolling stock components


    VOITH: Lightweight components and faster maintenance turnaround times will be the focus of the Voith stand, where visitors will be able to inspect the nose of an ICx trainset as well as energy absorbers, drive components and a new SA3 coupler, while learning more about the company’s servicing concepts. An ...

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    Hot springs at InnoTrans 2014


    CONTITECH: Air spring systems designed for use in extremely hot or cold conditions in Saudi Arabia and Kazakhstan will be showcased on the ContiTech stand. These will include the newly-developed K air spring designed to withstand temperatures as low as -50°C. ContiTech will also be presenting air actuators ...

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    Integrated infrastructure monitoring


    TERRA: In collaboration with PC-Soft, Terra will be showing how its scalable multi-sensor platform can be used to undertake the regular inspection of track and infrastructure needed to achieve an optimum maintenance management strategy. Measurements can be processed directly within the Zedas asset lifecycle management system, enabling the planning ...

  • DIHAG will be exhibiting a raw casting for a C-Akv automatic coupling.

    Castings on show at InnoTrans 2014


    DIHAG FOUNDRIES: The foundries comprising the DIHAG Holding group will be exhibiting a range of metal castings at InnoTrans 2014, with a focus on brake blocks. Euro-Rail will be presenting brake blocks for locomotives and wagons, while Eisenwerk Arnstadt will be exhibiting its Samson design for locomotives which uses ...

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    Customisable trams, predictive maintenance and local partnerships


    ALSTOM: The latest version of the Citadis tram family, two Coradia regional multiple-units, a freight locomotive, a predictive maintenance tool and the Atlas range of ERTMS technology will the highlights of Alstom’s indoor and outdoor presence at InnoTrans 2014. Alstom will reveal a version of its Citadis tram which it ...

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    Inspect the inspection services


    SGS: Experts from independent verification and validation company SGS will be on hand at InnoTrans 2014 to discuss the company's wide portfolio of rail services designed to help operators, infrastructure managers and financiers deliver projects and ensure the continued performance of their business. Services include certification of new and upgraded ...

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    Updated axle-counter to be launched at InnoTrans 2014


    FRAUSCHER: Austrian inductive sensor, wheel detection and axle-counting technology supplier Frauscher Sensortechnik is to unveil the second version of its FAdC axle-counter at InnoTrans 2014. The FAdC R2 incorporates new ideas based on customer feedback about the initial version, which was launched 2½ years ago and now accounts for more ...