All InnoTrans articles – Page 3

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    Turkish hybrid shunter on show

    2018-09-18T13:20:01Z

    INNOTRANS: Turkish national freight operator TCDD Tasımacılık is to take delivery of up to 11 diesel-battery hybrid shunting locomotives if deployment of a prototype developed by Aselsan and Tülomsaş proves successful. The two companies used the InnoTrans trade show in Berlin to introduce the hybrid loco, which has been ...

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    Cetrovo takes centre stage

    2018-09-18T13:10:47Z

    CRRC: Hailed as the world’s first carbon-bodied metro vehicle in the world, CRRC’s Cetrovo metro car prototype was formally unveiled at InnoTrans on September 18. CRRC says the Sifang-built vehicle will pave the way for the third generation of Chinese metro trainsets. These will be needed to operate new lines ...

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    Battery powered mobile train washer launched

    2018-09-18T11:28:37Z

    INNOTRANS: Italian company Bitimec has launched a battery-powered version of its SEP1000 train washing machine. The use of a 200 Ah lithium battery rather than a diesel engine makes the machine cleaner and quieter, and the absence of exhaust emissions means the SEP1000LH can be used inside depots. The machine ...

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  • Messe Berlin CEO Christian Göke was joined for the launch of InnoTrans 2018 by representatives from German and international industry associations.
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    Records fall as InnoTrans grows again

    2018-09-17T13:24:18Z

    INNOTRANS: The 12th InnoTrans trade fair opening in Berlin on September 18 will be ‘more concentrated, more innovative and more informative’ than ever, according to Chief Executive of Messe Berlin Dr Christian Göke. Speaking at the pre-opening International Press Circle, he said this year’s show had attracted a 3 062 ...

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    Ermewa to install Amsted telematics

    2018-09-16T18:25:40Z

    EUROPE: International wagon and tank container leasing group Ermewa has started installing the Amsted Digital Solutions telematics platform across much of its fleet, the two companies announced ahead of the InnoTrans 2018 trade fair in Berlin. With more than 40 000 assets, Ermewa was looking for comprehensive, end-to-end ...

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    Integrated defect alert system deployed in Slovenia

    2018-09-16T06:00:00Z

    SLOVENIA: An Incident-Response Management system which Iskratel has implemented for Slovenian Railways detected four cases of overheated wheels resulting from locked brakes in its first month of operation. Developed from a proof-of-concept exhibited at InnoTrans 2016 and due to be on show as a commercial product at InnoTrans 2018, the ...

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    CRRC to display hybrid loco and carbon fibre metro car at InnoTrans

    2018-09-14T11:10:00Z

    CRRC: Chinese rolling stock manufacturer CRRC will be exhibiting two vehicles on the outdoor display at InnoTrans 2018. CRRC Zhuzhou is bringing a hybrid shunting locomotive developed for Deutsche Bahn, which ordered four of the vehicles earlier this year. The 750 kW TSI-compliant AZLok locomotives will be able to ...

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    InnoTrans 2018: the rail industry meets in Berlin

    2018-09-14T07:00:00Z

    The world’s largest rail trade fair returns to Berlin on September 18-21

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    Ethernet switches for rail infrastructure

    2018-09-13T05:00:00Z

    MICROSENS: On the Euromicron group stand at InnoTrans 2018 Microsens will be showing its high-availability, robust and intelligent gigabit ethernet switches. These are designed with high electromagnetic immunity and vibration resistance, making them suitable for use in transport infrastructure applications such as CCTV and real-time data transmission.

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    Continental sensor concept at InnoTrans 2018

    2018-09-12T05:00:00Z

    CONTINENTAL: A concept for a new type of sensor for applications such as passenger counting or detecting the presence of people in train doors will be presented by Continental at InnoTrans 2018. It is based on an extremely robust material that can withstand the harshest environmental conditions with temperatures of ...

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    Mechan jacks up its InnoTrans presence

    2018-09-11T05:00:00Z

    MECHAN: Depot equipment specialist Mechan will have its largest stand to date at InnoTrans 2018, including a fully working version of its flagship lifting jacks. The company has selected a bigger and more prominent location in the UK Pavilion this year, following its busiest exhibition ever at the 2016 event. ...

  • The Desiro ML Cityjet Eco has been produced using a series-built version of the Desiro ML EMUs which Siemens is supplying to ÖBB.
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    Battery-powered Desiro ML Cityjet Eco unveiled

    2018-09-10T13:27:13Z

    AUSTRIA: An electric multiple-unit equipped with a prototype electric-battery hybrid drive system designed to enable through running onto non-electrified lines was unveiled by Siemens and Austrian Federal Railways in Wien on September 10. The Desiro ML Cityjet Eco has been produced using a series-built version of the Desiro ML EMUs ...

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    Get on the right lines with Rail.One

    2018-09-10T05:00:00Z

    RAIL.ONE: Interdisciplinary teams and international experience will be highlighted by track technology supplier Rail.One at InnoTrans 2018. Structural flexibility and noise protection are important for urban rail applications, while long-distance and freight railways require products offering ease of installation, reliability and minimal maintenance. ‘We will be presenting our visitors ...

  • TSL-Escha’s range of internal and exterior lights for urban rail vehicles will be on show at InnoTrans 2018.
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    Lights show the way

    2018-09-07T05:00:00Z

    TSL-ESCHA: Internal lights for trams and LRVs will be the focus of the TSL-Escha stand at InnoTrans 2018, where the company will be showing the VL55 lighting assembly. Intended to be fitted at ceiling level above the doors, it combines the internal lighting function and visual warning of door closure, ...

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    High-performance digital interface

    2018-09-06T09:19:26Z

    HARTING: Data communications and connector specialist Harting has launched its first modular connector designed for the Category 7A transmission standard, adopted as the future standard for rail vehicle applications. Wi-fi and smarter passenger information systems, video surveillance and monitoring sensors are driving a rapid increase in the amount of data ...

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    Get a lift to the train

    2018-09-06T05:00:00Z

    PALFINGER: The lift supplier will be using InnoTrans 2018 to highlight the growing demand for wheelchair lifts in the rail sector as step-free access to trains becomes an increasingly important issue across the sector. Palfinger will be introducing its Trainlift TRV 1200, which has a lifting height of 1200 mm, ...

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    Cleaner components

    2018-09-05T05:00:00Z

    BVL OBERFLÄCHENTECHNIK: The Emsbüren-based company will showcase two component cleaning tools at InnoTrans 2018. BvL Pacific is intended for wheelset cleaning and can be installed in an inspection pit and connected to a local floorloader system. A bespoke nozzle provides even water application to the components even in difficult-to-reach parts ...

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    Ultra high-endurance rails

    2018-09-04T05:00:00Z

    EVRAZ: High-endurance rails aimed at railways with heavy freight travelling over long distances will be one of the key features of the Evraz presence at InnoTrans 2018. First offered to market last year, the high-endurance rail range now being introduced by the Russian steel producer is claimed to have a ...

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    Compact converter range on show at InnoTrans 2018

    2018-09-03T05:00:00Z

    AUTRONIC: The Sachsenheim-based electronics specialist will use InnoTrans 2018 to introduce its next generation of high-performance, convection-cooled 50W DC/DC converters. The AER50-W series has been designed specifically for use in railway applications and is intended to cope with harsh environments. With a compact quarter brick design, the small power supplies ...