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  • Linsinger hydrogen machine IAF

    Hydrogen-powered milling machine ready for testing


    INTERNATIONAL: Linsinger says its hydrogen fuel cell powered rail milling machine is attracting interest from urban rail operators around the world, as its prepares to trial the vehicle on two European metros during July and August. Speaking at the IAF trade show in Germany on June ...

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    Digital Railway Solutions Alliance launched to enhance rail efficiency


    INTERNATIONAL: A partnership of 15 track, digital services and rail infrastructure specialists has been established to create what the members call an ‘open innovation ecosystem’ to enhance the efficiency and safety of railways globally. Branded as the Digital Railway Solutions Alliance, the partnership was formally launched at ...

  • DB Netz Chairman Frank Sennhenn

    DB Netz targets faster project approval and digital capacity boost


    GERMANY: DB Netz Chairman Frank Sennhenn says the infrastructure manager is targeting a 30% gain in capacity on existing lines ‘depending on the exact traffic mix’ from digitalisation including traffic management, automation and the roll-out of ERTMS. Speaking at the opening of the IAF track technology ...

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    Focus on Poland as IAF track technology shows opens its doors


    INTERNATIONAL: More than 120 exhibitors from 60 countries have been confirmed as taking part in the 28th International Exhibition of Track Technology at Münster in northwest Germany from May 31 to June 2.

  • Unimat 09-8x44S BR Dynamic E3-1

    Integrated track machine reflects trends in infrastructure maintenance


    GERMANY: Plasser & Theurer is to present its Unimat 09-8x4/4S BR Dynamic E³ combined track machine at the IAF trade show in Münster on May 31-June 2.

  • Railcare battery MPV

    Battery maintenance machines under development to meet sustainability targets


    SWEDEN: Contractor Railcare is developing additional battery-powered maintenance vehicles as part of its ambitions to be ‘a front runner within the industry’ for sustainability and meet its target of reducing CO2 emissions from operations by 40% by 2025.

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    Pandrol to demonstrate fastening and welding innovations at IAF


    GERMANY: At the IAF trade show in Münster at the end of May, Pandrol will host an outdoor display area on stand A-100 where it will be displaying and demonstrating a range of products along a 50 m section of track.

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    Plasser emphasises services and customer support at IAF


    GERMANY: Plasser & Theurer’s presence at the IAF infrastructure construction and maintenance trade fair on May 31-June 2 will be encapsulated by the theme ‘future track technology — NOW’. Among the developments being highlighted in Münster by the Austrian track machine specialist will be the addition of Mauritius as its 110th export market.

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    Three Ds in focus at Robel’s IAF display


    GERMANY: Maintenance vehicle and small plant specialist Robel Bahnbaumaschinen will be highlighting technology to address three key megatrends at this year’s IAF infrastructure and maintenance show in Münster: decarbonisation; digitisation and demographics.

  • Speno IAF Chariot5

    Speno International to show latest rail grinding trolley at IAF


    GERMANY: Speno International will be exhibiting its latest generation of rail grinding trolley at this year’s IAF railway infrastructure maintenance trade fair in Münster. The trolley features an increased capacity for collecting grinding debris while ensuring a high output. The company will also be highlighting the ...

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    DB Netz Chair to open IAF track technology show


    GERMANY: The VDEI association of German railway engineers has announced that Frank Sennhenn, Chairman of the management board of infrastructure manager DB Netz, will officially open the 28th IAF international exhibition of track technology in Münster on May 31 and give the keynote speech. ‘We welcome ...

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    IAF track technology fair to go ahead in 2022


    The German Railway Engineers’ Association VDEI confirmed on October 23 that the 28th IAF International Exhibition of Track Technology will still take place in Münster on May 31 to June 2 2022 as planned.

  • IAF International Exhibition for Track Technology

    IAF track technology trade fair moved to 2022


    GERMANY:·The VDEI professional association of German railway engineers has postponed its 28th IAF International Exhibition for Track Technology from May 2021 until 2022. The event in the city of Münster will now be held from May 31 to June 2 2022. VDEI said ...

  • Events

    International Exhibition for Track Technology IAF

    31 May  - 2 June
    Munster, Germany