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    Rail Business UK

    Rail innovation cluster launched by the University of Birmingham

    2022-09-23T12:32:00Z

    UK: A BCRRE Rail Innovation Cluster to support businesses looking to deliver to deliver greater value and innovation into the rail supply sector has been announced by the University of Birmingham’s Centre for Railway Research & Education during InnoTrans. Building on BCRRE’s many years of experience ...

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    Battery Flirt answers Schleswig-Holstein’s decarbonisation question

    2022-09-23T10:02:00Z

    GERMANY: Having decided to replace the diesel multiple-units currently used on non-electrified routes in the far north of Germany, the Land of Schleswig-Holstein called tenders for the supply of a fleet of zero-emission trains, leaving the choice of technology to bidders. Stadler proposed its Flirt Akku ...

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    Metro Report International

    Warsolino tram beats energy efficiency targets

    2022-09-23T09:57:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Hyundai Rotem is showing one the 123 Warsolino low-floor trams ordered for Warsazwa in what operator Tramwaje Warszawskie said was the largest tram contract ever signed in Poland. The contract signed in June 2019 included a base order for 85 bidirectional and 18 unidirectional trams ...

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    DB accepts ‘Hulk’ hybrid 09 tamper

    2022-09-23T09:46:00Z

    GERMANY: DB Bahnbau Gruppe named its latest track maintenance machine ‘Hulk’ at a joint ceremony with supplier Plasser & Theurer in the outdoor arena at InnoTrans on September 20.

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    Gauge-convertible articulated pocket wagon for Iberia

    2022-09-23T09:43:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Tatravagónka and Swiss company Ferriere Cattaneo have developed a six-axle TEN GE articulated pocket wagon for the transport of semi‑trailers, swap bodies and containers. The wagon is equipped with hooks for lifting the bogie frame in order to swap between 1 435 mm and Iberian ...

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    Metro Report International

    ‘Most modern and innovative tram in Germany’ unveiled

    2022-09-23T09:35:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Launch customer HEAG Mobilo of Darmstadt has unveiled the first TINA tram, which Stadler has designed from scratch as its next generation of light rail vehicle. Speaking at the unveiling at InnoTrans, head of HEAG Mobilo Ann-Kristina Natus said buying a ...

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    Metro Report International

    Timișoara tram battery offers 70 km of off-wire operation

    2022-09-23T08:22:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Turkish manufacturer Bozankaya is showing one of its custom designed trams for Timișoara, the first trams to be built new for the Romanian city in 50 years. They include a battery able to provide power for 70 km of off-wire operation, ...

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    InnoTrans 2022 - live news from day 4

    2022-09-23T07:00:00Z

    Railway Gazette International brings you the latest rail industry news from day four of InnoTrans 2022, on Friday September 23.

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    Competitive Freight Wagon aims to boost rail freight

    2022-09-22T11:40:00Z

    INNOTRANS: On show in Berlin is a prototype four-wheeled intermodal wagon intended to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of rail freight. Developed by the German aerospace research centre DLR with the support from national railway industry association VDB and various industrial partners, the Competitive Freight Wagon ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Merseyrail Class 777 battery IPEMU on show at InnoTrans

    2022-09-22T11:01:00Z

    INNOTRANS: On show in Berlin is one of the seven battery-equipped independently powered electric multiple-units which Stadler is supplying as part of an order for a total of 53 custom-designed Class 777 EMUs for use on the Merseyrail network around Liverpool. The 53 ...

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    Wagon for military vehicles and other heavy loads

    2022-09-22T10:38:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Tatravagónka’s Sagmms 490 six-axle flat wagon has a capacity of 101 tonnes for the transport of heavy tracked and wheeled military vehicles, as well as industrial cargos such as semi‑finished steel, rolled profiles, rail, bars, pipes and plates, or 20 ft and 40 ft ISO ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Government is committed to supporting rail exports, UK suppliers told at InnoTrans

    2022-09-22T09:31:00Z

    UK: More than 120 British suppliers are present at the world’s largest rail industry trade fair, which is being held in Berlin this week.

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    Etihad Rail signs agreements with Alstom, SNCF, Progress Rail and Thales

    2022-09-22T08:51:00Z

    UAE: Etihad Rail has signed memoranda of understanding with SNCF International, Alstom, Progress Rail and Thales at InnoTrans, aiming to support economic development by driving the growth of the rail industry in the UAE and the region.

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    Rail Business UK

    Zonegreen presents Depot Personnel Protection System at InnoTrans

    2022-09-22T05:00:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Sheffield-based Zonegreen is showcasing its flagship Depot Personnel Protection System in the the British Pavilion in Hall 2.2 at InnoTrans.

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    InnoTrans 2022 - live news from day 3

    2022-09-22T05:00:00Z

    Railway Gazette International brings you the latest rail industry news from day three of InnoTrans 2022, on Thursday September 22.

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    California is not just dreaming of hydrogen trains

    2022-09-21T15:45:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Stadler has unveiled the first hydrogen fuel cell powered version of its Flirt multiple-unit family, which is to be used on commuter services in California, and has signed a memorandum of understanding to supply up to 25 more to the state. Stadler said the development ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Muirhead shows ‘lightest leather on two tracks’

    2022-09-21T15:00:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Scottish leather supplier Muirhead is showcasing its ‘low-carbon, reduced-weight, full substance’ LightCore leather for passenger vehicles. The tanning process produces a leather which Muirhead says is up to 33% lighter than standard leather without sacrificing thickness or strength. It is also available with ActiveHygiene, which ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Flexicon highlights fire performance, security and ingress protection

    2022-09-21T14:55:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Flexible conduit manufacturer Flexicon is showcasing rail industry cable protection systems designed to prioritise fire performance, system security and ingress protection. On show at Hall 2.2 stand 230 and featured on the Railway Industry Association pavilion is the Birmingham-based company’s new FPIHRL heavy-weight nylon flexible ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Welsh tri-mode multiple-unit on show in Berlin

    2022-09-21T13:46:00Z

    INNOTRANS: One of the tri-mode Flirt UK multiple-units capable of operation on diesel, 25 kV 50 Hz electric and battery power which Stadler is supplying to Transport for Wales is on show at the InnoTrans trade fair, ahead of entry into service later this year. ...

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    Lumberjacks OK with timber wagon

    2022-09-21T13:17:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Tatravagónka drew on Salzburger Eisenbahn Transportlogistik GmbH’s long experience of timber traffic in its development of the Snps wagon, which is designed with rough load handing in mind. The wagon is designed to offer optimal loading of 3, 4 or 5 m ...