Latest InnoTrans news – Page 10

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    Ermewa to install Amsted telematics


    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


    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


    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 ...

  • The Messe Berlin venue has more than 3 km of outdoor tracks for rail vehicles to be displayed.

    InnoTrans 2018: the rail industry meets in Berlin


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

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    Ethernet switches for rail infrastructure


    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


    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


    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. ...

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    Battery-powered Desiro ML Cityjet Eco unveiled


    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


    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.

    Lights show the way


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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 ...

  • The EP2002 3.0 braking control unit can now be supplied for main line trains as well as metro applications.

    Knorr-Bremse shows innovations across four stands at InnoTrans


    KNORR-BREMSE: The braking and services specialist will be using the motto ‘Systems, People, Connected’ to describe its presence at InnoTrans 2018, which will be located across four separate stands reflecting the various businesses within the group. Focusing on four core market drivers of ‘system connection, life-cycle efficiency, transportation capacity and ...

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    Train cleaning equipment on show at InnoTrans 2018


    VOGELSANG: The TUnit for the environmentally friendly and hygienic supply of drinking water to trains and the vacuum disposal of waste water will be presented by Vogelsang at InnoTrans 2018. The TUnit SP variant is a compact, single-station system equipped with a VX series rotary lobe pump which is particularly ...

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    NS to run a fast train to InnoTrans


    EUROPE: Dutch national passenger operator NS is to run a one-off fast inter-city service from Amsterdam to Berlin on September 17, to demonstrate how journey times between the cities could be reduced. The train will take passengers including NS CEO Roger van Boxtel to the German capital ahead of the ...

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    Stage V engine development on show at InnoTrans 2018


    VOITH: The development of a horizontal diesel engine for rail applications offering up to 23% more power than comparable engines while meeting the Stage V exhaust standards coming into force in 2021 will be highlighted by Voith at InnoTrans 2018. Derived from construction machine engines, the six cylinder engine would ...

  • On show will be a glass-reinforced plastic electrification mast of the type which is being tested on the Belgian coastal tramway.

    Get plugged in to the latest in electrification


    POWERLINES: ‘InnoTrans is the highlight for our industry and a unique opportunity to meet customers and business partners in person in an incomparable surrounding’, says Gerhard Ehringer, CEO of railway and urban rail electrification system supplier Powerlines. At InnoTrans 2018 the company will be presenting its entire portfolio, which runs ...