Latest InnoTrans news – Page 10

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    Roller bearings for 40 tonne axleloads


    SKF: A compact tapered roller bearing unit for 45 tonne axleload wagons will be launched by SKF at InnoTrans 2014. The CTBU was developed as a result of requests from operators seeking to move heavier loads without lengthening trains. ‘The SKF CTBU is the only heavy haul bearing ...

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    Electrical measurement tools at InnoTrans


    LEM: Electrical measuring technology supplier LEM will highlight its 42 years of experience in reducing the size, weight and cost of equipment, while maintaining performance requirements. A range of products will be on show at InnoTrans 2014, including an EM4TII on-board energy meter for both DC and AC vehicles, control ...

  • Pennant has produced a prototype virtual reality Goods Yard Shunter Trainer.

    Jump into a virtual world


    TRAINING: Pennant has produced a prototype Goods Yard Shunter Trainer by combining virtual reality goggles with computer simulation technology originally developed for training military parachutists. Simulation is an established tool for driver training, says John Churchman, Senior Business Development Manager, but 'we now have the ability to place an individual ...

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    Track recording, tamping, transport and training


    PLASSER & THEURER: The GMTZ self-propelled track recording car for DB Netz will on show on the outdoor tracks at InnoTrans, along with a Unimat 09-4x4/4S universal tamper. The 140 km/h GMTZ offers an interior height of 2 000 mm while still fitting within the restricted clearances of the Berlin ...

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    Diesel-resistant sleeves in various colours


    BRADY: Durable diesel-resistant wire identification sleeves for rolling stock applications will be displayed at InnoTrans by Brady. Available in various colours and supplied on rolls which enable double-sided printing, the sleeves are designed to maintain their integrity while exposed to organic fluids, oils and high temperatures. The ...

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    GreenTech shunter on show at InnoTrans


    VOLLERT: The new GreenTech automated shunter is designed for use at industrial terminals. Its 180 kW diesel-electric drive continually adapts to the power required to minimise fuel consumption and emissions. It features a water-cooled, six-cylinder in-line engine with turbocharger, charge-air cooling and external exhaust gas recirculation, compliant with EU Stage ...

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    Connect with a RockStar at InnoTrans


    WEIDMÜLLER: The RockStar HighPower connector will be displayed at InnoTrans by Weidmüller. Specially designed for inter-vehicle cables carrying up to 55 A and 1 500 V, the three and four-pin high-current connectors have a compact dustproof and waterproof impact-resistant design with maintenance-free crimp connections.

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    GE highlights locomotives, signalling and data at InnoTrans


    GE TRANSPORTATION: Locomotives, signalling and the RailConnect 360 data platform will at the heart of GE Transportation’s presence at InnoTrans. There will the opportunity to take a close look at a PowerHaul diesel locomotive on the outdoor tracks, while indoors there will be information on heavy-haul Evolution Series ...

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    Young Rail Professionals from across the world to meet in Berlin


    YRP: Building on the success of its presence at the last two InnoTrans events, the UK’s Young Rail Professionals will be holding an evening drinks reception at the Railway Gazette stand on September 25. The reception will provide a networking opportunity for young railway professionals from all over ...

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    Planning for obsolescence management


    MOXA: At InnoTrans Moxa will highlight how the in-house development of CPUs for its ToughNet series of ethernet switches will ensure long-term availability, which in turn will assist rolling stock refurbishment contractors with obsolescence management. ToughNet supports Moxa’s new Dynamic Ring Coupling. This enables fast automated reconfiguration when trains are ...

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    Making better rails


    VOESTALPINE SCHIENEN: Under the slogan ‘good is good, but better carries it’, Voestalpine Schienen will showcase the latest developments in the world of rail steels. Its heat-treated grade 400 UHC HSH hypereutectoid steel combines hardness with a resistance to rolling contact fatigue and corrugation. Voestalpine says the steel can double ...

  • Linsinger SF02T-FS rail milling train.

    Compact rail miller to be unveiled at InnoTrans


    LINSINGER: The Austrian railhead profiling specialist will be unveiling its latest compact SF02T-FS rail milling train at InnoTrans 2014. This is one of a pair that the company is due to deliver to Hong Kong’s MTR Corp in the spring of 2015. The small-profile SF02T-FS has been designed for use ...

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    Battery water filling station


    ENAG: The PRC water filling station has been developed by ENAG to top up Ni-Cd batteries with demineralised water. It is fully automatic to ensure the operator’s safety, and it can be used to fill all the cells in a Ni-Cd battery in one operation, or for traditional element-by-element ...

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    Trams, trains and locomotives from Škoda


    ŠKODA: Central and southeastern European orders will be the focus of Škoda Transportation’s displays at InnoTrans 2014. The outdoor display will include a ForCity Classic 28T tram for Konya. The first of these entered passenger service in the Turkish city earlier this year, and most of the remaining 59 ...

  • A TME3 diesel shunting locomotive developed by CZ Loko and assembled at Belarus Railways’ Lida workshops will be on show at InnoTrans 2014.

    TME3 shunter on show in Berlin


    CZ LOKO: A TME3 diesel shunting locomotive developed by Czech manufacturer CZ Loko based on its Effishunter design and assembled at Belarus Railways’ Lida workshops will be exhibited for the first time at InnoTrans 2014. Belarus Railways placed a €20m order for 20 of the 1 520 mm gauge TME3 ...

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    More than passenger information


    RUF GROUP: ‘More than passenger information’ will be the motto of the Ruf Group’s stand at InnoTrans. The Swiss company will be presenting its VisiWeb data transfer technology which can be used for both passenger information and safety applications. Visitors will be able to see examples of the real-time exchange ...

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    Euro VI Unimog road-rail vehicle on show


    MERCEDES-BENZ: The Unimog U 423 road-rail vehicle which will be on show at InnoTrans 2014 meets Euro VI exhaust emission standards and has a redesigned cab. The large windows gives an unobstructed view, with the wipers now positioned above the windscreen. The driver’s instrument cluster has been redesigned with ...

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    Get better connections with Huawei


    HUAWEI: A wide range of advanced rail transport information and communications technology will be showcased by Huawei, including GSM-R, eLTE and Cloud computing. Huawei will explain how it can already undertake a smooth evolution of communication systems from GSM-R to LTE, how cloud computing is being applied by customers around ...

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    Bombardier highlights capacity, efficiency and urban flow at InnoTrans 2014


    BOMBARDIER: Capacity, efficiency and urban flow are the key themes for Bombardier Transportation’s ‘biggest and best exhibition yet’. ‘Capacity’ exhibits will highlight rolling stock with flexible interiors designed for moving more people in greater comfort. Two double-deck EMUs will be on display, an Omneo (Régio2N) for SNCF, and the inter-city ...

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    Braking things worldwide


    DAKO-CZ: Czech firm DAKO-CZ will be highlighting the worldwide usage of its products, with vehicles equipped with its braking systems now operating in Europe, Algeria, Malaysia, Indonesia and China. Stadler Minsk incorporated a DAKO-CZ hydraulic braking system into its prototype tram, which will be on show at InnoTrans, and DAKO-CZ ...