Latest InnoTrans news – Page 10

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    DB announces Pesa Link firm order


    GERMANY: Unveiling the prototype Pesa Link diesel multiple-unit ordered under a framework agreement for 470 trainsets signed at the previous InnoTrans, on September 24 DB Board Member for Rail Technology Dr-Ing Heike Hanagarth announced an order for a further 26 trains. The deal was inked at a colourful ceremony by ...

  • Alstom Transport President Henri Poupart-Lafarge signed letters of intent with four German regional authorities to develop 'zero emission trains'.

    Fuel cells to power regional trainsets


    GERMANY: Alstom Transport hopes to have 40 fuel cell-powered regional trains in commercial service on regional lines in Germany by 2020 under an accord signed at the InnoTrans trade show in Berlin on September 24. Under the letters of intent signed between Alstom, the Länder of Niedersachsen, Nordrhein-Westfalen and Baden-Württemberg ...

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    Permanent magnet motors


    CHINA: CSR has developed permanent magnet traction motors for two applications. The TQ-600 synchronous motor has been used on a build of trains for the Shanghai – Kunming high speed line. Rated at 600 kW at a speed of 4 200 rev/min, the motor has a high power density of ...

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    Shinkansen simulator on show


    JAPAN: Opportunities to drive trains on the Shinkansen are rare, but visitors to InnoTrans are able to do just that on a driver training simulator on the JR East stand. Supplied by Ongakukan Co Ltd, the simulator offers a 4K technology screen with an accurate representation of driving an E5 ...

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    InnoTrans 2014: Tuesday


    InnoTrans 2014 opens.

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    InnoTrans 2014: Monday


    Monday is the day for exhibitors to set up their stands, before the show opens to visitors on Tuesday morning.

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    InnoTrans: The global gathering


    The world's railway industry meets at the InnoTrans rail technology exhibition in Berlin on September 23-26.

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    Exhibitors get ready for InnoTrans


    Photos of exhibits being prepared for InnoTrans 2014.

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    InnoTrans information at your fingertips


    INNOTRANS: As the only official international media partner for InnoTrans 2014, Railway Gazette is providing extensive coverage of the event. The September issue of Railway Gazette International contains the show preview as well as our show guide with floor plans for each hall and a full listing of the ...

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    InnoTrans rolling stock deliveries


    Exhibitors have begun delivering rolling stock to Berlin.

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    Feature articles in the September 2014 issue of Railway Gazette International


    Feature articles in the September 2014 issue of Railway Gazette International , the leading business journal for railway operators and suppliers, read in 140 countries. Subscribe to Railway Gazette International today. Comment A question of pricing power News Main Line Urban ...

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    Safety-critical SCADA on show at InnoTrans


    COPA-DATA: Visitors to the COPA-DATA stand will be able to see a demonstration of Zenon SCADA software for controlling power supplies and substations, railway traffic systems and equipment installed in tunnels. ‘With Zenon and Straton, operators of infrastructure can set up an integrated control solution for smart traffic systems, create ...

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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 ...