Latest InnoTrans news – Page 13

  • Siemens unveiled its Velaro Novo concept for the next generation of high speed train.

    Siemens reveals Velaro Novo 360 km/h train concept


    GERMANY: Siemens unveiled its Velaro Novo concept for the next generation of high speed train on June 13, saying the first sets could be in service in 2023. The 8 MW Velaro Novo is designed for operating speeds of between 250 and 360 km/h, and would set ‘new ...

  • Deutsche Bahn will be presenting its Ideenzug train interior design concepts at InnoTrans 2018.

    Ideenzug concept aims to inspire at InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: Deutsche Bahn will be presenting its Ideenzug train interior design concepts at InnoTrans 2018. ‘With our new innovative train and all-new compartment designs we aim to offer public transport customers an entirely new travel experience’, explains Prof Dr Sabina Jeschke, DB management board member for Technology & Digitalisation. ...

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    Dubai to present ‘intelligent, futuristic’ plans at InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: Participating in InnoTrans 2018 will provide Dubai’s Road & Transport Authority with a great opportunity to meet with railway suppliers and to share know-how regarding rail and other transport systems, believes Mattar Al Tayer, Director General & Chairman of the RTA board. RTA will be using InnoTrans to showcase ...

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    Five new exhibitors on the Sachsen stand at InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: There will be 24 exhibitors from Sachsen showcasing their innovations at the combined 'Saxony Live' presence in hall 7.2b, which is being organised by business promotion agency Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen on behalf of the Land’s Ministry for Economic Affairs, Labour & Transport. Among the newcomers at InnoTrans 2018 will be ...

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    Record number of exhibitors from Berlin-Brandenburg at InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: Almost 70 companies from Berlin and Brandenburg will be joining forces to exhibit at InnoTrans 2018 with their dedicated regional area of the City Cube hall covering more than 1 000 m2. The exhibitors will include 17 companies who will be joining the Berlin-Brandenburg regional display for the first ...

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    Buses as well as trains at InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: The outdoor bus display at InnoTrans 2018 will focus on the switch to electric vehicles, with a 500 m long demonstration track as well as the static display of vehicles. Alstom will be displaying its Aptis electric bus. Finnish company Linkker will present the lightweight Linkker 12+, which has ...

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    REMSA to sponsor two students to attend InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: The US Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association is to offer two students the chance to attend InnoTrans 2018 in Berlin on September 18-21. The selected students would participate in the InnoTrans Career Award, which is designed to ‘spark the interest’ of future generations to pursue opportunities in the rail and ...

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    Swissrail predicts hectic activity at InnoTrans 2018


    SWISSRAIL: Switzerland’s rail industry association Swissrail will bring together 46 of its more than 100 member companies on more than 1 000 m2 of display space spread across two stands in the Railway Technology and Railway Infrastructure areas of InnoTrans 2018. ‘We are expecting a record number of visitors and, ...

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    UNIFE prepares InnoTrans 2018 speaking programme


    UNIFE: European railway supply industry association UNIFE will be representing 14 national associations and 95 direct member companies at InnoTrans 2018. ‘We are currently preparing an interesting four-day speaking programme on European initiatives such as Shift2Rail, investment and financing planning for 2030, the implementation of the technical pillar of the ...

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    InnoTrans 2018 welcomes 23 trade associations


    INNOTRANS: A total of 23 national and international trade associations from countries including Australia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Japan, Romania, Sweden, the UK and USA will be presenting their members’ capabilities at InnoTrans 2018. Many of these bodies are currently handling the organisational arrangements for stands and travel to the ...

  • The Japan Overseas Railway System Association’s Japan Hall is now a regular feature of the InnoTrans trade fair.

    All aspects of Japanese rail technology in one place


    JORSA: The Japan Overseas Railway System Association’s Japan Hall is now a regular feature of the InnoTrans trade fair, and this year it will bring together 13 member firms to occupy the whole of Hall 7.2a. ‘Our members include suppliers, operators and institutes, enabling us to present all aspects of ...

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    InnoTrans 2018 hackathon announced


    INNOTRANS: The first InnoTrans hackathon will be held at this year’s event, when Hack Partners will bring together 80 innovators from around the world for a four-day competition focusing on the future of rolling stock, improving customer experience and tackling operational challenges. The hackathon will be launched at Messe Berlin’s ...

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    Clean up at InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: Toilet waste disposal systems, washing facilities and train interior and exterior cleaning, care and disinfectant products will be on show in Hall 7.2 at InnoTrans 2018. Italian company Bitimec has booked almost twice as much floor space as it did in 2016, while Garrandale Rail from the UK, TEIJO ...

  • Adaptable Carriage enables train seats to be automatically folded and slid out of the way.

    'Tomorrow’s Trains Today' funding announced


    UK: The winners of £3·5m of government funding under the ‘First of a Kind: Demonstrating Tomorrow’s Trains Today’ innovation programme were announced by Transport Minister Jo Johnson on February 12. T The FOAK competition is part of the Department for Transport’s wider Accelerating Innovation in Rail scheme. The first ‘challenge’ ...

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    Knorr-Bremse to address industry challenges at ‘key’ InnoTrans 2018 trade fair


    INNOTRANS: Knorr-Bremse sees InnoTrans 2018 and German motor vehicle show IAA as its ‘key’ trade fairs this year, the rolling stock and commercial vehicle braking and subsystem supplier said when announcing its preliminary results for 2017 on February 7. The company will be using the two trade fairs to showcase ...

  • REMSA is to host a USA Pavilion at InnoTrans 2018.

    REMSA to host USA Pavilion at 'must-visit' InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association will once again host a USA Pavilion at InnoTrans 2018, providing US exhibitors with a turnkey service designed to ‘drastically simplify’ the process of exhibiting at an international trade fair. ‘The exclusive USA Pavilion provides a tremendous opportunity for US-based railway supply companies and ...

  • InnoTrans is the world's largest rail and electro-mobility trade show, and takes place every other September.

    Demand outstrips exhibition space ahead of Berlin show


    INNOTRANS: Demand for space at this year’s InnoTrans exhibition was outstripping supply ‘to an unprecedented extent’, Organiser Messe Berlin announced on January 17. The trade show, which takes place on September 18-21, has already seen more than 100 more ‘main exhibitors’ register compared to the previous event, Messe Berlin reported. ...

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    Shift2Rail updates its action plan


    EUROPE: The latest Multi-Annual Action Plan for the Shift2Rail research programme was formally presented to EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc in Tallinn on November 9, as part of the Commission’s Digital Transport Days event. Recently adopted by the joint undertaking’s management board, the ‘Part A’ Executive View of the MAAP ...

  • The Railway Tunnel Construction area has become a distinct part of the InnoTrans trade fair.

    Tunnel technology at InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: The Railway Tunnel Construction area has become a distinct part of the InnoTrans trade fair, and at InnoTrans 2018 companies will be highlighting their latest construction projects as well as technology for the maintenance of existing tunnels. Companies which have already registered to attend include Talleres Zitrón from Spain ...

  • Messe Berlin reports that bookings for InnoTrans 2018 are 25% higher than comparative figures for the last event.

    New hall to meet record demand for space at InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: With the registration deadline for InnoTrans 2018 approaching and a year to go before the event, organiser Messe Berlin reports that bookings are 25% higher than comparative figures for the last event, when 2 955 exhibitors from 60 countries displayed their products and services to 137 391 trade visitors ...