Latest InnoTrans news – Page 4

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    Heavy haul Eurodual locomotive launched


    GERMANY: Open access operator Havellaendische Eisenbahn and rolling stock builder Stadler jointly presented one of Europe's most powerful freight locomotives at a ceremony in the outdoor display area at InnoTrans on September 18. The six-axle electro-diesel Eurodual locomotive is rated at up to 7 MW under electric power, and ...

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    Automated tram demonstrated in Potsdam


    GERMANY: Fully-automated driving of a conventional tram was successfully demonstrated by Potsdam transport operator ViP and Siemens Mobility on September 18 with a special test run for delegates to the InnoTrans trade fair in Berlin. Demonstrations are due to continue until September 21. Under the joint research and development project, ...

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    Stadler Pankow and Siemens Mobility present first Berlin S-Bahn trainset


    INNOTRANS: The first of the 106 trainsets which a consortium of Stadler Pankow and Siemens Mobility is building for the Berlin S-Bahn was officially presented to 'the world and the people of Berlin' at InnoTrans on September 18. The four-car set on show at the Berlin trade fair is the ...

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    StationOne launches online marketplace


    INNOTRANS: A new business to business online marketplace was launched at InnoTrans on September 18. Alstom subsidiary StationOne is looking to provide a common platform connecting rail industry vendors and operators throughout the world. The platform is designed as a way for vendors to promote their products and for ...

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    Rail market still growing, confirms UNIFE


    INNOTRANS: Steady growth in the demand for railway products and services can be expected for the next six years, according to the 2018 World Rail Market Study compiled for UNIFE by Roland Berger and launched by UNIFE Chair Sabrina Soussan at InnoTrans on September 18. The seventh biennial study ...

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    Turkish hybrid shunter on show


    INNOTRANS: Turkish national freight operator TCDD Tasımacılık is to take delivery of up to 11 diesel-battery hybrid shunting locomotives if deployment of a prototype developed by Aselsan and Tülomsaş proves successful. The two companies used the InnoTrans trade show in Berlin to introduce the hybrid loco, which has been ...

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    Cetrovo takes centre stage


    CRRC: Hailed as the world’s first carbon-bodied metro vehicle in the world, CRRC’s Cetrovo metro car prototype was formally unveiled at InnoTrans on September 18. CRRC says the Sifang-built vehicle will pave the way for the third generation of Chinese metro trainsets. These will be needed to operate new lines ...

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    Battery powered mobile train washer launched


    INNOTRANS: Italian company Bitimec has launched a battery-powered version of its SEP1000 train washing machine. The use of a 200 Ah lithium battery rather than a diesel engine makes the machine cleaner and quieter, and the absence of exhaust emissions means the SEP1000LH can be used inside depots. The machine ...

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    Records fall as InnoTrans grows again


    INNOTRANS: The 12th InnoTrans trade fair opening in Berlin on September 18 will be ‘more concentrated, more innovative and more informative’ than ever, according to Chief Executive of Messe Berlin Dr Christian Göke. Speaking at the pre-opening International Press Circle, he said this year’s show had attracted a 3 062 ...

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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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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, ...