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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 ...

  • Plasser & Theurer will display a Unimat 09-4x4/4S E³ electro-diesel tamping machine in the outdoor area.

    Plasser looks to smarter maintenance of track machines


    PLASSER & THEURER: The Austrian infrastructure maintenance machine specialist will look to the broader needs of infrastructure managers and contractors at InnoTrans 2018, with two machines on display in the outdoor area. The EM100VT recording car features an inertial track geometry measurement system combined with a novel optical fixed-point ...

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    Speno highlights move into milling


    SPENO: Swiss infrastructure specialist Speno is targeting milling techniques for future growth because of the increasing recognition in the industry that track maintenance should be preventative rather than reactive. Infrastructure managers are increasingly looking for a milling tool capable of cuts of typically 0·2 mm to 0·4 mm metal removal. ...

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    InnoTrans 2018


    InnoTrans 2018 - THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY 18–21 SEPTEMBER BERLIN International Trade Fair for Transport Technology Innovative Components Vehicles Systems The world is growing together – and InnoTrans is growing along with it. As an international showcase and communication platform for the international ...

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    Pandrol focuses on four core specialisms at InnoTrans 2018


    PANDROL: Infrastructure component specialist Pandrol will be highlighting its four core specialisms at InnoTrans 2018: rail fastenings, aluminothermic welding, electrification, and equipment and control systems. The company will also be hosting ‘ask the expert’ sessions, where its technical specialists will be running short seminars on topical issues relating to ...

  • The latest developments in real-time passenger information, smartphone ticketing, on-board computers, vehicle tracking, integrated crew and vehicle planning and public transport business intelligence tools will be highlighted by Trapeze at InnoTrans 2018.

    Fly through the product range with the greatest of ease


    TRAPEZE: The latest developments in real-time passenger information, smartphone ticketing, on-board computers, vehicle tracking, integrated crew and vehicle planning and public transport business intelligence tools will be highlighted by Swiss company Trapeze. ComfoAccess is a check-in/be-out ticketing system for smartphone users. Before starting a trip they check-in to the app, ...

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    Rail approved cable glands at InnoTrans 2018


    CMP: Cable gland, cleat and accessory specialist CMP will be showcasing its range of rail-specific products, which have been supplied for high-profile projects including London’s Crossrail and metro lines in Dubai and Doha. TruSeal is the company’s new range of polymer cable glands to suit a variety of industrial applications. ...

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    Get connected with Era-Contact


    ERA-CONTACT: The latest features of Era-Contact’s Ethernet coupler will be presented at InnoTrans 2018. Era-Contact has worked with Frankfurt transport operator VGF to test the provision of a 1 000 MBit/sec ethernet connection between vehicles using the device which can be retrofitted without having to convert, modify or replace the ...

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    3D printing demonstration at InnoTrans 2018


    STRATASYS: A Fortus 450mc Production 3D printer will be running live on the Stratasys stand, demonstrating how the use of additive manufacturing to produce high-performance replacement parts on demand can accelerate product development cycles and overcome the limitations of traditional manufacturing for low-volume production. The Fortus 450mc uses robust engineering-grade ...

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    Wabtec highlights three core themes at InnoTrans 2018


    WABTEC: The multinational component specialist Wabtec has three core areas of focus at this year’s InnoTrans. These are: improving the passenger experience; comprehensive product life-cycle support; and ‘greener solutions’. Among the products on display in Berlin will be a sliding door system which includes an illuminated front seal and ...

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    Huber+Suhner communicates about connectivity


    HUBER+SUHNER: The electrical and optical component manufacturer Huber+Suhner will be on hand to talk all things connectivity at InnoTrans 2018. Recently launched products to be highlighted will include Sencity Rail Multi antenna, the company’s first 5G-ready antenna tailored to the rail industry’s particular vehicle-to-ground communications needs. Huber+Suhner will also ...

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    Premium rails for extended life and lower costs


    BRITISH STEEL: A range of high performance rail products designed to address industry needs for extended track life and reduced life-cycle costs will be displayed by British Steel. Amongst products on show will be the SF350 heat-treated rail offering high wear resistance with low residual stress to minimise the ...

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    Verify what’s new at Prover


    PROVER: A SIL-4 certified sign-off verification tool which can be used to automatically produce complete safety evidence for CENELEC EN50128 SIL 4 certification using Formal Verification will be highlighted by Prover, along with the Trident signalling design automation tool. The company will also be helping people learn more about two ...

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    Icon Multimedia signs up for data trends


    ICON MULTIMEDIA: A broad range of digital signage technology for the transport industry will be shown by Icon Multimedia, which will also be highlighting recent projects it has undertaken. The Deneva communication system for digital signs and passenger information systems currently drives more than 12 000 screens workldwide, and is ...

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    Virtually travel the world from InnoTrans with Bombardier Transportation


    BOMBARDIER TRANSPORTATION: A ‘highly interactive’ indoor stand will be the focus of Bombardier Transportation’s presence at InnoTrans 2018, with the company opting to focus on dialogue with visitors rather than displaying hardware. A virtual reality exhibit will take visitors on an immersive 360° experience of cities across the world, featuring ...

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    Mercitalia takes delivery of shunting locomotives


    ITALY: CZ Loko has delivered five EffiShunter 1000 shunting locomotives to Mercitalia Shunting & Terminal, which will deploy them at freight terminals in Milano, Ravenna and Livorno. The 100 km/h TSI-compliant four-axle single-cab locomotives have 895 kW Caterpillar C32 engines, AC-AC transmissions and a fire safety system. ‘This contract has ...

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    Vossloh locomotives on show at InnoTrans 2018


    VOSSLOH LOCOMOTIVES: An ‘advanced’ version of the Type DE18 four-axle diesel locomotive and an example of the three-axle Type G6 locomotive will be displayed by Vossloh Locomotives on the outdoor tracks at InnoTrans 2018. Vossloh expects to obtain approval during 2019 for the DE18 to use the KVB and TVM ...