Latest InnoTrans news – Page 5

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    High-performance digital interface


    HARTING: Data communications and connector specialist Harting has launched its first modular connector designed for the Category 7A transmission standard, adopted as the future standard for rail vehicle applications. Wi-fi and smarter passenger information systems, video surveillance and monitoring sensors are driving a rapid increase in the amount of data ...

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    Get a lift to the train


    PALFINGER: The lift supplier will be using InnoTrans 2018 to highlight the growing demand for wheelchair lifts in the rail sector as step-free access to trains becomes an increasingly important issue across the sector. Palfinger will be introducing its Trainlift TRV 1200, which has a lifting height of 1200 mm, ...

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    Cleaner components


    BVL OBERFLÄCHENTECHNIK: The Emsbüren-based company will showcase two component cleaning tools at InnoTrans 2018. BvL Pacific is intended for wheelset cleaning and can be installed in an inspection pit and connected to a local floorloader system. A bespoke nozzle provides even water application to the components even in difficult-to-reach parts ...

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    Ultra high-endurance rails


    EVRAZ: High-endurance rails aimed at railways with heavy freight travelling over long distances will be one of the key features of the Evraz presence at InnoTrans 2018. First offered to market last year, the high-endurance rail range now being introduced by the Russian steel producer is claimed to have a ...

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    Compact converter range on show at InnoTrans 2018


    AUTRONIC: The Sachsenheim-based electronics specialist will use InnoTrans 2018 to introduce its next generation of high-performance, convection-cooled 50W DC/DC converters. The AER50-W series has been designed specifically for use in railway applications and is intended to cope with harsh environments. With a compact quarter brick design, the small power supplies ...

  • The EP2002 3.0 braking control unit can now be supplied for main line trains as well as metro applications.

    Knorr-Bremse shows innovations across four stands at InnoTrans


    KNORR-BREMSE: The braking and services specialist will be using the motto ‘Systems, People, Connected’ to describe its presence at InnoTrans 2018, which will be located across four separate stands reflecting the various businesses within the group. Focusing on four core market drivers of ‘system connection, life-cycle efficiency, transportation capacity and ...

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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 ...

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    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 ...