Latest InnoTrans news – Page 6

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    ARA to lead delegation from down under at InnoTrans


    INNOTRANS: The Australasian Railway Association is to lead an Australian rail industry delegation to InnoTrans 2022. As at previous InnoTrans events, the ARA will have a stand at the exhibition and will host social events, with participation and use of the general section of the stand ...

  • Siemens Mobility Mireo Plus H roll-out

    Mireo Plus H hydrogen multiple-unit is ‘another step towards phasing out diesel’, says DB


    GERMANY: There will be a need for between 1 700 and 2 500 trains with alternative traction systems by 2038, the Federal Ministry for Digital & Transport said at the unveiling of Siemens Mobility’s first Mireo Plus H hydrogen multiple-unit, with DB seeing the optimal technology choice as depending on route length.

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    Mobility+ highlights mobility-as-a-service at InnoTrans 2022


    INNOTRANS: The Public Transport section of this year’s InnoTrans exhibition will for the first time host a ‘Mobility+’ area focusing on mobility-as-a-service. ‘This is where companies exhibiting supplementary mobility services can meet domestic and international transport companies, transport networks and administrations, and display their intermodal concepts ...

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    Public transport must become more digital, says Hacon in InnoTrans podcast


    INNOTRANS: ‘Cars are already being built to fit into the Apple, Android and Google universe. In order to realise a digital ecosystem for public transport there is still some catching up to do’, says Michael Frankenberg, CEO of Siemens Mobility’s transport software business Hacon, in the ...

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    InnoTrans Podcast: tackling particulate emissions from train brakes


    INNOTRANS: French startup Tallano Technologie has designed a braking system for trains which it says reduces ultrafine particle emissions by 90%. In the latest InnoTrans podcast, CEO Christophe Rocca-Serra explains how it works. ‘Braking releases ultrafine metal particles the size of a virus’, says Rocca-Serra. ‘he ...

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    InnoTrans Podcast: Towards sustainable air-conditioning


    INNOTRANS: Modern trains are often fitted with complex air-conditioning systems to ensure optimal temperatures and ventilation. In the latest InnoTrans podcast, Dr Wolfgang Reuter, Chairman of heating and air-conditioning system manufacturer Konvekta, explains how smart technology can reduce energy consumption, minimise environmental footprints and improve the ...

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    'The mood is positive’ with 98% of InnoTrans display area now booked


    INNOTRANS: ‘The mood is positive in the rail industry at the start of this InnoTrans year’, reports trade fair organiser Messe Berlin. It has seen keen international interest in the event on September 20-23 which will have the slogan ‘the future of mobility in times of ...

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    European Loc Pool reports increasing interest in leased locos


    SWITZERLAND: Leasing company European Loc Pool reports that several of its customers expanded their fleets of leased locomotives in 2021, citing their performance and flexibility and ELP’s full-service maintenance and support package. ELP owns Stadler EuroDual electro-diesel locomotives, and the company said that these had already ...

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    Recognising and managing the risks of battery fires


    INNOTRANS: In the latest InnoTrans Podcast, Roger Dirksmeier, Managing Director of Fogtec, explains how the rail industry must adapt its fire-fighting measures to cope with battery-electric and fuel cell drive systems. ’It is important to look at fire safety as an integrated system and not simply ...

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    Exports strategy highlights infrastructure opportunities and tradeshow programme


    UK: The government’s exports strategy published on November 17 highlights British infrastructure expertise and includes a ‘bigger and better targeted’ programme to support SMEs in attending overseas trade exhibitions such as InnoTrans. The strategy includes an Infrastructure Exports:UK initiative to bring together government and industry in ...

  • Alstom CEO Henri Poupart-Lafarge

    Alstom CEO considers the future of travel


    INNOTRANS: Alstom Chairman & CEO Henri Poupart-Lafarge considers what transport will be like in the future in the latest episode of the InnoTrans Podcast, including how freight will be transported and how mobility will change in urban and rural areas. Poupart-Lafarge says future transport must be ...

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    InnoTrans exhibitors remain loyal with more than 90% of exhibition space now booked


    INNOTRANS: Bookings for the next InnoTrans trade fair in September 2022 have already matched those for the 2018 event, according to organiser Messe Berlin. More than 103 000 m² of floor space is expected to be reserved by the October 15 deadline, and the 3·5 km ...

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    Silicon carbide auxiliary converters to be shown at InnoTrans 2022


    INNOTRANS: PowerTech Converter will be attending InnoTrans 2022, with its PTC Rail Services and PTC Rail OEM businesses presenting products and services including silicon carbide PowerBriX auxiliary converters. ‘After the cancellation of InnoTrans in 2020, we are now very much looking forward to getting in touch ...

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    Rail can help the EU reach its climate targets


    INNOTRANS: ‘Railway transport is a central means to achieve the European Green Deal’, suggests Prof Dr Siefkes of the DLR aerospace research centre in the sixth InnoTrans podcast, released on July 13. Discussing the potential for rail to help the EU reach its climate targets, Siefkes also ...

  • Cummins’ hydrogen business Hydrogenics is to open a factory at Herten in the Ruhr region for the volume production of fuel cells for applications including Alstom’s Coradia iLint multiple-units.

    From diesel to hydrogen with Cummins on the latest InnoTrans podcast


    INNOTRANS: The guest on the latest InnoTrans podcast is Regina Barringer, General Manager of Cummins, who discusses how hydrogen and hybrid drives can help to reduce emissions and whether diesel technology will still be important in the future. ‘It’s an exciting time to be in rail’, ...

  • CargoFlex is one of four coupler designs being trialled as part of an initiative launched by DB, ÖBB and SBB (Photo: SBB)

    Voith Turbo discusses digital automatic couplers on the latest InnoTrans podcast


    INNOTRANS: The latest episode of the InnoTrans podcast was released on May 11, with Cornelius Weitzmann, CEO Mobility at Voith Turbo, discussing the importance of digital automatic couplers in ensuring the competitveness of rail transport. ‘Rail is the most efficient and sustainable way to realise medium ...

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    Siemens Mobility CEO Michael Peter joins the InnoTrans podcast


    INNOTRANS: Siemens Mobility CEO Michael Peter is the guest on the latest InnoTrans podcast, discussing how the transport sector can contribute to reaching Europe’s climate targets Topics covered in the third episode of the podcast released by trade fair organiser Messe Berlin on April 13 include ...

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    Swissrail to discuss Ceneri Base Tunnel project in next InnoTrans podcast


    Source: AlpTransit Gotthard INNOTRANS: Michaela Stöckli, director of Swiss railway industry association Swissrail, will be the guest on the next edition of the InnoTrans Mobility podcast. She will be discussing the 15 km Ceneri Base Tunnel, which opened last year as part of the NEAT trans-Alpine ...

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    InnoTrans to launch mobility podcast this month


    INNOTRANS: The first InnoTrans podcast will be launched on streaming portals at 10.00 Berlin time on February 9. Due to be issued at monthly intervals, the 20 min long broadcasts will be devoted to discussing the latest developments and challenges in the transport sector. ‘Together with our ...

  • The rescheduled InnoTrans trade fair which was planned for April 2021 will not now go ahead, and the next InnoTrans will take place from September 20 to 23 2022.

    InnoTrans 2021 postponed to 2022 in the face of pandemic uncertainty


    INNOTRANS: The rescheduled InnoTrans trade fair which was planned for April 2021 will now take place in the event’s regular two-yearly slot from September 20 to 23 2022, organiser Messe Berlin announced on October 22. The 13th InnoTrans had originally been scheduled for September 2020, but ...