Latest InnoTrans news – Page 6

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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 ...

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    Safety tracking technologies


    CPC TRACKING: Among a range of monitoring and tracking technologies being promoted at InnoTrans by Danish firm CPC Tracking is a safety support package for use while infrastructure works are underway on or around an operational railway. The cloud-based system provides project managers and safety officers with a complete overview ...

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    Saft celebrates 100 years in the rail industry


    SAFT: Battery supplier Saft will celebrate its centenary in the rail industry at InnoTrans 2018. As well as announcing several contract wins at the event, it will be showing its latest range of batteries. Upgraded versions of Saft’s MRX, MSX, SMRX and SRA nickel on-board back-up power batteries will ...

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    Vossloh's vision for smarter tracks


    VOSSLOH: A vision for intelligent railway infrastructure will be presented by Vossloh at InnoTrans 2018 under the slogan ‘The Smart Rail Track’. Innovations and smart technologies will be grouped into five ‘themed worlds’, focusing on key topics such as track availability, noise and carbon emissions and life-cycle costs. Novel materials ...

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    Cable protection products to be launched at InnoTrans 2018


    FEDERAL-MOGUL: Two wire and cable protection products developed for the rail industry using technologies proven in the aerospace industry will be launched by New Federal-Mogul Powertrain at InnoTrans 2018. Roundit 2000 FR Grip provides abrasion protection fir wire harnesses at operating temperatures from -50°C to +85°C, and can be applied ...

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    Alstom focuses on sustainability and digitalisation at InnoTrans 2018


    ALSTOM: Innovations to help drive the global transition to more sustainable transport and support digitalisation will be highlighted by Alstom at InnoTrans 2018. SBB Prima H4 On show on the outdoor tracks will be one of the Prima H4 four-axle electro-diesel locomotives which Swiss Federal Railways has ordered ...

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    EU Agency for Railways to host debates at InnoTrans 2018


    ERA: The European Union Agency for Railways will be using InnoTrans 2018 to demonstrate the ‘one-stop-shop’ IT tool through which all applications for safety certificates, vehicle authorisations and ERTMS approvals will be submitted form June 2019. Visitors will be able to test the tool and discuss how it will work. ...

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    Eurofins York offers EMC expertise at InnoTrans 2018


    EUROFINS YORK: Specialist electromagnetic compatibility services company Eurofins York will be exhibiting at InnoTrans 2018 as part of the UK Rail Industry Association’s pavilion The company offers a range of EMC services for the rail industry, including compliance and regulatory issues, EMC project management, on-site and laboratory testing. Eurofins ...

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    Connect with Schaltbau at InnoTrans 2018


    SCHALTBAU: ‘The Smart Evolution of Mobility’ is this year’s theme for the Schaltbau stand, where companies from the group will show their latest electrical engineering products ranging from modular contactors and plug connectors to complete driver’s desks. A highlight will be the IntelliDesk 2.0 communication and wiring concept designed for ...

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    See the latest films at InnoTrans 2018


    MADICO: Specialty protective film materials for public transport vehicle surfaces including side, cab and interior windows will be on show on the Madico stand at InnoTrans 2018 The Graffiti Free family of films is designed to be easily installed and replaced, acting as a sacrificial barrier as a cost-effective alternative ...

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    PK TS presents Lionet tram


    RUSSIA: PK Transportnye Systemy presented its newest tram model at its St Petersburg factory on July 20. The single-section 100% low-floor Lionet left the workshop driven by a traction battery along a short section of catenary-free track. Designated 71-911M, the Lionet is a development of the City Star model. ...

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    First Pop EMU ready for testing


    ITALY: The first Alstom Coradia Stream electric multiple-unit for Trenitalia is to undergo testing at the Velim circuit in the Czech Republic this month, following its unveiling at the manufacturer’s Savigliano factory. The 160 km/h single-deck 3 kV DC regional EMUs are branded Pop by Trenitalia, which names its regional ...

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    Russian Lions will roar at InnoTrans 2018


    PK TS: Russian tram manufacturer PK Transportnye Systemy will display its two newest tram models at InnoTrans 2018. The three-section 71-934 Lion is 37·4 m long. PK TS will display a bidirectional version at InnoTrans, and will also develop a unidirectional version. PK TS will also display the single-section ...

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    Corys to demonstrate virtual reality and simulation on demand


    CORYS: Grenoble-based simulator supplier Corys will be demonstrating its latest driver training developments at InnoTrans 2018. These include virtual reality and ‘simulation on demand’ technology. Around the same time, Corys is expected to supply two seven-screen driver training simulators to Stuttgart tram operator SSB. The company recently won an ...

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    Lubrication expertise at InnoTrans 2018


    CONDAT: French company Condat will be using InnoTrans 2018 to highlight its expertise in the supply of lubricants which are biodegradable to reduce their environmental impact. Bio Natur WFG 495 is a biodegradable and sprayable grease for applications including wheel flange lubrication, while Condat Bio Sp Evo is a sprayable ...