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  • The Japan Overseas Railway System Association’s Japan Hall is now a regular feature of the InnoTrans trade fair.

    All aspects of Japanese rail technology in one place


    JORSA: The Japan Overseas Railway System Association’s Japan Hall is now a regular feature of the InnoTrans trade fair, and this year it will bring together 13 member firms to occupy the whole of Hall 7.2a. ‘Our members include suppliers, operators and institutes, enabling us to present all aspects of ...

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    InnoTrans 2018 hackathon announced


    INNOTRANS: The first InnoTrans hackathon will be held at this year’s event, when Hack Partners will bring together 80 innovators from around the world for a four-day competition focusing on the future of rolling stock, improving customer experience and tackling operational challenges. The hackathon will be launched at Messe Berlin’s ...

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    Clean up at InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: Toilet waste disposal systems, washing facilities and train interior and exterior cleaning, care and disinfectant products will be on show in Hall 7.2 at InnoTrans 2018. Italian company Bitimec has booked almost twice as much floor space as it did in 2016, while Garrandale Rail from the UK, TEIJO ...

  • Adaptable Carriage enables train seats to be automatically folded and slid out of the way.

    'Tomorrow’s Trains Today' funding announced


    UK: The winners of £3·5m of government funding under the ‘First of a Kind: Demonstrating Tomorrow’s Trains Today’ innovation programme were announced by Transport Minister Jo Johnson on February 12. T The FOAK competition is part of the Department for Transport’s wider Accelerating Innovation in Rail scheme. The first ‘challenge’ ...

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    Knorr-Bremse to address industry challenges at ‘key’ InnoTrans 2018 trade fair


    INNOTRANS: Knorr-Bremse sees InnoTrans 2018 and German motor vehicle show IAA as its ‘key’ trade fairs this year, the rolling stock and commercial vehicle braking and subsystem supplier said when announcing its preliminary results for 2017 on February 7. The company will be using the two trade fairs to showcase ...

  • REMSA is to host a USA Pavilion at InnoTrans 2018.

    REMSA to host USA Pavilion at 'must-visit' InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association will once again host a USA Pavilion at InnoTrans 2018, providing US exhibitors with a turnkey service designed to ‘drastically simplify’ the process of exhibiting at an international trade fair. ‘The exclusive USA Pavilion provides a tremendous opportunity for US-based railway supply companies and ...

  • InnoTrans is the world's largest rail and electro-mobility trade show, and takes place every other September.

    Demand outstrips exhibition space ahead of Berlin show


    INNOTRANS: Demand for space at this year’s InnoTrans exhibition was outstripping supply ‘to an unprecedented extent’, Organiser Messe Berlin announced on January 17. The trade show, which takes place on September 18-21, has already seen more than 100 more ‘main exhibitors’ register compared to the previous event, Messe Berlin ...

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    Shift2Rail updates its action plan


    EUROPE: The latest Multi-Annual Action Plan for the Shift2Rail research programme was formally presented to EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc in Tallinn on November 9, as part of the Commission’s Digital Transport Days event. Recently adopted by the joint undertaking’s management board, the ‘Part A’ Executive View of the MAAP ...

  • The Railway Tunnel Construction area has become a distinct part of the InnoTrans trade fair.

    Tunnel technology at InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: The Railway Tunnel Construction area has become a distinct part of the InnoTrans trade fair, and at InnoTrans 2018 companies will be highlighting their latest construction projects as well as technology for the maintenance of existing tunnels. Companies which have already registered to attend include Talleres Zitr ó n ...

  • Messe Berlin reports that bookings for InnoTrans 2018 are 25% higher than comparative figures for the last event.

    New hall to meet record demand for space at InnoTrans 2018


    INNOTRANS: With the registration deadline for InnoTrans 2018 approaching and a year to go before the event, organiser Messe Berlin reports that bookings are 25% higher than comparative figures for the last event, when 2 955 exhibitors from 60 countries displayed their products and services to 137 391 trade visitors ...

  • InnoTrans organiser Messe Berlin is to hold a railway cleaning networking event as part of its Cleaning, Management, Services 2017 trade fair.

    Mobility Cleaning Circle highlights new ways to keep trains clean


    GERMANY: InnoTrans organiser Messe Berlin is to hold a railway cleaning networking event in Berlin on September 21 as part of its Cleaning, Management, Services 2017 trade fair. The Mobility Cleaning Circle event will include a business lunch providing an opportunity for representatives from the rail industry to make initial ...

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    Operators and infrastructure managers at InnoTrans 2016


    INNOTRANS: Train operators and infrastructure managers are the main customers for the vast array of suppliers who exhibit at InnoTrans, and these railway companies are increasingly taking the opportunity to exhibit in their own right, highlighting their capabilities and promoting their image. A total of 18 German and international transport ...

  • Japan Overseas Railway System Association stand at InnoTrans.

    The rail industry’s international meeting place


    INNOTRANS: More than two-thirds of the 31 rail associations which will be represented at InnoTrans 2016 will be representing countries outside Germany, organiser Messe Berlin has announced, with organisations coming to Berlin from as far away as the USA, Taiwan and Japan. Industrial associations account for 18 of these ...

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    InnoTrans 2016 provides global showcase for the US railroad supply industry


    INNOTRANS: Four of the most important US rail industry associations will be exhibiting at InnoTrans 2016. The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association will be organising a combined USA Pavilion in Hall 22, along with the Railway Supply Institute, Railway Systems Suppliers Inc and American Railway Engineering & Maintenance-of-Way Association. There ...

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    Cleaning up at InnoTrans 2016


    INNOTRANS: Exhibitors in the cleaning technology hall at InnoTrans 2016 will be showing the latest products and services, including specialist train washing systems, cleaning agents, care products and disinfectants. Dr Schnell Chemie GmbH focuses on rolling stock interior and exterior cleaning. ‘We find that as a forum for innovation ...

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    High-calibre opening for InnoTrans 2016


    INNOTRANS: More than 1 000 senior representatives of the railway, scientific and political communities are expected to attend the InnoTrans 2016 opening ceremony in the Berlin exhibition centre’s Palais am Funkturm at 10.00 on September 20. European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc has announced her intention to be present, along ...

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    InnoTrans 2016 booking requests exceed capacity


    INNOTRANS: Requests to exhibit at InnoTrans 2016 had exceeded the space available at the exhibition centre by the time the booking deadline closed. ‘The encouragingly high level of demand far exceeds the capacity of our exhibition grounds’, said Exhibition Director Kerstin Schulz. ‘We are making every effort to ensure ...

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    USA Pavilion open for InnoTrans 2016 reservations


    INNOTRANS: The Railway Supply Institute and Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association have invited US companies to reserve space in their USA Pavilion, which will give small and medium-sized companies a greater presence at InnoTrans 2016 and more support than by exhibiting alone. The USA Pavilion will have booth space for each ...

  • Trains in Portugal.

    Portuguese industry pavilion at InnoTrans 2016


    INNOTRANS: The Plataforma Ferroviária Portuguesa industry association which brings together around 40 Portuguese railway supply companies and research and training institutions has booked a pavilion at InnoTrans 2016 ‘For us InnoTrans is the industry event;’ according to Magno Santos, Business Development Manager at PFP founding member Evoleo Technologies. ‘Participation ...

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    Armenia and Vietnam make their InnoTrans debuts


    INNOTRANS: Companies from Turkey, China and Taiwan are to be strongly represented at InnoTrans 2016, which will also include exhibitors from Armenia and Vietnam for the first time. Armenian company Thermorex specialises in manufacturing of bimetal thermostats and temperature limiters, while Vietnamese firm Petech will present its wastewater and toilet ...