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  • CRRC loco for Hungary at InnoTrans 2022
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    InnoTrans 2022 - live news from day 2

    2022-09-21T04:00:00Z

    Railway Gazette International brings you the latest rail industry news from day two of InnoTrans 2022, on Wednesday September 21.

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    Kazakh railway signs battery and LNG loco MoU

    2022-09-20T15:39:00Z

    KAZAKHSTAN: National railway KTZ and Wabtec have signed a memorandum of understanding for the production of 150 FLXdrive battery-electric shunting locomotives and the conversion of main line diesel locos to NextFuel liquid natural gas-power. Wabtec is to undertake the work at the LKZ facility in Nur ...

  • CRRC loco for Hungary at InnoTrans 2022
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    Hungarian hybrid is ready to roll

    2022-09-20T15:28:00Z

    INNOTRANS: The Bison pre-series multi-system electric freight locomotives developed by CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Loco for Rail Cargo Hungaria are envisaged as the basis for a multi-system cross-border modular locomotive family, the company told Railway Gazette at InnoTrans 2022 in Berlin. The TSI-certified Bo-Bo locomotives are designed ...

  • Skoda RNV ForCity Smart 36T tram at InnoTrans 2022 (11)
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    Tram designed to meet high specifications of three-city network

    2022-09-20T14:00:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Škoda has unveiled the prototype for the fleet of custom-designed ForCity Smart 36T trams ordered by Rhein-Neckar transport authority RNV for the metre-gauge network serving the three cities of Mannheim, Ludwigshafen and Heidelberg. The manufacturer said RNV required a high-specification vehicle ...

  • Nürnberg Siemens Mobility Avenio tram at InnoTrans 2022 (1)
    Metro Report International

    Nürnberg Avenio tram to enter service this year

    2022-09-20T13:09:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Nürnberg operator VAG expects to put the first of its Siemens Mobility Avenio trams into service by Christmas. This will enable an increase in service frequencies and expand the fleet ahead of the introduction next year of Routes 10 Dutzendteich – Plärrer – Am Wegfeld ...

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    EU member states must support rail, says Commissioner

    2022-09-20T10:35:00Z

    INNOTRANS: ‘Rail is a growing sector, which can help Europe meet its Green Deal targets’, emphasised EU Commissioner for Transport Adina Valean at the opening ceremony for InnoTrans 2022 in Berlin on September 20. Enthusing that it was ‘a real pleasure to see all the innovations ...

  • Wiener Linien Siemens Mobility Series X train at InnoTrans 2022 (1)
    Metro Report International

    Series X train marks the spot for innovative passenger information

    2022-09-20T10:00:00Z

    INNOTRANS: A detailed and location specific passenger information system is one of the highlights of the Series X metro trains which Siemens Mobility is supplying to the Austrian capital’s transport operator Wiener Linien. In September 2017 Siemens Mobility beat Bombardier Transportation to win a contract to ...

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    InnoTrans 2022 - live news from day 1

    2022-09-20T05:00:00Z

    Railway Gazette International brings you the latest rail industry news from day one of InnoTrans 2022, on Tuesday September 20.

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    One Big Circle expands its radius with InnoTrans presence

    2022-09-20T04:00:00Z

    UK: One Big Circle is exhibiting at InnoTrans for the first time, demonstrating the safety, cost and time-saving benefits of its Automated Intelligent Video Review video capture and transmission system to an international audience in the Railway Industry Association’s UK Pavilion. The Bristol-based company’s AIVR range ...

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    Hiab launches rail crane range

    2022-09-19T12:00:00Z

    FINLAND: Cargotec company Hiab has launched a series of rail-specific loader cranes with its SPACEevo control system, building on its products for the road market. The Hiab iX 122 RAIL is to be launched at the IAA show in Hannover on September 20-25. The range is ...

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    ABB to expand portfolio with acquisition of PowerTech Converter

    2022-09-19T08:35:00Z

    GERMANY: ABB is to acquire PowerTech Converter, which supplies auxiliary power converters for light rail vehicle and metro train onboard systems such as HVAC, lighting, safety equipment, doors and battery charging. Acquired by corporate turnaround specialist Radial Capital Partners from Knorr-Bremse in 2019, PTC has its ...

  • Alstom Coradia Stream EMU for Romania
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    Romanian EMU order increased

    2022-09-19T07:52:00Z

    ROMANIA: Railway reform authority ARF has awarded Alstom a contract to supply a further 17 Coradia Stream inter-regional electric multiple-units and provide 15 years of maintenance. This follows on from an €270m order for an initial 20 EMUs which was announced in March, Alstom’s first order ...

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    TMH Africa bodyshell business acquired by Alstom

    2022-09-19T05:00:00Z

    SOUTH AFRICA: Alstom has acquired TMH Africa’s bodyshell manufacturing activities, which produced bodies for Traxx electric locomotives ordered by Transnet before filing for business rescue. Alstom said the acquisition announced on September 13 would protect 105 jobs and retain local expertise. ‘We are pleased to diversify ...

  • Jernbanedirektoratet has announced its preferred option for tendering the operation of passenger services around Oslo and southeast Norway.
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    ​Flytoget invited to run regional trains in eastern Norway

    2022-09-18T12:00:00Z

    NORWAY: Jernbanedirektoratet has invited airport express operator Flytoget to bid for a contract to run regional passenger services on a package of routes radiating from Oslo.

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    Automated safety warnings on ETCS-equipped routes

    2022-09-18T05:00:00Z

    INNOTRANS: At this year’s show Systra and Zöllner are joining forces to present an automatic audible and visual warning tool for maintenance staff that meets growing demand for worker protection during engineering possessions. The two companies claim that their approach is simpler than that offered by ...

  • Afghanistan China corridor agreement
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    Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and China to trial multimodal freight corridor

    2022-09-17T05:00:00Z

    ASIA: Representatives of the railways of Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and China have agreed to trial a rail and road ‘economic corridor’ linking the four countries. An agreement for the three-month trial was signed on September 9 at the end of a two-day meeting in Toshkent. Containerised ...

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    Viewpoint: Legacy railways need cybersecurity too

    2022-09-16T13:29:00Z

    Rail professionals are increasingly aware of the risks posed by cyberattacks and how to mitigate them, but much of this attention focuses on new assets and infrastructure, rather than legacy equipment. The industry cannot let this become a major oversight, believes Nicolas Goupil of Cylus.

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    Investors acquire Australian rolling stock leasing company

    2022-09-16T12:00:00Z

    AUSTRALIA: A 50:50 consortium of DIF Capital Partners and Amber Infrastructure Group has agreed to acquire locomotive and wagon leasing and maintenance company Rail First from Anchorage Capital Partners. The transaction announced on September 5 is expected to close by the end of October, subject to ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Avanti West Coast hires train to boost capacity during period of mourning

    2022-09-16T10:47:00Z

    UK: With its drivers continuing to decline to work on their rest days, Avanti West Coast has worked with charter operator Locomotive Services Ltd to provided additional capacity into London Euston to support the large number of people wishing to visit the capital to pay their ...

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    NS awards ETCS onboard equipment contract

    2022-09-16T09:30:00Z

    NETHERLANDS: NS has awarded Siemens Mobility a contract to equip 176 VIRM double-deck EMUs for use with ETCS Level 2, in the first major contract for the roll-out of ETCS onboard equipment under the national retrofitting programme. Siemens Mobility will provide the equipment and installation support ...