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    Alpha Trains orders 15 locomotives

    2022-09-24T05:00:00Z

    EUROPE: Leasing company Alpha Trains has ordered a further 15 Vectron MS electric locomotives from Siemens Mobility. The latest order announced on September 22 has been placed within a November 2021 framework agreement and covers 200 km/h 6·4 MW locomotives. It will increase the Alpha Trains ...

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    Rail innovation cluster launched by the University of Birmingham

    2022-09-23T12:32:00Z

    UK: A BCRRE Rail Innovation Cluster to support businesses looking to deliver to deliver greater value and innovation into the rail supply sector has been announced by the University of Birmingham’s Centre for Railway Research & Education during InnoTrans. Building on BCRRE’s many years of experience ...

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    Battery Flirt answers Schleswig-Holstein’s decarbonisation question

    2022-09-23T10:02:00Z

    GERMANY: Having decided to replace the diesel multiple-units currently used on non-electrified routes in the far north of Germany, the Land of Schleswig-Holstein called tenders for the supply of a fleet of zero-emission trains, leaving the choice of technology to bidders. Stadler proposed its Flirt Akku ...

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    DB accepts ‘Hulk’ hybrid 09 tamper

    2022-09-23T09:46:00Z

    GERMANY: DB Bahnbau Gruppe named its latest track maintenance machine ‘Hulk’ at a joint ceremony with supplier Plasser & Theurer in the outdoor arena at InnoTrans on September 20.

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    Gauge-convertible articulated pocket wagon for Iberia

    2022-09-23T09:43:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Tatravagónka and Swiss company Ferriere Cattaneo have developed a six-axle TEN GE articulated pocket wagon for the transport of semi‑trailers, swap bodies and containers. The wagon is equipped with hooks for lifting the bogie frame in order to swap between 1 435 mm and Iberian ...

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    InnoTrans 2022 - live news from day 4

    2022-09-23T07:00:00Z

    Railway Gazette International brings you the latest rail industry news from day four of InnoTrans 2022, on Friday September 23.

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    Trenitalia and Hitachi sing the Blues

    2022-09-22T12:07:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Hitachi Rail and Trenitalia unveiled a tri-mode regional multiple-unit in Berlin on September 21 which is branded ‘Blues’ in keeping with the national operator’s musically-themed fleet designations.

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    Competitive Freight Wagon aims to boost rail freight

    2022-09-22T11:40:00Z

    INNOTRANS: On show in Berlin is a prototype four-wheeled intermodal wagon intended to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of rail freight. Developed by the German aerospace research centre DLR with the support from national railway industry association VDB and various industrial partners, the Competitive Freight Wagon ...

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    Merseyrail Class 777 battery IPEMU on show at InnoTrans

    2022-09-22T11:01:00Z

    INNOTRANS: On show in Berlin is one of the seven battery-equipped independently powered electric multiple-units which Stadler is supplying as part of an order for a total of 53 custom-designed Class 777 EMUs for use on the Merseyrail network around Liverpool. The 53 ...

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    Wagon for military vehicles and other heavy loads

    2022-09-22T10:38:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Tatravagónka’s Sagmms 490 six-axle flat wagon has a capacity of 101 tonnes for the transport of heavy tracked and wheeled military vehicles, as well as industrial cargos such as semi‑finished steel, rolled profiles, rail, bars, pipes and plates, or 20 ft and 40 ft ISO ...

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    Etihad Rail signs agreements with Alstom, SNCF, Progress Rail and Thales

    2022-09-22T08:51:00Z

    UAE: Etihad Rail has signed memoranda of understanding with SNCF International, Alstom, Progress Rail and Thales at InnoTrans, aiming to support economic development by driving the growth of the rail industry in the UAE and the region.

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    InnoTrans 2022 - live news from day 3

    2022-09-22T05:00:00Z

    Railway Gazette International brings you the latest rail industry news from day three of InnoTrans 2022, on Thursday September 22.

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    California is not just dreaming of hydrogen trains

    2022-09-21T15:45:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Stadler has unveiled the first hydrogen fuel cell powered version of its Flirt multiple-unit family, which is to be used on commuter services in California, and has signed a memorandum of understanding to supply up to 25 more to the state. Stadler said the development ...

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    Lumberjacks OK with timber wagon

    2022-09-21T13:17:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Tatravagónka drew on Salzburger Eisenbahn Transportlogistik GmbH’s long experience of timber traffic in its development of the Snps wagon, which is designed with rough load handing in mind. The wagon is designed to offer optimal loading of 3, 4 or 5 m ...

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    Alstom’s iLint claims record run on a single tank of hydrogen

    2022-09-21T13:14:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Alstom’s iLint hydrogen-powered multiple-unit set what the manufacturer says is a world record on September 15 when it arrived in München having completed a journey of 1 175 km on a single tank of fuel.

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    Third generation semi-trailer transport cradle launched

    2022-09-21T13:11:00Z

    INNOTRANS: TX Logistik has presented the third generation of its NiKRASA system for transporting road trailers by rail, which the freight company has developed with trailer manufacturer Wecon. ‘We joined forces and together designed a product which fits with both the rail and road worlds’, Chief ...

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    Istanbul – London freight service planned by January

    2022-09-21T13:02:00Z

    EUROPE: Planning is well advanced for the launch of a rail service carrying road semi-trailers between the Asian side of Istanbul and London via the Channel Tunnel, Albert Bastius, COO of TX Logistik, told Rail Business UK at the InnoTrans exhibition. The initiative is almost ready ...

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    Deutsche Bahn pledges long-term support and assistance to Ukrainian Railways

    2022-09-21T12:47:00Z

    EUROPE: Deutsche Bahn CEO Richard Lutz and his Ukrainian counterpart Oleksandr Kamyshin signed a memorandum of understanding at InnoTrans on September 20 pledging long-term support and assistance to Ukrainian Railways. The agreement will help UZ rebuild its network and covers collaboration to expand rail freight corridors ...

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    North American wagons may join Ukrainian grain bridge

    2022-09-21T11:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: Railroad Development Corp is working with RailAdventure on plans to ship 1000 North American freight wagons to Europe to help export grain from Ukraine. RDC has identified a fleet of small-profile covered hopper wagons used previously to haul fracking sand that could be modified for ...

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    Controlled Axle Steering on show following Grand Central tests

    2022-09-21T10:49:00Z

    INNOTRANS: On show in Berlin is the Liebherr Controlled Axle Steering active wheelset control system, which aims to significantly reduce wear on rails and wheels. LiCAS has been developed by Liebherr-Transportation Systems and was successfully field tested in co-operation with Arriva’s UK open access operator Grand ...