MANUFACTURERS and suppliers from a wide range of countries will congregate at the Lingotto Fiere exhibition centre in Torino for Expo Ferroviaria 06 on May 16-18.

Alstom Ferroviaria will feature its Pendolino and AGV trainsets to mark 25 years in the high speed market. Bombardier will focus on its Movia metro car family and the Zefiro high speed train concept. Siemens will be highlighting its work on the Torino metro. Other rolling stock suppliers include Vossloh Locomotives, ZOS Zvolen, Skoda Transportation and shunting loco builders Loko Trans and Nuova Ralfo. Railconsult will be explaining its work with Polish builder Pesa Bydgoszcz. Refurbishment will feature on the stands of Carrozeria BM and Servizi Ferroviari Integrati.

Among the rolling stock component suppliers are Borcad, Carabelli, Donati Klein and Emil Gen. Local firms include Internitalia, Planning Services and passenger information specialist SEPA, plus AZ 21, Compagnia Generale Trattoria, Coepte Rail and Delta Sistemi. Elettromeccanica CM and Deuta-Werke will focus on train control systems, whilst Cattron-Theimeg Europe and Kiepe will be featuring remote radio-control equipment. EAO and Tecnel System will show pushbuttons and door sensors.

Faiveley Transport will be marking last year’s acquisition of SAB Wabco, whilst Swiss speed recorder firm HaslerRail has been spun off from Sécheron. Loco buffers feature in the range of General Meccanica Caprie, and Glova will show its onboard toilet systems. Sensors will be presented by Isoil Industria, and air-conditioning by Klimat-Fer.

Braking manufacturers include Kovis of Slovakia, Poli Costruzione Materiali Trazione, IB Italian Brakes and Linot Dott Stefano. LES Elettronica supplies lighting components, and Lekov supplies traction controls. LPA Group will be showing a range of LED emergency lighting. Also exhibiting will be Voith, Hübner. PSM Celada Fasteners, and Sirtec.

Maintenance and workshop equipment suppliers include Bertolotti, La Casa del Radiatore, and Colombo, which has an alliance with engine manufacturer Iveco. Cespa offers synchronised lifting jacks, and Emanuel also supplies workshop equipment. Lubricants will be exhibited by Interflon Italia, Panolin and AM2 Omnia Servizi.

Risam will be representing Pfaff-Silberblau and Rafamet from Poland, which produces underfloor wheel lathes, as does Safop. Satiz will focus on the supply of technical documentation. Amongst the firms offering vehicle overhaul and refurbishment services are Soceb, SPI Motori and Tecno Train.

Firms showing infrastructure maintenance equipment include Matisa, Atlas Copco Italia, Dipsa Technes, Essen Italia and General Meccanica Caprie. Suppliers of measurement equipment include Commel, DMA-Imagemap and Intermetric. Mitigation of noise and vibration will be addressed by Getzner Werkstoffe and Isolgomma.

Oclap will be showing the platform screen doors supplied for the Torino metro.

Track component specialists include Voestalpine subsidiary VAE, Schwihag, Vossloh Fastening Systems, Rex Articoli Tecnica and Prazsk