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    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2024-07-12T05:00:00Z

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    Wagon manufacturing plant opens

    2024-07-11T13:00:00Z

    KAZAKHSTAN: Industrial and logistics group Texol has opened a wagon manufacturing plant in Atyrau. It is initially producing open and flat wagons with 23·5 tonne axleloads. Further wagon types are to follow, including tank and articulated well designs with 25 tonne axleloads. The site currently has ...

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    Go-Ahead Deutschland renamed Arverio as ÖBB targets growth in southern Germany

    2024-07-10T15:00:00Z

    GERMANY: The Go-Ahead Deutschland business which Austrian Federal Railways acquired from The Go-Ahead Group in February has been rebranded as Arverio Deutschland, a name derived from the Gallo-Roman ‘god of the roads’ Arvernus. Announcing the new name on July 10, Arverio said ...

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    Schleswig-Holstein establishes train leasing company

    2024-07-09T15:51:00Z

    GERMANY: The Land of Schleswig-Holstein has established its own train leasing company ZUG.SH, saying this will lower financing costs and widen the pool of potential bidders for train operating contracts. ZUG.SH will finance the €500m purchase of 42 Coradia Max partly double-deck electric multiple-units already on ...

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    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2024-07-05T05:00:00Z

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    Danish train operator to buy solar power

    2024-07-03T13:00:00Z

    DENMARK: National passenger operator DSB has agreed to purchase 80 GWh/year from the 262 GWh/year Lidsø Solar Park which European Energy is to develop on a 253 ha site at Rødbyhavn. DSB said this is equivalent to half of the current power consumption of its København ...

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    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2024-06-28T04:54:00Z

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    North American Rail Solutions expands capabilities with Canadian acquisition

    2024-06-25T13:00:00Z

    CANADA: US railway design, construction, maintenance and operating services company North American Rail Solutions has acquired Tri Innovations Consulting Ltd of Calgary. Tri Innovations Consulting provides feasibility study, detailed design and engineering, supply chain management, project management, construction and fabrication management, commissioning and operations support services ...

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    Green hydrogen production plant ready to support regional train trial

    2024-06-25T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Green hydrogen producer Lhyfe has completed an electrolysis plant at DB Energie’s Tübingen innovation centre as part of the H2goesRail project which aims to develop a complete hydrogen system for regional trains, including fuel production facilities and a refuelling point. The plant will produce hydrogen ...

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    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2024-06-21T05:00:00Z

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    Civil Rail Solutions secures £3m funding for growth

    2024-06-21T04:00:00Z

    UK: Labour supply business Civil Rail Solutions has secured a £3m funding line with independent SME funder Bibby Financial Services. Confidential Invoice Discounting provides a company with prepayment against invoices, and CRS said the funding line would enable it to meet increased industry demand for ...

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    Vossloh opens composite sleeper production line in Poland

    2024-06-19T08:00:00Z

    POLAND: Vossloh has inaugurated an ‘ultra-modern and largely automated’ facility at Nowe Skalmierzyce for the production of Engineered Polymer Sleepers. The plant will initially manufacture around 100 000 composite sleepers per year, including turnout bearers and special products for use on bridges. It will have the ...

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    2024-06-14T05:00:00Z

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    Marcopolo Rail announces hybrid railcar in expansion drive

    2024-06-12T14:01:00Z

    BRAZIL: As part of an expansion of its range, rolling stock supplier Marcopolo Rail has increased the production capacity at its Caxias do Sul plant with the addition of a 2 600 m² hall, the manufacturer announced on June 5. The workshop features gantries and overhead ...

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    Alstom signs talent development and R&D agreement

    2024-06-12T05:00:00Z

    HUNGARY: Alstom and the University of Miskolc are to co-operate to bring practical training and theoretical knowledge closer together, support talent development and undertake R&D to support the production of steel structures in Hungary. ‘Today’s biggest challenge for production companies is to secure well-educated specialists and ...

  • Prysmian cable plant in Neustadt
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    2024-06-07T05:00:00Z

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    MoU to develop rail infrastructure skills in India

    2024-06-05T11:00:00Z

    INDIA: Track machine supplier Plasser India and the Ministry of Railways-funded Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya University in Vadodara have signed a memorandum of understanding. The MoU will see the partners collaborate in research, teaching and training to deepen students’ understanding of scientific, technical and management topics relevant ...

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    Investor sees ‘genuine growth potential’ as DB completes sale of Arriva

    2024-06-03T14:00:00Z

    EUROPE: The sale of Deutsche Bahn’s non-German public transport business Arriva to I Squared Capital has been completed, the companies announced on June 3. DB said it would now focus on rail transport within Germany, while I Squared said it sees opportunities to invest in decarbonisation. ...

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    Hitachi completes €1·7bn Thales GTS acquisition

    2024-05-31T16:27:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: Hitachi Rail has closed the deal to purchase Thales’ Ground Transportation Systems business.

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    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2024-05-31T05:00:00Z

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