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    2021-07-30T05:00:00Z

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  • ETS Spoor has supplied Vossloh rail fastenings for use in Eindhoven
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    Vossloh expands in the Netherlands with acquisition of ETS Spoor

    2021-07-27T11:20:00Z

    NETHERLANDS: Vossloh signed an agreement to acquire ETS Spoor on July 26, saying the rail infrastructure component and services company is an ‘established and leading’ business in the ‘technologically sophisticated and highly innovative’ Dutch market where Vossloh sees ‘outstanding’ growth prospects. The deal is expected ...

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    Modular rolling stock and technology partnerships in Pesa’s 2025+ strategy

    2021-07-26T08:46:00Z

    POLAND: Modular and ‘hydrogen ready’ rolling stock and technology partnerships are included in a five-year development strategy set out by rolling stock manufacturer Pesa Bydgoszcz. The company said it aims to achieve stable development, strengthen its position in the domestic market and expand internationally by ...

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    Kazakh-built passenger locomotive commissioned

    2021-07-23T14:39:00Z

    KAZAKHSTAN: National railway KTZ has commissioned the first Alstom Prima M4 KZ4AT electric passenger locomotive to be assembled locally rather than imported from France. KTZ has ordered a total of 302 Prima T8 KZ8A freight locomotives and 119 Prima M4 KZ4AT passenger locomotives since 2010. ...

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    2021-07-23T05:00:00Z

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    Two investors to take 30% stake in Porterbrook

    2021-07-22T12:54:00Z

    UK: An agreement has been signed for UK investment fund Dalmore Capital and Israeli energy and infrastructure fund Generation Capital to acquire the 30% shareholding in rolling stock leasing company Porterbrook that is currently held by The Infrastructure Fund, Utilities Trust of Australia and the NatWest ...

  • The wagon-mounted XLOAD sensors automatically measure, monitor and track hazardous commodities as they are loaded, shipped and unloaded.
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    Rail freight monitoring technology partnership launched

    2021-07-18T05:00:00Z

    NORTH AMERICA: Supply chain data analytics company Nexxiot and cargo monitoring technology specialist TransRail Innovation Group have announced a partnership to integrate TRIG’s sensors into Nexxiot’s modular hardware and cloud data network. TRIG’s digital sensors evaluate liquid cargo levels in real-time, monitor whether wagon handbrakes ...

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    2021-07-16T05:00:00Z

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    Covid Impact Tracker shows continued losses for rail in 2021

    2021-07-14T14:19:00Z

    EUROPE: The economic situation for EU railways shows very little sign of improvement, according to the Community of European Railway Infrastructure Companies’ Covid Impact Tracker. Revenues from January to May 2021 were lower across the board than in the second half of 2020, the association reported. ...

  • An Alstom Régiolis trainset is being tested in the Czech Republic
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    Alstom targets growth, innovation and efficiency in 2025 strategy

    2021-07-12T08:00:00Z

    ALSTOM: The board has approved the updated Alstom in Motion 2025 strategic plan, which focuses on capturing strong market growth opportunities, reinforcing innovation leadership, driving efficiency and ensuring the successful integration of Bombardier Transportation. The Alstom in Motion strategy was first announced in 2019. Its ...

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    2021-07-09T05:00:00Z

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  • Railpool Group has acquired KTG Railservice, which operates a locomotive maintenance workshop at Duisburg inland port.
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    Leasing company acquires Duisburg workshop

    2021-07-06T08:12:00Z

    GERMANY: Railpool Group has acquired KTG Railservice, which operates a locomotive maintenance workshop at Duisburg inland port. The leasing company now has three workshops in Germany, open to all customers. KTG founder Carsten Janneck will continue to lead the business as Managing Director. ‘An almost ...

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    Rolling stock HVAC testing flaws come to light

    2021-07-05T14:38:00Z

    JAPAN: Mitsubishi Electric President CEO Takeshi Sugiyama has announced his resignation, after an internal investigation found that rolling stock heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems and air compressors supplied by the company had not been tested according to documented specifications. The company said there ...

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    CAF looks to partner with rail and bus start-ups

    2021-07-02T12:28:00Z

    SPAIN: CAF Group has launched CAF Startup Station as a venture client unit which will partner with ‘top tier’ start-ups with ideas for the rail and bus sectors. CAF Startup Station will provide the entire CAF Group with in-house services to identify start-ups, validate their ...

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    2021-07-02T05:00:00Z

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  • Alstom and Fundación ONCE renew their collaboration agreement to continue building a more accessible and universal mobility
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    Fundación ONCE advises Alstom on disability inclusion

    2021-07-01T04:00:00Z

    ALSTOM: Alstom and Spain’s ONCE Foundation for Co-operation Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities have renewed a collaboration framework agreement which aims to improve the usability and comfort of trains for people with disabilities and the elderly. Projects which have benefited from the ...

  • An agreement to co-operate to develop hydrogen fuel cell and lithium-ion battery hybrid locomotives has been signed by Russian Railways, locomotive supplier Sinara Group and nanotechnology investor Rusnano.
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    Fuel cell and battery hybrid locomotive development agreement signed

    2021-06-29T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: An agreement to co-operate to develop hydrogen fuel cell and lithium-ion battery hybrid locomotives has been signed by Russian Railways, locomotive supplier Sinara Group and nanotechnology investor Rusnano. The agreement provides for research, development and design work, analysis of the infrastructure which would required ...

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    2021-06-25T05:00:00Z

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  • The technical and economic feasibility of operating 550 km/h magnetic levitation vehicles on existing railway alignments in addition to conventional trains is to be studied by infrastucture manager RFI and Polish-Swiss maglev and hyperloop technology comp
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    Feasibility of adding 550 km/h maglev services to existing railway corridors to be studied

    2021-06-21T11:57:00Z

    ITALY: The technical and economic feasibility of operating 550 km/h magnetic levitation vehicles on existing railway alignments in addition to conventional trains is to be studied by infrastucture manager RFI and Polish-Swiss maglev and hyperloop technology company Nevomo. The organisations have signed a one-year memorandum ...

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    Research, market access and demand form three pillars of UNIFE advocacy strategy

    2021-06-18T09:00:00Z

    EUROPE: UNIFE’s general assembly has approved the European rail supply industry association’s 2021-22 advocacy strategy, through which it aims to continue to raise awareness of the strategic importance of the sector from both an industrial and a sustainable transport point of view, and highlight the challenges ...