Railway supply industry news

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    2021-02-26T05:00:00Z

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    Knorr-Bremse announces the death of Heinz Hermann Thiele

    2021-02-24T14:41:00Z

    KNORR-BREMSE: Majority shareholder and long-time Chairman of the Knorr-Bremse executive and supervisory boards Heinz Hermann Thiele died on February 23 at the age of 79. The company said he was one of Germany’s leading industrial managers. He had joined Knorr-Bremse as a legal clerk in ...

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    2021-02-19T05:00:00Z

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    Sri Lanka plans local production of rolling stock

    2021-02-17T09:00:00Z

    SRI LANKA: The cabinet has approved the Ministry of Transport’s proposal to seek an investor to solve its shortage of coaches by manufacturing them locally. Involving the private sector in the production of an initial 100 coaches is seen as a solution to meeting a ...

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    Railpool to acquire maintenance company Ajax Loktechnik

    2021-02-16T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Leasing company Railpool is to take over Hamburg-based locomotive maintenance company Ajax Loktechnik with effect from March 1. Railpool said Ajax Loktechnik would bring expertise in flexible mobile servicing and heavy maintenance, as well as a second workshop in the important freight hub of ...

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    Egis makes acquisition in ‘strategic and developing’ UK rail sector

    2021-02-15T12:00:00Z

    UK: French engineering group Egis says it has realised its ambition of becoming a key player in the UK rail and infrastructure market, following the acquisition of a majority shareholding in CPMS TOPCO and its operational arm Collaborative Project Management Services Ltd. Egis has been ...

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    VR FleetCare selects software for growth in a competitive market

    2021-02-14T05:00:00Z

    FINLAND: The national railway group’s rolling stock maintenance company VR FleetCare is to standardise on the Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise software platform, which will be implemented by Infor’s local partner Midport Scandinavia. It will be rolled out to 1 000 users, replacing a legacy system ...

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    2021-02-12T05:00:00Z

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    Modaxo acquires driver advisory system company TTG

    2021-02-11T05:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: Toronto-based technology collective Modaxo Inc has acquired driver advisory systems developer TTG Transportation Technology to expand its presence in the rail market. Based in Sydney, Australia, and Stirling in the UK, TTG has developed and supplied stand-alone and connected DAS since 2007. It now ...

  • Siemens Mobility Ltd has awarded contracts totalling £50m for the first phase of construction of the £200m rolling stock factory at Goole
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    Siemens Mobility awards contracts for train factory to ‘put Goole on the map’

    2021-02-10T14:27:00Z

    UK: Siemens Mobility Ltd has awarded contracts totalling £50m for the first phase of construction of the £200m rolling stock factory at Goole where it is to produce trainsets for London Underground’s Piccadilly Line, with potential follow-on orders for the Bakerloo, Central and Waterloo ...

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    Greenbrier and Longwood announce wagon leasing joint venture

    2021-02-09T17:19:00Z

    USA: Wagon manufacturer The Greenbrier Companies and transport asset advisory and management firm Longwood Group have announced plans to form a wagon leasing joint venture in the first quarter of this year. GBX Leasing’s initial portfolio will be based on leased wagons on Greenbrier’s balance ...

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    2021-02-05T05:00:00Z

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  • Konux has secured financing to support the further development of software-as-a-service products which use internet-of-things and machine learning to automate railway operating, monitoring and maintenance processes.
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    Railway automation technology company attracts investors

    2021-02-04T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: München-based transport AI company Konux has secured financing to support the further development of software-as-a-service products which use internet-of-things and machine learning to automate railway operating, monitoring and maintenance processes. It has also announced the appointment of former Vossloh and Siemens rail automation division CEO Andreas ...

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    US firm to bring its battery track maintenance tools to the UK market

    2021-02-03T15:40:00Z

    UK: New Jersey-based battery-powered track maintenance tool manufacturer Focused Technology Solutions is in talks with potential strategic partners for the launch of its products in the British market during Q1 2021. Intended as a more cost-efficient, environmentally-friendly and productive replacement for hydraulic tools, the range ...

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    EuroRail Hub brings together Railtex, Infrarail, SIFER and EXPO Ferroviaria trade fairs

    2021-02-03T12:42:00Z

    EUROPE: Mack-Brooks Exhibitions has announced a two-day programme of virtual seminars focused on the British, Italian and French rail markets. EuroRail Hub will be held on March 24-25, bringing together exhibitors from its Railtex, Infrarail, SIFER and EXPO Ferroviaria trade shows. The online event is ...

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    Alstom completes Bombardier Transportation acquisition to create ‘a global mobility leader’

    2021-01-29T13:55:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: ‘Today is a unique moment for Alstom and the mobility sector worldwide, with the creation of a new global leader centred on smart and sustainable mobility’, said Alstom Chairman CEO Henri Poupart-Lafarge when the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation was completed on January 29. ...

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    2021-01-29T05:00:00Z

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    Lineage Logistics acquires refrigerated wagon owner

    2021-01-28T05:00:00Z

    USA: Temperature-controlled transport and warehousing company Lineage Logistics has acquired refrigerated wagon owned Cryo-Trans, saying the deal would a create a ‘uniquely comprehensive and seamlessly integrated supply chain solution for food and beverage customers’. Cryo-Trans owns more than 2 200 refrigerated and insulated wagons, the largest ...

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    Bombardier Transportation invests to increase capacity at Brugge factory

    2021-01-26T12:22:00Z

    BELGIUM: Bombardier Transportation has announced €6m of investment to increase production capacity at its Brugge factory, including the recruitment of at least 180 employees. The plan announced on January 26 includes a new production line for single-deck coaches and for Type M7 double-deck cars for ...

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    Dellner acquires CAF’s Miira couplers business

    2021-01-25T08:00:00Z

    EUROPE: Swedish coupler, ganngway and data transmission product supplier Dellner has signed an agreement to acquire Spanish train builder CAF’s Miira couplers business. The transaction announced on January 22 covers Miira’s full product portfolio and order backlog, and includes a long-term agreement for Dellner Couplers to ...