All Siemens Mobility articles

  • Sound Transit Siemens series 2 LRV
    Metro Report International

    ‘Drumbeat of progress’ as Sound Transit’s fleet and network to be tripled in size

    2021-05-18T07:51:00Z

    USA: Seattle’s Sound Transit has put into service the first six of 152 light rail vehicles which it had ordered from Siemens Mobility as part of an expansion programme. This will see its fleet tripled and line extensions opening every year to expand the network ...

  • Salvador metro train
    Metro Report International

    Siemens Mobility CBTC for Salvador metro extension

    2021-05-07T05:00:00Z

    BRAZIL: Bahia state transport authority CTB has awarded Siemens Mobility a contract to supply communications-based train control to support GoA2 attended semi-automatic train operation on a 5 km extension of Salvador metro Line 1 from Pirajá to Águas Claras/Cajazeiras, including two stations. Siemens Mobility will ...

  • Siemens Mobility CEO Michael Peter
    News

    Siemens Mobility CEO Michael Peter joins the InnoTrans podcast

    2021-04-13T09:42:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Siemens Mobility CEO Michael Peter is the guest on the latest InnoTrans podcast , discussing how the transport sector can contribute to reaching Europe’s climate targets Topics covered in the third episode of the podcast released by trade fair organiser Messe Berlin on April ...

  • Siemens Mobility and wagon leasing company VTG Rail Europe are jointly undertaking a one-year trial of a Brake Monitoring System
    News

    Freight train brake monitoring system on test

    2021-03-23T15:21:00Z

    EUROPE: Siemens Mobility and wagon leasing company VTG Rail Europe are jointly undertaking a one-year trial of a Brake Monitoring System which is being developed to support the automated testing of freight train brakes. The companies say they see great potential for the technology in the ...

  • Railway track
    News

    Digital interlocking contracts awarded

    2021-03-23T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Infrastructure manager DB Netz has selected seven manufacturers to install and commission digital interlockings as part of its Digitale Schiene Deutschland strategy.

  • Sinara Transport Machines 2TE35A locomotive design option
    News

    Ural Locomotives factory to produce ‘fully Russian’ main line diesel locomotives

    2021-03-11T16:02:00Z

    RUSSIA: Sinara Transport Machines has announced that its ‘fundamentally new, fully Russian’ 2TE35A main line diesel locomotives are to be produced at the Ural Locomotives factory near Yekaterinburg. STM and Russian Railways signed a framework agreement for the supply of 2ES6A electric and 2TE35A diesel ...

  • Transport for London and Siemens Mobility have unveiled the detailed design for the 94 air-conditioned trainsets ordered to replace London Underground’s Piccadilly Line fleet from 2025.
    Metro Report International

    Air-conditioned Piccadilly Line train designs presented

    2021-03-04T15:52:00Z

    UK: Transport for London and Siemens Mobility have unveiled the detailed design for the 94 air-conditioned trainsets ordered to replace London Underground’s Piccadilly Line fleet from 2025. TfL said the ‘state-of-the-art’ Inspiro London design presented on March 4 would ‘significantly improve’ the passenger experience. The longer ...

  • Nightjet coach bodyshell unveiling
    News

    New fleet to make Nightjet ‘the best option for travelling between major European cities’

    2021-02-23T16:39:00Z

    AUSTRIA: The exterior design and first painted carbody for the fleet of coaches which Siemens Mobility is to supply for Nightjet night train services has been unveiled by Austrian Federal Railways. The couchette vehicles will include ‘mini-suites’ offering more privacy for lone travellers. ...

  • Siemens Mobility Ltd has awarded contracts totalling £50m for the first phase of construction of the £200m rolling stock factory at Goole
    Rail Business UK

    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 ...

  • DB Regio Siemens Mobility Desiro HC and Mireo impression
    News

    DB Regio orders Desiro HC and Mireo EMUs

    2021-01-29T15:35:00Z

    GERMANY: DB Regio Bayern has awarded Siemens Mobility a contract to supply 25 Desiro HC electric multiple-units and six Mireo units for use on Donau-Isar regional passenger services from the December 2024 timetable change. Last year Bayern railway agency BEG awarded DB Regio the contract ...

  • DB ICE4 in factory
    News

    ICE4 inspection and maintenance contract awarded

    2021-01-19T11:53:00Z

    GERMANY: Deutsche Bahn has awarded Siemens Mobility a contract for the first scheduled inspection and maintenance of 40 ICE4 high speed trainsets, with an option covering a further 50.

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    News

    Egypt plans Mediterranean to Red Sea high speed line

    2021-01-15T10:19:00Z

    EGYPT: A memorandum of understanding for the design, construction and maintenance of a 1 000 km high speed rail network has been signed by the Ministry of Transport’s National Authority for Tunnels, Siemens Mobility and local companies Orascom Construction SAE and The Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman ...

  • ca Ottawa Trillium Line airport station impression
    Metro Report International

    Ottawa Trillium Line extension signalling contract awarded

    2020-12-11T06:00:00Z

    CANADA: Prime contractor TransitNEXT has selected Siemens Mobility to supply signalling and train control systems for Ottawa’s Trillium Line South Extension project. The project scope includes updating the signalling on the existing suburban line, which is operated by diesel multiple-units, and installing automated train protection to ...

  • The Bengaluru network, branded as Namma Metro, is being developed in stages.
    Metro Report International

    Bengaluru metro orders CBTC for GoA4 driverless operation

    2020-12-10T16:28:00Z

    INDIA: Bengaluru metro agency Bangalore Metro Rail Corp has awarded Siemens Mobility and Siemens Ltd India a Rs2·48bn contract to supply communications-based train control to support unattended operation on the future Yellow Line. Siemens Mobility said this would be the first CBTC project in India to ...

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    Northrail orders locomotives to help operators modernise fleets

    2020-11-25T15:57:00Z

    GERMANY: Paribus Group’s rail leasing business Northrail has placed a firm order for a further three Siemens Moblity Smartron electric locomotives. Scheduled to be available for short term lease to customers from December, they will take Northrail’s Smartron fleet to a total of 14 locomotives. All ...

  • Siemens Mobility is currently undertaking a pilot project for highly automated driving on the Hamburg S-Bahn
    News

    Automated main line train operation requirements to be studied

    2020-11-24T14:23:00Z

    GERMANY: Federal railway research body DZSF is providing €1·7m to fund two projects to define requirements for authorising the automated operation of regional and main line passenger services. The studies will consider Grade of Automation 3 (automated operation with an onboard attendant able to intervene in ...

  • Stadtwerke Osnabrück
    Metro Report International

    Check-in/Be-out ticketing goes live

    2020-11-02T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Following testing, municipal operator Stadtwerke Osnabrück has gone live with Check-in/Be-out bus ticketing using the YANiQ app based on the XiXo platform. Passengers swipe to check in, and the system automatically logs them out when they alight. Users receive a bill at the end of ...

  • us NCTD Siemens Charger
    News

    San Diego NCTD orders more Charger locomotives

    2020-10-28T10:04:00Z

    USA: San Diego’s North County Transit District has ordered a further two Siemens Mobility Charger locomotives, taking its total order to nine. The latest order announced on October 26 will complete NCTD’s project to replace the locomotives currently used on Coaster commuter services with a ...

  • Pojazd NEWAG dla SKM z komponentami Siemens Mobility
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    Siemens Mobility and Newag sign traction equipment agreement

    2020-10-23T12:47:00Z

    POLAND: Siemens Mobility and Newag have signed a five-year framework agreement for the supply of up to 200 traction drives for Impuls 2 electric multiple-units ordered by commuter operator SKM Warszawa. This is the first contract for Siemens Mobility to delivery complete traction drives for the ...

  • Düsseldorf’s Rheinbahn and Duisburg transport operator DVG have jointly awarded Siemens Mobility a contract to supply 109 Avenio HF high-floor light rail vehicles
    Metro Report International

    Düsseldorf and Duisburg place joint order for 109 light rail vehicles

    2020-10-13T14:33:00Z

    GERMANY: Düsseldorf’s Rheinbahn and Duisburg transport operator DVG have jointly awarded Siemens Mobility a contract worth almost €400m covering the supply of a total of 109 Avenio HF high-floor light rail vehicles for their interlinked networks, with an option for a further 48.