All Siemens Mobility articles – Page 6

  • bg Sofia Metro Line M3 (7)
    Metro Report International

    ‘Most beautiful and cheapest’ metro line opens in Sofia


    BULGARIA: The first phase of Sofia Metro Line M3 opened on August 26, running 7·8 km east–west from Hadzhi Dimitar on Bulevard Vladimir Vazov to Krasno Selo with eight stations. ‘Our metro is the most beautiful and cheapest in Europe’, said Prime ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Mechan bogie lifters installed at Siemens Mobility site


    UK: A set of 22 bogie lifters which were custom designed and manufactured by Mechan have been installed to replace aging equipment at Siemens Mobility’s Lincoln site, where it undertakes the maintenance and repair of bogies from Velaro, Desiro and Desiro City fleets. ‘Siemens Mobility approached us ...

  • The government of New South Wales has awarded Siemens Mobility a A$80m contract to supply a traffic management system covering Sydney Trains operations.

    Siemens awarded Sydney traffic management system contract


    AUSTRALIA: The government of New South Wales has awarded Siemens Mobility a A$80m contract to supply a traffic management system covering Sydney Trains operations. Scheduled to be ready for operation in 2023, the TMS will continually monitor the position of all trains, helping to keep services running ...

  • cz CD Viaggio Comfort Photo Vladimír Fišar

    ČD Viaggio Comfort coaches on test


    CZECH REPUBLIC: The first four of 50 Viaggio Comfort push-pull coaches which a consortium of Siemens Mobility and Škoda Transportation is building for national operator ČD are undergoing acceptance trials at the Velim test circuit. The tests involve all four types that are to be ...

  • Siemens Mobility Inspiro London trainset for the Piccadilly Line.
    Metro Report International

    Doors ordered for London Underground’s new Piccadilly Line trains


    UK: Knorr-Bremse’s rolling stock door subsidiary IFE has won its largest ever contract, covering the supply of door systems for the trainsets which Siemens Mobility is to build for London Underground’s Piccadilly Line. The ‘middle double-digit million-euro’ contract announced on August 3 covers ...

  • National rolling stock owning company Norske Tog has awarded Siemens Mobility a six-year framework contract covering the supply of 570 GSM-R cab radios.

    Path to FRMCS in Norske Tog cab radio framework contract


    NORWAY: National rolling stock owning company Norske Tog has awarded Siemens Mobility a six-year framework contract covering the supply of 570 GSM-R cab radios. This aims to resolve issues with equipment obsolescence and interference from public 4G mobile network operators. There is an option to upgrade the ...

  • Deutsche Bahn has announced an order for 30 inter-city trains able to run at 320 km/h.

    Deutsche Bahn orders 320 km/h Velaro derivatives


    Source: DB AG/Siemens GERMANY: Deutsche Bahn has announced an order for 30 inter-city trains able to run at 320 km/h. Chairman Dr Richard Lutz confirmed on July 15 that the operator had placed an order worth €1bn with Siemens Mobility for a derivative of the ICE3 ...

  • Siemens Mobility CEO Michael Peter

    Michael Peter to be sole CEO of Siemens Mobility as Sabrina Soussan steps down


    SIEMENS MOBILITY: Michael Peter is to be the sole Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Mobility with effect from July 10, with co-CEO Sabrina Soussan leaving at her own request. Soussan has been appointed as CEO of Swiss access control and security technology company Dormakaba Holding with effect ...

  • de Muenchen U-Bahn Siemens Mobility C2 metro train
    Metro Report International

    München orders U-Bahn trains


    GERMANY: München municipal utility company SWM has placed a firm order for Siemens Mobility to supply a further 22 six-car Type C2 metro trains, which are scheduled to enter service on lines U2 and U6 from 2022. Operation on other lines is also planned. The latest ...

  • Siemens Trainguard ETCS
    Rail Business UK

    Freight locomotive ETCS design contract awarded


    UK: Siemens Mobility has awarded DB ESG a contract to undertake design work for the first-in-class installation of Trainguard 200 ETCS equipment on Class 47, 57, 59 and 60 freight locomotives. This forms part of Network Rail’s ETCS Freight Train Fitment Programme, and follow successful progress with ...

  • Intermodal train (Photo: David Lustig)

    Partnership to offer mission-critical IoT radio communications in the rail market


    NORTH AMERICA: Siemens Mobility and private licensed wireless data network developer Ondas Networks have announced an exclusive partnership to offer a Siemens-branded portfolio of radio communications in the North American rail market. This will feature dual-mode equipment that is interoperable with Siemens Mobility’s extensive installed base of ...

  • Selby College engineering facilities
    Rail Business UK

    Siemens Mobility receives 200 applications for Goole apprenticeship programme


    UK: Siemens Mobility Ltd has selected Selby College as the training partner for its future £200m production plant at Goole, and has received 200 applications for the first 12 apprentice roles. The apprentices will be the first of up to 700 employees for ...

  • Siemens Mobility Vectron electric locomotive generic

    DSB orders the 1 000th Vectron locomotive


    DENMARK: Siemens Mobility announced the sale of its 1 000th Vectron locomotive on May 4, with Danish national passenger operator DSB confirming an order for a further eight AC electric locos. DSB has now ordered a total of 42 Vectrons, procuring an initial 26 in 2018 followed ...

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    Knorr-Bremse to supply onboard systems for Sapsan trainsets


    RUSSIA: Siemens Mobility has awarded Knorr-Bremse a contract to supply braking, door and HVAC systems, windscreen wipers and power electrics for the 13 additional Sapsan trainsets which have been ordered by Russian Railways. The third order for 250 km/h Velaro RUS trainsets was placed by RZD ...

  • us Siemens Mobility S700 LRV
    Metro Report International

    Sacramento orders low-floor light rail vehicles


    USA: Sacramento Regional Transit District has decided to replace its fleet of ageing high-floor light rail vehicles with low-floor cars to be supplied by local manufacturer Siemens Mobility Inc. SacRT’s first order for new rolling stock in 20 years covers 20 S700 vehicles together with spare parts ...

  • bg BDZ electric loco (Jim Black, Pixabay)

    One bidder for Bulgarian loco contract


    BULGARIA: A local subsidiary of Siemens Mobility has been confirmed as the only company to submit technical and financial bids for a contract to supply and maintain 10 electric locomotives for use on BDZ’s passenger services. The national railway intends to assess the technical proposal before ...

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    3D-printed handles aim to reduce hand contact with train doors


    RUSSIA: Attachments designed to enable train toilet and cab doors to be opened with an elbow or lower arm rather than a hand, and thus reduce the risk of spreading germs or a virus like Covid-19, are being tested by Russian Railways. Siemens ...

  • de Bremen Siemens Nordlicht tram BSAG (1)
    Metro Report International

    Northern Lights tram delivered to Bremen


    GERMANY: The first of 77 Avenio trams ordered by Bremen operator BSAG arrived in the city from Siemens Mobility’s Wien plant on March 31. Another is currently undergoing trials at the Wildenrath test centre. The Type GT8N-2 trams have been branded Nordlicht ...

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    MKB orders Vectron Dual Mode locomotives


    GERMANY: Mindener Kreisbahnen has ordered two Vectron Dual Mode electro-diesel locomotives from Siemens Mobility. These will be able to operate from the 15 kV 16·7 Hz overhead electrification or by using a 2 400 kW diesel engine on non-electrified routes. The locos are scheduled to be delivered ...

  • de Siemens Mobility Mireo Plus B EMU impression

    First order for Mireo Plus B battery EMUs


    GERMANY: The Land of Baden-Württemberg’s rolling stock body SFBW has ordered 20 battery-equipped Mireo Plus B electric multiple-units from Siemens Mobility, which will then be responsible for their availability over a 29½-year operating life. The two-car EMUs with 120 seats are to be deployed on Netz 8 ...