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Vossloh supplies rail infrastucture systems, including track components and maintenance equipment.

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    Point machine predictive maintenance partnership


    EUROPE: Vossloh is to develop a predictive maintenance model for point machines through a strategic collaboration with Swedish data analysis and artificial intelligence company Predge. ‘With the help of this trendsetting forecast model, our customers will be able to plan their maintenance measures more proactively, in ...

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    High speed line rail fastenings ordered


    CHINA: Vossloh has received an order worth almost €50m to supply rail fastenings for the construction of a 600 km high speed line connecting Xiong’an in the northern province of Hebei with Shangqiu in Henan. Deliveries are scheduled for 2024. Vossloh Group is represented in China ...

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    Three themes on green mobility


    INNOTRANS: Infrastructure component specialist Vossloh’s appearance at this year’s show will be themed around its ‘enabling green mobility’ initiative, focused on environmental sustainability, climate protection and sustainable governance. Within its display, Vossloh will group products around three main themes: advanced infrastructure, future turnouts and smart maintenance ’on ...

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    In depth

    Infrastructure: A change of track


    Advances in turnout design, greater use of digital technologies and a strong focus on performance are helping to improve the capacity and reliability of Sweden’s rail network. Chris Jackson reports from Örebro.

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    Vossloh reports growth in sales and earnings in 2021


    INTERNATIONAL: Vossloh has reported strong growth in its sales and earnings in 2021, despite the ongoing constraints imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Sales were up 8·4% year-on-year to €942·8m. Profitability continued to improve, despite rising materials, logistics and energy costs, with the operating EBIT reaching €72·3m. ...

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    Vossloh to supply rail fastenings for Laixi – Rongcheng line


    CHINA: Vossloh has been selected to supply rail fastenings for use in the construction of the 193 km Laixi – Rongcheng passenger-dedicated line in Shandong province. Authorised in August 2020 and under construction since October that year, the 350 km/h line is intended to provide a ...

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    Inland Rail sleeper contract awarded


    AUSTRALIA: Australian Rail Track Corp has awarded Vossloh’s Austrak subsidiary a A$143m contract to supply a further 1·3 million concrete sleepers for the 1 700 km Inland Rail freight corridor linking Melbourne with Brisbane. The sleepers are to be produced at Austrak’s sites in Rockhampton and ...

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    Berlin – Hamburg relaying completed


    GERMANY: Work to relay tracks on the busy Hamburg – Berlin main line via Wittenberge was completed on schedule on December 12, allowing reintroduction of 230 km/h running for inter-city services with timings of around 1 h 45 min between the Hauptbahnhof in each city. The ...

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    Turkish track order


    TURKEY: Vossloh has announced an ‘economically significant’ order to supply infrastructure contractor Kalyon Group with 147 turnouts of various geometries, along with spare parts and additional track materials, for the Bandirma – Bursa – Yenişehir – Osmaneli High Standard Railway Project. Deliveries are scheduled to run ...

  • Bane NOR has awarded Vossloh Nordic Switch Systems a framework agreement for the supply of switches and crossings

    Vossloh awarded Norwegian turnout framework contract


    NORWAY: Infrastructure manager Bane NOR has awarded Vossloh Nordic Switch Systems a framework agreement for the supply of switches and crossings, as well as spare parts for existing turnouts, and the development of a range of switches for heavy haul lines. The agreement includes the just-in-time ...

  • ETS Spoor has supplied Vossloh rail fastenings for use in Eindhoven

    Vossloh expands in the Netherlands with acquisition of ETS Spoor


    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 to ...

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    Brussels tram turnout contract awarded


    BELGIUM: Brussels operator STIB has awarded Vossloh Cogifer Kihn a 10-year framework contract worth almost €40m for the supply of tramway turnouts. ‘By winning the framework contract, we successfully continue our long-standing business relationship with STIB’, said Vossloh executive board member Jan Furnivall on May 10. ...

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    Family trust to provide continuity at Knorr-Bremse and Vossloh


    GERMANY: The stakes in Knorr-Bremse and Vossloh which were held by the late Heinz Hermann Thiele are to be transferred to a family trust under the terms of his will. ‘Thiele’s wish was to secure his life’s work for the future’, said his executor and long-time ...

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    Inland Rail turnout order


    AUSTRALIA: Infrastructure manager ARTC has awarded Vossloh Cogifer Australia a €50m contract to supply turnouts for the Inland Rail freight line project. Deliveries are scheduled to take place over five years starting in March this year. ‘This order is the biggest in the history of Vossloh in ...

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    Condition-based tramway maintenance contracts signed


    FRANCE: Vossloh has signed multi-year framework agreements with initial three-year terms for the maintenance of tramway infrastructure in Le Havre and Valenciennes. Vossloh will provide the operators with a fixed-price condition guarantee for plain line track and turnouts, though a package including track analysis, continuous monitoring and ...

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    Track fastening systems, concrete ties, switch systems and innovative services associated with the life-cycle of rail tracks

  • The line’s axleload will be raised to 22·5 tonnes and the maximum speed for freight trains to 80 km/h (Photo: Marcelo Benoit).
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    Vossloh completes sale of locomotive business to CRRC


    GERMANY: Vossloh AG finalised the sale of its Locomotives business unit to CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive on May 29, with the tranaction to taken effect from May 31. This follows the completion of regulatory approvals in Germany and abroad during April. Following its strategic decision to focus on ...

  • Vossloh has classed its Transportation division as a discontinued operation.

    Competition authority clears CRRC acquisition of Vossloh Locomotives


    GERMANY: The proposed acquisition of Vossloh Locomotives GmbH by CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotives Co was cleared by the national competition authority on April 27.