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GRAMMER News

Ubility Light from Grammer: Bus and train seats rethought

A surprise in every respect, Grammer’s new Ubility Light seat for urban passenger transport saves weight, reduces emissions and the use of resources, and features an intelligent utilization concep

ALSTOM News

Alstom recruits over 200 new employees in Spain

The Alstom Group has initiated an unprecedented hiring and growth plan in Spain. To continue its expansion plans and develop new projects and initiatives, Alstom in Spain will make more than 200 new hires in the last quarter of the year

HS2 News

Spectacular video shows HS2 contractors remove disused bridge to prepare for the new high speed rail route into Birmingham

In preparation for the construction of the northern section of HS2’s Phase One route between London and the West Midlands, main works civils contractor Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) have successfully demolished a disused bridge in Saltley near Birmingham.

Siemens News

Mireo Plus B trains for Hermann-Hesse-Bahn in Baden-Württemberg

The state of Baden-Württemberg has ordered three Mireo Plus B trains from Siemens Mobility. The battery-electric trains will ensure locally emission-free traffic on the new Hermann-Hesse-Bahn between Renningen and Calw from 2023

Wabtec News

Wabtec Wins Equipment Contract to Modernize Chicago’s Metra Commuter Rail Service

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today an order to improve passenger experience, reliability, and safety for Metra, the commuter rail system in the Chicago metropolitan area serving the city of Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. The contract includes the latest brakes, passenger access doors, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), and event recorder solutions for 200 new rail cars.

Vinci News

VINCI to build the operation and maintenance centre for Line 18 of the Grand Paris Express in Palaiseau (south of Paris)

Société du Grand Paris has awarded Chantiers Modernes Construction (VINCI Construction) the contract to build the operation and rolling stock maintenance centre for the future Line 18 of the Grand Paris Express. The centre will be in Palaiseau, and the line will connect the rapidly expanding Paris-Saclay research and development hub to Orly Airport and the city of Versailles.

GATX Rail Europe News

RAILCAR AVAILABILITY: 119M³ MULTI-PURPOSE CHAMPION GAS RAILCAR

Our state-of-the-art, efficient and versatile 119m³ gas railcar has already proven to be a favorite among customers. Since its launch just a few years ago, GATX has leased over 500 cars of this type with more than 20 customers. Given the high demand, we will continue to assemble new 119m³ railcars at our in-house workshop in Ostróda, Poland.

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