Vossloh, one of the world’s leading providers of products and services related to rail infrastructure, has secured an economically and strategically important contract to deliver rail fastening systems for a new high-speed line in northern Egypt.
The requirement to multi-task while maintaining precise control over a machine (or multiple machines) means a modular PLC construction is more important than ever. The latest IoT Gateway available for Mitsubishi Electric’s advanced iQ-R Series PLC is a perfect example. It makes use of the OPC UA standard designed to provide a direct exchange from smart OT devices to cloud based systems.
Exela Technologies, Inc. announced a 5-year contract with ÖBB, Austria’s National Railway Company, valued at a Total Contract Value of ~$2.5 million. The Bills and Payments (“XBP”) deal is part of ITPS, Exela’s largest accounting segment.
The Swedish operator Västtrafik AB, which operates the trams, has awarded Škoda a contract for the revision and repair of trams of type designation M31. The work will take place at the Škoda Group's production facility in Ostrava from this year until 2027. The total volume of the contract is almost € 80 million.
After the successful contract award of the Axle Counter in 2021, in which Thales supplies the axle counting systems for new ERTMS track sections, ProRail continues to show its trust to Thales by awarding the ERTMS contract.
Today, VTG AG celebrated 150 years of private-sector wagon leasing in Europe in the Vienna City Hall. At the ceremony under the joint patronage of the Mayor and Governor of Vienna, Dr. Michael Ludwig, and the First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Dr. Peter Tschentscher, the European dimension of rail freight transport and its importance for a successful transport transition were highlighted.