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ALSTOM News

Alstom to maintain SBB’s digital train control system in Switzerland

Alstom has signed a second ten-year maintenance contract for ETCS[1] equipment belonging to SBB, the Swiss national railway company. In the years 2003-2008, Alstom installed ETCS onboard equipment on around 500 vehicle types as part of the first wave of a Swiss federal programme to comply with ETCS. The support contract concluded at the time is now being extended for a further ten years, including a five-year option. The value of the contract comes to over €25 million.

Stadler News

MARTAconfirms award for 127 METRO trains to Stadler–contract signed

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) and Stadler have signed the contract for the delivery of 127 METRO trains with two options for 25 additional trains each. MARTA had awarded the contract to Stadler in spring of this yearaccording to the media release from 29 March 2019. As already announced, the contract is worth over 600 million US dollars. The new trains are scheduled for service at the world's largest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Huber+Suhner News

HUBER+SUHNER EXTENDS RAILWAY PORTFOLIO WITH KATHREIN ANTENNAS

Following its acquisition of the Kathrein rail antenna portfolio in May, HUBER+SUHNER has introduced an expanded connectivity offering for customers in the railway market.

MEDIAWORLD

SNCF selects Klas Telecom TRX R6 for French national rail network

Klas Telecom today announced that, together with their French partner Seolane Innovation, they have entered into an agreement with France’s national rail operator, SNCF to supply the TRX R6 Connected Transportation Platform for implementation on board SNCF’s trains. This agreement comes as the result of a highly competitive public tender in which SNCF sought to acquire an onboard connectivity solution to provide improved operational and passenger-centric services

MEDIAWORLD

Schaltbau – Safe and Reliable Train Electrics

Schaltbau supply train electrics to companies including Bombardier, Siemens, Hitachi, Rotem, PESA & Kawasaki for use worldwide in urban transportation and main-line rail vehicles, providing maximum safety, reliability and long life.

NORD Drivesystems

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS with new products at FMB 2019

From 6 to 8 November 2019, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS will once again exhibit at FMB in Bad Salzuflen. As 'The Supplier Show for Mechanical Engineering' FMB addresses the entire spectrum of machinery and plant engineering, where drive technology plays a central role. Product highlights presented by NORD include a new synchronous motor that achieves a significant improvement in energy efficiency, a new generation of control cabinet inverters and a PROFIsafe module for the functional safety of plant and machinery.

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