They have signed a strategic agreement to be a Founding Member and join the Governing Board of Europe's Rail, which, with a budget of 1.2 billion euros, takes over from the previous program, Shift2Rail, and becomes the largest European rail RDI program in history.
Czech Railways has ordered fifty Vectron MS multisystem locomotives from Siemens Mobility. The contract also includes service for fifteen years. With a maximum operating speed of 230 km/h, the locomotives are suitable for operations on conventional as well as high-speed lines in fast cross-border passenger traffic. Delivery will start from December 2025.
Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today it was awarded a contract from Central Organisation For Modernisation Of Workshops (COFMOW), Indian Railways for its Online Monitoring of Rolling Stock (OMRS) project.
Significant planting and landscaping enhancements have now started on the Hope Valley Railway Upgrade, a Network Rail project being delivered by the VolkerRailStory joint venture, that will see new railway infrastructure and track built to enable faster and more reliable passenger journeys between Manchester and Sheffield.
SNCF Réseau has signed a multi-tender innovation partnership (involving 3 consortiums) for new-generation computer signalling facility research, development and deployment. The programme known as Argos will enable obsolete signal boxes to be renewed
What are the key features and railway applications of the new CVS-280 DC/DC low battery voltage starter? This series is designed to operate directly from the 750V DC catenary line and can provide DC outputs from 24V to 110V at 280 Watts continuous power and 400 Watts peak power.
Ricardo Certification and DB Systemtechnik have agreed to intensify their partnership so that they are able to provide a complete one-stop shop in testing and approval services of new and modernised rail vehicles and infrastructure across European territories