Bombardier Transportation celebrated the successful demonstration of a new silicon carbide (SiC)-equipped BOMBARDIER MITRAC TC1500 traction converter during an event held at Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
Govia Thameslink Railway, working with Network Rail and Siemens, have scored a world-first by running Automatic Train Operation (ATO) over European Train Control System (ETCS) on the mainline railway in passenger service.
Line-side copper cable theft continues to blight the UK’s rail infrastructure. Aside from the cost implications, which can run into millions of pounds a year, it also has the potential to trigger highly unwelcome service disruptions.
TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has been selected by train manufacturer Stadler to supply high-voltage roofline equipment for the SMILE high-speed Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) trains.