Siemens Mobility’s S700 streetcars delivered to the Charlotte Area Transit system (CATS) in the United States are now in revenue service. Designed with advanced hybrid technology that features an innovative battery storage system, these new streetcars run wirelessly through the heart of the city, maintaining a catenary-free zone in the city’s central business district, while offering all the same sustainability benefits as when operating with overhead wires. The six new S700 streetcars join Charlotte’s current light rail fleet of 42 S70 light rail vehicles, bringing the total number of Siemens Mobility vehicles operated by CATS to 48.
TX Logistik AG is tightening its schedule between Germany and Italy. The rail logistics company, which is part of the Mercitalia Group (Gruppo FS Italiane), is increasing the number of round trips on the Duisburg – Segrate connection from five to six per week as of September 6. The reason for the expansion is the increased demand for the transport of semi-trailers.
As one of Europe's leading rail logistics companies, ÖBB Rail Cargo Group is fully committed to digitalisation and is making itself fit for the future by converting to electronic, paperless shipping procedures.
The objective of an Asset Management System is to provide a systemic approach to maximising the value created from an asset – but when we discuss the principles of effective Asset Management (AM), what elements spring to mind? ISO 55001 provides a comprehensive view of the AM Lifecycle.
The new Lagos-Ibadan Railway, linking the largest port city of Lagos with the industrial hub of Ibadan, recently became operational. Lagos is the largest city in western Africa while its neighboring city, Ibadan, is Nigeria’s third most populous.