HS2 has introduced new measures to enhance the visibility of supply chain opportunities across its rail systems contracts. The move is designed to enable businesses of all sizes to plan and deliver with confidence as they strive to recover from the effects of the pandemic.
Alstom has received an order from leading European rail vehicle leasing company Railpool to supply 15 Traxx locomotives. In addition, there is also an option for five additional units. Manufactured at Alstom’s Kassel (Germany) and Vado Ligure (Italy) sites, the 15 Traxx locomotives are intended for use in Norway, Sweden, and Italy.
HS2 Ltd today confirmed that TK Elevator has been awarded the framework to deliver around 300 state-of-the-art lifts and escalators for the four major new stations being built as part of the HS2 high speed rail project.
Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and other rail and commercial vehicle systems, has expanded its Berlin plant by adding nine large machining centers for the manufacture of brake discs for train braking systems.