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Robel News

Robel speeds up automation in track maintenance

The Robel Group invests in bringing automation to the track: Since 12.04.2022, Robel Holding GmbH holds a 100% stake in the newly formed Robel Rail Automation GmbH with its head office in Freilassing, Germany. Dr. Michael Reiter, previously Head of the Robel R&D Hub, takes over as Managing Director of the company, which is positioning itself as the group’s expert in automation for customers and sister companies.

ALSTOM News

PKN ORLEN and Alstom to cooperate on hydrogen railway

PKN ORLEN has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Alstom for the supply of zero-emission, eco-friendly trains and hydrogen fuel for public rail transport. The corporation, which is consistently implementing the hydrogen strategy, announced earlier this year, that it will provide the refuelling infrastructure for trains produced by Alstom. The first hydrogen vehicles are likely to roll out on regional lines within two years.

Ricardo News

Ricardo appointed as Independent Safety Assessor for skyTran Personal Rapid Transit technology

Safety experts to appraise visionary system that utilises maglev technology to provide on-demand, high-speed urban transit. skyTran, the US-based developer of an innovative Personal Rapid Transit solution, has chosen Ricardo to perform a rigorous safety assessment of its magnetic levitation technology.

CER News

5 decades of Interrail – an emblem of borderless rail travel & European integration

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), their French member SNCF, and Eurail came together on 17 May, kindly hosted by MEP Ondřej Kovařík at the European Parliament and in good cooperation with the French Presidency of the EU Council and the Cabinet of Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Youth, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Interrail and rail's significance to Europe's youth.

Pandrol News

Record Speeds for the Guangzhou Metro

Pandrol collaborated closely with all parties throughout the project’s implementation, providing reliable technology and safety guidance for the whole line. We hope that the 18/22 line will open as scheduled, and we will continue to focus on the developing trend of urban and municipal railway systems, bringing our 100 years’ experience to drive innovation for the future.

Westermo News

Westermo 10 Gigabit Ethernet Switch Meets Demand for Greater Bandwidth in Mission-critical Applications

Westermo has introduced a new 10Gb industrial Ethernet switch designed to meet increasing demand for greater bandwidth, enabling modern, large-scale data communication networks to transmit more information than ever before. The RedFox 7528 provides outstanding network performance, reliability and security, making it an ideal solution for mission-critical rail trackside, energy and process industry applications.

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