Work to build the HS2 London terminus at Euston has taken a major step forward this month with the Mace Dragados joint venture moving onto the construction site adjacent to Euston station to begin work on the new high speed station in central London.
Michael Peter will be Siemens Mobility’s sole CEO, effective July 10, 2020. Sabrina Soussan, who has been his Co-CEO until now, will leave the company at her own request to take on a new challenge outside Siemens AG. Until her contract ends on December 31, 2020, Ms. Soussan will remain available to Siemens Mobility in an advisory capacity.
Bombardier Transportation has signed a four-year fleet maintenance contract with Norwegian transport operator Vy Tåg AB to maintain its Night Train fleet in Sweden. The contract also includes an option for a further two years of services.
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has received a Letter of Award (LoA) from India’s Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) to build and deliver 201 metro cars and an advanced signalling solution for the Agra-Kanpur Metro projects.
Starting in 2022, a series of 18 new low-floor trams will be put into operation in Würzburg, with Voith selected to supply the electrical equipment. Voith is thus helping to increase the long-term viability of a sustainable public transport system for the customer, Würzburger Straßenbahn GmbH.
Sheffield-based SME 3Squared has been awarded a major contract working on High Speed Two (HS2), generating new jobs within the South Yorkshire region. The railway technology company are working with one of HS2’s direct contractors, Skanska Costain STRABAG JV (SCS JV), who are delivering the tunnelling programme for the route between London Euston up to the M25.