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Stemmer imaging News

Machine Vision for the big drill

The University of Leoben in Austria has developed a robust image recording system to analyse the rock and monitor the construction progress as well as for geological documentation during tunnelling, using machine vision components from STEMMER IMAGING.

Knorr Bremse News


Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, is to join with Russian national rail operator RZD and the Russian Engineering Center for Railway Transport (ECRT) to develop the next generation of very high-speed trains for Russia. The trains will link the country’s largest cities at speeds greater than 300 km/h. In the first project phase, Knorr-Bremse will be contributing its holistic systems expertise to help assess the design requirements.

Voith News

Voith and Lineas sign maintenance contract

Voith and Lineas, the largest private rail freight operator in Europe, have signed a maintenance contract for the major overhaul of a first batch of 30 locomotives type HLD 77. The agreement covers a major overhaul with a predefined basic scope as well as other options for variant-specific components and for the type L4r4 turbo transmissions.


New Rail Link through the Alps to Open Fully in December

Both the Ceneri Base Tunnel and the 4-metre corridor between Basel and Chiasso will become operational in December 2020. Rail freight will benefit from the fact that more cargo can be moved on to the north-south axis. The Gateway Basel Nord will help in these efforts

HS2 News

HS2 launches race for operational telecoms supplier

HS2 began the search for a specialist contractor to deliver 230km of state-of-the-art telecommunications systems which will connect up the UK’s new high speed rail link between London, Birmingham and the north of England.

TE Connectivity News

Staying connected: TE launches a virtual series on the future of data connectivity systems

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has announced the launch of a new virtual series, outlining the latest technological developments in data connectivity systems. The series, which will debut on June 30 with a webinar entitled “Data Connectivity for Railway Architecture,” offers an opportunity for engineers and customers to virtually engage with TE’s technical experts.

Stadler News

Stadler takes on digitalisation specialist and expands its own engineering portfolio

With its complete takeover of VIPCO GmbH in Mannheim, Stadler expands its portfolio with a new engineering subsidiary in Germany with around 50 employees. The new Stadler Mannheim GmbH will mainly focus on the development of software and hardware components for train control systems and the retrofitting field.

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