Complex air-conditioning systems on trains and buses make sure the temperature and ventilation is just right. In the podcast, Dr. Wolfgang Reuter, chairman of Konvekta AG, explains how air-conditioning can help to reduce energy consumption, minimise the environmental impact and ensure an optimum passenger experience. The episode is available online from 08 February 2022.
New designs revealed for ‘Automated People Mover’ shuttle between HS2’s Interchange Station and Birmingham Airport: Architect's impression of the Automated People Mover (APM) at HS2 Interchange Station.
Tallano Technologie, a French start-up founded by Christophe Rocca-Serra to protect the health of metropolitan residents from fine brake particles, was awarded the first prize in the prestigious Seoul Global Challenge on December 2021
After a project lasting five years, Dakar's regional rail link (Train Express Régional – TER) has just been inaugurated and brought into operation. Led by EQUANS and Thales, the consortium behind the project drew on a range of innovative solutions and smart systems to support Senegal in its transition to more virtuous modes of transport that offer higher economic, societal and environmental performance. The next stage in the programme is the construction of the second section of the TER to extend the line to the Blaise Diagne international airport.
In 2022 it is planned to build and reconstruct 10 stations on the prospective and existing Moscow Central Diameters (MCD). From some of the new stations it will be possible to make an interchange to the metro, the Moscow Central Circle (MCC) and other diameters.
The first new Dr19 locomotive has arrived in Finland and is now starting extensive test runs. The tests ensure the functionality of the locomotive on the Finnish railway network. VR Group has ordered 60 new diesel locomotives from Stadler. They will mainly be used in freight traffic. The first new locomotives will be introduced into commercial traffic in 2023.