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RCG provides raw material transportation for Metadynea

On account of what are currently its highest production volume since the company was founded, the Rail Cargo Group’s transport services are delivering raw material supplies for Metadynea on the environmentally friendly railways.

Bombardier News

Bombardier awarded contract for 40 additional FLEXITY Zurich trams by VBZ in Switzerland

Global mobility leader Bombardier Transportation and Zurich Public Transport operator VBZ have signed a contract for 40 additional BOMBARDIER FLEXITY low-floor trams for Zurich. This is part of an option from the contract awarded to Bombardier by VBZ in March 2017 for 70 FLEXITY trams with an option for a further 70. Today’s option for 40 additional trams is valued at approximately 172 million Swiss Francs (160 million euro, $194 million US), excluding VAT.

Crecg News

Boten-Vientiane Section of the China-Laos Railway Begins Cable Installation

China Railway (Wuhan) Electrification Engineering Group Co., Ltd. successfully installed the first high-voltage power cable of the Boten-Vientiane section of the China-Laos Railway in a tunnel near Vang Vieng, Laos on October 28.


Alstom conducts first test-run in Algeria for Mostaganem tramway

Alstom has successfully conducted the first test-run for Mostaganem tramway project. During this phase, Alstom’s tramways have run from the secondary storage park T2 section to SNTF station, around 2km.

Bombardier News

Bombardier awarded 30-year services contract for Toronto’s Finch West Light Rail Transit project

Global mobility technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has signed a contract with Mosaic Transit Partners Maintenance GP (MTM) to provide 30 years of maintenance services for the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Toronto. Under the agreement, Bombardier will maintain a fleet of light rail vehicles as well as wayside track and overhead catenary system assets for the new LRT line scheduled to be completed in 2023.

Voith News

SBB Cargo automates complete domestic freight transport with Voith CargoFlex

Since May 2019, the Voith CargoFlex has been successfully deployed in day-to-day operations at SBB Cargo, a subsidiary of Swiss Federal Railways (SBB). For this purpose, the 25 locomotives and 100 wagons were equipped with 200 rail-car and 50 hybrid couplers from Voith.

Rail Cargo Group News

Language tool for rail transport

The UIC (International Union of Railways) and Railnet Europe (RNE) have joined up to launch the initiative “Translate4Rail” and have developed a prototype for a language tool that does away with language barriers. The Rail Cargo Group is one of the key players testing out this tool.

Bombardier News

Bombardier signs landmark deal to fit digital signalling to ELECTROSTAR trains

Global mobility solution provider Bombardier Transportation has announced today that it has signed a framework agreement with Porterbrook, the UK rolling stock company, to fit digital onboard signalling to BOMBARDIER ELECTROSTAR trains in the UK.

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