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Continental News

From Hamburg, for Hamburg: Continental ensures comfortable mobility in public transport

The technology company Continental ensures optimal suspension of the Hamburger Hochbahn AG (HOCHBAHN): All trains of the latest generation of DT5 vehicles drive with air springs from the specialist for suspension and vibration damping: two pieces per bogie – clearly visible on the underside of the train.

Siemens News

Siemens Mobility receives approval for Vectron Dual Mode

The Vectron Dual Mode locomotive from Siemens Mobility received authorization for operation in Germany from the Federal Railway Authority (EBA) on October 29, 2020. To date, Railsystems RP, Mindener Kreisbahnen GmbH, and Stern & Hafferl have ordered the Vectron Dual Mode.

CAF News

EUROPE SELECTS THE CONSORTIUM LED BY CAF FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HYDROGEN TRAIN PROTOTYPE

The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) of the European Commission has selected the project FCH2RAIL to start negotiations for an EU grant agreement valued at 10million EUR. FCH2RAIL would be technically led by CAF and would benefit from the European funding under the H2020 Program to work on the development of a railway vehicle prototype powered by hydrogen.

ALSTOM News

THE SPANISH COMPANY, SUPPLIER OF ALSTOM SINCE 2007, OBTAINS THE ALSTOM’S “QUALITY TRUSTED” CERTIFICATION

The Catalan metallurgical company Instalaciones y Montajes Margon, dedicated to the design, engineering and manufacture of metallurgical goods, has obtained the “Quality Trusted” certification from the Alstom Group. Thanks to this accreditation, the company, which has supplied equipment to Alstom in Spain since 2007, has become a worldwide reference supplier within the Group.

Knorr Bremse News

SUSTAINABILITY BY RAIL: KNORR-BREMSE DRIVES FORWARD SOLUTIONS FOR EVEN GREATER ECO-FRIENDLINESS AND EFFICIENCY IN RAIL VEHICLES

Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, is presenting a wide range of system solutions aimed at further boosting the environmental compatibility and economic efficiency of the rail sector as a key future mode of transportation – including technologies for wear-free and low-noise braking and for reducing rail vehicles’ energy consumption.

Rail Cargo Group News

TESTS FOR DIGITAL AUTOMATIC COUPLING (DAC) GET UNDERWAY

The DAC test programme being carried out in the framework of the DAC4EU consortium has got underway this October. The four DAC prototypes are being tested with various individual tests according to a fixed test procedure.

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