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Siemens News

Siemens delivers an additional 22 metro trains for Munich

After the first C2 metro train from the first option in 2016 entered service in May, Stadtwerke München (SWM) has also called up the second and final options for 22 six-car metro trains from Siemens. When all trains are delivered, Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft (MVG) will operate a total of 67 C2 trains on its system.

Rail Cargo Group News

RCL-RUS shifts newspaper to the rails for the very first time

Together with TransContainer and OOCL Logistics (Russia) Limited, Rail Cargo Logistics - RUS is now transporting newspaper from Karelia to China by rail instead of by sea for the very first time.

MEDIAWORLD

SNCF Réseau to use integrated Trimble solutions for CDE

France-based SNCF Réseau has chosen an integrated solution of Trimble Quadri and Trimble Connect, which will operate as the main system in its Enterprise Common Data Environment (CDE)

ALSTOM News

Alstom expands its expertise in braking systems with the acquisition of Ibre

Alstom is taking a new step forward in the implementation of its AiM (Alstom in Motion) strategic plan in France with the acquisition of Ibre, a company specialised in the development, manufacture and supply of cast iron or steel brake discs for high-speed, intercity, regional and suburban trains, trams and metros. Alstom and Ibre already had a long working relationship on projects for SNCF.

Bombardier News

Bombardier delivers first MOVIA C30 metros in Sweden

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has delivered its first BOMBARDIER MOVIA C30 metro trainsets to Swedish operator, Stockholm Public Transport (SL). The new metros are destined for the Red line on the Stockholm metro system, where they will enhance the passenger experience and reduce energy consumption.

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

HIGH-SPEED MOBILITY: KNORR-BREMSE SUPPORTS RZD TO DEVELOP NEXT-GENERATION VERY HIGH-SPEED TRAINS FOR RUSSIA

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.

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