Siemens Mobility will fully digitalize the Finnentrop interlocking in the state of North-Rhine Westphalia within one year for DB Netz AG. A total of 404 interlocking units will be replaced, including signals, switch points and derailers. In addition, 15 level crossings will be equipped with digital interfaces and four of them will also receive new safety systems.
The Spanish state-owned rail operator RENFE awarded Stadler the contract to build and deliver 59 high-capacity commuter trains. The contract is worth approximately one billion euros and includes the spare parts and maintenance for a 15-year period. The contract will be signed further on, in accordance with the procedure.
The Luma Automation Capital Group has successfully acquired IRON-TECH Zrt., one of the Hungarian leaders of the market of the precision metal parts manufacturing mainly for automotive and rail industry.
Arc Infrastructure has partnered with pipeline industry experts AARO to complete major upgrades on a number of culverts on the Esperance Branch Line (EBL) and Leonora Branch Line (LBL) using leading technology that allows trains to continue using the lines during works.
West Midlands 5G (WM5G) has developed the UK’s very first 5G-connected tram as part of a regional transport trial in partnership with West Midlands Metro, Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), GoMedia and Icomera.