With Plasser & Theurer’s newly developed rail grinding machine for light rail and trams, rail traffic is easy on the ears: trains travel more quietly on ground rails. The world’s first ATMO (Automatic Track Machine Oscillator) was developed as part of Shift2Rail and combines two working methods.
Wabtec and RATP, Paris region operator as well a major international public transport operator, had put in place a partnership to test Wabtec’s innovative Green Friction braking solution. The test will study the solution’s ability to improve air quality in Paris tunnels by drastically reducing the micro-particles emitted from friction braking.
On 5th February 2021, Egis completed its acquisition of a majority shareholding in CPMS TOPCO and its operational arm, Collaborative Project Management Services Limited (CPMS), thus realising its ambition to become a key player in the U.K. rail and infrastructure market.
For the first time since the exhibitions were launched, Railtex, Infrarail, SIFER and EXPO Ferroviaria are joining forces to bring to life a new digital appointment, catering for the entire European rail industry: EuroRail Hub, scheduled to take place from 24-25 March 2021.
TMH’s international subdivision – TMH International – and British Rolls-Royce Group plc reached an agreement to purchase a middle-speed diesel and gas engine manufacturer Bergen Engines, located in Bergen, Norway.
Independent data platform-aggregators (Xeneta, Freightos, Lloyd's Loading List) reported an increase in spot rates for the China-European ports transportation to about $10,500 for a 40-foot laden container.