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Rail Cargo Group News

RCG WAREHOUSE LOCATIONS MADE CLIMATE-NEUTRAL

Two of three ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG) warehouse locations in Austria are now climate-neutral - namely Lenzing and Vienna Freudenau. RCG is therefore offsetting unavoidable emissions.

Wabtec News

Wabtec Wins TISS-Leapvault Award for Best Skill Development Program

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), a leading technology supplier for thefreight and transit rail industries, announced today its locomotive plant in Marhowrah, Bihar was recognized for the Best Skill Development Program at the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS)-Leapvault CLO Awards India. The award honors the investment Wabtec made in its employees through learning and skill development initiatives.

Vossloh News

VOSSLOH’S LEADING LOGISTICS EXPERTISE ENABLES SUCCESSFUL MODERNIZATION OF THE BERLIN – HAMBURG HIGH-SPEED LINE IN RECORD TIME

Vossloh is one of the main players in the modernization of Deutsche Bahn's main transport lines. Deutsche Bahn has just successfully completed the comprehensive renewal of several track sections with a total length of around 193 kilometers on the Berlin-Hamburg high-speed line at a total cost of around €100 million. Vossloh supplied the pre-manufactured long rails with a total length of around 400,000 meters from its welding plants on a just-in-time basis and was responsible for the overall rail logistics. Since September 11, 2021, 34 long rail units have been working on the project in a logistical masterstroke, mainly at weekends and at night, in order to minimize the impact on traffic.

BNSF News

Caterpillar, BNSF and Chevron Agree to Pursue Hydrogen Locomotive Demonstration

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Inc. Company (NYSE: CAT), BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), and Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (Chevron), a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), today announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to advance the demonstration of a locomotive powered by hydrogen fuel cells.

GATX Rail Europe News

GATX RAIL EUROPE’S LATEST INTERMODAL RAILCAR HANDOVER TO LINEAS

LINEAS, the largest private rail freight operator in Europe offering premium rail products and total door-to-door logistics solutions, selects GATX Rail Europe for intermodal railcars.

Siemens News

“DIGITAL TRAIN CONTROL SYSTEM” FOR THE FRANKFURT METRO

VGF, Frankfurt’s public transport provider, will replace the conventional train control system currently used in its metro and tram network with a new, state-of-the-art digital system. The “Digital Train Control System Frankfurt” is one of the company’s most important projects for the future. Following a public procurement procedure initiated in early 2021, the VGF is now awarding the important contract to Siemens Mobility.

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