Alstom has signed an agreement with Vossloh Locomotives to equip 50 of their DE 18 freight locomotives with Atlas, Alstom’s latest on-board signalling solution. Once equipped with this ETCS-based train control, the locomotives will be deployed in Germany, France, Luxembourg, and Belgium starting in 2022
Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has won the largest train tender in Danish rail history. Part of a landmark framework agreement with Danish State Railways (DSB) valued at a total of €2.6 billion, the first firm order of 100 Coradia Stream regional trains as well as a 15-year full-service maintenance agreement amounts to a value of €1.4 billion
The CAF Group has secured both contracts on the German market. Firstly, it has entered into a contract with the operator Ruhrbahn GmbH to supply 51 LRVs, which will serve the cities of Essen and Mülheim an der Ruhr. Secondly, the company has won an extension of eight additional trams for the city of Freiburg. Both contracts amount to a figure of almost €200 M.
Clayton Equipment, the only British independent locomotive manufacturer in the UK capable of designing and manufacturing locomotives up to 150 tonnes, is to supply a further two Hybrid + Diesel CBD90 locomotives to Tata Steel, Port Talbot which are currently in the final stages of build.
With recent global events causing severe disruption to traditional supply chains and production operations, many companies have been forced to revisit their business models and make bold changes to ensure survival.
Connectors for rail use not only have to be particularly robust. Their simple and quick installation and easy maintenance are also important. That is why HARTING has developed new interfaces for rail vehicles.