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Vy Selects Icomera and GoMedia for Bergen Line Wi-Fi and Entertainment Contracts

Norwegian transport operator Vy is upgrading the digital passenger experience for customers travelling between Oslo and Bergen. Icomera, a subsidiary of EQUANS, and its newly-acquired business unit GoMedia have been awarded the contracts to provide Passenger Wi-Fi and the onboard entertainment portal.

CAF News

CAF SIGNS A 107.9 MILLION EUR GREEN GUARANTEE FACILITY FOR THE SUPPLY OF ELECTRIC TRAINS IN FRANCE

CAF, the Spanish multinational leader in the design and implementation of comprehensive mobility systems, has recently entrusted Société Générale to act as fronting and issuing bank of a 107,9 million green guarantee facility to be utilized for the supply of electric trains in the scope of an interurban passenger rail transport project with zero direct emissions.

Thales News

THALES AND IER SELECTED TO SUPPLY REVENUE COLLECTION SYSTEMS FOR THE FOUR NEW AUTOMATIC LINES OF THE GRAND PARIS EXPRESS METRO SYSTEM

Société du Grand Paris, the company in charge of the Grand Paris Express urban rail network, has selected Thales and IER to supply revenue collection systems for metro lines 15, 16, 17 and 18. With 68 new stations and close to 200 km of new lines, Grand Paris Express is the largest transport infrastructure project in Europe. Once complete, it will double the size of the French capital’s existing metro system. The new lines will bypass the city centre, carrying an expected 3 million daily passengers between major hubs and destinations in the suburbs of Paris.

HS2 News

HS2 celebrates big carbon saving on UK’s longest rail bridge

HS2 confirmed that it is on track to cut the amount of embedded carbon in the Colne Valley Viaduct by at least 28.4%, as works continue for what will be the UK’s longest railway bridge.

Congatec News

Computer-on-Modules meet functional safety and security

The goal is to provide the critical systems markets – such as industrial automation, medical, smart energy, railway, commercial and autonomous vehicles or construction machinery – with Arm and x86 based turnkey solution platforms that are specifically tailored to address functional safety and cybersecurity requirements.

CAF News

CAF TO SUPPLY LRV UNITS TO THE CANADIAN CITY OF CALGARY

The City of Calgary has selected CAF to supply 28 LRV units which will serve the future Green Line, that will run along a 46 km north-south route across the city. The project, which comprises the first 20 km stage of the line, is already underway and will connect Shepard Station, where the depot will be located, with the 16 Avenue North station in the north of the city.

Siemens News

GREATER COMFORT AND MORE ATTRACTIVE OFFERS FOR REGIONAL RAIL: 57 NEW TRAINS WILL SERVE THE FRANCONIA-SOUTH THURINGIA AND DANUBE-ISAR NETWORKS

DB Regio Bayern and train manufacturer Siemens Mobility will put a total of 57 new trains in service in Bavaria beginning in December 2023. Twenty-six Desiro HC trains are currently being built for the Franconia-South Thuringia network, along with 25 Desiro HC double-decker trains and six Mireo trains for the Danube-Isar network. The 18 Desiro HC trains will operate in the Franconia-South Thuringia network as four-car units beginning in December 2023 and eight Desiro HC trains as six-car units in June 2024. They travel almost as fast as the ICE, for example between Coburg and Erfurt at 190 kmh. In the Danube-Isar network, the 31 new trains will inaugurate service in December 2024.

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