The Finnish rail fleet maintenance company VR FleetCare went through a service-focused reorganization process in order to boost growth as well as to develop services and enhance customer experience further.
The two Shift2Rail’s 4SECURail workstreams have reached their mid-term objectives for the design of a Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) for joint EU-Rail cyber security, and a Formal Methods Demonstrator for improved Railway Signalling Systems.
Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of linear motion control solutions, has launched the Electrak LL electric linear actuator, a long-life, high-duty-cycle component designed to work in the harshest conditions and offer superior environmental protection.
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.