DB and the German government invest EUR 171 million π Ronald Pofalla, DB Board Member for Infrastructure: "Every train departing from Lehrte takes 52 lorries off our roads." π Innovative technology speeds up freight transport
The Coradia iLint, world's first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train, manufactured by Alstom, world leader in green and smart mobility, has made its debut on the Railway Research Institute's test track in Żmigród, near Wrocław in Poland. Over two days, Alstom teams are presenting the train to a variety of local stakeholders, including regional operators, transport authorities, government decision-makers and leading media, in order to highlight the potential of the Coradia iLint for sustainable transport in Poland. The showcase comes in the wake of the announcement of Poland’s National Recovery Plan, which includes provisions for the introduction of thirty low-emission trains for Polish regional operators by 2026.
Leading manufacturer of cable glands, cable cleats and accessories, CMP Products has today launched a comprehensive ‘Knowledge Base’ to support customers and users of cable glands in a variety of industry sectors
Alstom has been selected by the Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works to provide its state-of-the-art Cityflo 650 Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) solution for the Miami-Dade Metromover system. Under the approximately €120 million contract (around USD 140 million), Alstom will also replace or refurbish the power distribution system, the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System, guideway switches and other elements that make up the Metromover system, and introduce new features that will increase reliability and availability, lower maintenance costs, and enable more efficient operation while maximizing passenger safety
During the health crisis, contactless ticketing has become one of the safest ways to pay for travel. Smartphones are also rewriting the rules of urban mobility, with passengers increasingly expecting to use their phones as tickets
Alstom has signed a contract with Deutsche Bahn’s (DB) DB Regio AG to equip 215 of Stuttgart, Germany’s S-Bahn trains with the European Train Control System (ETCS) and Automatic Train Operation (ATO) signalling technology. Part of the landmark rail project known as Stuttgart 21, the contract will see Alstom retrofit the BR 423 and BR 430 trains operating in the greater Stuttgart area’s S-Bahn and conventional railway lines. The contract is worth around 130 million euro.
Alstom, the global leader in green and smart mobility reduces lead times for spare parts from 45 days to 48 hours using F370 3D Printers. Company also saves Sétif Tramways around 6,000 euros by 3D printing spare parts on demand in favour of traditional production methods.
The publicly listed STRABAG SE Group has been awarded the contract to upgrade a 30 km section of railway in south-eastern Hungary via its Hungarian railway construction subsidiary STRABAG Rail Kft. The contract, which is worth a total of € 364 million, will be executed in a consortium with a Hungarian partner (STRABAG share: 66 %).
ÖBB Rail Cargo Group and Kombiverkehr have now established a service between Budapest and Neuss that runs six times a week and another that stops off at Wels and Wien Süd that runs three times a week, which between them save the CO2 emissions of 17,000 truck journeys.