From 1st March, we are doubling the frequency of our TransFER Trieste–Vienna–Linz–Trieste to two round trips a week and thus strengthening our direct connection to one of Europe’s most important ports.
Midlands-based construction firm, Collins Earthworks, has completed excavating the north portal site of Long Itchington Wood Tunnel, ready for the launch of the tunnel boring machine that will dig under the ancient woodland in Warwickshire.
In line with the recently awarded contract to implement a cable car solution for the Georgian capital Tbilisi, SYSTRA has been selected to carry out appraisal studies and preparation of a call for tenders for a new project.
Since august 2018, rail cantech, a canadian subsidiary of etf, has been installing rubber-tyred underground rail systems at the garage côte-vertu maintenance and storage centre, which is part of société des transports de montréal (stm). The stm is a public transit authority that operates a 68-kilometre underground rail network, which is north america’s fourth-longest, after the new york city subway, the mexico city metro, and the toronto subway. The project will continue until 2021.
ÖBB and Siemens Mobility presented the first painted car body and exterior design for the new generation of the Nightjet in Vienna today. The new, ultra-modern trains will enter service near the end of 2022 and will first be used on connections from Austria and Germany to Italy. The first 13 trainsets have already been called up by ÖBB from a framework agreement with Siemens Mobility, and a further 20 trains are expected to be called up this year.
Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (“Toshiba”) has launched “MG800FXF2YMS3,” a silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFET module integrating newly developed dual channel SiC MOSFET chips with ratings of 3300V and 800A, for industrial applications. Volume production will start in May 2021.
FEV, a global leader in vehicle and powertrain development for hardware and software, is taking on key tasks at the European consortium StasHH: The EU-funded project will define, develop and test the first European standard for fuel cell modules in heavy-duty applications.