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Bombardier News

Bombardier hands over the 200th TRAXX locomotive to Railpool

Today, global mobility provider Bombardier Transportation delivered the 200th BOMBARDIER TRAXX locomotive to its customer Railpool, one of Europe’s leading rail vehicle leasing companies. The handover took place at Bombardier’s Kassel site in Germany and highlighted the strong partnership between Bombardier and Railpool that has lasted for more than a decade.


New EU strategy for sustainable and smart mobility gives pivotal role to rail

The European Commission published the EU Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy, which will transform the EU transport sector to fully support the objectives of the EU ''Green Deal'' and of ''A Europe fit for the digital age''.

Somafel News

Somafel – Refurbishment of the Beira Alta Line

Following the assignment of the first contract for the Beira Alta Line Modernization Plan – Guarda Cerdeira, at the end of July, the heavy mechanical dismantling works started in week 40.

Volker Rail News

VolkerRail sponsors Routes into Rail campaign

The rail industry is looking for the next generation of professionals to help keep the country running. So, when thinking about careers, think rail.

Siemens News

First hardware independent cloud-enabled interlocking in operation

Together with Siemens Mobility, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG has put a completely new digitalisation solution in the field of safety and security technology into operation at the train station in Achau, Austria: The “Distributed Smart Safe System” (DS3) is an innovative digitalisation solution and the basis for cloud-enabled interlocking (“Interlocking in the Cloud”).


First hybrid TER train in France - Successful tests: start of production in anticipation of trials from early 2021

The prototype for the energy storage system of the first hybrid TER train has completed its trials on the test bench at Alstom's Tarbes site (departmental code 65), a centre of excellence for "green" traction systems. The tests have made it possible to finalise the design and start manufacturing the pre-series systems in September. They will be installed on the first experimental hybrid TER train in early 2021.

Stadler News

Stadler takes on Staff of 12 and assumes responsibility for maintaining DCTA fleet

Stadler today became the employer of twelve maintenance employees and is now responsible for servicing and maintaining the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA)fleet in Northern Texas. Rio GrandePacific Corporation (RGPC) is the prime contractor in this agreement with Stadler providing the vehicle maintenance portion.

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