Vossloh Fastening Systems celebrated the production of its one billionth tension clamp at its Werdohl headquarters. This quantity is enough to equip some 150,000 kilometers of track with rail fasteners, equivalent to about four round-the-world trips.
HS2 today revealed the final design for the Chalfont St Peter vent shaft headhouse – the first of four similar structures that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the high-speed rail line’s 10 mile-long Chiltern tunnel.
GCF-Transalp Renouvellement’s Suite Rapide that started the works of the third site foreseen for this year, is a “super convoy”. Human resources and means currently working on Lot 3 are about to join the trains and high-efficiency machines of Lot 2. An operation of technological and organizational integration that will allow implementing an unparalleled “renewal machine” in terms of power and efficiency.
The automatic OnEfficiency.StopStart system from Voith contributes to more efficient rail freight transport of the future. By switching off the traction engine of a locomotive during long waiting periods, operators save fuel and thus reduce costs and emissions.
Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail, the national railway operator of the Republic of Ireland, has ordered 41 MTU Hybrid-ready PowerPacks. The PowerPacks are to power Class 22000 trains on scheduled services from late 2022.
Eiffage, through its subsidiary Eiffage Énergie Systèmes, in consortium with Saferail and Systra, has won a detailed design, construction and technical validation contract worth €52.5 million to replace signalling along more than 500 kilometres of the Paris-Lyon high-speed rail line, as part of works to modernise and improve the infrastructure reliability.
Our annual Rail Cargo Carrier - Germany (RCC-DE) emergency drill took place on 18th July as part of our emergency management procedures. Various deployment scenarios were dealt with, staff received training and the first aiders had the chance to share experiences with each other.
Widnes, 22 July 2020 - Eversholt Rail and Alstom today announce a bold plan to fast-track the hydrogen train industry in the UK with a further £1 million (over €1 million) investment in British hydrogen trains, creating an entirely new class of train, the first-ever 600 series.