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Is automatic coupling on freight wagon will become reality?

In recent times, much attention is paying to the automatic coupling of freight wagons, as has long been the case with Dmus and Emus. But why has Europe fallen so far behind?

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185-Kilometre Range: Stadler Successfully Concludes "Battery Technology" Research Project with theFLIRTAkku

Stadler has successfully completed the research project launched in 2018 to develop and test battery technologies in the railway vehicle sector after a three-year research phase. The project was funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and developed jointly with TU Berlin and EWE AG. The vehicle, designed as a test carrier, far exceeded initial expectations during the three-year trial phase with a proven range in battery-only mode of 185 kilometres.


Alstom extends its expertise in braking systems with the acquisition of Flertex

Alstom is continuing to implement its Alstom in Motion strategic plan with the acquisition of Flertex, a group specialised in the design and manufacture of brake linings (pads and shoes) for braking systems, particularly for the rail industry but also for other industrial applications.


System management and analytics: Connecting technology for the future

Alstom’s big data platform for the wayside provides flexible solutions for the data acquisition and edge processing required to cost effectively adapt customers’ distributed assets into connected technology.


Alstom puts into service the Samalut Sector of the Beni Suef Assuyt railway line in Egypt

Alstom has successfully installed and commissioned its SIL 4 signaling Electronic Interlocking SYSTEM (IXL solution-SmartLock 400 GP), including a support system and SCADA that supervises and controls different subsystems, based on Alstom ICONIS, TLC system and 11 kv power supply sub-station. Samalut is considered the 8th commissioned sector of the Beni Suef Assuyt line.

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