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Siemens to present research project on autonomous tram

Siemens Mobility and development partner ViP Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam are set to present their research project into developing the world’s first autonomous tram.


The high-speed rail projects giving Thailand’s whole economy a boost

In March the Thai cabinet approved a $7.2bn high-speed rail project that will link two airports in the Bangkok area and another in the eastern province of Rayong. Other high-speed lines are in the offing, but with investment spending still low and instability still high, will any come to fruition?

Bombardier “Banking” on New High-Tech Laboratory

Germany: Bombardier Transportation has opened a new high-tech laboratory for railway technology in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg. The city is already the location of a production and engineering site for the company.

Network Rail selects Costain to develop new warning technology

Network Rail has awarded a contract to Costain to develop an improved warning technology that can help reduce the number of incidents at passive footpath and bridleway level crossings across the UK

Knorr-Bremse acquires rail friction technology from Federal-Mogul Share

German firm Knorr-Bremse Rail Vehicle Systems has signed an agreement to acquire intellectual property rights and technical know-how from Federal-Mogul for the development of rail friction technology for railway vehicle and industrial applications.

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