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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.

CER News

CER launches the Future is Rail campaign

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) launches its Future is Rail campaign, showing rail as a smarter, cleaner and more connected means of transport in the EU. The kick-off of the campaign comes after the official launch of the European Year of Rail and shares the objective of encouraging more passengers and businesses to see rail as the future of transport.

Kontron News

Kontron Transportation MCx solution - the future of GSM-R train radio functionalities for Secondary Lines

Based on the future FRMCS standardization (3GPP, ETSI), the Kontron Transportation MCx solution extends obsolete analog radio communication means with modern "state of the art" train radio functionalities, without the need to develop an own infrastructure.

Deutschebahn News

Artifical Intelligence at DB

Trains, switches and escalators with smarts

GB Freight News

GBRf partners with Porterbrook to build 100 new wagons

Following an extended commercial exercise, GB Railfreight (GBRf) has chosen to partner with British rolling stock company, Porterbrook, for the build of 100 Greenbrier 60’ intermodal twins.

Hummel News

VariaPro is extremely tough

Hard impacts, sudden shocks and permanent vibrations - nowhere else are components exposed to harsher conditions than in rail transport. That is why the approvals for parts and components for railway vehicles are among the toughest of all.

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