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Russian Railways Launches Freight Service from Korea to Europe

Russian Railways (RZD) and the FESCO Transport Group (FESCO) have launched a freight service route running from the Republic of Korea to Europe via the Trans-Siberian Landbridge line.

Alstom to Supply Train Control and Traction Systems to Nanjing Metro

Nanjing Metro (China) has chosen Alstom to supply traction systems and train control and monitoring system for the 318 metro cars that will operate on the city’s metro line 7. It is Nanjing’s first driverless metro line. Alstom will also provide technical support. In total, the contract is worth almost 50 million euros (56 million USD).

Track Maintenance & Construction: Still in Search of It’s Place in the 4.0 World

On the 17th September 2018 the World Economic Forum made the prediction that “Machines will do more tasks than Humans by 2025…”. According to this report, within the next 6 years, 52% of all working hours will be done by robots. As a result, productivity in the affected industries has the potential to increase significantly.

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