HS2 the first images and publicly-chosen names of the first two completed giant Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) that will excavate the twin-bore Chiltern tunnel on the first phase of the UK’s new low carbon, high speed railway between London and the West Midlands.
KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to supply and install more than 70 elevators for the Grand Paris Express metro project in Paris, the capital of France.
Schindler announces it has been selected to deliver and install 134 elevators for 16 new stations and 21 ancillary facilities of the Grand Paris Express, the largest transport project in Europe that will double the size of the Paris metro network. Once in operation, Schindler elevators will help transport up to 2 million passengers a day.
HS2 Ltd today began the search for specialist contractors to deliver the high voltage power supply systems that will transfer electricity to the UK's new high speed rail link and enable millions of people to enjoy low carbon journeys between London, Birmingham and the north of England.
Hitachi Rail SpA and Bombardier Transportation announced today that they have signed a contract with Italy’s primary train operator Trenitalia to supply 23 Frecciarossa 1000 very high-speed (VHS) trains for the new Intermodalidad de Levante (ILSA) rail operation, a joint venture established by Trenitalia and Operador Ferroviario de Levante SL.
RATP Dev USA, an RATP Group subsidiary, has been awarded three consecutive contracts in the United States: two new contracts, for the operation of “TheBus” transportation service in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and for the operation and maintenance of “The COMET” network in Columbia, South Carolina, as well as a contract renewal for the Camarillo bus network in California.
6 August 2020 – Alstom has launched the validation test campaign for the Prima T8 AZ8A freight locomotives in Azerbaijan on the main freight transit line, which has recently been converted from 3kV DC to 25kV AC.