On 30 March 2020, the Department for Transport (DfT) awarded Govia, the joint venture (JV) between Keolis and Go-Ahead Group, an extension to its current contract to operate the Southeastern railway network, in the London area, up to 31st March 2022. The UK’s first high speed rail network, Southeastern is also one of the busiest rail networks in the UK, carrying over 180 million passengers per year. This extended contract will enable Keolis and its partner to boost capacity and punctuality of the network and, in the short term, to focus on providing services for key workers during the Covid-19.
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While Bombardier Transportation’s railway propulsion systems have been in use globally for more than a century, its latest MITRAC portfolio was redeveloped with the aim of helping railways to improve energy efficiency and reduce emissions.
Wabtec, announced it will supply Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock Co., Ltd. (NHL), a leading mining truck manufacturer in China, with 28 360-ton premium integrated electric drive systems, to support the company’s 360T mining truck contract with Yancoal in Australia. The systems will help Yancoal’s mining fleet achieve increased productivity and speed on grade performance and help reduce fuel costs and equipment wear.
The cable glands for demanding markets will also be available in the sizes M12, M16, M50 and M63 in the future. HUMMEL AG has thus responded to the great demand for these robust and equally slim cable glands.
Following the instructions of the Spanish Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda, Talgo is collaborating with Renfe Operator to adapt high-speed trains that will be used, if necessary, to transport patients affected by the coronavirus between different autonomous communities within Spain.