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First hybrid TER train in France - Successful tests: start of production in anticipation of trials from early 2021

The prototype for the energy storage system of the first hybrid TER train has completed its trials on the test bench at Alstom's Tarbes site (departmental code 65), a centre of excellence for "green" traction systems. The tests have made it possible to finalise the design and start manufacturing the pre-series systems in September. They will be installed on the first experimental hybrid TER train in early 2021.

Stadler News

Stadler takes on Staff of 12 and assumes responsibility for maintaining DCTA fleet

Stadler today became the employer of twelve maintenance employees and is now responsible for servicing and maintaining the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA)fleet in Northern Texas. Rio GrandePacific Corporation (RGPC) is the prime contractor in this agreement with Stadler providing the vehicle maintenance portion.

Railcare Group News

Railcare signs a 10-year contract worth SEK 740 million with Kaunis Iron AB for the transport of iron ore

The railway specialist Railcare signs a ten-year contract with the mining company Kaunis Iron AB worth SEK 740 million. The contract will take effect from 16 November 2021 to 16 November 2031 and will replace the previous contract from 2018. The previous contract will continue to apply until 15 November 2021. Up until 31 October 2020, Railcare has performed 1400 shipments of iron ore for Kaunis Iron AB.


Thales is working to make trains smarter

Thales is working to make trains smarter and optimise rail traffic to save 30% of their energy consumption


Alstom to supply Italy’s first hydrogen trains

The board of FNM, Lombardy’s leading public transport group, approves major investment in green railway transportation

Siemens News

Deutsche Bahn and Siemens enter the Hydrogen Age

Joint project to develop new regional train and special fueling station –Complete system for climate-friendly mobility to be tested for a year

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