Wabtec Corporation’s (NYSE: WAB) Trip Optimizerä system surpassed a milestone as railroads utilized the energy management system to operate their trains for more than 500 million auto miles. The system greatly reduces emissions and fuel costs for railroads worldwide.
Bremervoerde, 28 July 2020 – In Lower Saxony's Bremervoerde, the world's first hydrogen filling station for passenger trains will be built starting in September. Representatives of the state and the companies involved met on site for a symbolic ground-breaking ceremony. An eighteen-month test phase for the first two trains was successfully completed at the end of February. The mobility project, which has attracted worldwide attention, is now entering its next phase.
Talgo S.A., a leading company in the design, manufacture and maintenance of high-speed light rail trains, recorded a turnover of 216.6 million euros in the first half of 2020, 29% more than the 167.8 million euros in the same period of the previous year.
Vossloh Fastening Systems celebrated the production of its one billionth tension clamp at its Werdohl headquarters. This quantity is enough to equip some 150,000 kilometers of track with rail fasteners, equivalent to about four round-the-world trips.
HS2 today revealed the final design for the Chalfont St Peter vent shaft headhouse – the first of four similar structures that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the high-speed rail line’s 10 mile-long Chiltern tunnel.