Viper Innovations’ Engineering and Service teams have again been on-hand to provide critical support to Network Rail as they push to modernise maintenance and deliver safe, efficient and effective interventions to locate signalling power cable faults quickly and accurately before they become service affecting.
Alstom’s first two Innovia 300 monorail trains for the Cairo Monorail project have arrived in Cairo after being completed at Alstom’s Derby UK factory, with propulsion systems application led by Alstom’s site in Trapaga, Spain. The dispatch of the first 8 fully automated, driverless cars out of 70 trains (a total of 280 cars) is a major milestone in the Cairo Monorail project, Egypt’s first two monorail lines, linking the New Capital City and 6th October City to Greater Cairo.
On September 10 the Moscow Central Circle (the MCC) celebrated its 5th anniversary. All these years it has been constantly developing, so that made it a real trendsetter in transport industry. In 5 years the MCC carried 633 million passengers.
The "Swissloop Tunneling" research team from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich has started unpacking and assembling its high-tech drilling robot in Las Vegas as they prepare to participate in the "Not-A-Boring Competition" on Sunday, September 12. As an official logistics partner, Gebrüder Weiss was responsible for the safe and timely land and sea transport of the critical technology from Dübendorf, Switzerland, to Las Vegas for the competition.
Colas was awarded two contracts by the RATP* following requests for proposals to build a 3.2-km extension of the T3 tram line between the current Porte d’Asnières terminus and Porte Dauphine as part of the Grand Paris Project.
An HS2 construction site is the test bed for a potentially far-reaching fibre optic technology that can sense minute ground movements in embankments and cuttings, and could help prevent land slips and detect the formation of sink holes.