The purpose is to operate the first hydrogen-powered freight train from the Vosges plant, thanks to a hydrogen generator wagon system developed by Alstom and supplied with renewable hydrogen by ENGIE, from 2025.
Hitachi Rail has been awarded a Framework Agreement worth €867 million, as the leader of a consortium of companies, to design and deliver European Rail Transport Management System (ERTMS) digital signalling on 1,885 km of the Italian rail network.
In the last 20 years, Thales has been the contract partner for hardware maintenance and software support for the NS ticketing system. Thales maintains around 1,700 gates, 1,600 validators and 750 ticket vending machines at the 400 train stations in the Netherlands.
Ricardo has achieved Designated Body (DeBo) status in Ireland. Awarded by the Commission for Railway Regulation (CRR) in Ireland, it follows a rigorous assessment process and allows Ricardo to check compliance against the National Rules for railways in Ireland.
Thales GTS has welcomed the announcement by the Department for Transport (DfT) that its innovative Intruder Detection System for rail, developed in collaboration with Focus Sensors, has been awarded funding.
Wabtec Corporation, a leading global supplier for freight and transit rail, announced today a definitive agreement to acquire Super Metal, a supplier of automated vehicles and equipment solutions that support rail operations.