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Knorr Bremse News

Innovating for rail: Knorr-Bremse is founding member of Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking

A new organization is about to take over from Europe’s Shift2Rail research program – and Knorr-Bremse, global market leader for braking systems and other rail and commercial vehicle systems, is one of 25 founding members. The new Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking (ERJU) initiative will form part of the EU’s Horizon Europe research program (2021–2027), acting as a cornerstone for the development of a series of digital and green solutions for the rail industry.


Hitachi wins the new express trains for Tobu’s flagship service

Tobu Railway Co. Ltd. (Tobu) has selected Hitachi, Ltd. (Hitachi) to provide a new fleet of “Limited” express trains for its flagship service between Tokyo and renowned Nikko and Kinugawa

Stadler News

BÄR Bahnsicherung strengthens Stadler in the future-oriented area of signalling

Stadler acquires the company BÄR Bahnsicherung from Fehraltorf and thereby continues to develop in-house expertise in the field of signalling technology and digitalisation. The two companies are convinced that by joining forces, they will become an even stronger provider of state-of-the-art signalling solutions for their customers and that together, they will be even more successful in driving forward the digitalisation of the railway industry

Mosmetro News

Moscow will open 10 stations of the world's longest circle metro line by the end of 2021

10 stations of the Big Circle Line (BCL) of the Moscow Metro will open by the end of the year. This new section will be the longest one put into operation at one time; its length is about 20 km. BCL will be the longest circle metro line in the world. Its length is 70 kilometers, which is 3.5 times longer the existing Line 5 (Circle Line) and a quarter longer than the Beijing loop line (Line 10) - so far the leader in length in the world.

Pandrol News


Global rail infrastructure specialist Pandrol is delighted to announce the launch of E+, a groundbreaking new range of sustainable resilient systems and battery powered tools.

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