The University of Leoben in Austria has developed a robust image recording system to analyse the rock and monitor the construction progress as well as for geological documentation during tunnelling, using machine vision components from STEMMER IMAGING.
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has delivered its first BOMBARDIER MOVIA C30 metro trainsets to Swedish operator, Stockholm Public Transport (SL). The new metros are destined for the Red line on the Stockholm metro system, where they will enhance the passenger experience and reduce energy consumption.
Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, is to join with Russian national rail operator RZD and the Russian Engineering Center for Railway Transport (ECRT) to develop the next generation of very high-speed trains for Russia. The trains will link the country’s largest cities at speeds greater than 300 km/h. In the first project phase, Knorr-Bremse will be contributing its holistic systems expertise to help assess the design requirements.
CAF has pulled off two agreements for the extension of contracts currently under way for Amsterdam and Stockholm, in addition to a new contract for the supply of Metro Units in Naples. The aggregate of both deals will come close to €100 million.
Voith and Lineas, the largest private rail freight operator in Europe, have signed a maintenance contract for the major overhaul of a first batch of 30 locomotives type HLD 77. The agreement covers a major overhaul with a predefined basic scope as well as other options for variant-specific components and for the type L4r4 turbo transmissions.
TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has announced the launch of a new virtual series, outlining the latest technological developments in data connectivity systems. The series, which will debut on June 30 with a webinar entitled “Data Connectivity for Railway Architecture,” offers an opportunity for engineers and customers to virtually engage with TE’s technical experts.