Deutsche Bahn (DB) have renewed their commitment to green energy across the network by signing a Power Purchase Agreement, with the Nordsee Ost wind farm, for the next five years.
DB currently draws of 900 million kilowatt hours of green energy from innogy hydropower plants with the company’s annual requirement around ten terawatt hours, an equivalent to the energy consumption of a city the size of Hamburg.
CRRC is developing a permanent magnet direct drive (as opposed to gearbox) electric locomotive. Its employees at the CARS National Railway Track Test Center have been putting this new locomotive through its paces.
DARMSTADT, Germany – September 5, 2019 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is ready to bring 5G next-generation mobile communications technology to the rail industry that will help transform its riders’ experience. TE is already supplying onboard antennas that are ready for 5G, which is now beginning to be rolled out all around the world, and which will have massive implications for the quality and speed of data communications
Strategically important step towards focusing Vossloh on its core business rail infrastructure.Strategic and strong partner was gained with CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive.Closing of the transaction expected in the coming months
Saudi Arabia: CAF has signed a contract with Saudi Railway Company (SAR) for its LeadMind solution. Specifically, the system permits real-time remote monitoring and condition-based maintenance. As part of the contract CAF will deliver real-time and advanced analytics functionalities for the trains on the Riyadh-Qurayyat line.
DB Cargo says it will equip its entire fleet of freight cars with intelligent sensors and telematics by 2020. In total, DB Cargo has a fleet of around 68,000 cars. The company has now reached the half-way milestone: the 34,000th freight car has been equipped with modern telematics and intelligent sensors in Seelze, near Hanover. DB Cargo estimates that it will complete the project to turn its freight cars digital by 2020. It is investing a sum approaching 100 million euros.