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SNCF Réseau launches initiative to develop signal interlockings

French infrastructure manager SNCF Réseau has launched a partnership with several companies, including Alstom, Ansaldo STS, Siemens and Thales, in a bid to design the next generation of signal interlockings.


Around the world: 1,000 km of fully automated metros

The popularity of driverless metro lines has grown exponentially since the first one was inaugurated in 1981, in Kobe, Japan. Metros built since have had enviable records in safety, flexibility, punctuality, cost efficiency and overall passenger satisfaction, and no city that welcomed an automated metro line has ever reverted back to a conventional system


Report reveals high-speed EU railways perform below expectations

The European Union’s efforts to build efficient high-speed railway projects across the continent are bringing ‘low added value’ and the services are failing to perform at their potential best, a study by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has revealed.

DC/DC Converters With Contact-Cooling (BPC Technology) for Rolling Stock

With the series PCMDNI300, MTM Power introduces a new generation of DC/DC converters without galvanic isolation which can be installed as decentralised power supplies in vehicles and for supplying closed sub-systems in rolling stock.

Tough & tailored labels for automotive industries

Reliable automotive labels can be designed with the highest flexibility in any way you want them. The labels will adhere to smooth, textured or oily surfaces, resist the impact of high temperatures, abrasion or chemicals and will remain legible to communicate key information throughout a component's life cycle.

Updates to ABB’s Easy Rail Designer-3D software makes terminal block design even faster

ABB has updated its Easy Rail Designer (ERD-3D) software with a new release that will make the company’s Entrelec terminal block solutions easier than ever to work with. The software update provides the enhanced capability required by railway, HVAC and solar applications with personalized drawings and high numbers of rail assembly variants.

Germany: DB Schenker Starts Using Intelligent Scanning Glove in Eching Warehouse

DB Schenker Logistics, a subsidiary of Deutsch Bahn AG, has announced the adoption of a new innovation at its warehouse in Eching, Germany. ProGlove is an intelligent scanning glove which incorporates a barcode scanning unit into a glove to improve efficiency of order picking.

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