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Rail Cargo Group News

NEW TRANSFER SERVICE BETWEEN VERONA AND HANNOVER

We’re launching our new TransFER Verona–Hannover on 29th March. This new connection is extending our range of intermodal services between Italy and Germany and making an important contribution to relieving the Brenner Axis of traffic congestion.

Siemens News

New innovative Brake Monitoring System for freight trains

Siemens Mobility GmbH and VTG Rail Europe GmbH signed a contract to test the innovative Brake Monitoring System (BMS) for automated brake testing of freight trains to prove the system’s operational capability. The BMS ensures an automatic brake test on each wagon of a train. The expected efficiencies generated for freight operators will result in a great market potential across Europe.

Wabtec News

Wabtec Wins a Significant Order for London Underground

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) secured an order to supply Siemens Mobility with several products for the London Underground’s Piccadilly Upgrade Program. The deal, valued at more than $70 million, is for brakes, air conditioning and ventilation (HVAC), passenger information systems, and third-rail current collectors.

HITACHI RAIL News

Hitachi Rail Awarded up to $2.2 Billion Contract with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority for 8000-series Railcars

Hitachi Rail Washington, LLC. (“Hitachi Rail”) has been awarded a contract worth up to $2.2 billion with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (“Metro”) to design and build 256 of the 8000-series railcar vehicle. The Contract includes options, if exercised, to build up to 800.

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