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Wabtec Info

Wabtec Acquires Super Metal to Grow Its Railway Maintenance Portfolio

Wabtec Corporation, a leading global supplier for freight and transit rail, announced today a definitive agreement to acquire Super Metal, a supplier of automated vehicles and equipment solutions that support rail operations.

SIFER News

SIFER 2023 – Coming back at full speed

The 13th International Exhibition of Railway Technology will take place from 28 – 30 March 2023 at Lille Grand Palais in France.

ALSTOM News

Alstom collaborates with Egypt’s Ministry of Transportation to launch a railway academy in the country

Alstom, a global leader in smart and green mobility, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Transportation (MOT) during the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27), to launch the first railway academy in Egypt. The MoU was signed by H.E. Kamel El Wazir, Egyptian Minister of Transportation and Andrew DeLeone, President of Alstom in Africa, Middle East, and Central Asia.

HS2 News

New plant training centre to fast track Bucks and Northants residents into jobs on HS2

Flannery Plant Hire has joined forces with HS2’s construction partner EKFB (a team made up of Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall), to create a new training centre that can upskill local people ready for jobs on HS2 in as little as two weeks.

HITACHI RAIL News

Hitachi Rail wins major contract to deliver sustainable digital commuter railway in the Philippines

Hitachi Rail has been awarded a major contract worth around 114bn JPY*1(around 814m USD) called CP04 by the Philippine Government's Department of Transportation to deliver Electrical & Mechanical Systems and Track Works, including digital signalling for the new commuter railway from Solis to Malolos in the Philippines.

CER News

European rail sector committed to more diversity in the workforce

One year ago, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), representing railway sector employers, officially signed the Women in Rail autonomous agreement with the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF), aimed at promoting employment of women in the sector[1].

Rail Baltica News

First stage of the construction procurement for the Ülemiste terminal building announced

Rail Baltic Estonia has announced the construction procurement for the first stage of the Ülemiste terminal building, in the framework of which a builder of the load bearing structures under the railway at the Ülemiste joint terminal is sought, the estimated cost of the tender is 66.5 million euros.

TX Logistik News

Intermodal connection between Cologne and Istanbul will be expanded

TX Logistik AG, which is part of Mercitalia Logistics (FS Italiane Group), intends to further expand its intermodal rail freight transport services between Istanbul and Cologne.

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