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Siemens News

World premiere: DB and Siemens present the first automatic train

Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Siemens Mobility have developed the world’s first train that operates by itself in rail traffic. Dr. Richard Lutz, CEO of DB, and Dr. Roland Busch, CEO of Siemens AG, together with Dr. Peter Tschentscher, Mayor of Hamburg, presented the train today as it made its premiere run as part of the Digital S-Bahn Hamburg project

InnoTrans News

From driverless trains to alternative drives – the InnoTrans Podcast with Alstom CEO Henri Poupart-Lafarge

What will travel be like in the future? How will we transport goods? And how will mobility change in urban and rural areas? In the latest episode of the InnoTrans Podcast Henri Poupart-Lafarge, CEO and chairman of the board of directors of Alstom, outlines his vision of mobility in the future.

Robel News

Munich municipal utilities order six hybrid track vehicles

New development of electric work vehicles for underground railway operations. Robel Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH (Robel) is going to supply six four-axle work vehicles for maintenance work in tunnels to the Munich municipal utilities company Stadtwerke München GmbH (SWM). The vehicles will be delivered by mid 2024.

Geismar News

THE LATEST TRACK MEASUREMENT MODULE TOWABLE BY A VEHICLE

The new GEISMAR EMERALD track parameter measurement module is an ideal asset for track inspection and safety. Towed by a light rail vehicle or a road-rail vehicle, it allows to moderate investments by completing the existing inspection equipment fleet while bringing simplicity, performance and ergonomics to the measurement. Recently well welcomed in Canada, the EMERALD is starting to be talked about in other parts of the world.

ALSTOM News

Alstom wins the contract for the 100% automatic metro system for Line 18 of the Île-de-France network

Alstom has been selected by Société du Grand Paris, in agreement with Île-de-France Mobilités, to supply the rolling stock for Line 18 of the “Grand Paris Express” network (in France). The contract also includes solutions for driverless automated systems, data transmission, centralised supervision controls and the overall integration of the transport system

Mecalac News

MECALAC STRENGTHENS ITS COMMITMENT TO THE RAIL SEGMENT AND ENLARGES ITS OFFER WITH A BRAND NEW RANGE OF 4 MACHINES: THE MRAIL-SERIES

Mecalac, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact equipment for urban construction sites, has positioned itself as a major player in the field of railway works with the launch of its brand new range, the MRail-Series

Volker Rail News

East West Rail installs ‘railway first’ footbridge in Bicester

An innovative and near maintenance-free footbridge has been installed in Bicester to make crossing the railway safer for pedestrians and cyclists in future. Made from super-strong fibre-reinforced plastic*, the new footbridge replaces Jarvis Lane footpath level crossing.

Eiffage News

DORSALYS: FULL-SCALE ACTIVITY AROUND THE MARKET AND SYSTEMS INTEGRATION CONTRACT FOR THE T12 AND T13 EXPRESS

Passenger and freight train operator SNCF has signed a framework agreement with Eiffage Energie Systèmes Ferroviaires in connection with the Grand Paris (Greater Paris) project. This contract for the T12 Express and T13 Express Tram-Train projects, awarded last spring, involves the execution of works and the integration of low-voltage power and telecommunication systems.

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