HS2 began the search for a specialist contractor to deliver 230km of state-of-the-art telecommunications systems which will connect up the UK’s new high speed rail link between London, Birmingham and the north of England.
Both the Ceneri Base Tunnel and the 4-metre corridor between Basel and Chiasso will become operational in December 2020. Rail freight will benefit from the fact that more cargo can be moved on to the north-south axis. The Gateway Basel Nord will help in these efforts
With its complete takeover of VIPCO GmbH in Mannheim, Stadler expands its portfolio with a new engineering subsidiary in Germany with around 50 employees. The new Stadler Mannheim GmbH will mainly focus on the development of software and hardware components for train control systems and the retrofitting field.
RATP Dev, ComfortDelGro Transit, and Alstom today announced that they would form a consortium to submit tenders for the Grand Paris Express transport project. The three companies will create a joint venture* for that purpose, with RATP Dev as the majority shareholder.
As half-empty trains have unfortunately become a common scene in countries around the world during the Covid-19 pandemic, Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, is actively supporting railway operators worldwide to bolster health and comfort in rail transport.
GUARDIA, the ETCS automatic train protection system from Stadler’s joint-venture AngelStar, has been homologated for the first time. The FLIRT trains of Koleje Mazowieckie (KM) which are equipped with GUARDIA will be operated in the Polish region Mazovia.