HUBER+SUHNER has been named as the preferred cable partner for Bombardier Transportation as part of a new five-year agreement which will extend the companies’ collaboration to more than 25 years. The deal will see HUBER+SUHNER continue to provide its power, control and communication cables to Bombardier’s existing rolling stock and future platforms worldwide.
Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, has taken a decisive step in the strategic reinforcement of its brake equipment business: At its Pamplona plant in Spain, the company has begun volume-production of its Problock J816M brake blocks for freight cars. This addition to the portfolio marks a milestone: With these “whisper brakes” Knorr-Bremse will now provide low-noise brake blocks to the OEM freight car market as well. The company had already reinforced its aftermarket business by developing a low-noise, low-friction brake block for fleet modernization measures.
Alstom, a global leader in integrated solutions for sustainable mobility, and Snam, one of the world’s leading energy infrastructure companies, have signed a five-year agreement to develop hydrogen trains in Italy.
Talgo, the leading Spanish high-speed train designer and manufacturer, reminds that the transport mode that is better suited to deal with the operating conditions needed to fight the spread of the COVID-19 is rail.
Colas Rail Hrvatska, subsidiary of Colas Rail in Croatia, in alliance with GP Krk and Colas Rail S.A signed on February 14, 2020 its first contract in Croatia for the reconstruction of the tracks which connect the port of Podbok to the freight station of Bakar.
Zeleros Hyperloop has completed a financing round worth more than €7 million. The company starts a new and important phase in the development of its unique version of hyperloop, the “fifth mode of transport”, the best alternative for the future to connect efficiently and sustainably long-distance routes for passenger and cargo transportation. Connections like Paris – Berlin could be reduced to less than an hour.