Talgo has developed a new type of its characteristic running gear frames -rodals- which makes it possible to further reduce the tare weight of the vehicles it manufactures, starting with Avril very high-speed trains.
NEXCOM has a new Full HD HDMI over IP system for public transport applications that extends HDMI signals to over 100m and makes the broadcast of video in in-vehicle PIS (Passenger Information Systems) and infotainment systems simpler and easier.
The modal shift reflects the greater certainty that rail can provide. Arc recently welcomed the first new task on its rail network in five years when Tronox, a producer of titanium dioxide, shifted from coastal shipping to rail in February.
ACTIA is a global player in public transport, and we can make a great contribution to this growing demand for performance. We are talking not only about the technical performance of the vehicles, but also about economic and ecological performance. Performance in the services offered to users is just as important, with the prospect in sight of a passenger journey which is as smooth, pleasant, and safe as possible… ACTIA’s approach therefore falls within this goal of all-round performance.
The large majority of rail rolling stock, trains, tramways and subways use sand to increase wheel-rail adhesion for traction and braking. Some conditions significantly decrease vehicle adhesion, such as in the fall, when the presence of plant residues and high humidity make rails ‘greasy.’.
SYSTRA has been selected by exo to provide professional services related to the procurement of 10 Charger locomotives that exo recently ordered from Siemens. SYSTRA’s mandate, over a 6-year period, includes project management, engineering services for design reviews, production oversight, quality assurance and support for testing, validation, and commissioning.
Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has signed a framework contract with Department of Transport Victoria, Australia, for the provision of 100 Flexity low-floor Next Generation Trams (NGTs) for the largest urban tram network in the world. Valued at approximately €700 million, the contract includes supply of rolling stock and 15-year maintenance making this the biggest tram contract in Australia and in the Southern hemisphere.