Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), a leading technology supplier for thefreight and transit rail industries, announced today its locomotive plant in Marhowrah, Bihar was recognized for the Best Skill Development Program at the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS)-Leapvault CLO Awards India. The award honors the investment Wabtec made in its employees through learning and skill development initiatives.
VGF, Frankfurt’s public transport provider, will replace the conventional train control system currently used in its metro and tram network with a new, state-of-the-art digital system. The “Digital Train Control System Frankfurt” is one of the company’s most important projects for the future. Following a public procurement procedure initiated in early 2021, the VGF is now awarding the important contract to Siemens Mobility.
Reliability, driving comfort, fast availability. This was the main criteria the City of Hangzhou required for the new transmissions that were to be part of the new “Airlink” metro line project to the city airport. After careful consideration, ZF was awarded the contract with the newly developed EcoMet model range. Thanks to ZF technology, several hundred million passengers per year will reach their destination reliably and comfortably as of mid-2022 at the latest.
By the end of 2021 the volume of railway container transportation between Europe and China will make one million standard containers (TEU). Integration solutions on the Eurasian railway segment are becoming a benchmark for other transport corridors.
The reverse train traffic was launched on 12 December in the Moscow center on the Belorusskaya – Savyolovskaya construction site of the Moscow Central Diameter 1 (MCD). Trains will run in both directions alternately on the same track. Such regime is necessary for the MCD-4 launch in 2023.