The UIC (International Union of Railways) and Railnet Europe (RNE) have joined up to launch the initiative “Translate4Rail” and have developed a prototype for a language tool that does away with language barriers. The Rail Cargo Group is one of the key players testing out this tool.
Since May 2019, the Voith CargoFlex has been successfully deployed in day-to-day operations at SBB Cargo, a subsidiary of Swiss Federal Railways (SBB). For this purpose, the 25 locomotives and 100 wagons were equipped with 200 rail-car and 50 hybrid couplers from Voith.
In the summer, transport for Rohrdorfer was shifted to Innofreight’s innovative wagon equipment. Furthermore, the Rail Cargo Group was able to increase its transport volume capacity even further and now takes care of all raw material transport for the Rohrdorf cement works.
Global mobility technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has signed a contract with TransLink for 205 new rail cars for the SkyTrain network in Vancouver. The modern 5-car trains will provide additional capacity to meet the region’s current and future transportation needs. The contract is valued at $721 million CAD (565 million US, 461 million euro) and includes options for up to 400 additional rail cars.
Global mobility technology leader Bombardier Transportation is celebrating the 15-year anniversary of the first passenger service of the award winning VLocity diesel multiple unit trains. Since the first passenger service, the fleet has grown to 88 and clocked more than 370 million in-service kilometres.
A consortium comprising Bombardier Transportation and Alstom has received a new order to supply 204 double-deck M7-type multifunctional coaches to the Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Belges (SNCB).