Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and other rail and commercial vehicles systems, is expanding its position in the field of on-board systems by acquiring the Evac business, a world leading manufacturer of fully integrated sanitary systems for passenger trains. In 2020, the company achieved sales of around EUR 45 million.
GB Railfreight are celebrating two wins at this year’s virtual Golden Whistles Awards, following the announcement that GBRf has won the Silver Whistle award in the Freight Performance and the Delay Minutes Award categories.
The French JUMO subsidiary based in Metz supplies temperature sensors for the axle bearings of the bogies of the new Alstom Avelia Horizon high-speed trains. The French state railroad company SNFC (Société nationale des chemins de fer français) has ordered 100 of these trains, which will be used from 2023 as part of the TGV fleet, the equivalent of the German ICE series.