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Thales News

Thales will continue the modernization of the Montreal metro network

Société de transport de Montréal (STM) awarded Thales a contract extension to provide new computer based interlocking systems to eight additional metro stations, which will complete the upgrades across all lines of the rapid transit system in Montrea

Thales News

Thales and SMRT Trains to Leverage Digital Technologies to enhance Singapore commuters’ journey

With a common ambition to deliver reliable and sustainable rail journeys, Thales and SMRT Trains recently inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and leverage digital technologies such as data analytics to enhance rail maintenance and operations on the nation’s oldest MRT lines – the North-South and East-West lines, including the Tuas West Extension.

TX Logistik News

TX Logistik increases frequency on the Leipzig – Verona connection

TX Logistik AG is further expanding its intermodal connection between Leipzig and Verona. Starting on April 5, the rail logistics company, part of the Mercitalia Group (Gruppo FS Italiane), will in future operate eight instead of the previous six round trips per week between the two economic metropolises. The reason for the expansion is the current high market demand for rail transport capacity.

VDS News

VDS Rail to attend Railtex/Infrarail 2022

We will be exhibiting at the forthcoming spring edition of Railtex/Infrarail from 10 to 12 May 2022 at the Olympia London, UK.

Mosmetro News

A new modern suburban railway station Minskaya of the future MCD-4 was opened in Moscow

On April 4, the new Minskaya suburban railway station of the future 4th Moscow Central Diameter (MCD-4) was opened on the Kiev direction of the Moscow Railway. It became the basis of the new hub, where passengers can make interchanges to the eponymous metro station of the Line 8A, and to the surface transport.

Nokia News

First FRMCS end-to-end Transmission in Digital Rail 5G Trial Project

In the Digital Rail Testbed in Germany’s Ore Mountains, the sector initiative Digitale Schiene Deutschland, Nokia and Kontron Transportation are jointly building a 5G-based communication network to test the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS). Now an important milestone could be reached by realizing one of the first FRMCS test calls worldwide.

GB Freight News

UK first rail freight electrification trial boosts industry net zero ambitions

The Decarbonisation & Electrification of Freight Terminals (DEFT) project, funded by the Department for Transport and Innovate UK, has seen project partners Furrer+Frey GB, Tarmac and GB Railfreight demonstrate a new way of decarbonising rail and lessen freight’s impact on passenger journeys.

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