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Stadler chooses advanced Passenger Information System Technology for its Swedish fleet

Teleste Corporation, an international technology group specialised in broadband video and data communication systems and services, has signed an agreement with Stadler, a leading system provider of rail vehicle construction solutions, for deployment of Teleste’s Passenger Information System to trains for the Swedish rolling stock supplier AB Transitio. The deployment consists of 33 four-carriage double-decker […]

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Stockholm’s EuroMaint deploys Trimble’s real-time diagnostic system technology

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Euromaint Rail has deployed the Trimble® R2M real-time remote diagnostic system to manage the maintenance of fleets running on Stockholm Commuter lines and Norrtåg regional rail lines. The deployment is part of Euromaint Rail’s Remote Vehicle Monitoring (RVM) program to enhance its customer service by providing a modern and […]

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Mechan Acquired by Major French Rail Group

Rail depot equipment specialist, Mechan, is joining France’s CIM Group – one of the industry’s most ambitious international suppliers of integrated solutions. Sheffield-based manufacturer, Mechan, will be retaining its name, management and personnel, but will benefit from the support of CIM’s export expertise and industry contacts. The firm will be adding its extensive range of […]

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Frauscher becomes a member of Alstom Alliance

Frauscher and Alstom deepen their relationship in a long-term leading supplier agreement. Frauscher has joined the Alstom Alliance, the strategic partnership program of Alstom. The charter was signed by Olivier Baril, CPO Alstom, and Michael Thiel, CEO Frauscher Sensor Technology. Alstom Alliance acknowledges approx. 30 companies who work closely with Alstom in terms of business […]

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How to lift a 600 tonne high speed train

The Class 390 Alstom Pendolino trains are some of the fastest in the UK. Alstom’s Pendolino technology famously allows the trains to tilt, enabling them to go faster. Running on the West Coast Main line, Virgin Trains’ fleet of Alstom Pendolino trains reach speeds of up to 200 km/h. When you have assets this valuable, […]

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5 Countries That Show Us What The Future Of Rail Looks Like

What do the railways of the future look like? A handful of countries are so pioneering in rail today that they give us a glimpse of things to come. Most countries in the world operate a railway system of some sort, but there are a few who have taken it to the next level. They […]

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The top innovations of InnoTrans 2016 – RailwayInnovation.com report

Through technology and innovation we create an ever safer, more efficient, and more effective railway industry. It is with this in mind that the RailwayInnovation.com team headed to InnoTrans in Berlin, in search of the most innovative and ground-breaking developments that are set shape the future of the railways. We spoke to hundreds of companies […]

World’s first zero-emission trains coming to Germany

A fleet of the world’s first zero-emission passenger trains are to be introduced in Germany. Alstom’s Coradia iLint trains are powered by hydrogen and only emit steam into the atmosphere, providing a zero-emission alternative to the country’s 4,000 diesel trains. According to Die Welt, tests will be carried out by the end of the year, with the trains […]