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“StEPS ahead” with the environmentally friendly EPS
“StEPS ahead” with the environmentally friendly EPS

On 6 June 2024, Vossloh, together with customers and partners, ceremoniously opened the first automated production facility for the self-developed composite sleeper Engineered Polymer Sleeper (EPS).

 

Vossloh wins further order for rail fastening systems in the Chinese high-speed network
Vossloh wins further order for rail fastening systems in the Chinese high-speed network

Vossloh has further strengthened its market position in China. Its subsidiary Vossloh Fastening Systems China was again commissioned to supply rail fastening systems for a section of a high-speed line currently under construction.

PJM expands its headquarters and infrastructure with a new hall for measuring wheelsets
PJM expands its headquarters and infrastructure with a new hall for measuring wheelsets

In May 2024, PJM has expanded the company site and the infrastructure for the measuring wheelsets division. A new hall for the development and production of instrumented wheelsets was recently put into operation.

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Vossloh acquired Scandinavian Track Group
Vossloh acquired Scandinavian Track Group

On 21 May 2024, Vossloh signed an agreement with the owners of its long-standing business partner Scandinavian Track Group (STG) to acquire the group.

First Class 66 with ETCS
First Class 66 with ETCS

On 26 April 2024 the first locomotive of Class 66, the Britain’s principal freight fleet, to be fitted with digital signalling equipment was moved on to dynamic testing, having successfully progressed through static testing. 

Škoda Group acquires Cegelec
Škoda Group acquires Cegelec

On 14 May 2024, Škoda Group announced that it had acquired 100 % of the shares of Cegelec a. s. from VINCI Energies.

Siemens Mobility to introduce its track-side ETCS for Digirata
Siemens Mobility to introduce its track-side ETCS for Digirata

On 25 April 2024 Siemens Mobility announced that it will upgrade the first section of Finland's rail network under the Finnish government's Digirata (Digirail) project.

Liebherr presents HVAC solution at Middle East Rail 2024
Liebherr presents HVAC solution at Middle East Rail 2024

Liebherr-Transportation Systems will be participating in the Middle East Rail exhibition  from 30 April to 1 May 2024 in Abu Dhabi (UAE).

Signaling contract for the Hafeet Rail
Signaling contract for the Hafeet Rail

On 24 April 2024 Siemens Mobility, together with its consortium partner Hassan Allam Construction, announced that it has been awarded the Abu Dhabi - Sohar Design and Build Railway Systems and Integration contract by Oman - Etihad Rail, a joint venture co-owned by the two countries to deliver this network.

Alstom's bogie frame factory in Mátranovák to increase its production capacity
Alstom's bogie frame factory in Mátranovák to increase its production capacity

Alstom aims to boost production capacity by 40 % at its Mátranovák bogie frame factory in Hungary through a 6 billion HUF development program.

After buses and trams: TSA electric motors now in Milano’s subways
After buses and trams: TSA electric motors now in Milano’s subways

Milano’s subway system is gearing up for a green makeover with the integration of electric motors made in Austria. Following their success in buses and trams, Traktionssysteme Austria’s electric motors will now power the first batch of 21 new metro trains, worth 168 million EUR, serving lines M1 and M3.

Knorr-Bremse sells Kiepe Electric to Heramba
Knorr-Bremse sells Kiepe Electric to Heramba

Knorr-Bremse has sold Kiepe Electric, based in Düsseldorf, to Heramba.

Certification for EMKA2's traction motors
Certification for EMKA2's traction motors

On 25 January 2024, TMH-Elektrotech received a certificate of compliance with the TR TS 001/2011 standards for the new Type DTA-125 asynchronous traction motors.

Traction motors for the Class 2TE35A locomotive passed the acceptance commission
Traction motors for the Class 2TE35A locomotive passed the acceptance commission

On 21 December 2023, a meeting of the acceptance committee took place to review the results of the development work on the Type TAD430 asynchronous traction motor designed for the new Class 2TE35A locomotive.

DB Cargo TRAXXes with GUARDIA ETCS OBU
DB Cargo TRAXXes with GUARDIA ETCS OBU

Recently, for the first time, the on-board ETCS was retrofitted to the TRAXX locomotives already in service without the involvement of the manufacturer of these locomotives.