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Depou Alstom Grivita pentru trenuri electrice
Depou Alstom Grivita pentru trenuri electrice

On 23 April 2024 Alstom has announced the completion of a new maintenance facility in Bucharest.

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.

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.

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Key milestone for HS2 as half of tunnels completed
Key milestone for HS2 as half of tunnels completed

Construction of the giant network of tunnels for HS2 has now passed the halfway point, marking a significant milestone for Britain’s new high-speed line. 

Siemens Mobility invests in digital depot in Dortmund
Siemens Mobility invests in digital depot in Dortmund

Siemens Mobility is investing approximately 150 million EUR to expand its service depot in Dortmund-Eving by 87,550 m2 to meet the growing demand for rail services.

Norway's tunnel builders rely on Döllken Profiles' handrail security system
Norway's tunnel builders rely on Döllken Profiles' handrail security system

Surface specialist SURTECO ensures greater safety in Norway's tunnels. Safety in tunnels is of paramount importance, especially in the Scandinavian countries. It is therefore understandable that one of the world's first linear multifunctional LED escape systems for tunnels was implemented in a project in Norway.

Long Marston test track set for electrification
Long Marston test track set for electrification

Having secured the purchase of the Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre in Warwickshire in March 2024, Porterbrook has confirmed on 30 April its latest plans for the site to renew and electrify the 3.5 km track.

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.

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.

Digirata - an ETCS in Finland
Digirata - an ETCS in Finland

Like other European countries, also Finland is preparing to introduce ERTMS.

First Class 756 train runs on the Core Valley Lines
First Class 756 train runs on the Core Valley Lines

History was made this month as the very first electric train ran north of Cardiff to Pontypridd during daylight hours.  

Planning approval granted for final key West Midlands structures bringing HS2 into Birmingham
Planning approval granted for final key West Midlands structures bringing HS2 into Birmingham

The final two major structures being built to bring HS2 into Birmingham have been approved by local councils - marking another significant milestone for the project.

21st and 18th centuries meet as HS2 traverses Grand Union Canal
21st and 18th centuries meet as HS2 traverses Grand Union Canal

New photographs and video published by HS2 show the meeting of two engineering landmarks – as the UK’s longest railway bridge crosses the country’s longest canal.

A complex mix of problems around ÖBB's and other Tauruses, ČD railjets and ETCS
A complex mix of problems around ÖBB's and other Tauruses, ČD railjets and ETCS

Many operators are facing the difficult problem of upgrading or retrofitting the ETCS OBUs (On-Board Units) to their Taurus locomotives. Moreover, the same is true for the railjet non-traction multiple units (NMUs) of ÖBB and ČD.

New Tågdepå Nässjö
New Tågdepå Nässjö

EuroMaint celebrated on 8 March 2024 the opening of a maintenance centre in Nässjö,