Railway Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.railway-technology.com web site http://www.railway-technology.com/ en-us http://www.railway-technology.com/ Railway Technology-Updates http://www.railway-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif High-Quality Materials and Components for Rail Applications http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/bogies/parts-and-components/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/bogies/parts-and-components/ Kingrail specialises in the design, manufacture and provision of high-quality track materials and spare components for the rail sector. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:27:00 GMT Future Rail: Issue 55 http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurefuture-rail-issue-55-5948557/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurefuture-rail-issue-55-5948557/ In this issue: China’s funding of Eastern rail, Australia’s freight corridor, Network Rail reforms, facial recognition tech, cable theft, reliable onboard WiFi, and more Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:43:00 GMT Infotec's Controller Beats Cyber-Attack http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/operation/infotec/press-controller-beats-cyber-attack.html http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/operation/infotec/press-controller-beats-cyber-attack.html Rail passengers should see no disruption on station information screens manufactured by Ashby-based Infotec as a result of the cyber-attacks rampant at present. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:20:00 GMT Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Railway Tracks http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/track/maintenance-railway-tracks/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/track/maintenance-railway-tracks/ Whether for high-speed, cargo, heavy haul, tram or underground: as a worldwide recognised and proven supplier, we offer products and services to meet every railway need in the areas of rail joining, rail services, measurement, tools and machines, and… Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:38:00 GMT Stadler begins construction of new rail maintenance facility in Salt Lake City, US http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsstadler-begins-construction-of-new-rail-maintenance-facility-in-salt-lake-city-us-5951861 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsstadler-begins-construction-of-new-rail-maintenance-facility-in-salt-lake-city-us-5951861 Rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail has started construction of a new plant in Salt Lake City, Utah, US. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT New Intercity Express train starts operating in UK http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsnew-intercity-express-trains-starts-operating-in-uk-5951900 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsnew-intercity-express-trains-starts-operating-in-uk-5951900 UK rail operator Great Western Railway's first Intercity Express Train has begun operating in the country. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Skoda Transportation Group to supply 19 trams to Tampere, Finland http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newskoda-transportation-group-to-supply-19-trams-to-tampere-finland-5951890 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newskoda-transportation-group-to-supply-19-trams-to-tampere-finland-5951890 Škoda Transportation subsidiary Transtech has secured a €104m contract to supply 19 modern ForCity Smart Artic trams with full service to the city of Tampere in Finland. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Take Cover - IP56 Protective Cover for Filter Fans: STEGO Hose-proof Hood FFH 086 http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/signal/stego/pressip56-protective-cover.html http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/signal/stego/pressip56-protective-cover.html Water is a threat to all electrics and electronics. In harsh industrial environments or outdoor applications, water can endanger the operational safety within enclosures. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ricardo to assist in final phase development of Beijing's maglev line http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsricardo-to-help-in-final-phase-development-of-beijings-maglev-line-5950808 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsricardo-to-help-in-final-phase-development-of-beijings-maglev-line-5950808 Engineering firm Ricardo is set to be involved in the development of the final phase of the new maglev S1 line in Beijing, China. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT TfL tests new signalling system on London Underground services http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newstfl-tests-new-signalling-system-on-london-underground-services-5950747 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newstfl-tests-new-signalling-system-on-london-underground-services-5950747 Transport for London (TfL) has successfully tested a new computer-based signalling and control system on the London Underground, which is expected to ensure faster and reliable services. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Bombardier delivers 14 Innovia trains for Kuala Lumpur metro http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsbombardier-delivers-14-innovia-trains-for-kuala-lumpur-metro-5950696 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsbombardier-delivers-14-innovia-trains-for-kuala-lumpur-metro-5950696 Rolling stock manufacturer Bombardier Transportation and its Malaysian partner Hartasuma have delivered 14 new, driverless Innovia Metro 300 trains to state-owned company Prasarana Malaysia Berhad. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kingrail-Customisable Track Materials and Spare Parts for the Rail Sector http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/bogies/kingrail/ http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/bogies/kingrail/ Kingrail is a leading global supplier of bespoke track materials and spare parts that have been specially optimised for use in a wide range of rail industry applications. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:28:00 GMT Virgin Group invests in Hyperloop One http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsvirgin-group-invests-in-hyperloop-one-5949424 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsvirgin-group-invests-in-hyperloop-one-5949424 British multinational Virgin Group has made a significant investment in Hyperloop One with the aim of forming a global partnership to further the development of the system. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Pyrotek-Acoustic and Thermal Insulation Products for Rail Vehicles http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/noise/pyrotek/ http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/noise/pyrotek/ Pyrotek provides acoustic and thermal insulation products for light rail, metro, commuter and regional trains, as well as diesel and electrical intercity and high-speed rail locomotives. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Arcturus Launches Industry’s First Dedicated VoIP Microcontroller Solution for Intercoms, Telephony and IP Audio Distribution http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/public-address/arcturus-networks/pressfirst-dedicated-voip-microcontroller-solution.html http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/public-address/arcturus-networks/pressfirst-dedicated-voip-microcontroller-solution.html Arcturus Networks today announced the availability of a microcontroller (MCU) based solution for the creation of VoIP and distributed IP audio end-points. The solution specifically targets two-way, full duplex voice communication, hands-free intercom… Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Sapphire wins $130m rail infrastructure contracts in China http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newssapphire-wins-130m-rail-infrastructure-contracts-in-china-5949824 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newssapphire-wins-130m-rail-infrastructure-contracts-in-china-5949824 Singapore-based Sapphire's subsidiary Ranken Railway Construction Group has secured two new contracts for municipal metro and rail transit lines in China, which have a combined value of nearly RMB856m ($130m). Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Suomen Vaimennin-Railway Vehicle Shock Absorbers and Dampers http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/noise/suomen/ http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/noise/suomen/ Suomen Vaimennin (SV) is a traditional shock absorber and damper manufacturer; we have produced and designed shock absorbers for railway vehicles over 35 years. We also design and manufacture industry-recognised shock absorbers for other heavy-duty v… Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Transnet completes feasibility study of South Africa-Swaziland rail project http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newstransnet-completes-feasibility-study-of-south-africa--swaziland-rail-project-5949436 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newstransnet-completes-feasibility-study-of-south-africa--swaziland-rail-project-5949436 Transnet has completed a feasibility study (FEL3) of the Swaziland Rail Link (SRL) Project, which will see the construction of a 150km-long rail line between Lothair in Mpumalanga, South Africa, to Sidvokodvo, Swaziland. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT DC Airco-AC and DC-Powered Air-Conditioning Units for Rolling Stock http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/hvac/dc-airco/ http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/hvac/dc-airco/ DC Airco, a company based in the in the Netherlands, has specialised in energy efficient air conditioners since 1997. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT ThermOmegaTech-Freeze Protection for Locomotive and Passenger Cars http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/overhaul/therm-omega-tech/ http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/overhaul/therm-omega-tech/ ThermOmegaTech is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of the most advanced, reliable, and compact self-actuated valves for temperature control. Our long-standing reputation is the reaso... Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT