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26 October 2016
Industry News

Victorian Government to audit Melbourne's historic W-Class trams
The Victorian Government in Australia has announced plans to perform an audit on Melbourne's historic W-Class trams to see if they can return them to service.

UK’s Network Rail reopens Severn Tunnel after upgrade works
UK Network Rail has reopened the Severn Tunnel to train passengers after completing six weeks of upgrade works costing £10m.

UK’s Virgin Trains unveils new Explorer navigation app
UK's Virgin Trains has launched its new Explorer app to help customers navigate and locate friends, shops, and platforms.

Siemens to electrify Metro Line 1 in Quito, Ecuador
The Acciona-Odebrecht construction consortium has selected Siemens to electrify the entire Metro Line 1 in Quito, Ecuador.

Press Releases

Vecow Launches ECS-9055, ECS-9071, SPC-3071 10 GigE LAN Series High-Performance Embedded System
Vecow, a team of embedded experts, launches her latest deliveries, including the Vecow 10 GigE series high-performance embedded computing system.

Greenbriar Equity Group Partners with Management to Acquire Frauscher Sensor Technology
In 2015, the Josef Frauscher Private Foundation and Michael Thiel, CEO of Frauscher Sensor Technology, agreed on a management buyout (MBO) of the whole Frauscher Sensor Technology Group. Consequently the business group was, in association with the current management, acquired by Greenbriar Equity Group by 1 October 2016.

Eastcom and Sepura Renew Partnership For Chinese Market
Sepura and Eastcom recently celebrated five years of collaboration by renewing their distribution and joint development agreement for Sepura products in the Chinese market.

HUBER+SUHNER Lightens the Load for Swiss Rail Operator
Significant space savings and a weight reduction of several hundred kilos per train have made HUBER+SUHNER's lightweight, thin-walled RADOX® Tenuis-TW cables the first choice for Swiss manufacturer Stadler's large-scale contract with SBB.

Bombardier Contributes to Increased Connectivity Across Bangkok
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation's state-of-the-art BOMBARDIER CITYFLO 650 communications-based train control (CBTC) technology has started operation on Bangkok's new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Purple Line.

White Papers

Structural Weight Optimisation
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Rail Depot Lifting and Handling Equipment
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Cables for Rail Technology
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CBTC Connectivity Solutions
The overall performance of a rail rapid transit system depends largely on the performance of the automatic train control (ATC) system employed. A communication-based train control (CBTC) system...

RADIAFLEX®: The Optimal Confined-Coverage Solution - UPDATE 2
RADIAFLEX® is the world's leading, leaking feeder cable solution. Designed to provide, contoured RF indoor coverage, RFS RADIAFLEX® cable provides a scaleable and practical means of tailoring...

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