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Network Rail Awards Re-Signalling Contract to Ansaldo STS / Linbrooke Services Consortium 26 August 2016 by Ansaldo STS After its successive implementations on High Speed One and Cambrian Lines, Ansaldo STS's interlocking technology has been selected for the Network Rail project to re-signal and upgrade the...

New IRIS Requirements to be Aligned with ISO Standard 26 August 2016 by International Competence Centre Rail In course with the next upgrade UNIFE will lead across IRIS Chapter 3 (IRIS requirements) into an ISO standard. So far, everything went according to plan. The content of the new standard is...

Goldschmidt Thermit Group Acquires Swedish Road-Rail Vehicle Manufacturer 25 August 2016 by Goldschmidt Thermit Group The Goldschmidt Thermit Group based in Leipzig, Germany is expanding in Scandinavia. The global leader for continuous joint welding and the maintenance and repair of rail systems has acquired...

Critical Software and Alstom Transport Develop Scanner for Train Carriages 23 August 2016 by CRITICAL Software Trains work hard and need to be safe, which means operators must keep them in optimum condition. Currently, this requires comprehensive visual checks, completed by an overnight workforce. This...

Maintenance Management And Safety In The Workplace 22 August 2016 by MEX Maintenance Experts Unmaintained equipment can be dangerous. Allowing staff to continue to operate such equipment is reckless and can lead to serious consequences, not to mention prolonged...

PMC Polarteknik to Exhibit at InnoTrans 2016 22 August 2016 by PMC Polarteknik Anticipation builds in the lead up to the 11th International Trade Fair for Transport Technology, held at Berlin, Germany from 20-23 September...

Pixy Receives IRIS-Certification Update 22 August 2016 by Pixy Pixy has proudly verified receipt of the International Railway Industry (IRIS) certificate. With the IRIS certificate Pixy AG currently fulfills the most stringent quality requirements in...

IRIS Celebrates 10th Anniversary 19 August 2016 by International Competence Centre Rail The rail industry differs from other industries through their great tradition, long product lifecycles of 40 years and beyond, small production quantities in a classical project business, but...

Ansaldo STS to Provide Complete PTC system for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority 19 August 2016 by Ansaldo STS Ansaldo STS was awarded a $338 million contract from Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to furnish a complete positive train control (PTC) system on their entire commuter rail...

Sepura Support Critical Communication Success in Rio 19 August 2016 by Sepura Part of the Sepura Group, Teltronic is ensuring that critical communications run smoothly at the Summer Olympics and Paralympics, informally known as Rio...

RAIL.ONE USA Announces New CEO 19 August 2016 by RAIL.ONE RAIL.ONE USA has announced Robert E Bogner as the new CEO of its North American operations....

Infotec's Further Investment into In-House Manufacturing 19 August 2016 by Infotec On-going investment by passenger information specialist Infotec into in-house manufacturing capabilities has seen the installation of a Fully Anechoic Chamber (FAC), allowing the...

Goldschmidt and Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe Intensify Cooperation with Leipzig Rail Grinding Machine 18 August 2016 by Goldschmidt Thermit Group In the morning, representatives of the Goldschmidt Thermit Group and the Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (local transport company) christened a special machine for grinding rails with the name Leipzig....

Terramesh Product Stabilises Slopes and Prevents Erosion 17 August 2016 by Maccaferri Maccaferri's 'reinforced soil' systems are at the forefront in stabilising steep slopes, and offer a long lifespan, competitive costs, and high degree of adaptability to most geotechnical...

Durel Extending its Product Portfolio 16 August 2016 by DUREL DUREL, an expert in the field of damping technologies with high-performance polymer springs for draw gears and buffers that are used in rail cars and engineering, is currently extending its...

Artesyn Announces SIL4 Certification for ControlSafe™ COTS Rail Safety Platform 16 August 2016 by Artesyn Embedded Technologies Artesyn Embedded Technologies today announced Safety Integrity Level 4 (SIL4) certification for the Artesyn Embedded Computing ControlSafe™ Platform (CSP) with ControlSafe™ Computer (CSC)...

Greenwood Engineering at InnoTrans2016 16 August 2016 by Greenwood Engineering Greenwood Engineering will be exhibiting at InnoTrans 2016, taking place from 20-23 September at the Messe Berlin exhibition centre in Berlin,...

Pixy at Innotrans 2016 15 August 2016 by Pixy The eleventh InnoTrans will take place from 20 to 23 September 2016....

Infotec Upgrading Passenger Information Display Pods for Paddington Lawn 12 August 2016 by Infotec Major improvement work currently taking place on the area of London Paddington known as The Lawn, which houses the retail outlets at the back of the main station building, includes the updating...

Absopulse Presents 250W, Dual-Output, Fully Encapsulated RIA12 Railway DC-DC Converters 12 August 2016 by Absopulse The RWR 252 series of fully encapsulated, dual output, railway quality dc-dc converters deliver up to 250W. The units meet the requirements of EN 50155 for electronic equipment used on rolling...

Vortok International to exhibit at InnoTrans 2016 09 August 2016 by Vortok International Vortok International will be exhibiting at InnoTrans 2016 at the Messe Berlin between 20-23...


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