Operations Support

Operations Support cover all areas that relate to the managing of the rolling stock and rail services. This page contains all the latest information, news, videos, images and articles on all aspects of Rail Operations Support. You will also find a list of suppliers of Rail Operations Support Service Providers from around the world.

  • VDS-Rail-Logo

    VDS Rail

    Train Networking and Ethernet Solutions VDS Rail is an Italian industrial Company founded in 1979. Since its foundation VDS Rail has designed and manufact...

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  • Special Purpose Locomotives

    Schalke

    Locomotives for Urban Rail Schalke develops, manufactures and supplies its locomotives to locations throughout the world. They are tailor-made to handle widely...

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  • zonegreen-logo

    Zonegreen

    Rail Depot Safety Specialists Zonegreen are by far the market leader in the provision of rail depot personnel safety, specialising in the delivery of intel...

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  • EKE-Electronic-Logo

    EKE Electronics

    Train Information Systems, Integrated Monitoring and Diagnostics, EKE-Trainnet® EKE-Electronics Ltd. is a leading, world-wide supplier of intelligent ...

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  • intreXis AG

    Railway Power Supplies intreXis Power Supplies boasts a comprehensive portfolio of advanced Power Supplies for transportation and medical applications. Rangin...

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  • Exhaust Equipment for Rolling Stock

    Discom

    Discom has a key role in providing exhaust equipment for rolling stock including diesel aggregates in commuter trains (DMU) and diesel driven locomotives and...

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  • Passenger WiFi on Trains and Stations

    WiFi SPARK

    WiFi SPARK has been providing WiFi services since 2003 and has fast become one of the leading suppliers of WiFi for the Rail industry.

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  • Trimble Logo

    Trimble/Nexala

    Train Diagnostic Monitoring and Management Systems Trimble/Nexala’s rail asset lifecycle management products are an integrated suite of on premise and softwa...

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  • Lantal Textiles

    Railway Interior Textiles, Parts and Services Lantal is a leading supplier of railway interior textiles and services for railway applications. With 130 years ...

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    EnCo Software GmbH

    Rail Safety Software Systems and Consulting The company EnCo was established in 2005 by the founder, visionary and CEO Marcus Heine and became a limited compan...

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  • Alstom-Logo

    Alstom Transport

    Complete Rail Mobility Solutions Alstom Transport has a presence in over 60 countries, is the world leader in the high and very high speed train sector and is ...

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  • Armacell Logo

    Armacell

    Lightweight Structural PET Foam Cores for Railway Sandwich Application Armacell is the pioneer in the field of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) technology and ...

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  • Rail Traffic Management Solutions

    Resonate

    Digital Railway Solutions At Resonate, we design, develop and deploy connected transport and digital railway solutions. We have a powerful digital platform com...

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  • Rugged Computers for Mobile Ticketing and Railway Maintenance

    Handheld Group AB

    Rugged Computers for Mobile Ticketing and Railway Maintenance Handheld Group is a manufacturer of rugged mobile handhelds and tablets for tough work environme...

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    LobbySign

    Station Digital Signage Displays Lobbysign is the very latest in electronic display totems and wall mounted systems, whose striking design, combined with v...

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  • Embedded Electronics Systems for Rail

    CENTRALP

    Embedded Electronics Systems for Rail CENTRALP specialises in the conception and production of high-performance and perennial embedded electronics systems for ...

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  • DB Schenker Locomotive

    EU Publishes Contingency Management Handbook for Rail

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  • Wales and Borders Rail Franchise

    Stadler to Supply 71 Trains to the Wales & Borders Franchise

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  • Charcroft Agreement NEXEYA

    Charcroft Signs Exclusive UK and Ireland Distribution & Representation Agreement with NEXEYA

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  • Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS™)

    Rail Safety Specialist Zonegreen Makes Inroads into Train Modernisation

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  • East Japan Railway

    What Does the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement Mean for the Rail Industry?

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  • Rail Live

    What’s in Store at RAIL LIVE 2018

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  • PERES

    PERES: Promoting European Rail Excellence outSide EU

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  • Liquid Tight Conduit Solutions

    Flexicon Extends its Range of Liquid Tight Conduit Solutions

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  • Railway Industry Association

    ‘Open for Business’ and New Ideas: Why the Rail Industry Should Accept Network Rail’s Standards Challenge

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  • Infrarail

    Last Call for Infrarail as Leaders Prepare to Address Industry

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  • Shift2Rail: Nominations Open for Rail Research and Innovation Awards

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  • Norwegian State Railways

    Norway’s Rail Network Goes Digital With Siemens ETCS Technology

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  • Green, User-Friendly Adhesives

    GLUETEC GREEN LINE: The New, User-Friendly Product Line

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  • GSM-Railway

    Poland Chooses Nokia for Nationwide GSM-Railway Contract

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  • Rolling Stock Procurement

    Modernisation vs. New Procurement in Today’s Rolling Stock Industry

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  • Rail Operations and Maintenance Services

    Bombardier Secures MTA Rail Operations and Maintenance Services Contract

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  • Automatic Train Operation

    World-First for Automatic Train Operation on Mainline Railway

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  • Railway Sensor Technology Specialist

    Railway Sensor Technology Specialist Frauscher Opens New Office in India

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  • Rail Industry Cyber Security

    The Rail Industry in the Age of Cyber Security

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  • Copper Cable Theft

    How Traceability Technology Can Help Reduce Copper Cable Theft

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  • Women in Rail Lunch

    Australasian Rail Industry Meet to Celebrate the Contribution of Women to the Rail Sector

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  • U.S. Rail Industry

    U.S. Rail Industry Maintains Strong Safety Record

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  • Grand Central Train

    Grand Central Applies to Run More Trains to and from London

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  • Infrarail

    Infrarail Receives CPD Certification for First Time

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  • What Will Brexit Mean for Europe’s Railways

    A Report from the Workshop ‘What Will Brexit Mean for Europe’s Railways? Exploring EU27 Perspectives’

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  • California High-Speed Rail

    California High-Speed Rail: Connecting the Golden State

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  • Big Data Analytics Platform for Public Transport

    Thales: Putting Big Data to Work for Transport Operators and Passengers

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  • Upcycled D-Trains

    Vivarail to Build Upcycled D-Trains for West Midlands Trains

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  • Carbon-Neutral Depot for ICE Trains

    DB Opens its First Carbon-Neutral Depot for ICE Trains in Cologne

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  • Keeping Trains Moving in Snow and Ice

    Network Rail: Keeping Trains Moving in Snow and Ice

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  • Fuel Cell Drive for Trains

    Siemens and Ballard to Jointly Develop Fuel Cell Drive for Trains

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  • Hydrail System

    Metrolinx Publishes Hydrail Feasibility Study Report

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  • Carillion's Network Rail contracts

    Acquisition Secures Carillion’s Network Rail Contracts

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  • Innovation in Rail

    DfT Invests £3.6 Million to Support Innovation in Rail

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  • High Speed Train

    U.S. FRA Announces $73 Million Available for Rail Capital Projects

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  • Peter Loosely RIA

    RIA: ‘It’s Time to Come Together to Solve Rail Funding Boom and Bust’

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  • Baltimore Metro SubwayLink

    Entire Baltimore Metro System Closes for Emergency Repairs

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  • Eurostar Carbon Emissions

    Eurostar Unveils Plan to Cut Carbon Emissions and Reduce Waste

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  • Engineer Fatigue and Train Crashes

    NTSB Says Engineer Fatigue Caused Two Commuter Rail Accidents

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  • Network Rail CEO Mark Carne

    Network Rail CEO Mark Carne to Retire

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  • BNSF Railway

    BNSF Railway Publishes $3.3 Billion 2018 Spending Plan

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  • Rail Funding

    RIA: ‘Boom and Bust’ System of Rail Funding Needs to End

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  • Washington Train Derailment

    Investigators Release Update On Washington Train Derailment

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  • Innovation in Rail

    Survey Shows 81% of Rail Passengers Are Satisfied With Their Journey

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  • Stockholm Odenplan Station

    ClearSy Installs Innovative Platform Screen Doors Control System in Stockholm

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  • Cyber Security Transport

    UK Transport Industry Warned to Boost Cyber Security or Face Hefty Fines

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  • Polish Regional Railways

    EU Investigating Restructuring Aid for Polish Regional Railways

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  • Fleet of the Future

    San Francisco’s ‘Fleet of the Future’ Approved for Passenger Service

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  • Manchester Piccadilly Train Station

    UK: Northern Leaders Publish Draft Strategic Transport Plan

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  • Britain’s railway

    UK Rail Industry Comments on Recent Fare Changes

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  • Freight Trains

    Freight Trains in Britain to be Upgraded With New Digital Technology

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  • Coradia Trains for Algeria

    Coradia Trains for Algeria Begin Dynamic Testing

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  • Transport for the North

    Transport for the North to Unveil 30-year Strategic Transport Plan

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  • 665 Bombardier Aventra EMU

    Angel Trains Raises Over £1.1bn to “Pave the Way for New Projects”

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  • Škoda Transportation

    Škoda Transportation Sold to Czech Investor PPF Group

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  • Dr. Roland Bosch CEO of DB Cargo

    Roland Bosch Named New CEO of DB Cargo

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  • Parramatta Light Rail

    Shortlists Revealed for Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail Project

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  • Getlink

    Eurotunnel Rebrands as Getlink in “Exciting New Era”

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  • UK’s Most Punctual Rail Operator

    Trenitalia’s c2c Named UK’s Most Punctual Rail Operator

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  • Transport for the North

    Unique New Powers for Transport for the North in Pioneering Legislation

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  • Florida East Coast Railway

    Pioneering the use of Liquid Natural Gas as Locomotive Fuel

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  • World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo

    WTCE Returns With Expanded Floor Space and Improved Networking Focus

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  • Alstom

    Increased Sales for Alstom in the first half 2017/18

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  • Vegetable Oil Hybrid Diesel Trains

    Arriva Orders ‘Vegetable Oil Hybrid Diesel Trains’ for the Netherlands

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  • AusRAIL PLUS 2017

    AusRAIL PLUS 2017: The Rail Industry’s Pre-Eminent Conference and Exhibition

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  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trains

    Alstom to Supply 14 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trains to Lower Saxony

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  • Tel Aviv Tramway

    Alstom Secures €90 Million Tel Aviv Tramway Contract

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  • Hydrogen-Powered Tram

    World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Tram Enters Service

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  • Augmented Vehicle Technology

    New Joint Facility to Develop Augmented Vehicle Technology

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  • Wales and Borders Franchise

    Arriva Trains Wales Withdraws from Wales and Borders Franchise Bid

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  • The Four Cs Challenge

    Parker: The Rolling Stock Diet Plan

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  • Wheel Detection Forum 2017

    Review: Wheel Detection Forum 2017 – The Future of Train Tracking

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  • Fleet of the Future

    ‘Design Breakthrough’ Helps BART Tackle Noise Pollution

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  • Cleanest Fuel-Powered Locomotive

    Metrolink Rolls Out ‘Cleanest Fuel-Powered Locomotive in the Country’

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  • predictive maintenance for rail

    Siemens and Wi-Tronix Launch Predictive Maintenance Partnership

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  • Saudi Railway Company

    Thales Secures Maintenance Contract in Saudi Arabia

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  • Lithuanian Railways

    Lithuanian Railways Fined €28m for Hindering Competition

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  • HackTrain hackathon

    HackTrain 4.0 – Hacking Existing and New Policies in Rail

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  • Bombardier Transportation

    Bombardier Transportation Confirms German Restructuring

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  • NJ Transit Rail Safety Upgrades

    NJ Transit Highlights Recent Rail Safety Upgrades

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  • U.S. Rail Safety Week

    Operation Lifesaver, Inc. Previews U.S. Rail Safety Week

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  • Train Services Across Wales and Borders

    Record Rise in Train Services Across Wales and Borders

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  • Freight Services

    KiwiRail Announces First Post-Quake Freight Services

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  • UP Building America

    Union Pacific Contributes to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

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  • Axle Counting System

    R&P Centre “Promelectronica” Successfully Deploy New Axle Counting System

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  • Technology to Ease Overcrowding

    UK: New Technology to Ease Overcrowding on Carriages

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  • South Western Railway

    Door Closes on South West Trains as South Western Railway Begins Operations

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  • London's Docklands Light Railway

    Thales and London’s Docklands Light Railway Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary

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  • AECOM-Network Rail Partnership

    AECOM-Network Rail Partnership to review New York’s Penn station

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  • MTR

    MTR Announces Steady Growth as it Continues to Expand its UK Operations

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  • West Midlands Franchise

    DfT Announces the Winner of the West Midlands Franchise

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  • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

    Amtrak to Continue Providing Services to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

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  • Train Flooring

    The Industrial Strategy: International & Domestic Considerations

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  • Citadis X05 light rail vehicle

    World’s First Citadis X05 Light Rail Vehicle Delivered to Sydney

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  • Train Passenger Satisfaction

    UK: Train Passenger Satisfaction Highest in Over Four Years

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  • Railroad Crossing Safety

    Union Pacific’s Outreach Efforts Boost Railroad Crossing Safety

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  • Train Punctuality

    Britain’s Train Punctuality to be Measured to the Minute

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  • Forbo Flooring Sustainable Development

    Forbo’s Commitment to Sustainable Development

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  • NJ Transit

    NJ Transit Adopts Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget

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  • Ventilation Sensors Rail Vechiles

    Combined Sensors for Effective Ventilation in Rail Vehicles

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  • Tier 4 Locomotives

    Metrolink’s Tier 4 Locomotives to Reduce Emissions by 85%

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  • Noise-optimized train gearbox

    Fraunhofer Conduct Research on Noise Emissions in Rail

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  • Digital Route Learning Programme

    DB Cargo UK Launch Pioneering Digital Route Learning Programme

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  • Sustainable Global Transportation Network

    A Sustainable Global Transportation Network

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  • Union Pacific

    Toyota Recognises Union Pacific for Excellence

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  • eco-friendly high speed train

    China Railway Corporation Orders Eco-Friendly High Speed Trains

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  • innovative WiFi and analytics solutions

    To Wifi and Beyond – Getting Online is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

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  • Hydrogen Energy System

    Autonomous Hydrogen Energy System to Power Japan’s Musashi-Mizonokuchi Station

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  • Charger Clean Diesel-Electric Locomotives

    Californian Charger Clean Diesel-Electric Locomotives Set for Operation

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  • Siemens Light Rail Vehicles

    Sound Transit to Power Link Trains With Carbon-Neutral Energy

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  • Driver Controlled Operation

    Rail Regulator Publishes Safety Principles for Driver Controlled Operation

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  • Alstom's Coradia iLint zero emission train

    Denmark Show Interest in Alstom’s Zero-Emission Train

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  • Passengers travelling on Dutch trains using 100% wind power

    Dutch Passenger Trains are Now Using 100% Wind Power

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  • CN Locomotive Toronto

    Canada’s Railways Continue to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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  • New Generation Train SNCF

    SNCF Order New Generation Trains for Île-de-France Network

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  • Italian State Railways

    Italian State Railways to Buy Milan Metro M5 Shares

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  • DB ICE Train

    German Railway Industry Demands Policies for More Rail Transport

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  • High Speed Train

    US FRA Propose Safety Standard Updates for High-Speed Trains

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  • AMT Commuter Train

    Bombardier Wins Montréal Fleet Operations and Maintenance Contract

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  • Mindbox venue Berlin

    DB’s Mindbox – In-house Innovation

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  • Recyclable Train Materials

    The Recyclable Train

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  • Minister of Transport presents Transportation 2030

    Transportation 2030: The Future of Transportation in Canada

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  • tgv_oceane_bar

    SNCF Presents Stylish New TGV Oceane

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  • rabat-citadis-tram

    Study Shows Tramways Have a Smaller Carbon Footprint than Buses

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  • Lyon Metro Line D

    Alstom to Supply New Generation of Metros to Lyon

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  • Prima H3 locomotive

    Alstom Hands Over Five Prima H3 Locomotives to Deutsche Bahn

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  • WELDYX Professional Series

    The WELDYX Professional Series – High Performance Adhesives with Certified Quality! Hazard Level HL3 Approved for WELDYX professional 15 ...

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  • Eliminate Track Caused Derailments with V/TI Monitoring & Cluster Analysis

    Vehicle/Track Interaction (V/TI) Monitor Cluster Analysis and Implementation By Dwight Clark (Union Pacific), Thomas Toth (Union Pacific), Matthew Dick (ENSCO,...

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  • Testing and Managing Converter Power Stacks

    Configuration Tool Simplifies Testing and Management of Converter Power Stacks Testing and managing converter power stacks can be a time consuming and laboriou...

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  • Formal Methods and Formal Data Validation for Railways

    Formal method is highly advised by the European CENELEC standards for development of safety critical train control. The major industrials use it for their CBTC ...

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  • After-Sales Service

    Just the beginning of a long-term relationship – when a locomotive leaves the Schalke manufacturing plant, it signifies the beginning of its working life with...

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  • Scalable Signalling Control Systems

    A digital platform providing automated movement authorities to any interlocking and easy integration to any open architected Traffic Management System (TMS); re...

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  • Enviline ERS

    Metro, light rail and tram operators are under constant pressure to reduce operating costs. The regenerative braking systems, installed on nearly all traction...

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  • Rail Transportation Systems, the Environment and Energy Efficiency

    There is currently a growing interest in improving the energy efficiency of the rail transportation systems. The reasons for this trend are clear: • To streng...

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  • Energy Train Converter System

    Nowadays, there is an ever-increasing need to improve the energy efficiency of transport systems, aimed at improving the efficiency of said systems, in what...

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  • Node AM Brochure

    On-Board Coverage SolutionTo improve availability and quality of wireless signals on trains, distributed antenna systems (DAS) have proven to be a more cost- ef...

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  • The Gotthard Base Tunnel Success Story

    A Simple, Elegant Solution to a Massive, Complex ChallengeAs the in-tunnel DAS provider, CommScope engineers were asked to design, commission and provide syste...

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  • Employee Statements

    Motivated Runa Luthardt Technical Communicator, Engineering Nordic, BU Västerås: “Our passion is in delivering added value through logically structured tex...

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  • Keeping Trains Moving in Snow and Ice

    Network Rail work hard to predict and plan for any potential problems caused by snow and ice on the rail network, and have a number of ways to address them qui...

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  • Traffic Management Solutions

    We Are Resonate

    Our traffic management solutions provide a digital layer of intelligence enabling you to improve performance, increase capacity and manage disruption. By implem...

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  • Coradia iLint

    Coradia iLint: A Major Breakthrough for Tomorrow’s Rail Transport

    Coradia iLint is a new CO2-emission-free regional train and alternative to diesel power. It is powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, its only emission being steam an...

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