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The University of Birmingham and Siemens Mobility have signed an MoU for a centre of excellence for rail research and innovation in Goole.
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The University of Birmingham and Siemens Mobility have signed an MoU for a centre of excellence for rail research and innovation in Goole.
Siemens Mobility and VTG Rail Europe will test the Brake Monitoring System which can perform automated brake testing for freight trains.
Siemens Mobility has been awarded two contracts by the New South Wales Government to upgrade the signalling technology on the Sydney metro.
Germany: Siemens Mobility will digitalise Finnentrop interlocking, which controls around 60km of railway line, by the end of 2021.
Transport for London and Siemens Mobility have unveiled the detailed design for the new trains for the London Underground Piccadilly line.
Austrian Federal Railways and Siemens Mobility have unveiled the exterior design of the new generation of Nightjet trains in Vienna.
Siemens Mobility will supply 31 regional trains for the passenger network in Bavaria. The order comprises 25 Desiro HC and 6 Mireo trainsets.
Amtrak Midwest has been testing the new Siemens Mobility Venture railcars, which are being manufactured in Sacramento, California.
Siemens Mobility has won its biggest-ever service contract from Deutsche Bahn. It is to revise 40 ICE 4 trains, with an option for 50 more.
Siemens Mobility has signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of 1,000km of high-speed rail lines in Egypt.
A look at three rail line extensions that will open in the United States in 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, and the Boston area.
The new S-Bahn trains for Berlin, built by a Stadler-Siemens Mobility consortium, will enter passenger service on the city's Ringbahn line.
Siemens Mobility has won a contract to provide signalling and train control technology for the Yellow Line of the Bangalore Metro, India.
The Siemens Mobility Mireo is among the winners of the German Sustainability Award Design in the pioneer category.
Deutsche Bahn and Siemens Mobility launch the H2goesRail partnership to trial a hydrogen train (Mireo Plus H) and refuelling infrastructure.
Siemens Mobility has unveiled its Mireo Smart EMU. Based on its more bespoke Mireo platform, this is a cost-effective, easy alternative.
The Siemens Mobility Vectron Dual Mode locomotive has received its operating approval from the German Federal Railway Authority (EBA).
Siemens Mobility has overhauled its 500th bogie at its Bogie Service Centre in Lincoln, which opened in November 2018.
Siemens Mobility will supply 109 Avenio HF light rail vehicles to Duisburg and Dusseldorf, with delivery beginning in 2025.
Siemens Mobility has won the German Mobility Award 2020 for its 'RRX - digital and optimally networked' project. There were 300 entries.
Siemens Mobility has received an order from Valley Metro, Phoenix, Arizona, for a further 14 S700 light rail vehicles.
Siemens has won a contract with the LTA in Singapore to provide platform screen doors and CTBC technology for the Jurong Region Line.
Siemens Mobility has won a contract with Transport for Wales for the renewal and replacement of signalling equipment for the Valley Lines.
Siemens Mobility has completed the 2-year Hither Green Area Resignalling Project with the new signalling equipment now in service.
Amtrak has revealed renderings of the new ALC-42 Siemens Charger diesel-electric locomotives that fulfil Tier 4 emissions standards.
Siemens Mobility has won a contract with Norske tog AS to supply 570 train cab radios for GSM-R with an option to upgrade to FRMCS.
Siemens Mobility has been awarded a contract to equip line D of the Buenos Aires metro with its CBTC signalling solution Trainguard MT.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) has ordered 30 new ICE trains from Siemens Mobility. The first are to enter service in 2022, all by 2026.
Siemens Mobility has won a contract to supply technology for the extension of the Edinburgh Tram from York Place to Newhaven.
The UK prime minister marked the start of construction of the Siemens Mobility Rail Factory in Goole, on 6 July 2020.
Bulgarian State Railways has ordered ten 25kV AC Smartron locomotives from Siemens Mobility, for delivery between February and May 2021.
Siemens Mobility has won a contract with Stockholm Extended Metro Administration to provide electrification services for the expansion works.
Siemens Mobility, which first unveiled its Vectron locomotive at InnoTrans 2010, has sold its 1000th unit, to Danish State Railways.
Siemens Mobility has chosen Selby College as its partner to train the new apprentices who will work at the Goole site from 2023.
Knorr-Bremse has won a contract with Siemens Mobility to supply brake, entrance and HVAC systems for 13 Sapsan high-speed trains for Russia.
Network Rail has chosen Siemens and Atkins to help deliver the East Coast Digital Railway programme between London and Peterborough.
After having submitted the detailed planning application for its train manufacturing site in Goole, Siemens has released CGIs of the site.
The VBB has awarded a contract to Siemens Mobility for 18 three-car Mireo electric multiple units, which will enter service in 2022.
Siemens Mobility and Tisséo have doubled capacity on Line A of Toulouse metro by lengthening the rolling stock from 2 to 4 cars per train.
Siemens has unveiled plans for a new innovation centre at the Goole 36 enterprise zone. The planning application has been submitted.
From Monday, OEBB will run its Cityjet Eco battery-electric prototype train in the Greater Vienna area for 2 months to gain further insights.
All 22 metro train the Siemens Mobility consortium delivered for the Green Line of the Bangkok metro are now in passenger service.
OEBB spent one month putting its Cityjet eco through its paces in passenger service. The electric-battery multiple unit performed well.
BLS Cargo has announced it is buying 25 Siemens Vectron multi-system locomotives to operate in Belgium, the Netherlands and Italy.
UK rail franchise operator GTR has completed a 5-year transformation programme that has seen the introduction of 1,500 new carriages.
All the important rail news of the week, summed up for you in one place: our Railway-News Industry Insider Week 37 / 38 for 09–20 September 2019.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 31: Alstom supply 10 additonal Coradia trains to various French regions, launch the Citadis and more.
Siemens Mobility has been awarded a contract for 25 low-floor Light Rail Vehicles (LRV's) from San Diego’s Metropolitan Transit System (MTS).
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 30: Deutsche Bahn resumes acceptance of ICE 4 trains, purchased 17 new double-decker trains and more.
Siemens, Bombardier and Deutsche Bahn have come to an agreement regarding the ICE 4 fleet. DB will resume acceptance of the fleet right away.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 27: Vivarail wins Environment Award, Switzerland invests 1 billion in its rail infrastructure and more.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 23: Alstom, Bombardier/Hitachi and Siemens mobility release their proposed train designs for HS2.
Siemens Mobility joins Alstom and Bombardier-Hitachi in submitting a bid to design and manufacture the high-speed trains for HS2 in the UK.
One of the highlights of the Siemens Mobility stand at Railtex 2019 is the model of its new high-speed train, the Velaro Novo.
The Railway-News Industry Insider Week 18 with all the rail news from 29 Apr to 3 May, including the new 'explosion-proof' train for Tel Aviv.
Following criticism because of lengthy delays, Crossrail Ltd has published its plans to get back on track with the Elizabeth line in London.
Plans for the Siemens rail manufacturing facility in Goole are progressing well with the outline planning application now submitted.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 16: Stadler presents its new Capricorn train and wins locomotive contract in Finland.
The Siemens Desiro HC RRX train, the Rhine-Ruhr Express, entered service in NRW, Germany, in December. 100 days later, it's a success.
The Railway-News Industry Insider Week 15, with all the week's rail news, including problems with the ICE 4 and new trains for South Africa.
The new Berlin S-Bahn, built by Stadler, is undergoing testing in the Siemens Rail Vehicle Test Centre in Germany, the largest in the world.
7 Siemens metro trains are now running on the Bangkok Skytrain, including the most recent extension that opened in December 2018.
The Siemens Bogie Service Centre in the UK has reached a milestone: it has overhauled its 100th Eurostar bogie within 4 months of opening.
The National Infrastructure Developing Private Company Ltd has commissioned Siemens to upgrade the line between Százhalombatta and Pusztaszabolcs. The upgrade ...
Turkish State Railways (TCDD) has signed a contract for ten Velaro high-speed trains with Siemens, which submitted the most favourable bid in the tender. The co...
Siemens and Mitsui Rail Capital Europe (MRCE), a full-service locomotive leasing company, have agreed to found a joint venture for the servicing and maintenance...
The new alternating-current locomotives will primarily operate in regional transport as traction units for DSB's 113 double-decker passenger coaches. The locomo...
Fraport AG, operator of the Frankfurt Airport, has commissioned Siemens, lead in a consortium with Max Bögl Group and Keolis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, to deli...
In a consortium with the general infrastructure contractor Per Aarsleff A/S, Siemens has received an order to build a light rail system for Greater Copenhagen, ...
The Smartron has already received approval for operating in Germany. The locomotives can now be ordered and will be delivered beginning late in 2018. The first ...
RATP (Régie autonome des transports parisiens), the operator of the Paris metro in France, has placed an order with Siemens for the CBTC system (Communication...
Siemens is set to deliver 6 fully Automated People Movers for Interlink Communication Public Company Limited, to connect the current and new...
Deutsche Bahn AG (DB) is introducing the ICE 4 into regular service, thus reaching a further project milestone right on schedule. Initially, five trains...
In total, the company will deliver 219 Siemens-built light rail vehicles for San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), Siemens' largest...
Caltrans has announced that Sumitomo along with Siemens will be fulfilling a $371 million multi-state contract for new railcars to be used throughout...
Siemens has received an order to upgrade the fleet of the British train operating company South Western Railway (SWR). Siemens will refurbish...
Siemens and Wi-Tronix, headquartered in Bolingbrook near Chicago U.S. are launching a partnership to expand digital predictive maintenance for rail services
The multisystem variant of the Siemens Vectron locomotive received certification by the dutch safety authority ILT (Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport)...
Brightline, the new privately funded express inter-city passenger rail service in Florida, will soon take delivery of its fifth trainset, BrightRed, from...
The Bangkok Blue Line is being extended by a further 28 kilometers and 19 additional stations. A large part of the extension, from Hua Lamphong...
The brand new trains have a spacious design and cutting-edge information systems that will tell passengers how London’s Tube trains are running and even...
Delivery of the Siemens Vectron locomotives is scheduled to begin from January 2018. The contract with MRCE also includes an option for an additional...
The Siemens Charger locomotives will please customers with enhanced smoothness, speed capability and safety features – along with reduced exhaust emissions.
Siemens is opening a new Locomotive Service facility in New Castle, Delaware that will operate as the company’s digital service, supply chain, and...
The Mireo trainsets will serve the Rhine-Neckar S-Bahn (regional suburban rail network). The trains will be built at the company's factory in Krefeld...
The Vectron locomotives will serve on the Rhine-Alpine-Corridor (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and the Netherlands). Delivery of the vehicles will...
DB Cargo AG has commissioned Siemens to equip its locomotive fleet for condition-based, predictive maintenance. The contract has...
Siemens has developed a new design for the Rhine-Ruhr Express fleet based on the successful Desiro platform. The train's concept combines...
The Siemens Avenio tram for Doha, in the Emirate of Qatar, has been honoured with the prestigious "Red Dot" Award for Product Design 2017.
German operator Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) has ordered 67 Avenio trams from Siemens. The order includes an option for up to 17 additional trams.
European Locomotive Leasing (ELL), a provider of full-service leasing of electric locomotives, has ordered an additional 8 Vectron locomotives from...
Siemens is set to acquire MRX Technologies Group, headquartered in Perth, Australia, to further expand its offering in the field of predictive maintenance
Urban transport company Phoenix Valley Metro Rail has ordered 11 new S70 light rail vehicles (LRV's) from Siemens. The vehicles will...
The new Siemens locomotives have a maximum output of 6.4 MW and a top speed of 160 km/h. In addition to having national train control systems...
The VR Group ordered the Nordic version of the Vectron Locomotives in February 2014. The locomotives have a maximum output of 6.4 MW and a top speed of...
Valley Metro, the regional transit system in and around the Phoenix, Arizona and metropolitan area, has authorised the purchase of rail fleet to...
This new order will bring the total number of Siemens light rail vehicles for the region to 152. The trains will be built at the...
On April 25 2017, the Supervisory Board of Czech rail freight operator, ČD Cargo, approved the purchase of three additional Vectron locomotives from...
Siemens is planning to acquire HaCon, a leading software provider for public transportation, mobility and logistics. The two parties have...
Siemens is launching Digital Rail Services in the U.S., a new business that will use intelligent sensors and advanced software platforms to...
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