Positive interim results have been reported from the EU test run of a Deutsche Bahn freight train equipped with digital automatic couplers.
Testing of a digital automatic coupling (DAC) for freight rail continues this month with trials by SBB Cargo in Switzerland.
Rail freight revolution: A train equipped with digital automatic couplers had departed on a practical test journey in Germany.
Germany launches its first digital marshalling yard in Munich. DB Cargo is testing numerous technologies to automate marshalling activities.
The digital automatic coupling project under the consortium DAC4EU has entered the test phase after 4 different prototypes were installed.
The EU and EFTA transport ministers have signed the Berlin Declaration voicing their support for the rail freight sector.
DB has premiered the first trial of digital automatic coupling technology for its freight wagons in a project that will run until 2022.