The Railway-News Magazine Issue 2 2024 Is Here!
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by Josephine Cordero Sapién
15h ago
The Railway-News Magazine Issue 2 2024 Is Here! In this issue: why US rail infrastructure projects are so much more expensive than anywhere else in the world and what can be done about it; why it is make-or-break time for US passenger rail; what’s in store at this year’s Rail Live; and what to expect […] The post The Railway-News Magazine Issue 2 2024 Is Here! appeared first on Railway-News ..read more
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Stadler Unveils Servicejet Rescue Train for ÖBB
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by Tiana May
1d ago
Stadler and ÖBB have unveiled a new trimodal rescue train at the ÖBB training campus in St. Pölten, Austria. Stadler is set to deliver 18 of these multifunctional, low-emission firefighting and rescue trains to ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG (ÖBB). Named the Servicejet, these trains will be stationed at strategic tunnel portals across Austria to assist firefighters in […] The post Stadler Unveils Servicejet Rescue Train for ÖBB appeared first on Railway-News ..read more
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Point One Navigation & Calian GNSS Collaborate
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by Railway-News
1d ago
Point One Navigation and Calian GNSS Collaborate To Provide “Plug and Play” Smart GNSS Antenna Support for Polaris RTK Calian Group Ltd. (TSX: CGY), a diverse products and services company providing innovative healthcare, communications, learning and cybersecurity solutions is collaborating with Point One Navigation to deliver Smart GNSS Antenna support for Polaris RTK. With the […] The post Point One Navigation & Calian GNSS Collaborate appeared first on Railway-News ..read more
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Field-Proven Technology – intreXis Flat-Battery Start Units
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by Joey Stoate
4d ago
Contact line-powered DC/DC converters are definitely subjected to the toughest conditions and belong to the royal class of power supplies. They experience remarkably high energy surges that cannot be recurrently absorbed by traditional components such as varistors or transorbs. intreXis’ unique active surge limiter stage does not absorb surge energy. Instead, it stores and recycles […] The post Field-Proven Technology – intreXis Flat-Battery Start Units appeared first on Railway-News ..read more
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Bitzer Celebrates 90 Years of Excellence
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by Joey Stoate
4d ago
The BITZER success story began 90 years ago: in 1934, the Swabian inventor Martin Bitzer laid the foundations in a small workshop in Sindelfingen, Germany. Did you know that in the beginning he did not manufacture compressors, but thermostatic expansion valves made of steel? However, production quickly grew and compressors became our core business. Today, […] The post Bitzer Celebrates 90 Years of Excellence appeared first on Railway-News ..read more
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UK DfT Submits Proposal to Attract Young Train Drivers
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by Joey Stoate
4d ago
The UK Department for Transport has submitted a new proposal to consider the lowering of the minimum age for train drivers in Great Britain from 20 to 18. The newly proposed regulatory amendment, which if approved could be in place by Summer 2024, is part of a wider movement from the government to create more […] The post UK DfT Submits Proposal to Attract Young Train Drivers appeared first on Railway-News ..read more
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British Steel to Supply Rail for High-Speed Electric Railway in Turkey
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by Tiana May
5d ago
British Steel has been awarded a multi-million-pound contract to supply rail for a new high-speed electric railway connection between Mersin, Adana, Osmaniye, and Gaziantep in southern Turkey. The upgraded railway will span 286 kilometres and is projected to reduce CO2 emissions by over 150,000 tonnes annually. British Steel will supply tens of thousands of tonnes […] The post British Steel to Supply Rail for High-Speed Electric Railway in Turkey appeared first on Railway-News ..read more
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Why Government Procurement Must Evolve with Technology
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by Railway-News
5d ago
Time to Upgrade: Why Government Procurement Must Evolve with Technology The government’s role in fostering innovation begins right from the inception of a project, during the procurement stage. While the world has undergone significant transformations, the procurement processes followed by the public sector have largely remained stagnant since the 90s. It’s high time we acknowledged […] The post Why Government Procurement Must Evolve with Technology appeared first on Railway-News ..read more
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Czech Republic: RegioJet Orders 23 EMUs from Škoda Group
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by Tiana May
5d ago
Škoda Group has been awarded a contract to deliver 23 electric trains to RegioJet, the largest private railway carrier in Central Europe. This contract is valued at approximately 133 million EUR. Specifically, 15 of the ordered trains will be comprised of two cars, while 8 trains will consist of three cars. The two-car units will […] The post Czech Republic: RegioJet Orders 23 EMUs from Škoda Group appeared first on Railway-News ..read more
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Raising Awareness about Digital Sustainability in Rail
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by Railway-News
6d ago
The European Union aims to make the transport sector and supply chain more eco-friendly, typically focusing on vehicle emissions and infrastructure upgrades. Yet, a crucial aspect often overlooked is digital pollution. At the RailFreight Summit ’24, Willem Jan Groenewoud, CEO of Ab Ovo, shed light on this issue and proposed solutions. Groenewoud created a sense […] The post Raising Awareness about Digital Sustainability in Rail appeared first on Railway-News ..read more
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