Review of the railway news of 08.11 – 14.11.2021 that you may have missed. Top-10 news of Railway Supply webportal.

1. 38 cars with ore derailed in Sweden

The accident could significantly affect train traffic, as it is one of the busiest railway corridors in the country.In the north of Sweden, 38 wagons of a freight train loaded with iron ore derailed.

2. Camco Vehicle Booking System

Vehicle Booking System. Camco Truck Appointment System for better truck flow management. Truck appointment software application connecting terminal, trucking companies and truck drivers. Timeslot application enables to flatten out peaks, avoid traffic congestion and better plan yard operations. Significantly shorter truck turnaround times with upfront registered data.

3. Traction motor D77

Smelyanskiy Electromechanical Plant LLC mastered overhaul and production of spare parts for D77 traction motors for EMD locomotives (EMD GT26CW, EMD DDA40X, EMD DDM45, EMD F40PH, EMD SD38, SD39, SD40, SD40-2, SD45-2, EMD SW1500)

4. Zelenskyy announced the start of the program for the construction of wagons in Ukraine

The worn-out rolling stock of the state-owned railway company JSC Ukrzaliznitsa will be radically renewed within the framework of the Big Construction project.

5. Estonia: diesel locomotives are being converted to hydrogen fuel

In October 2021, the Estonian state freight operator Operail signed an agreement of intent with Stargate Hydrogen, which provides for the conversion of 40 locomotives into hydrogen fuel locomotives.

6. Federer Express become popular in Basel

On October 22, 2021, Swiss legend Roger Federer inaugurated a new elegant tram in Basel, named after him – Federer Express.

7. Lemtrans demonstrated the visualization of the new container terminal

The capacity of the new intermodal terminal at Mostiska II station near the Polish border will be 100,000 TEU.Picture: LemtransUkrainian companies Lemtrans and Rail Trans Investment are building a new intermodal terminal at Mostiska II station, reports Railway Supply magazine.

8. Cargo turnover of Ukrainian ports amounted to 121 million tons since the beginning of the year

According to the results of 10 months of this year, port operators in the seaports of Ukraine handled 120 million 872 thousand tons of cargo, which is 11.

9. PKP Cargo is looking for new president and board members

After the dismissal of almost all of the board members, PKP Cargo has embarked on a qualification process through which the company must appoint a new board.

10. Contract signed for the design of the extension of the metro line in Bucharest

Metrorex, the Bucharest metro operator and the 3TI Progetti Italia consortium – Ingegneria Integrata, SWS Engineering, Coding and Metrans Engineering have signed a technical assistance and design contract for the expansion of the Eroilor-Iancului metro, part of metro line 5.

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