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new model of aluminum hopper

24.01.2022

RM Rail has started production of a new model of aluminum hopper

The manufacturer plans to certify and put into operation a new car model 19-1299 this year. Declared improved performance over the previous generation - Hopper 19-1244.
Automated Transborder Trade Integrated Settlements

19.01.2022

ATTIS – Automated Transborder Trade Integrated Settlements

Digitizing border crossing data that empowers intermodal terminals on the Eurasian railroad Edward Bowen, CEO of CrossborderXP (CBXP), shares his insights on how an effective e-commerce tool can accelerate the supply chain on the international rail freight corridors.
New bullet train unveiled in China for the Winter Olympics

12.01.2022

New bullet train unveiled in China for the Winter Olympics

China launched the Fuxing bullet train capable of reaching speeds of up to 350 km/h. The high-speed train will have a 5G live broadcast studio.
autonomous train

29.12.2021

The first autonomous train is introduced in the Czech Republic

AŽD Praha, a Czech manufacturer of automation, telemechanics and telecommunications equipment for rail and road transport, conducted the first demonstration trip of an unmanned train in the Czech Republic.
rail industry

29.12.2021

5 startups that could impact the rail industry in 2022

The short list was formed by the international analytical company StartUs Insights. It includes two companies from Russia and one each from Germany, the USA and India.
New Smart Container takes a test drive

15.12.2021

New Smart Container takes a test drive

The Far East Land Bridge (FELB) transport company, in collaboration with European technology provider PEOPLE, has tested the newly developed Smart Container 2.
bus-train

02.12.2021

World first bus-train to be launched in Japan

The world first dual-mode bus, which can travel on roads and railways, will operate in the Shikoku region, the smallest of Japan four main islands.

30.11.2021

STM develops a power plant on solid oxide fuel cells

LLC "STM Research Center" (part of STM holding) and the Engineering Center for Digital Technologies of Mechanical Engineering of the Ural Federal University are implementing a research program on the use of power plants on water and other fuels in railway rolling stock.
high-speed mobile Internet on road and railways.

30.11.2021

The Ministry of Digital Development is developing a project for Internet access along the entire railway network

The Ministry of Digital Development of Ukraine said that they are working on providing access to high-speed mobile Internet on road and railways.
Network Rail completes flight tests of BVLOS drones

10.11.2021

Network Rail completes flight tests of BVLOS drones

Network Rail has completed a 25-kilometer beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone flight over land, believed to be the longest distance for such a civilian drone in the country.
hybrid locomotive

09.11.2021

China’s first hydrogen fuel cell hybrid locomotive is put into trial operation

China's first hydrogen fuel cell hybrid locomotive is put into trial operation. The experiment involved a railway line for transporting coal in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in northern China.
Railway infrastructure monitoring drone in Newcastle

02.11.2021

Railway infrastructure monitoring drone in Newcastle

Nexus, a public transport operator in the North East of Newcastle upon Tyne, uses an industrial drone to monitor the infrastructure on 77-kilometer Tyne & Wear Metro lines.