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Stargate and Operail to collaborate on a locomotive conversion project

13.10.2021

Stargate and Operail to collaborate on a locomotive conversion project

After the conversion, each converted locomotive is expected to save 370 tonnes of CO₂ emissions annually.Hydrogen solutions company OÜ Stargate Rail has signed a letter of intent with the Estonian rail logistics company Operail to convert diesel-electric locomotives to zero-emission fuel cell electric locomotives, reports Railway Supply magazine citing Operail.
hydrogen technologies in rail transport

29.09.2021

PKP Cargo, Grupa Azoty and PESA start cooperation on the implementation of hydrogen technologies in rail transport

PKP Cargo, PESA and Grupa Azoty want to work together to develop zero-emission freight rail transport.The companies intend to jointly implement research and development projects aimed at developing optimal methods for using hydrogen to drive rail vehicles, as well as methods for transporting hydrogen and refueling rail vehicles, reports Railway Supply magazine citing Raport Kolejowy.
hydrogen locomotive

24.09.2021

Pesa unveils a hydrogen diesel locomotive based on the SM42!

Pesa Bydgoszcz presented its hydrogen locomotive at TRAKO. This is a modernized locomotive with installed hydrogen cells.
VTG has tested a dedicated tank car for the transport of LNG

22.09.2021

VTG has tested a dedicated tank car for the transport of LNG

VTG has successfully completed initial testing of a cryogenic LNG tank specially designed for LIQVIS GmbH, a subsidiary of Uniper SE.
Automated freightwagon brake shoe detection

22.09.2021

Automated freightwagon brake shoe detection

Automated freightwagon brake shoe detection. Increased railroad safety with preventive maintenanceINCREASING SAFETY OF RAILFREIGHT Camco Technologies introduces automated brakeshoe wear & tear detection.
railways plan to convert to solar energy

08.09.2021

India’s railways plan to convert to solar energy

Solar energy could be used to drive every fourth train in India in the future.According to a study conducted by the Indian NGO Climate Trends and the British startup in the field of green technologies Riding Sunbeams, direct supply of solar energy for the Indian Railways, bypassing the national grid, would get rid of almost 7 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year, which is equivalent to the annual emissions of the city of Kanpur, and at the same time provide traction for every fourth train.
"LokoTech-Signal": "Automashinist" system based on machine vision

31.08.2021

“LokoTech-Signal”: “Automashinist” system based on machine vision

LokoTech-Signal presented a comprehensive solution for automating the management of shunting operations at large railway stations and industrial transport.
RHEDA 2000 ballastless track system was first used in Serbia

26.08.2021

RHEDA 2000 ballastless track system was first used in Serbia

In December 2021, it is planned to complete the construction of a high-speed railway from Stara Pazov to Novi Sad within the international line Belgrade - Subotica - Budapest.
rail freight

09.08.2021

Finland is preparing for unmanned rail freight

The Finnish project, which brings together about 20 different organizations, aims to develop the concept of unmanned short-distance freight transport by rail.
The prototype of the robot for performing the operations of releasing the brakes and gravity shunting is undergoing the final stages of testing.

09.08.2021

А robot is being tested for releasing brakes and gravity shunting on a sorting hump in the Russian Federation

The prototype of the robot for performing the operations of releasing the brakes and gravity shunting is undergoing the final stages of testing.
Battery locomotive ES1000

28.07.2021

Battery locomotive ES1000 will operate at the depot of the French national carrier SNCF

Express Service OOD has received an order from Technicenter SNCF de Lyon Gerland for the ES1000 battery locomotive.This will be the first delivery of Express Service battery powered shunting locomotive to a French national carrier.
Lithuanian railway operator

20.07.2021

Supporting railway innovations: an overview of European news

In the UK, 30 projects that will receive grants for continued development from the Innovative UK fund have been identified.