The highest grade of automation, GoA4, has become familiar for metro and monorail and will soon be adopted in other segments of railway transport.
Australia: ARA has published an estimate of the total loss to regional budgets due to the lack of harmonisation in the procurement of rolling stock between 2014 and 2023. The government is setting up the relevant bodies.
From the beginning of the month, the Spanish manufacturer has announced orders in the USA, Germany, France and Australia for the supply of almost 400 trams of various modifications.
Australia: The Main Line computer vision system will be tested on the heavy-haul long distance locomotives of the Rio Tinto mining company in the Pilbara region over the next three months.
Australia: In early 2022, Wabtec and Progress Rail (part of Caterpillar) announced orders for battery-powered locomotives from several Australian mining companies.
Australia: A train from a Chinese manufacturer has been approved for service operation in autumn and is being used to build a seamless track that will connect the new Koodaideri iron mine to the mining company's rail network.