EU: A train with two selected coupling technologies from Dellner and Voith is now running in trial mode across Europe. It is planned to be shown at the InnoTrans exhibition in Berlin in September.
USA, Germany: Knorr-Bremse entered the transport telematics market, announcing the equipment of products with technical condition monitoring sensors. Wabtec and Trinity Rail continued to introduce new telematics platforms.
Egypt: The country is actively expanding the suppliers pool by entering into contracts with global manufacturers, but at the same time is working to create its own rolling stock production.
Australia: In early 2022, Wabtec and Progress Rail (part of Caterpillar) announced orders for battery-powered locomotives from several Australian mining companies.
USA: Recently, an American manufacturer has launched several sites for the production of components using 3D printing. Wabtec plans to further develop additive manufacturing, increasing the production of parts to 25,000 units by 2025.
USA: The manufacturer expects that half of the cargo shifted from road to rail will reduce 18 mln truck loads, cut fuel consumption in national economy by about 18 mln tonnes, as well as avoiding 60 mln tonnes of CO2 emissions.