USA: The facility will be located on a site covering 809,000 sq. m in Lexington, North Carolina.
USA: This year the RailPulse joint venture is preparing to bring a telemetry platform to the market, providing real-time visibility of location, health, etc of the railcar.
Canada, US: The producer received an order to deliver 3 trains for Canadian operator Ontario Northland. At the same time the manufacturer finished designing push-pull Venture trains under a large-scale contract with Amtrak.
USA: Wabtec together with scientific laboratories and the Convergent Science company will work to create a control system for the engine that is to burn a hydrogen-diesel mixture.
USA: The operator presented two seven-car trains manufactured at the Stadler plant in Salt Lake City. It is planned that 19 such trains will be put into operation on the San Francisco-San Jose line in 2024.
USA: A $1.7 bln option would allow the manufacturer to expand the contract with the MTA to supply 1,175 metro cars. At the same time, Kawasaki announced that the delivery of the first trains was delayed by 1.5 years.
USA: In September, the company received orders from three manufacturers - Siemens Mobility, Stadler, and Medha Servo Drives. It is planned to equip multiple unit rolling stock with fuel cells.
USA: The operator and the ZTR company announced a partnership to convert the old diesel locomotive to hybrid diesel-battery traction. The prototype is expected to be released at the end of 2023.
USA: The country’s Department of Defense has included CRRC in the list of companies that are suspected to carry out a defense order in China. Based on this list, the US President may introduce sanctions later.