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.
USA: Wabtec and the Kazakhstan Temir Zholy national railway operator signed a memorandum of understanding for the prospective delivery of 150 battery shunters, as well as on the mainline fleet overhauling for LNG traction.
USA: The CO2Rail startup is working with several universities to develop a technology to capture CO2 from the air, which is planned to be applied to a tank car refurbished for this purpose.
USA: A ten-car train was produced at CRRC's plant in Chicago and has been put into permanent operation on one of the city's metro lines.
Aluminum is already strongly associated with rail freight transportation rolling stock in many countries. Russia joined the trend a few years ago.
USA: The national passenger operator showed the press one of three trains currently undergoing operational testing in the country. The rolling stock is assembled in the USA, 95% of all components come from American suppliers.
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.
USA: At the end of May, a line is to be put into operation in the city of Tempe, along which 6 three-section Liberty NXT trams manufactured by Brookville, equipped with an on-board energy storage system, will begin to run.
USA: The manufacturer is working on a rail milling machine powered by batteries and a diesel engine. The vehicle is to be delivered to Plasser's US subsidiary this summer.