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Skoda Transportation is preparing for hybrid train trials
21 March 2022
Skoda Transportation is preparing for hybrid train trials

Czech Republic: The manufacturer intends to start testing a two-car train with hybrid traction from batteries and catenary.

Less profit for Transmashholding in 2021
21 March 2022
Less profit for Transmashholding in 2021

Russia: The largest rolling stock manufacturer in Russia has published its 2021 financials. Amid negative economic effects caused by the coronavirus pandemic and inflation, the holding managed to end the year with a profit.

The largest private rolling stock plant is planned to be open in India
16 March 2022
The largest private rolling stock plant is planned to be open in India

India: Medho Servo Drives announced the completion of a plant in Telangana, which will specialise in the production of electric trains, locomotives, metro cars and monorail.

Siemens Mobility expands 3D printing of metal and plastic components
11 March 2022
Siemens Mobility expands 3D printing of metal and plastic components

Germany: The company's strategy is aimed at the development of additive manufacturing to provide spare parts for repair depots in all countries. Since 2013, Siemens Mobility has already produced over 13,000 parts by 3D printing.

TGM8А shunting locomotive: a legend revival?
10 March 2022
TGM8А shunting locomotive: a legend revival?

In the last five years, Sinara Transport Machines (STM) has supplied in total 81 locomotives of ТGМ8А and TGM8KM modifications to several foreign customers.

US concerned about import dependency on railway wheels
9 March 2022
US concerned about import dependency on railway wheels

USA: Logistical problems with imports from China and a sharp deterioration in relations between Russia and the United States amid events in Ukraine put the supply of wheels to American car builders at risk.

Cognitive Pilot is ready for mass production of computer vision systems for rolling stock
9 March 2022
Cognitive Pilot is ready for mass production of computer vision systems for rolling stock

Russia: The company, together with RZD, has completed testing of computer vision systems for shunting locomotives. It received the necessary permits for launching into mass production.

KSC launched mass production of SiC auxiliary converters for metro trains
3 March 2022
KSC launched mass production of SiC auxiliary converters for metro trains

Russia: Auxiliary converter was developed by KSC for metro trains, which are planned to be purchased from TMH for St. Petersburg. It is also planned to create such components for electric trains and locomotives.

CAF rail orders doubled in 2021
2 March 2022
CAF rail orders doubled in 2021

Spain: At the end of 2021, the volume of new CAF orders in this segment amounted to €3 bln, compared to €1.4 bln in the previous year. A significant part of it was a large-scale order on trains for suburban transportation in Paris.