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Railway Technology
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12 February 2018
DAILY UPDATE
Industry News

Alstom receives €130m contract to supply 30 locomotives to ONCF
Alstom has received a €130m contract to supply 30 electric Prima M4 locomotives to Morocco's national railway operator, ONCF.

Eurostar to introduce London-Amsterdam rail service in April
The high-speed railway service connecting UK and mainland Europe, Eurostar, has announced plans to introduce a new direct route from London to Amsterdam in April.

UK to phase-out diesel-only trains by 2040
The UK Government has announced plans to phase-out the usage of diesel-only trains by 2040 as part of an initiative to reduce carbon emissions.

CDPQ Infra awards two contracts for Montreal's $5bn REM project
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Infra (CDPQ Infra) has awarded two contracts related to the development of the Montreal's nearly $5bn Metropolitan Electric Network (REM) project.

Press Releases

Transurb Enters International CMI Group
Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie (CMI) acquired 82% of Transurb in June, marking a highlight in the company's history.

New Passenger Information Display Forum Set Up
A survey carried out by leading passenger information display system manufacturer Infotec has seen dozens of people who work in the rail industry express what they feel is currently missing from displays and what the most important considerations are when they procure new CIS equipment.

Industry 4.0 Automated Production Cables and Wires from SAB
Industry 4.0 is the new focus of German manufacturing. Adaptable, efficient and digital, it links and communicates all stages of the production process. This can result in significant improvements in productivity.

Concerns Over Lack of Tech Testing Shown in Study
A new study from CRITICAL Software has discovered that one in two people believe their technology is properly tested.

Kingrail Ballast Wagon Discount Promotion
Kingrail is offering 20 ballast wagon hopper units for sale at discounted prices.

White Papers

Handheld AEI Tag Readers and Ruggedised Tablet PCs
With railroad host operating systems becoming more and more sophisticated, data acquisition has moved to a more mobile environment.

State of the Art in Axle Counting
Axle counting systems are used in many countries around the world as a replacement for track vacancy detection systems. They are also used in signalling equipment systems to build a more complete picture of what is happening on a particular stretch of track. For Frauscher Sensortechnik, the challenge is to improve the quality of the technology, without increasing the cost.

CBTC Connectivity Solutions
The overall performance of a rail rapid transit system depends largely on the performance of the automatic train control (ATC) system employed. A communication-based train control (CBTC) system is devised by adding modern communication technologies to the ATC concept.

Track Circuits Versus Wheel Detection
Wheel detection and axle counting systems provide the basic information for track vacancy detection, for controlling level crossing systems and a range of switching tasks or trigger functions. This technology is established throughout the world for standard gauge railways and is increasingly replacing track circuits.

Inter-Vehicle Jumper Systems
Today's inter-vehicle jumper systems must be capable of withstanding a diverse array of electrical, mechanical and climatic conditions.