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Alstom to Supply Futuristic Catenary-Free Power Supply System for Istanbul

Alstom will supply a full APS ground-level power-supply solution for the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.The solution will be installed on the new ten-kilometre-long Halic “Golden Horn” line, thereby rendering it entirely catenary-free.

New Energy-Saving Propulsion Technology Successfully Tested in Stockholm

Bombardier Transportation celebrated the successful demonstration of a new silicon carbide (SiC)-equipped BOMBARDIER MITRAC TC1500 traction converter during an event held at Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

 

The Rail Industry in the Age of Cyber Security

Cyber security is an increasingly frequent topic in the discourse on the future of the rail industry around the world.

World-First for Automatic Train Operation on Mainline Railway

Govia Thameslink Railway, working with Network Rail and Siemens, have scored a world-first by running Automatic Train Operation (ATO) over European Train Control System (ETCS) on the mainline railway in passenger service.

How Traceability Technology Can Help Reduce Copper Cable Theft

Line-side copper cable theft continues to blight the UK’s rail infrastructure. Aside from the cost implications, which can run into millions of pounds a year, it also has the potential to trigger highly unwelcome service disruptions.

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