Tag Archives: Railways

Siemens and ÖBB Collaborate to Transform Austria’s Rail Network Through Cutting-Edge ETCS Technology

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Mobility and Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) are collaborating to digitize Austria’s rail network by implementing the European Train Control System (ETCS), a cutting-edge technology aimed at enhancing the efficiency, capacity, and safety of the rail system. This … Read the full press release

Voestalpine Railway Systems to produce high-performance turnouts in Egypt as part of a new joint venture

(PRESS RELEASE) LINZ, 5-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Voestalpine AG (VIE: VOE), an Austria-based leading steel and technology group with a unique combination of materials and processing expertise, has announced that its Railway Systems business unit part of the Group’s Metal … Read the full press release

Voestalpine Railway Systems produrrà scambi ad alte prestazioni in Egitto come parte di una nuova joint venture

(COMUNICATO STAMPA) LINZ, 5-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Voestalpine AG (VIE: VOE), un gruppo siderurgico e tecnologico leader in Austria con una combinazione unica di materiali ed esperienza di lavorazione, ha annunciato che la sua business unit Railway Systems facente parte … Read the full press release

Alstom lands EUR 876 million French Gov funded contract for the upgrade of Cairo Metro Line 1 in Egypt

An 876 million euro[1] contract by National Authority for Tunnels, for Cairo Line 1 upgrades 55 Metropolis trains: brings state-of-the-art technology and 8-year maintenance programme (PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 8-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom (EPA: ALO), a French multinational rolling stock manufacturer, … Read the full press release

Webuild (formerly Salini Impregilo) closes Seli Overseas acquisition

Progetto Italia confirmed as industrial lever for the relaunch of Italy and its construction sector (PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 13-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild, an Italian industrial group specialised in the construction and civil engineering, formerly Salini Impregilo, has announced it … Read the full press release

Arriva Group: The new three-year contract is positive recognition of CrossCountry’s stewardship since 2007

(PRESS RELEASE) SUNDERLAND, UK, 16-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Arriva Group, a multinational public transport company, has responded to the announcement by the UK Government made on 16 October 2020 of a new three-year contract for CrossCountry Trains. David Brown, Managing … Read the full press release

Alstom’s latest ETCS standard and its world-first data fusion algorithms to measure location and speed of trains get certified

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 25-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, Alstom earns full certification¹ of the latest interoperability standard for rail, ETCS² Baseline 3 Release 2. Alstom has also been certified by Belgorail³ to … Read the full press release

Dr. techn. Olav Olsen AS and NIRAS awarded major framework agreement on bridges in Norway by The Norwegian Road Administration, Region South

A newly signed framework agreement for the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Region South, has strengthened NIRAS’ role as a significant player in the infrastructure market in Norway. The goal of becoming a recognized Scandinavian consultant for infrastructure has therefore moved … Read the full press release


New Tufftalk allows workers to be more productive, conduct more effective interactions and make the job site safer and healthier SAN JOSE, Calif., USA, 22-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., the global leader in Bluetooth communication devices for motorsport, … Read the full press release

AnsaldoBreda SpA sues NSFSC and its parent company NS Dutch Railways for €132M for 7 Fyra trains

Pistoia, 01-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — AnsaldoBreda SpA has sued before the competent court in Utrecht its Dutch client, the finance company NSFSC, as well as its parent company, the NS Dutch Railways, for the fulfillment of the obligations of these customers under the contract … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank lends €235M to PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. to upgrade the Warsaw – Radom electrified railway line

20-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 235 million to PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. (PLK) for the upgrading of 92.5 km of an existing electrified railway line from Warsaw to Radom. This is a continuation of the EIB’s … Read the full press release

EIB signs EUR 50M loan agreement with Lithuanian Railways

Vilnius, 4-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Werner Hoyer, has signed a EUR 50 million loan agreement with Lithuanian Railways today for the acquisition of modern rolling stock. After the support for the upgrading of … Read the full press release

Expert hearing on plans to open up the EU’s national rail passenger markets to competition

8-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — An expert hearing on plans to open up the EU’s national rail passenger markets to competition will be held by the Transport and Tourism Committee on Tuesday. Experts representing passengers, rail workers, operators and infrastructure managers will … Read the full press release

Amadeus IT Group, S.A. received unsecured loan of €150m with a 9 year maturity to finance its R&D activities between 2013 and 2015

2-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — he European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union’s long-term financing institution, has granted a second loan for Amadeus IT Group, S.A., subsidiary of Amadeus IT Holding S.A. (Amadeus: “AMS.MC”), a leading technology partner for the global travel … Read the full press release

Alstom to deliver new X’Trapolis train to Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya

Catalonian Regional Railways takes the first unit of the new X’Trapolis trains from Alstom 25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom has delivered to FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya) the first unit of the new X’Trapolis trains that will help the regional operator to modernize its fleet … Read the full press release