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Ronald Pörner - Articles and news items

Germany: the shop window for the worldwide rail industry

Issue 2 2014 / 11 April 2014 /

The German Railway Industry Association (VDB) purposefully and emphatically represents the interests of German railway technology manufacturers, thus contributing to the dynamics of the worldwide rail industry. The branch is very established in the international business arena with an export ratio of approximately 50%. Whether for rolling stock, rail infrastructure or communication technology – German railway manufacturers contribute to the climate- and environmentally-friendly aspects of rail transportation spanning all five continents. In Germany alone, the more than 170 VDB member companies with their above 50,000 employees achieved a turnover in 2012 of nearly €11 billion.

ERTMS Investments needed to make rail freight competitive

Rail industry news / 15 September 2010 /

UNIFE, released the edition “ERTMS Freight Corridors Tracker”, highlighting the progress made to build a fully-interoperable & competitive rail freight network…