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Hector Rail orders more Vectron locomotives

Rail industry news / 15 March 2017 /

Hector Rail AB, a Swedish rail transport company, has ordered 15 Vectron alternating-current (AC) locomotives from Siemens.

Cornerstone laid for service depot for the Rhine-Ruhr-Express

Rail industry news / 7 March 2017 /

Work has begun on the depot for the Rhine-Ruhr-Express (RRX) trains in Dortmund-Eving, Germany for test operations to begin in mid-2018.

New regional trains ordered for the Rhine Valley network

Rail industry news / 17 February 2017 /

The mass transit arm of Deutsche Bahn has ordered 39 trainsets specifically for use on its Rhine Valley rail service.

ÖBB signs framework agreement for 200 Vectron locomotives

Rail industry news / 30 January 2017 /

Siemens has confirmed it has signed a framework contract with Austrian Railways (ÖBB) to supply up to 200 Vectron locomotives.

Predictive maintenance trial launched for DB’s ICE trains

Rail industry news / 26 October 2016 /

Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Siemens are launching a pilot application for the predictive servicing and maintenance of high-speed Velaro D (Series 407 ICE 3) trains…

InnoTrans: Russian Railways and Siemens sign technological cooperation agreement

Rail industry news / 22 September 2016 /

JSC Russian Railways and Siemens have signed an agreement of understanding on long-term scientific and technological cooperation at InnoTrans 2016.

Freight operator Railcare to receive seven Vectron locomotives

Rail industry news / 22 September 2016 /

Freight operator Railcare has ordered seven Vectron locomotives from Siemens in a contract which includes maintenance of the locomotives for eight years.

Deutsche Bahn honors Siemens as most innovative supplier

Rail industry news / 21 September 2016 /

Deutsche Bahn honored Siemens today as its most innovative supplier. Siemens was recognised for its development of a completely new vehicle concept that offers great operating flexibility…

ICE 4 intercity train for Deutsche Bahn unveiled

Rail industry news / 14 September 2016 /

Deutsche Bahn has unveiled the new ICE 4 at Berlin Central Station which it says will be the backbone of its long-distance transport system.

Internet of Trains – How digitisation creates new value opportunities

Webinars, Z Homepage promo / 11 August 2016 /

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Digitisation has reached the world of trains in tremendous speed. Trains are generating large volumes of data and this webinar describes how rail operators and maintainers can use such data to improve their businesses and generate more value from their assets…

U.S. Brightline express rail system unveils new trains

Rail industry news / 20 June 2016 /

Brightline, the only privately-funded express passenger rail system in the USA, has unveiled new locomotives and passenger coaches for intercity services in 2017.

European Locomotive Leasing signs agreement for 50 Vectron locomotives

Rail industry news / 3 June 2016 /

European Locomotive Leasing (ELL) has signed a framework agreement with Siemens for the delivery of 50 Vectron locomotives.