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Siemens - Articles and news items

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.

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Webinars, Z Homepage promo / 11 August 2016 /

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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.

Thameslink Class 700 Desiro City unveiling at London Blackfriars station

Rail industry news / 24 May 2016 /

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has unveiled the new Siemens-built Class 700 Desiro City train at London Blackfriars station coinciding with a 360 degree tour of the new vehicles.

Leasing company Railpool orders five additional Vectron locomotives

Rail industry news / 13 May 2016 /

German full-service locomotive leasing company, Railpool, has ordered five additional Siemens Vectron type AC locomotives for delivery by the end of this year.

ČD Cargo signs contract for 5 Siemens Vectron locomotives

Rail industry news / 14 April 2016 /

ČD Cargo, the Czech rail transport company, has signed an agreement with Siemens to supply 5 Vectron locomotives for operation in the Czech Republic and neighbouring countries.

First line of Copenhagen S-Bane in service following new signalling

Rail industry news / 23 March 2016 /

Service has now begun on the first section of the Copenhagen S-Bane to receive Communications-Based Train Control System signalling.


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