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Rolling stock maintenance - Articles and news items

Västtrafik vehicles to be refurbished in €9 million contract

Rail industry news / 13 June 2017 /

Train operator Västtrafik and Alstom have signed a €9 million contract for the revision and refurbishment of 18 X12 and X14 two-car vehicles.

Two overhaul contracts for Shanghai Metro

Rail industry news / 12 May 2017 /

Shentong Bombardier (Shanghai) Rail Transit Vehicle Maintenance Co. Ltd. (SHBRT) will provide an overhaul service for metro cars in Shanghai.

TXM Projects delivers refurbishment project on Virgin Trains HST Fleet

Rail industry news / 28 September 2016 /

TXM Projects has confirmed the successful delivery and support to the recently refurbished Virgin Trains HST Fleet.

Continuous improvement is needed

Railway Extra / 19 September 2016 /

Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Railways explains what the rolling stock industry needs to focus on to improve…

Rolling Stock Maintenance Summit 2016, 7 – 8 December 2016 – London, UK

Rail industry news / 14 September 2016 /

The worlds leading conference on rolling stock maintenance returns…

Portable six axle train weighing system for Estonia

Rail industry news / 13 September 2016 /

AS EVR Cargo are the national railway company of Estonia and provide rolling stock repair at their Muuga and Tapa depots…

Trenitalia improves rolling stock maintenance using big data

Issue 4 2016 / 25 July 2016 /

Rolling stock maintenance is an expensive and critical process for a railway company. Trenitalia has managed to make it more effective by using a dynamic maintenance system which combines the Internet of Things (IoT) with analytics and in-memory computing. For European Railway Review, Trenitalia’s CIO, Danilo Gismondi, shares the details of these all-encompassing technologies and how they are working to keep Italy’s rolling stock on track…

The Smart Freight Train

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 26 May 2016 /

Consultants Rob van Looveren MSc and Peter van Kats MSc discuss the benefits of implementing the Smart Freight Train system, designed to inform train drivers on the technical condition of hauled wagons.

UK’s second predictive maintenance TrainScanner enters operation

Rail industry news / 25 April 2016 /

Alstom has revealed a second TrainScanner device will be installed at Oxley depot near Wolverhampton, following successful testing of the predictive maintenance prototype.

Virgin Trains East Coast fleet to receive £21m refurbishment

Rail industry news / 24 November 2015 /

A £21 million fleet refurbishment programme has been announced by Virgin Trains East Coast as part of a £140 million investment package over eight years.

Translink NI Railways reveals first refurbished Enterprise train

Rail industry news / 17 November 2015 /

Translink NI Railways has launched the first refurbished Enterprise train as part of a £12.2 million upgrade funded by the EU’s INTERREG IVA Programme.

Transport Secretary opens Thameslink Three Bridges depot

Rail industry news / 15 October 2015 /

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin officially opened the Thameslink Three Bridges depot on the 15 October, paving the way for Thameslink Programme completion in 2018.