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Siemens - Articles and news items

Siemens to expand digitalised rail services

Rail industry news / 26 June 2017 /

Siemens has acquired the MRX Technologies Group, and is expanding its predictive maintenance services based on digitalisation.

Eight multisystem locomotives ordered for the Rhine-Alpine Corridor

Rail industry news / 1 June 2017 /

Swiss intermodal transport company, Hupac, has ordered eight Vectron MS locomotives from Siemens for the Rhine-Alpine Corridor.

First Vectron broad-gauge locomotive authorised for Finland

Rail industry news / 31 May 2017 /

The first Vectron alternating-current (AC) locomotive for in Finland has been authorised by Trafi, the Finnish Transport Safety Agency.

Siemens launches new business to digitalise the U.S rail industry

Rail industry news / 24 April 2017 /

Siemens is launching Digital Rail Services to provide information using the billions of data points created on the country’s rail systems.

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…