The 12th InnoTrans trade fair opening in Berlin on September 18 will be ‘more concentrated, more innovative and more informative’ than ever, according to Chief Executive of Messe Berlin Dr Christian Göke.
Mittelsachsen transport authority VMS has exercised an option to extend Freiberger Eisenbahn’s contact to operate local passenger services between Freiberg and Holzhau near the Czech border southwest of Dresden for a further five years from December 2019.
International wagon and tank container leasing group Ermewa has started installing the Amsted Digital Solutions telematics platform across much of its fleet, the two companies announced ahead of the InnoTrans 2018 trade fair in Berlin.
SLOVENIA: An Incident-Response Management system which Iskratel has implemented for Slovenian Railways detected four cases of overheated wheels resulting from locked brakes in its first month of operation.
ROMANIA: Open access operator Astra Trans Carpatic ran a demonstration Timișoara - Arad - Oradea - Baia Mare service on September 8 using one of the AnsaldoBreda IC2 diesel multiple-units it has acquired from Denmark’s DSB.
RZD International, a subsidiary of Russian Railways (RZD), has signed a partnership agreement with a consortium of Vietnamese investors led by the Lung Lo Construction Company for the Tan Tao-Lin Dong-Long Thanh Airport light-rail transit (LRT) project in Ho Chi Minh City and the Dong Nai Province in Vietnam.
MALAYSIA's economic affairs minister, Mr Azmin Ali, and Singapore's transport minister, Mr Khaw Boon Wan, have signed an agreement to postpone the construction of the Kuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed rail (HSR) link by up to five years.