Innotrans

  • Two monorail lines for Egypt – with trains built by Bombardier in Derby

    Two monorail lines for Egypt – with trains built by Bombardier in Derby

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    IN LATE-May it was announced Bombardier was ‘preferred bidder’ for a major contract, with local partners, to build and operate two monorail lines in Egypt. Bombardier also announced the 280 ‘Innovia’ vehicles required would be built in the UK at Derby.  Bombardier’s share of the contract is worth around €1.2billion (£1.07bn) with an additional €1.1bn…

  • IMechE: Hydrogen trains ‘no replacement for electrification’

    IMechE: Hydrogen trains ‘no replacement for electrification’

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    The move to develop hydrogen-powered trains is a vital part of the process to improve air quality.

  • Innotrans 2018: Battery power and new technology on show

    Innotrans 2018: Battery power and new technology on show

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    THE biennial Innotrans global rail trade fair saw more than 160,000 people visit from 110 countries, with more than 3,000 companies from 61 countries exhibiting. The event was held in Berlin in September. As well as the 145 different items of rolling stock on show, which ranged from entire eight-coach trains to individual freight wagons,…

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