Category Rail/Transit

The latest news and headlines from around the global brake industry. This page lists all of the articles in the Rail/Transit category.

Knorr-Bremse MotionLead braking/throttle-control system

MotionLead Modular Rail Braking/Throttle System

MUNICH – Knorr-Bremse recently posted the following interview with Michael Holz, its in-house expert on the company’s MotionLead rail braking/acceleration system. Because the systems are based on a modular principle, Knorr-Bremse can adapt the control levers to operators’ specific requirements.…

Knorr-Bremse on EB Brakes for the train of the future

EM Brakes tor The Train of The Future

MUNICH — In the future, sustainable mobility will depend in large part on rail transportation – a vision which Knorr-Bremse is helping to deliver by designing innovative technologies. With the Electromechanical Train Braking System (EM brake), the world market leader…

The railway friction market growth is presented in a recent report

Railway Friction Market Analysis Released

NEW YORK — MarketsandResearch.biz, a leading market research firm, has recently published a comprehensive report titled Global Railway Friction Material Market 2023-2029: Analysis by Type, Applications, and Research Regions. This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global market, covering…

Knorr-Bremse has revised its renumeration program including installing a 40-hour work week as base

Knorr-Bremse Positive Q1 Results

MUNICH — Knorr-Bremse AG, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other safety-critical rail and commercial vehicle systems, yesterday published its results for the first quarter of 2023. Marc Llistosella, Chief Executive Officer of Knorr-Bremse…

Orbis Research released a new study of the railway friction material market

Railway Friction Material Market Study Published

DALLAS — Orbis Research recently published an extensive report on the railway friction products market: Railway Friction Material Market 2031 Growth Drivers along with Top Brands Knorr-Bremse, Wabtec Corporation, Bremskerl, Akebono, FLERTEX, Tribo, Escorts Railway Division, EBC Brakes Group, TOKAI…

Knorr-Bremse secured a deal to deliver components to South Korea's rail maker Dawonsys

Knorr-Bremse Wins Order from Dawonsys

MUNICH — Knorr-Bremse will further expand its presence in South Korea’s mobility market thanks to a major supply agreement with leading train manufacturer Dawonsys. The company will equip a large fleet of regional and commuter trains – 208 railcars in…

Knorr-Bremse signed a deal to equip luxury trains in Italy with its systems

Knorr-Bremse to Equip Luxury Trains in Italy

MUNICH — ARSENALE Express S.p.A. in Rome has commissioned Knorr-Bremse to equip two Orient Express “La Dolce Vita” trains. Starting in the third quarter of 2023, Knorr-Bremse will supply state-of-the-art braking technology as well as entrance, climate control and sanitary…

Knorr-Bremse bought U.K. rail-service provider Westcode

Knorr-Bremse Buys U.K. Rail Service Business

MUNICH — Knorr-Bremse has acquired service provider Westcode from Unipart Rail. The deal unlocks promising opportunities as Knorr-Bremse looks to develop its already successful service business in the U.K., supporting train technologies such as braking, climate control and entrance systems.…