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 is equipping additional trams for Gothenburg

Knorr-Bremse Equips More Trams for Gothenburg

Source: Knorr-Bremse announcement MUNICH — Kiepe Electric and consortium partner Alstom have received an order from Swedish tram operator Göteborgs Spårvägar and county transit agency Västtrafik to supply an additional 40 longer trams. Kiepe Electric is a brand of Knorr-Bremse,…

Fortescue is developing an electric train to depend upon regeneration for battery charging

Fortescue Developing Train Based on Regeneration

Source: Fortescue Williams announcement EAST PERTH, Australia — Marking its transition to a global green renewables and resources company, Fortescue recently completed the acquisition of U.K.-based Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE). To mark the purchase at the Oxfordshire site, WAE and…

Eplus3D on 3d printing train brakes

3D Printing Brakes for Rail

Source: Eplus3D post HANGZHOU, China — In the past few years, we have witnessed that 3D printing has been adopted by many different industries, from automobile to aviation industry. Urban transportation indeed benefits a lot from metal 3D printing. Railway…

Aucotec helping Knorr-Bremse systems processes

Aucotec Enhances Knorr-Bremse Processes

Source: Aucotec announcement HANNOVER, Germany — Knorr-Bremse, the world market leader for braking systems and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, is modernizing its systems engineering – and is putting its faith in the Engineering Base (EB) platform from…

Continental has developed head-up display technology for trams

Head-Up Display for Trams from Continental

Source: Continental announcement FRANKFURT — Continental has developed a head-up display (HUD) for trams. The display solution from the in-house development and production service provider Continental Engineering Services (CES) is aimed at making intra-urban traffic safer by ensuring that tram…

Siemens has introduced an electric airfree brake system for trains

Airfree Brake System for Trains from Siemens

Source: Siemens post ERLANGEN, Germany — The following interview with Robert Steinfelder, Vice President Siemens Brakes, Siemens Mobility GmbH and Jens Lichterfeld, Senior Expert Brakes, Siemens Mobility GmbH, was posted on the company’s website as a means of describing its…

Wabtec has acquired the railway friction business of MASU

MASU RR Friction Business Acquired by Wabtec

Source: Wabtec announcement HOSUR, Tamil Nadu — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has announced it recently acquired the railway friction business from MASU, a leading manufacturer of friction products across the automotive and rail industry. The acquisition, which has received necessary…

A Knorr-Bremse subsidiary has upgraded the HVAC for the Barcelona metro

Barcelona RR Gets Knorr-Bremse Upgrades

Source: Knorr-Bremse announcement MUNICH — Knorr-Bremse and its subsidiary Merak are supplying large sections of the metro rail fleet in the Mediterranean city of Barcelona with innovative solutions for delivering clean, safe air to passenger compartments. Yet another major operator…