In testing automated freight trains on the Dutch Betuweroute this autumn, sensors will be placed to recognise objects on the railway. This technique will eventually enable complete autonomous train traffic. Director of Alstom Alwin van Meeteren explained the innovative technique last Wednesday at InnoTrans in Berlin. The experiment will be carried out in November with a BR203 freight train from Rotterdam...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel

Intermodal Spanish-French alliance to acquire Primavia

The European Commission (EC) has authorised the aquisition of the Spanish transport company Primavia by Krone-MurServifrio, also from Spain and SNCF subsidiary Europe Intermodal Holding (EIH). Krone-MurServifrio is the owner of Primafrio, a Murcia-based road transport...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
Partnerships signed at Innotrans. Photo: Strukton Rail

Strukton signs new partnership in smart maintenance

Strukton Rail announced three new partnerships in carrying out smart maintenance on the first day of Innotrans. Together with Siemens Mobility, Willow and Rail Restore it has developed automatic video recognition, 3D data visualisation and...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen