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Russian Railways patents new piggyback flatcar

Russian Railways (RZD) is testing new piggyback depressed floor flatcars, expected to run on rails in 2019. Joint-stock company Federal Freight, subsidiary of the Russian railway company and Uralvagonzavod, a Russian manufacturer have obtained the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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

SNCF to launch driverless mainline train by 2023

French railway operator SNCF is planning to introduce prototypes of driverless mainline trains for freight and passengers services by 2023. Soon after that, the trains will become operative as regular services, the company announced on...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen