As part of the country-wide programme to accelerate the implementation of Germany’s digital interlocking projects by 2021, Siemens Mobility will fully digitalise the Finnentrop interlocking in the state of North-Rhine Westphalia.
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Deutsche Bahn will work with the German federal government and the industry to deliver a range of digitalisation improvements across the country's rail network in 2021.
The trains were originally ordered from Siemens Mobility in 2015 with a total contract volume of €1.7 billion.
The 5GRAIL project will aim to validate the first FRMCS specifications by developing and testing prototypes for the FRMCS ecosystem for both trackside infrastructure and on-board use.
Chloé Lima-Vanzeler (SNCF Voyageurs), Sébastien Dislaire (SNCF Réseau) and Thomas Sutter (SBB Infrastructure) explain how railway undertakings and infrastructure managers have established a coalition for train energy savings and rail traffic efficiency.
The German infrastructure manager DB Netz AG is currently piloting its new control system in Duisburg. Dr. Christian Gruß, Head of the companies Traffic Management and Operations division, highlights in an interview whether the nationwide roll-out of the first stage of development is on track for 2020...
7 April 2015 | By Frank Sennhenn, CEO of DB Netz AG
Success of financing rail infrastructure in Germany is now in its second round. The second Performance and Financing Agreement (Leistungs- und Finanzierungsvereinbarung, ‘LuFV II’) between the government of the Federal Republic of Germany and Deutsche Bahn AG (DB AG) was signed at the beginning of January 2015. The conclusion of…
18 June 2012 | By Siemens
As part of the extension of the Hannover–Uelzen line, Siemens are awarded contract...
11 April 2012 | By Craig Waters, Editor, Global Railway Review
Deutsche Bahn AG (DB AG) was founded in 1994 and is now one of the world’s leading passenger and logistics companies. Operating in 130 countries, approximately 290,000 employees, of which about 190,000 are located in Germany, are committed to ensuring that customers are provided with effective and efficient mobility and…
28 May 2008 | By James Abbott, Technical Editor, Global Railway Review
In a recent presentation from Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang Feldwisch of DB Netz AG given at the UIC High-Speed show in Amsterdam, ambitious plans for enlarging the German high-speed network were explained.
8 April 2008 | By Andreas Beck and Thomas Hempe, Specialists in Track Technology Management, DB Netz AG
Permanent way is required to absorb the static and dynamic forces resulting in vertical (z), lateral (y), and longitudinal (x) directions from railway traffic loads, to effectively distribute them, and to transfer them into the sub-grade at reduced magnitudes. Superimposed on these external forces are additional internal forces arising from…
3 April 2007 | By Dr. Volker Kefer, Chairman of the Board of Management for DB Netz AG
In an interview for the Global Railway Review, Dr. Volker Kefer, Chairman of the Board of Management for DB Netz AG, explains the companies operational techniques and also discusses future development plans to ensure that DB Netz AG is a company that performs successfully.