Knorr-Bremse Switzerland is to integrate Israeli startup Rail Vision's electro-optic obstacle detection systems into SBB Cargo shunting locomotives for extended prototype testing.
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Rail Freight Forward members and sector associations have welcomed an MoU for the development of European Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) for rail freight.
Colleagues from the Technical Innovation Circle for Rail Freight Transport (TIS), Project Manager, Stefan Hagenlocher, and Spokesman, Jürgen Hüllen, explain the objectives of the TIS towards strengthening the rail freight transport sector by supporting the growth and development of innovative freight wagons and intelligent freight trains.
By introducing the new coupling method, Deutsche Bahn will be able to increase the capacity and quality of its freight traffic.
The Vectrons are due to be available well ahead of the opening of the Ceneri Base Tunnel in December 2020.
The exchange of information is a critical success factor in supply chain management. Game changers such as Physical Internet, Internet of Things (IoT) and Automation lead to a consolidation of logistics networks. The challenge for rail freight lies in securing the connectivity to a digital logistics ecosystem. The aim must…
Michail Stahlhut is stepping down from CEO of SBB Cargo in a move to Hupac AG with Sven Flore confirmed to take the role on…
29 January 2008 | By Christian Aubry, Project Manager, Freight Wagon Engineering, SBB Cargo AG
The possibility of catastrophe always has to be borne in mind in the case of a train carrying hazardous cargo. The risk can be substantially reduced with the use of derailment detectors, which are designed to immediately apply the brakes if a fault is detected.
2 March 2005 | By Janis Vitins, Director Marketing and Product Planning Electric Locomotives, Bombardier Transportation
In December 2004, SBB Cargo received the first of 18 TRAXX multi-system locomotives Re 484 (Figure 1). This marks a new era for the TRAXX locomotive platform, extending its range into Italy.