Stadler has been awarded a contract for 286 new multiple units for regional service by SBB and its subsidiaries Thurbo and RegionAlps.
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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.
As well as introducing new direct services between the two countries, SBB and DB will work to ensure that travel times will be further reduced.
Mazzola will follow Libor Lochman into the role, following an unanimous vote at the CER General Assembly on 21 September.
Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety at the International Union of Railways (UIC), writes that, to better address risks at level crossings, soft or harder measures must be taken not only by the railways, but also by the road sector and relevant authorities.
Ducrot will return to SBB for the first time since 2011 and succeed predecessor, Andreas Meyer, at the beginning of April 2020.
With big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) becoming more widely used across the rail sector, collecting data is relatively easily, but there is an understanding that more can be done with the data to positively impact operations and business processes. This debate brings together experts to share their experiences…
A second 10-year maintenance contract for ETCS has been signed by Alstom and SBB, with the value of the contract coming to over €25 million.
The train is a result of a 300 million Swiss francs investment to renovate and modernise the 20-year-old fleet to ensure their continuing service.