The new generation of Nightjet trains, which have now been presented, are set to be put into service by ÖBB by the end of 2022.
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The development of the train manufacturing site in Goole will create up to 700 direct jobs, with a further 250 roles created during the construction phase and an additional 1,700 indirect supply chain opportunities.
The trainsets, which will operate on the Danube-Isar network in Germany, are expected to be put into passenger service by DB Regio Bayern in 2024.
As per the contract, Siemens Mobility will be responsible for the revision of 40 Deutsche Bahn trains of the 412 ICE 4 series from mid-2021.
Siemens will design, install, commission and maintain a high-speed rail network of 1000km, the first of its kind in Egypt.
The trains were originally ordered from Siemens Mobility in 2015 with a total contract volume of €1.7 billion.
As part of the Sensors4Rail joint project, Deutsche Bahn (DB) is to initially equip a S-Bahn Hamburg train with innovative sensors that monitor the surroundings in front of and next to the train.
The ‘Distributed Smart Safe System’ (DS3) enables the virtualisation of most signalling components, such as interlocking computers or ETCS computers.
Both companies will test a climate-friendly complete system consisting of the hydrogen train and its specially developed infrastructure.
Siemens Mobility will contribute its experience and expertise to two innovative research projects studying the safety of automated rail operations.
The Vectron Dual Mode operates in electric mode on electrified rail routes, but can switch to diesel operation on sections without overhead lines.
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.
By working together, Siemens Energy and Siemens Mobility will be able to offer a complete hydrogen solution to customers, subsequently supporting the decarbonisation of the European rail industry.
Stefan Siegler, Vice President Business Excellence and Quality Management at Siemens Mobility, has been re-elected as the Chairman of IRQB for the next two-year term. Ahead of his next term, he looks back at his first term, analyses the current state of affairs and reveals his plans for the future.
The approval marks an important milestone for the commissioning of 42 Vectron locomotives ordered by Danish State Railways (DSB) from Siemens Mobility over the last two years.