Hitachi Rail and Bombardier Transportation have celebrated a decade of working together delivering ETR 1000 trains - the fastest-ever in-service train in Europe, capable of achieving 400km/h.
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Trenitalia (FS Italiane Group)
Hitachi Rail SpA and Bombardier Transportation have signed a contract with Italy's Trenitalia to supply 23 Frecciarossa 1000 very high-speed trains for the new ILSA rail operation in Spain.
Providing a north to south network is the focus of Trenitalia’s 2020 summer timetable, with new connections to encourage more and more people to leave their cars at home.
Daniele Rossi, Trenitalia’s Head of Logistics, explains why Italy’s main rail transport company has turned to using Additive Manufacturing (AM) as a transformative approach to manage spare parts availability.
TX Logistik AG has doubled the number of freight trains between Stockholm and Malmo for the Swedish retail chain Coop, a connection that is supplying food to the supermarkets in the south of the country.
Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, has been adopted in the rail sector and its use has grown over recent years. Read on to find out how AM is being developed for use in Austrian, Swedish and Italian rail companies, and what benefits this technology can bring.
This issue includes articles from Poland's Transport Minister about the country's much-needed railway investment programme, In-Depth Focus sections on Additive Manufacturing, Winter Operations and the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS), plus much more.
Taking over from Virgin, First Trenitalia will run services on the West Coast Main Line, with passengers set to benefit from more seats, extra services, simplified fares and station upgrades.
The Frecciarossa 1000 is the new high-speed train from Gruppo FS Italiane subsidiary Trenitalia which began operating on 14 June 2015. The new ETR1000 fleet comprises 50 trains which were ordered in 2010 further to an international tender won by the Temporary Business Group consisting of AnsaldoBreda and Bombardier, with…