The German federal government and Deutsche Bahn have announced that a further 1,250km of infrastructure will be equipped with passive noise protection measures, to better protect more citizens living near railway lines.
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The trains were originally ordered from Siemens Mobility in 2015 with a total contract volume of €1.7 billion.
Initially, KONUX will work to digitalise 1,300 switches so that Deutsche Bahn passengers can travel more reliably by train on heavily congested lines.
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.
One of the largest TRAXX customers, leasing company Railpool, has ordered nearly 10 per cent of the global TRAXX locomotive fleet.
The three contracts secure a capacity of approximately 780GW hours of green electricity from hydropower, wind power and solar energy, as DB moves towards a completely green railway.
Both companies will test a climate-friendly complete system consisting of the hydrogen train and its specially developed infrastructure.
By introducing DAC on its wagons, Green Cargo will improve capacity, punctuality, the working environment, efficiency and profitability.
Three Xpress trains per week will connect Antwerp to Langweid-Foret, the Swabia region in southern Germany, and further to Wolfurt in the Austrian Vorarlberg region.
The Vectron Dual Mode operates in electric mode on electrified rail routes, but can switch to diesel operation on sections without overhead lines.
Since 2003, Bombardier’s Siegen site has repaired, maintained or overhauled a total of 10,000 bogies, extending the life cycles and efficiency of reworked rail components.
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.
The new carbon neutral ICE plant in the railway metropolis of Nuremberg will be able to fit 25 ICE trains daily, and create more than 450 jobs.
Supported by the German Federal Police, Deutsche Bahn is implementing new campaigns to ensure passenger compliance with face mask requirements.
By connecting two of Europe's largest ports with the most important economic hubs in Germany, DB Cargo can take 70,000 lorries off of the roads.