The MoU will cover the development of integrated logistics solutions for the transportation of iron and its derivatives by rail.
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MRS Logística is one of the most profitable railways in Brazil. Here, Luis Deltregia, José Geraldo Ferreira, Milton Brovini and Mario Eiras Filho from the rail freight operator explain how their commitment to sustainability is driving future plans to increase service, while lowering emissions.
Wabtec are introducing the ES44ACi diesel-electric locomotive in Brazil, lowering operating costs and providing greater energy efficiency as the country continues to decarbonise.
Fernando Paes, Executive Director of Brazil’s National Association of Railway Transport (ANTF), explains that major investments throughout the country’s network will realise a significant, and welcomed, expansion in freight capacity, capable of meeting both current, and future, sector demands.
The new solution that is being implemented on the Argentinian Trains network combines facial recognition with thermal and visible light imaging and ultra-fast temperature controls.
Marking its first order in Uruguay, Stadler has signed a contract with PORTREN SA to supply seven EURO4001 locomotives with deliveries expected to start by the end of 2022.
The contract will involve consultancy supervision concerning the freight and passenger railway development between Bogotá and Zipaquirá, Colombia.
Established in 1945, MATISA Materiel Industriel SA is well known in the industry as the pioneer of track machinery. As the company approaches its 75th anniversary, Roger Grossniklaus, Sales and Marketing Director, looks at how their latest machinery is benefiting the South American marketplace.
A new partnership will focus on developing freight transportation, alongside the expansion of both companies in South America.
For Global Railway Review, Guilherme Quintella, Chairman of UIC Latin America, covers details of recent rail developments in southern America as the region begins to unlock the potential of its railways.
25 May 2016 | By Guilherme Quintella, Chairman of UIC Latin America
Integrating the infrastructure of different transportation modes is now an irreversible trend. However 150 years ago, when the implementation of the railways in South America began, nobody envisioned the benefits that integrated planning would bring to the development and the economy of South American countries...
28 October 2013 | By Bombardier
Bombardier to deliver its globally proven INTERFLO 250 ERTMS Level 1 solution...
23 April 2013 | By Knorr-Bremse
“This factory is part of a far-reaching investment program..."