Bombardier lands contract to supply Singapore NSEWL trains
Bombardier has won a contract to build 66 new metro trains for Singapore’s North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL) in a deal worth more than $800 million. The six-car trains will replace 66 first-generation trains that have been in operation on the network since 1987. The contract includes the option for a long-term service support agreement, taking the total value to around $1.2 billion.
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Rail's future under discussion at Railway Forum Berlin
“There has never been more innovation in the rail industry and at the same time, never so much competition from other modes of transport from autonomous vehicles and electric cars to low-cost air travel,” said Robert Ullstrom, manager of sales and marketing, TE Connectivity`s Industrial Rail group. “Connectivity is the catalyst for innovation in all modes of transportation...”
Alstom, IGE+XAO and Safran create a Centre of Excellence dedicated to rail electrical systems in Toulouse
Alstom, IGE+XAO and Safran are strengthening their collaboration by creating a Centre of Excellence in Toulouse for the engineering of onboard railway electrical systems. Located on the site of the aeronautical equipment manufacturer Safran Electrical & Power, this international Centre of Excellence will be able to accommodate up to 100 engineers