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European Anti-Fraud Office finds serious irregularities in contracts for Budapest Metro Line 4 project 

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Hungarian Government has made public the investigation carried out by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) in relation to irregularities identified in Budapest Metro Line 4 project implementation. OLAF investigations has revealed a conflict of interests in the HUF 22.9 bn contract signed with Alstom Transport, for which a financial correction of 100% should be applied. “There is …

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200 Siemens locomotives for ÖBB

Die Österreichischen Bundesbahnen (ÖBB) haben mit Siemens einen Rahmenvertrag über die Lieferung von bis zu 200 Lokomotiven des Typs Vectron abgeschlossen. Es können bis zu 100 Wechselstrom (AC)-Lokomotiven, 50 Wechselstrom (AC)-Lokomotiven mit Dieselpower-Modul und 50 Mehrsystem (MS)-Lokomotiven abgerufen werden. Bei Vertragsschluss wurden 30 Vectron MS fest bestellt. Die Fahrzeuge sollen im Siemens-Werk in München, gefertigt werden. Die Auslieferung der ersten Fahrzeuge beginnt im Sommer 2018.

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) has signed a framework contract with Siemens for the delivery of up to 200 Vectron locomotives. Under the contract, up to 100 alternating current (AC) locomotives, 50 alternating current (AC) locomotives with diesel power modules, and 50 multisystem (MS) locomotives can be called up. A firm order for 30 MS locomotives was placed at the signing. The locomotives will be built in the Siemens plant in Munich-Allach, Germany. The first units are to be delivered beginning in summer of 2018.

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) has signed a framework contract with Siemens for the delivery of up to 200 Vectron locomotives. Under the contract, up to 100 alternating current (AC) locomotives, 50 alternating current (AC) locomotives with diesel power modules, and 50 multisystem (MS) locomotives can be called up. A firm order …

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Siemens to expand China’s Nanjing line

Siemens to expand China's Nanjing line

Siemens has received an order from the Nanjing Metro Corporation to equip a 52-kilometer line with the Trainguard MT automatic train protection system for the Nanjing-GaoChun LuGao section. Siemens will be using LTE (Long Term Evolution) radio technology for the first time here in order to transfer mass data in …

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ÖBB selects Siemens for the 200 electric freight locomotive order

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Austrian Federal Railways have selected Siemens as preferred bidder in the tender for the supply of up to 200 electric freight locomotives. A 10-day standstill period will be followed by the final award of the contract, informs Austrian Press Agency, citing ÖBB.  The framework contract includes 100 standard four-axle freight locomotives (≥120 …

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Siemens to modernize first section of Lima metro Line 1

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Siemens will provide the complete traction power supply for the first section of metro line 1 in Lima, which covers around nine kilometers. The modern power supply, upgrading of existing overhead contact line system and modifications to electrification in the depots will increase both the availability and the cost-effectiveness of the …

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Siemens to build advanced technology trams for Charlotte Area Transit System

Siemens to build advanced technology trams for Charlotte Area Transit System

Charlotte City Council has selected Siemens to build six new S70 tramways for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), the public transit system operated across Mecklenburg County and four surrounding counties. The S70 streetcars will be designed with advanced hybrid technology that features an industry-leading battery storage system. This technology allows for …

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Ukrainian Railways signs MoU with Siemens and Pesa Bydgoszcz

Ukrainian Railways signs MoU with Siemens and Pesa Bydgoszcz

Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) signed memoranda of understanding for cooperation with Siemens and Pesa Bydgoszcz (Poland), on the 20th of September at InnoTrans (Berlin). Ukrzaliznytsia  aims to expand the range of its international partners in the field of railway infrastructure modernization,  railway equipment and rolling stock, in order to make possible the introduction of European standards and high …

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Deutsche Bahn presents ICE 4, its new long-distance train

Deutsche Bahn presents ICE 4, its new long-distance train

Deutsche Bahn’s new long-distance train ICE 4 was unveiled by Dr. Rüdiger Grube, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Deutsche Bahn, and Alexander Dobrindt, German Minister for Transportation and Digital Infrastructure, on September 14 at Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The 12-car ICE 4 can run at a top speed of …

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Azerbaijan Railways, Siemens agree to expand cooperation 

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Azerbaijan Railways and Siemens have agreed to expand strategic cooperation, during a meeting organised on the 20th of July. Javid Gurbanov, General Manager of Azerbaijan Railways presented to the German delegation led by William Wilson, ‎Siemens Head of Sales,  the reforms implemented by the company and the works carried out for realization of “East-West” and “North-South” international transport corridors. Siemens, AZƏRSIS-Baku and …

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Siemens Desiro City train enters service in London

Siemens Desiro City train enters service in London

The first Desiro City train from Siemens for the Thameslink network in Greater London was delivered and entered service this week. Operator Govia Thameslink Railways (GTR) will operate the trains between Bedford and Brighton initially, followed by the routes to and from Cambridge and Peterborough as well as other destinations …

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