Bombardier is making a name for itself as a systems supplier

Since InnoTrans 2014 the Canadian manufacturer Bombardier has delivered 8,000 underground carriages and built 3,200 kilometres of new track. Speaking at his company’s press conference at InnoTrans 2016, Laurent Troger, CEO of Bombardier Transportation, used these figures to illustrate the dynamic nature of this sector. “The prospects for public transport…

GE is cooperating with DB Cargo on “self-monitoring” of locomotives and rolling stock

The US corporation General Electric (GE) has signed an agreement with DB Cargo as the first European rail operator for the purposes of carrying out digital locomotive diagnostics. At InnoTrans 2016 the chief executive of GE, Jamie Miller, announced that the pilot project, supported by the “RailConnect 360“ power management…