Urban rail business news

The latest business news from the global urban rail supply industry.

Alstom and Airbus to co-operate on cybersecurity

28 Apr 2017

CYBERSECURITY: Alstom and Airbus have signed a strategic co-operation agreement in cybersecurity that aims to develop a risk management model adapted to the evolution of the transport industry. Alstom notes that the expansion ... more

Siemens is using 3D printing to reduce its lead times for the supply of customised tram components.

Tram components 3D printed on demand

27 Apr 2017

GERMANY: Siemens is using 3D printing to reduce its lead times for the supply of customised tram components from weeks to days while eliminating the cost of specialised tooling and the need to keep parts in stock. ... more

Court backs Bombardier in Ontario LRV dispute

20 Apr 2017

CANADA: Ontario provincial transport authority Metrolinx cannot immediately cancel a contract with Bombardier Transportation for the supply of 182 light rail vehicles without compensating the manufacturer, a court ruled on April ... more

Tracsis buys stake in Vivacity

04 Apr 2017

UK: Transportation data software supplier Tracsis announced on April 4 that it had taken a stake in Vivacity Labs, a provider of data for smart cities and intelligent transport systems. Tracsis is investing up to £1m, subject ... more