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Alstom acquires brake discs supplier Ibre

Alstom has acquired Ibre, a specialist in the development, manufacture and supply of cast iron or steel brake discs.
Europe

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CTO Talk: Q&A with Acquia’s Dries Buytaert

USA
Dries Buytaert is the CTO and co-founder of Acquia, a software-as-a-service company that provides enterprise products, services, and technical support for the open-source web content management platform Drupal — which Buytaert also founded.

Munich orders 22 more Siemens metro trains

Europe
The order is the final option in the original contract agreed in November 2010. 21 C2 trains were supplied initially and were followed by an additional 24 trains in September 2016. Upon delivery of the latest batch, Munich’s C2 fleet will comprise 67 trains, and will allow the phasing-out of MVG’s class A and B trains.

Bombardier favoured for Kanpur and Agra metro contracts

Asian Rail News
The tender was originally announced by the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) in December 2019, following governmental approval for the projects to proceed.

Chiltern Railways named best operator between London and West Midlands and Oxford

UK
The Transport Focus survey revealed that 89 per cent of customers on the companies West Midlands route and 88 per cent on the Oxford route said that overall the Chiltern Railways service was good or satisfactory.

[CZ / Expert] ČD: new tender for acquisition and lease of new MS locomotives

Europe
After two market consultations, ČD has officially published its tender for new multi-system locomotives.

Grand Central once again named as Britain’s best train operator

UK
Since launching its first service 13 years ago between Sunderland and London Kings Cross, and adding Bradford to London services 10 years ago, Grand Central has proved a railway success story and has once again topped the twice-yearly National Rail Passenger Survey (NRPS) from Transport Focus.

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