Magdeburg/Brandenburg an der Havel, June 30, 2022
– Today Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn
GmbH (ODEG), together with representatives from the states of Mecklenburg-Western
Pomerania, Berlin, Brandenburg and Saxony-Anhalt and the transport authorities VBB-Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH,
Nahverkehrsservice Sachsen-Anhalt GmbH, and Verkehrsgesellschaft
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern mbH, signed the transport contract for the Elbe-Spree
network in Brandenburg an der Havel. As part of the ceremony, one of
the new six-car Desiro HC trains was presented in Magdeburg and Brandenburg an
der Havel by train manufacturer Siemens Mobility GmbH.
- Atlantia S.p.A. finalizes the
acquisition of Yunex Traffic from Siemens Mobility for €950 million
Siemens Mobility has successfully
completed the sale of Yunex Traffic to Atlantia S.p.A. for €950 million. In
January 2022, Siemens had announced the contract signing to sell the Intelligent Road Infrastructure and Traffic Solutions
Business to Atlantia S.p.A. Following the required
approvals by the relevant authorities, the transaction has closed as of
June 30, 2022.
- Siemens Mobility is building seven two-car Mireo Plus H trains powered by fuel cells for Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn (NEB)
- Switching from diesel to hydrogen on the Heidekrautbahn will reduce annual CO₂ emissions by around three million kilos and save 1.1 million liters of diesel
- For Siemens Mobility the first order for a fleet of trains based on hydrogen technology
- The hydrogen fleet will be delivered in the fall of 2024. The trains are planned to operate on the Heidekrautbahn network (RB27) beginning in December 2024.
- The order placed with Siemens Mobility also includes a service and spare parts supply agreement (TSSSA) covering the entire term of the transport contract.
Siemens Mobility has been commissioned by Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn (NEB) to deliver seven two-car Mireo Plus H trains for the Heidekrautbahn network (RB27) in the Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan region. Equipped with a fuel cell drive system and a lithium-ion battery, this second-generation hydrogen train provides completely CO₂ emission-free mobility.
- Design, supply, testing, and commissioning of the power supply system for Jurong Region Line
A Siemens Mobility led consortium that includes Concord Corporation Pte Ltd. has been awarded a contract by the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) for the design, supply, testing, and commissioning of the power supply system for the future Jurong Region Line. The system will be designed to be upgradeable, with interfaces for connecting power supply and signaling that will meet industry standards.
- Builds on initial order of 75 locomotives in 2018, with the first having entered service in February 2022
- 125 cleaner, faster, more efficient engines will be in service by 2029
- The Charger Locomotive is the most energy-efficient Tier 4 passenger locomotive in the industry
- The total contract value of up to $2 billion includes the original contract for $850 million
Amtrak, the National Railroad Passenger Corporation of the United States, has ordered an additional 50 Charge Locomotives from Siemens Mobility. Together with the initial order of 75 locomotives in 2018, the 125 diesel-electric units are an important part of Amtrak’s sustainability initiative and are considerably more environmentally friendly than their 1990’s predecessors. The total contract value of up to $2 billion includes the original contract for $850 million and incorporates both the manufacturing as well as the long-term service agreement for technical support, spare parts, and material supply.
Travelers benefit from greater reliability –
project commissioned after only 18 months
(Düsseldorf/Altena, June 1, 2022) Digital Rail Germany is moving forward. Deutsche Bahn (DB) has just inaugurated the completely renewed signaling and interlocking technology on the Ruhr-Sieg line between Letmathe and Kreuztal. The new state-of-the-art digital technology makes the rail network more robust and reliable while enabling better control and greater flexibility of trains. Maintenance of the rail line will also take less work and be easier. The inauguration marks the first commissioning of a project in the federal government’s €500-million Fast-track Program.
2,000 kilometers of modern, safe and integrated rail system to link 60 cities for people and goods across the country
Mobility to provide 41 Velaro
eight car high-speed trains, 94 Desiro high-capacity four car regional train
sets and 41 Vectron freight locomotives
contract includes latest rail infrastructure technology, eight depots &
yards and 15-year maintenance agreement
create sixth largest high-speed rail system in the world
complete all aspects of the project the consortium will create up to 40,000
Siemens Mobility and its consortium partners Orascom
Construction and The Arab Contractors have signed a contract with the Egyptian
National Authority for Tunnels (NAT), a governmental authority under the
jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transport of Egypt, to create the sixth largest
high-speed rail system in the world. The Siemens Mobility share of the combined
contract is 8.1 billion EUR and includes the initial contract of 2.7 billion
EUR for the first line signed September 1, 2021.
- Will transform the everyday journeys of passengers across London and southeast England
- Siemens Mobility’s digital signalling and railway management systems make journeys smooth and seamless from station to station
- Complexities managed through careful testing and integration
With Siemens Mobility Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) and rail systems technology at its heart, the Elizabeth line between Paddington and Abbey Wood opened today, 24 May, and is set to transform the everyday journeys of passengers across London and southeast England. Siemens Mobility delivered the central section signalling and the communication and control systems for the new line on behalf of Crossrail Ltd. The CBTC signalling and control system will enable high-frequency and automated train operation for the central section of the Elizabeth line. The technology was designed, manufactured, installed, tested and commissioned at Siemens Mobility facilities in both the United Kingdom and Germany.
- East Rail Line Cross-Harbour Extension equipped with new signaling system officially opens for revenue service
- 46 km East Rail Line now connects Chinese Mainland border, New Territories, Kowloon to Central Business Districts on Hong Kong Island
- Automatic train control system on the whole East Rail Line enhances operational efficiency
The East Rail Line Cross-Harbour Extension in Hong Kong successfully commenced passenger service on May 15, 2022, with Siemens Mobility’s Communications-Based Train Control system (CBTC). This completes the automation of the 46 km long East Rail Line connecting the Chinese Mainland border to the central business areas on Hong Kong Island and becomes the fourth railway line crossing Victoria Harbour. The Siemens Mobility digitalized signaling system helps provide passengers with the ability to reach the commercial, convention and financial hubs in the Wan Chai North and Admiralty areas in a faster, safer, and more seamless way.