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The blast furnace has been fully launched after the reconstruction

The new period of pig iron production in Třinec steelworks started on Sunday of 17th October. The BF # 6 has again blown out after 60 days of downtime.  The reconstruction and overhaul of one of the two primary technologies was succefully completed. It has been the largest investment of this year in Třinec železárny.…

Flexible segments for 15T tram wheels

SKD TRADE, a.s. has been renovating 15T trams for Prague Public Transit Company for several years now. The design of the wheel is characterized by insertion of elastic segments between a wheel hub and a rim which ensures the transmission of driving and braking torque, the transmission of forces arising from the dynamic effects of…

Cables for ETCS

ETCS (European Train Control System) stands for European Train Control System, which will gradually replace about 20 different national train protection systems and enable comprehensive safety assurance on Europe’s main lines. Operation of the system is provided by two main parts, track-side and vehicle. The vehicle part of the ETCS system consists of the central…

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The blast furnace has been fully launched after the reconstruction

The new period of pig iron production in Třinec steelworks started on Sunday of 17th October. The BF # 6 has again blown out after 60 days of downtime.  The reconstruction and overhaul of one of the two primary technologies was succefully completed. It has been the largest investment of this year in Třinec železárny.…

Flexible segments for 15T tram wheels

SKD TRADE, a.s. has been renovating 15T trams for Prague Public Transit Company for several years now. The design of the wheel is characterized by insertion of elastic segments between a wheel hub and a rim which ensures the transmission of driving and braking torque, the transmission of forces arising from the dynamic effects of…

Cables for ETCS

ETCS (European Train Control System) stands for European Train Control System, which will gradually replace about 20 different national train protection systems and enable comprehensive safety assurance on Europe’s main lines. Operation of the system is provided by two main parts, track-side and vehicle. The vehicle part of the ETCS system consists of the central…

11th birthday of the first railway photovoltaic island system in the Czech Republic

In 2009, Kontron Transportation s.r.o. started to build a very advanced solution for powering radio communication equipment for the operation of the GSM-R system in the Czech Republic. It was an island photovoltaic system, which does not need external power supply via cable connection for its operation. The construction was carried out as part of…

AŽD autonomous trains depart on Czech railways

AŽD presented the first public ride of an autonomous train on a digital railway on Švestková dráha (Plum Railway line). A railway vehicle without the driver’s intervention reacted, for example, to a broken-down car standing at a level crossing. AŽD is working intensively on the introduction of advanced autonomous technologies into practice, thus creating space…

Special testing station AV036/043 – for adhesive bonding tests

Adhesive bonding joints are an integral part of rail vehicle design. Part of our development activities in AV R&D are deals with both partial tests of adhesive bonding joints in the AV R&D Testing Center and the development of special test equipment for testing adhesive bonding joints in accordance with DIN 6701. Laboratory tests of…

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