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TTC MARCONI is taking over UniControls company

TTC MARCONI has acquired the UniControls commercial establishment, thus becoming the sole owner of UniControls’ trademark and the other assets and liabilities. The transaction included transfer of employees, intellectual property, assets and any valid contractual relations to a newly established subsidiary of TTC MARCONI. „We’ve had a long-term business relationship with UniControls, manufacturing some of…

Tomáš Jiřička is the new Sales Director of AMiT

AMiT, spol. s r.o. – one of the important players in the development and production of control systems and electronics for transport, especially for railway and rail vehicles – announced a change in the company’s top management. As of October 1, 2020, Tomáš Jiřička was appointed as a Sales Director of AMiT, spol. s r.o.…

New date for IRFC conference

Due to current developments of the epidemiological situation in the Czech Republic and in Europe in relation to COVID-19 and keeping in mind our commitment to the responsibility for safety and health of conference participants, the organising committee of the IRFC 2020 conference has decided to postpone this prestigious event. Considering the general development of…

1000 transmitions to the whole World

Company SKD TRADE, as one of Emil Kolben’s followers, proudly carries the legacy of the exceptional engineering work of famous ČKD for 25 years. Maintaining top quality and the constant development of innovations are reflected in the satisfaction of customers who can rely on SKD TRADEs‘ service and spare parts. Another milestone has been added…

Siemens Mobility and Siemens Energy cooperate to develop technologies for hydrogen applications in transport

Siemens Mobility and Siemens Energy have signed a memorandum of cooperation on the joint development and offer of hydrogen systems for railway transport. The aim of the project is to jointly develop modern comprehensively solved hydrogen technologies for railway transport, including infrastructure and vehicle part, and thus support the decarbonization of transport. In the next…

My-Trac spolupracuje s novou aplikací COVID-19

Building upon the research and innovation work performed in Shift2Rail and the My-Trac solutions resulting from the same project, Co-Aps, a new mobile application, will help reduce the spread of COVID-19 by managing density in public transport and public spaces. Co-Aps is funded by EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology…

IGW is supplier of gearboxes for trams in cities in Romania

IGW has become a gearboxes supplier to the Turkish company Bozankaya, which has been very active in recent years in seeking contracts in Romania. During this year Bozankaya managed to obtain contracts for the supply of 21 trams for city of Timisoara with an option for another 19 cars and for 16 cars for city…

AVR&D and ETCS – from mobile ETCS attachment to ETCS equipment accredited testing

Very recent topic in rolling stock is to increase safety of vehicle service. This topic is solved by European strategy ERTMS/ETCS. In scope of this strategy are current tracks equipped by stationary ETCS units and as the opposite driving vehicles are equipped by mobile ETSC units. During recent period AV R&D successfully continues in delivery…

ACRI is an association associating companies of the Czech railway industry and is at the same time National member of UNIFE – European Association of Railway Industry.


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