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Innovative safety solutions Passenger safety and long-term operational reliability are ensured thanks to innovative cable and pipe sealings. Always connected Emergency call and supervision systems in the Gotthard base tunnel make sure that freight and passengers arrive safely and on schedule at their destination. Risk of falling eliminated Safe boarding and alighting for passengers with reduced mobility thanks to touchless object recognition by the new Non-Touch Detection System. 10 13 15 Innovations and World premieres. More than 2,900 exhibitors, about 200 first-time ex- hibitors, from more than 55 countries will present the full product range of the rail transportation industry. B2B-Magazine for the Railway Industry Internationale Fachmesse Berlin, 20 – 23 September 2016 Nr. 3 20 th annual set August 2016 B2B-Magazine for the Railway Industry Report 2016 InnoTrans THEME IN FOCUS InnoTrans 2016 COMMENTARY Masaki Ogata, President – UITP Vice Chairman – East Japan Railway Company Photo: UITP At the heart of the new mobility With the increasing urbanisation of the planet, along with the limitation of space in today’s cities, public transport (PT), combined with a wide mixture of new mobility services, is the viable solution for future mobility. Whereas PT is trying to cut the urban car dependency, new mobility services such as on- demand car/bike/ride-sharing and autonomous driving are emerging with challenging innovation. In these trends, 4 following concepts are very critical and important. Firstly, PT must reinvent itself with customer-oriented methods and technologies to which the new mo- bility services are moving forward. Secondly, PT has to actualise the “door-to-door service” or “shorter total trip time” with further better and stronger intermodal coopera- tion. Thirdly, PT should collaborate with the new mobility services as supports especially as start or end of trip feeders. In Paris, 65 percent of Uber trips start or end within 200 meters of a metro station. Lastly, only PT can provide the capacity needed in the trunk segments with the heaviest traffic volume in cities. In this context, PT with the lead of UITP will continuously innovate, grow and play important roles in the rapidly changing environments. tion of hall 24 and the Sommergarten for exhibition purposes, even the last square metre of the Berlin Exhibition Grounds is booked. In the different exhibition segments trade visitors will discover several de- velopments, innovations and world premieres. In the Public Transport seg- ment, German CN-Consult GmbH will for the first time present the on-board passenger information DiLoc®|OnBoard which informs in real time about op- eration, punctuality as well as con- nections. In the same segment the Spanish company Azimut eMotion will present an individual on-board entertainment system. e Railway Technology segment will offer space to the German AUCOTEC AG for its new configuration concept for the rolling stock industry – the range of application goes from the indi- vidual regional train to a cross-border ’Korridor-Lok’. benefit from the opportunities of InnoTrans in September. InnoTrans is considered to be the centre of the international trade of the sector. Here, the global rail- way industry presents their entire product range. At the same time the fair is also a kind of pioneering inno- vations platform and an essential net- working centre of the sector. During four days international top represent- atives of economy, industry, science and politics will intensively discuss the issues which will govern the fu- ture of the industry. e opening event on September 20, for instance, runs under the motto “Mobility 4.0”. International world premieres In 2016 InnoTrans has once more extended its exhibition space for companies. anks to the integra- InnoTrans 2016 about to start Only a few more weeks are left until InnoTrans will show its new face to the global railway industry. A further highlight: Outdoor Display e Outdoor Display will be out- standingly attractive with its exhib- its on about 3,500 metres of rails. Alstom will, for example, welcome the international experts with a world premiere – a hydrogen fuelled and thus wholly emission-free regional train from the Coradia product line. Stadler Rail will showcase the Stadler EC250 articulated train, the Roma- nian manufacturer Astra Vagoane Arad will show the prototype of the planned low-floor tram Autentic. Besides the Desiro ML ÖBB cityjet multiple unit, Siemens AG will also showcase the Desiro City SWT re- gional train and the Avenio QEC tram as well as the new driverless Metro Riyadh, which was manufactured for the world’s largest metro project in Riyadh. The Outdoor Display at InnoTrans 2014 Photo: Messe Berlin e opportunity to have a concen- trated market overview, top level B2B contacts and an exclusive show of innovations is offered to international experts of the sector every two years only, at the world’s leading interna- tional trade fair for transport tech- nology. erefore, more than 100,000 professional visitors are expected at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds be- tween September 20 – 23. Already at this point the key figures of the upcoming event pre- dict the magnitude we are dealing with. More than 2,900 exhibitors from more than 55 countries will travel to the German capital to present their latest and innovative products to the international experts. Furthermore, with about two thirds of the total, the share of international exhibitors remains high. ere is an unbroken interest of new exhibitors. Approxi- mately 200 first-time exhibitors will Ad

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  • Innovative safety solutionsPassenger safety and long-term operational

    reliability are ensured thanks to innovative cable and pipe sealings.

    Always connected

    Emergency call and supervision systems in the Gotthard base tunnel make

    sure that freight and passengers arrive safely and on schedule at their destination.

    Risk of falling eliminatedSafe boarding and alighting for passengers with reduced mobility

    thanks to touchless object recognition by the new Non-Touch Detection System.

    10 13 15

    Innovations and World premieres. More than 2,900 exhibitors,about 200 first-time ex-hibitors, from more than55 countries will present the full product range of the rail transportation industry.

    B2B-Magazine for the Railway IndustryInternationale Fachmesse

    23.–26.09.2014für Verkehrstechnik

    Berlin, 20 – 23 September 2016

    Nr. 3 20th annual set August 2016B2B-Magazine for the Railway Industry

    Report2016InnoTranstheme in focus

    InnoTrans 2016

    Co M M e N ta R y

    Masaki Ogata,President – UITP Vice Chairman – East Japan Railway Company

    Photo: uitP

    at the heart of the new mobility

    With the increasing urbanisation of the planet, along with the limitation of space in today’s cities, public transport (PT), combined with a wide mixture of new mobility services, is the viable solution for future mobility. Whereas PT is trying to cut the urban car dependency, new mobility services such as on-demand car/bike/ride-sharing and autonomous driving are emerging with challenging innovation. In these trends, 4 following concepts are very critical and important. Firstly, PT must reinvent itself with customer-oriented methods and technologies to which the new mo-bility services are moving forward. Secondly, PT has to actualise the “door-to-door service” or “shorter total trip time” with further better and stronger intermodal coopera-tion. Thirdly, PT should collaborate with the new mobility services as supports especially as start or end of trip feeders. In Paris, 65 percent of Uber trips start or end within 200 meters of a metro station. Lastly, only PT can provide the capacity needed in the trunk segments with the heaviest traffic volume in cities. In this context, PT with the lead of UITP will continuously innovate, grow and play important roles in the rapidly changing environments.

    tion of hall 24 and the Sommergarten for exhibition purposes, even the last square metre of the Berlin Exhibition Grounds is booked.

    In the different exhibition segments trade visitors will discover several de-velopments, innovations and world premieres. In the Public Transport seg-ment, German CN-Consult GmbH will for the first time present the on-board passenger information DiLoc®|OnBoard which informs in real time about op-eration, punctuality as well as con-nections. In the same segment the Spanish company Azimut eMotion will present an individual on-board entertainment system. The Railway Technology segment will offer space to the German AUCOTEC AG for its new configuration concept for the rolling stock industry – the range of application goes from the indi-vidual regional train to a cross-border ’Korridor-Lok’.

    benefit from the opportunities of InnoTrans in September.

    InnoTrans is considered to be the centre of the international trade of the sector. Here, the global rail-way industry presents their entire product range. At the same time the fair is also a kind of pioneering inno-vations platform and an essential net-working centre of the sector. During four days international top represent-atives of economy, industry, science and politics will intensively discuss the issues which will govern the fu-ture of the industry. The opening event on September 20, for instance, runs under the motto “Mobility 4.0”.

    International world premieres

    In 2016 InnoTrans has once more extended its exhibition space for companies. Thanks to the integra-

    InnoTrans 2016 about to startOnly a few more weeks are left until InnoTrans will show its new face to the global railway industry.

    a further highlight: outdoor Display

    The Outdoor Display will be out-standingly attractive with its exhib-its on about 3,500 metres of rails. Alstom will, for example, welcome the international experts with a world premiere – a hydrogen fuelled and thus wholly emission-free regional train from the Coradia product line. Stadler Rail will showcase the Stadler EC250 articulated train, the Roma-nian manufacturer Astra Vagoane Arad will show the prototype of the planned low-floor tram Autentic. Besides the Desiro ML ÖBB cityjet multiple unit, Siemens AG will also showcase the Desiro City SWT re-gional train and the Avenio QEC tram as well as the new driverless Metro Riyadh, which was manufactured for the world’s largest metro project in Riyadh.

    The Outdoor Display at InnoTrans 2014 Photo: messe Berlin

    The opportunity to have a concen-trated market overview, top level B2B contacts and an exclusive show of innovations is offered to international experts of the sector every two years only, at the world’s leading interna-tional trade fair for transport tech-nology. Therefore, more than 100,000 professional visitors are expected at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds be-tween September 20 – 23.

    Already at this point the key figures of the upcoming event pre-dict the magnitude we are dealing with. More than 2,900 exhibitors from more than 55 countries will travel to the German capital to present their latest and innovative products to the international experts. Furthermore, with about two thirds of the total, the share of international exhibitors remains high. There is an unbroken interest of new exhibitors. Approxi-mately 200 first-time exhibitors will

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  • 2 www.innotrans.com T R A D E F A I R T O P I c A L

    International students and young professionals consider InnoTrans as beingan important platform for starting into a global career. This September, BryanSoote and Saheed Oladipupo, the winners of the “AREMA career Awards”, conferred for the first time, will also participate. Sponsored by InnoTrans andawarded by the US-American sector association AREMA (American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association), this competition is aimedat motivated students in the field of permanent way engineering. The two firstprize winners were awarded a trip to the forthcoming InnoTrans including flightand hotel. They present themselves in InnoTrans Report.

    Premiere for the AREMA Career Award – sponsored by InnoTrans3 Questions foR …

    Bryan SooTe is a student at the University of Alaska-Anchorage pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.

    SaheedoladIpupo is a student at the University of Manitoba pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Engi-neering. He also has a degree in Civil Engineering Technology from the Federal Polytechnic in Ilaro, Nigeria

    InnoTrans Report:What do you expect from

    attending InnoTrans 2016?Oladipupo: I wish to attend InnoTrans 2016 in order to gain international awareness and exposure in the railway industry. Being one of AREMA Career Award at InnoTrans 2016 recipients will give me the opportunity to attend the Career Forum and meet with young professionals as well as students. Plus, I am looking forward to having a direct conversation with potential employers and experiencing their services and products first hand. Soote: I see events such as InnoTrans 2016 as critical for me to be success-

    ful in pursuing opportunities within the rail industry as a civil engineer. I expect to obtain a better understand-ing of the future of railroads and how to further my career by meeting with experts and other students from around the world at the Career Forum.

    What are your professional goals in the future?

    Soote: I want to transition from rail-road operations to a role in my field of study as a civil engineer. Upon gradu-ating from university and completing the fundamentals of engineering exam next year I plan to enter the rail engi-neering field as an Engineer in Training.

    Oladipupo: My professional goal is to become a professional engineer work-ing in Railway infrastructures.

    What is your personal highlight when thinking of your trip to

    Berlin?Oladipupo: I am looking forward to par-taking in the guided Career Tours along with other students from around the world. Soote: The personal highlights for me on a trip to Berlin are the numer-ous historical sites. I also look for- ward to seeing Berlin’s “Hauptbahn- hof” and eating the famous currywurst of Berlin.

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    the digital rail “Made in Germany” can supply and this at a steadily increasing comfort level. This is how the capacity of automatically operated commuter trains can be adapted to the actual de-mand in real time. And travelling will become more comfortable if passengers receive their individualised real-time

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    Rail travel 4.0 - “Made in Germany” Around the globe there are more

    people than ever who wish to have ac-cess to sustainable mobility for their everyday life. The threat of total grid-lock in many megacities, exasperat-ing search of a parking lot, unbearable smog. All this calls for completely new mobility concepts worldwide which

    information and if they can make a more flexible use of the time they spend on board for instance through WLAN and mobile phone repeaters. The ben-efits of digitalisation are very tangible.

    Digital technology will globally en-able trains to offer an increasingly im-portant alternative to air travel on the

    lines between major metropolis. As an example, today every other traveller al-ready uses the railway line between Ma-drid and Barcelona which is upgraded with ETCS Level 2. High speed trains of which important parts are “Made in Germany” contribute to a high degree to the worldwide economic develop-

    ment. “Railway 4.0” is able to do more. Now it is important that policy mak-ers, operators and industry jointly give momentum to the future of digital rail transportation.

    Dr. Ben Möbius,Managing Director, German Rail-

    way Industry Association (VDB)

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  • 3www.innotrans.com T R A D E F A I R T O P I c A L

    Uns geht es umdie ÖffnungRichtung Europa. Sascha Behnsen,Innovationszentrum Bahntechnikin Europa e.V. (IZBE)

    InnoTrans Report spoke to yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President and cEO of VIA Rail canada Inc.

    Our goal is to reduce the transportation sector’s contribution to climate change and smog

    inteRview with …

    yveS deSjardInS-SIcIlIano Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President andCEO of VIA Rail Canada Inc., the operator of passenger services on behalf of the Government of Canada

    InnoTrans Report: What are the most significant challenges and

    opportunities VIA Rail Canada is faced with? Desjardins-Siciliano: VIA Rail operates primarily on freight rail infrastructure. In fact, VIA Rail only owns 3 percent of the tracks over which it operates. This operating environment represents a significant challenge. In order to address this, VIA Rail has developed a project which proposes to build a dedicated passenger rail corridor, be-tween Toronto, Ottawa and Quebec City, the busiest in Canada. A railway

    dedicated to passenger trains would eliminate the challenges of sharing tracks with freight trains. It would al-low for a greater number of frequen-cies, shorter trip times, decrease GHG emissions and ultimately a safer and more reliable and seamless service. The positive economic impact of the Dedicated Tracks Project would be substantial. Whether through reduced congestion, increased pro-ductivity or employment creation, Canada would benefit. Furthermore, this strategy would open the door to better connectivity with our inter-

    modal partners such as airlines, bus companies and car sharing services.

    How will passenger railway change how Canadians will travel

    over the next 10 years? The transportation sector is one of the biggest contributors to air pol-lution in Canada. In 2014, it was re-sponsible for 27.7 percent of national GHG emissions, and of that 52 per-cent was specifically attributable to the use of personal vehicles. Right now, in Canada, mobility (especially inter-city) means pollution. Given this, our only choice is to reduce

    the ratio of mobility to emissions. Passenger rail can help bring the transformational change required to reduce the transportation sec-tor’s contribution to climate change and smog. At VIA Rail, we have been working for years to further dimin-ish our environmental impact by im-proving the efficiency of our trains, a commitment we reaffirmed by taking the COP21 pledge to support inter-national goals to reduce our carbon footprint. We are proud to say that all of these goals can be achieved through the Dedicated Tracks Project.

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    The sky is the limit

    Increasing urbanisation, popula-tion growth, progressive digitalisa-tion and automation of the living spaces – there is a long list of chal-lenges to which the transport sec-tors rail, air, navigation and road must increasingly adapt in future. Visionary mobility concepts are thus called for and they will also play an important role in the framework of

    InnoTrans 2016. As an example, the Hyperloop will be an unprecedented emerging means of transport. This is a high-speed transportation system that shall move electrically driven trans-port vehicles travelling at speeds of up to 1,225 kilometres per hour through a partially evacuated tube on pillars. The ideas generator Elon Musk had called developers of the sector around

    the world to put his concept into prac-tice. An example for a possible way of realisation will be presented by the US-American company Hyperloop One at InnoTrans 2016. CEO Rob Lloyd considers Hyperloop as a “fifth mode of transport that will not replace but connect the already existing modes of transport in a cost-efficient and envi-ronment-friendly way.” Trade visitors are invited to the stand in hall 3.2/201 where an interactive iPad application will enable them to test the difference between Hyperloop and conventional means of transport. A further approach for the Hyperloop implementation will be presented by the Canadian startup

    TransPod Inc. in hall 2.2./401 Trade visitors will find the cen-tre for creative ideas and plan-ning around the transportation of the future in the Future Mo-bility Park between halls 20 and 21 in the socalled ’Trumpet’. Some of the participants will be the visionary developers of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. from the USA, SkyWay Technologies Co. from Belarus as well as NEXT Future Transportation, Italy, and Walter Back Büro für Um-welttechnik, Germany.Future Mobility park Ü Hall 20/21

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  • 4 www.innotrans.com M A R K E T S A N D P E O P L EPh

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    For two decades prior to the economic crisis of 2009, combined Transport averaged an annual growth rate of close to 7%. This propelled cT to become the largest and only dynamically growing production system of rail freight.

    Current issues of EuropeanCombined Transport

    towards Russia and China; the EU sanctions against Russia have caused a decline in volumes destined to Rus-sia, the migration crisis has made transiting rail freight traffic through the Balkan peninsula totally unreli-able, while migration-related distur-bances also affected the reliability of rail freight traffic between France and the UK on the Channel Tunnel.

    • Cheap oil: since the price of traction electricity does not follow the price of diesel, made cheap by the collapse of the price of oil, rail freight did not gain the ability to match the freight rate cuts implemented by road hauliers, which undermines the price competitiveness of - especially short-er haul - Combined Transport.

    • Issues of rail freight: 1. there is a lack of train paths for freight trains on some highly used sections of the European rail network; 2. the quality performance of rail freight is inconsistent: while the punctuality of freight trains is near or over 90 per-cent in the domestic network of the UK and the networks of Sweden and Norway, on the continent the same figure is closer to 60 percent; and 3. the deficiencies of the network in terms of technical parameters and interoperability undermine the pro-ductivity.

    Four passenger trains per hour instead of six

    While external issues and global (oil price) developments are what they are, a lot could be done regard-ing the competitiveness of rail freight in Europe. Politicians need to explain

    The turmoil brought about by the economic crisis, the conflict of the West with Russia, the migration cri-

    sis and the collapse of the price of oil caused a change in the decade-long growth trend: first came a gen-eral decline that was recovered in the meantime, than a decline in shorter distance consignments in favour of long-distance relations. In principle Combined Transport is competitive when the distance to be covered by rail or other sustainable modes of transport performing the long-dis-tance section of the transport chain exceeds 300 kilometre. However it is a fact that the actual average distance covered by a CT consignment aver-aged 882 kilometre in 2015. Subse-quently, shorter distance CT services are suffering.

    the main present challengess of Combined transport may be grouped as follows:

    • External issues: due to the cri-sis involving the Ukraine, that coun-try is difficult to be used for transit

    to their citizens that having six PSO passenger trains an hour means that the right lanes of our motorways will be occupied by a “train of trucks”. If only four passenger trains were run-ning an hour, it would open up two train paths for 750 metre-long freight trains, which in turn could remove over 100 trucks from the roads.

    Heavy preference for passenger traffic

    There is a similar problem with traffic priority rules: firstly they are different from country to country and secondly there is a heavy pref-erence for passenger traffic. Subse-quently, along the same lines where freight trains achieve a punctuality of 60 percent, passenger trains deliver a punctuality performance of over 90 percent! Interestingly, in the Nordic

    countries and the UK, where the train in time has the right of way, both passenger and freight trains deliver superior results to the rest of Europe.

    Finally, the quantity and the ori-entation of investments must be mentioned. Here also a preference for passenger-related projects can be observed, while freight related pro-jects often suffer delays. Funding is often not provided for harmonisation of the maximum train length (750 metre), the axle load and the profile gauge.

    UIRR, as the industry association of Combined Transport, works hard to catalyse the correction of these deficiencies. In the same time UIRR pleads for an intermodal initiative and a better regulatory framework in Eu-rope, in order to achieve the level play-ing field between all existing modes of transport in the logistic chains.

    Ralf-Charley Schultze, President of UIRR,the International Union for Road-Rail Combined Transport

    Guest ARticle

    ralf-charley SchulTze has been President of uiRR, the international union for Road-Rail combined transport in Brussels since 2014. Among others, the lawyer has previously managed the intermodal business of the swiss freight railway sBB cargo and the intermodal business of the french logistics enterprise Gefco.

    The punctuality of freight trains is only 60 percent. foto: uiRR/DB

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    In April 2016 Germar Wacker was appointed President, Mainline and Metros for the central and Eastern Europe and cIS regions. Shortly after this, in May 2016, Wacker has also been appointed new chairman of the German Management Board by the Supervisory Board of Bombardier Transportation GmbH. After his activities as Bombardier site man-ager of the Vienna and Bautzen plants he became “Head of Pro-

    ject Management, Operations and customer Support” in 2007 for the “Light Rail Vehicles” (LRV) business and in March 2010 he was promoted President of Light Rail Vehicles. In January 2015, Germar was appointed as leader of Bombardier Transportation’s

    Germar wacker and Michael Fohrer appointed presidents with Bombardier transportation global Propulsion and controls division. Also in April 2016 Michael Fohrer was appointed president of Locomotives, Light Rail Vehicles and Services. In addition to heading the regional activities for the region central/Eastern Europe and cIS in these three divisions, he assumes the worldwide responsibility for the development of locomotives and light rail vehicles in other regions of Bombardier Transportation. Fohrer joined Bombardier Transportation in 2008 as Vice President Services for Germany and Northern Europe. Since 2014 he has been responsi-ble for the services business in the newly created cEE region.

    Germar Wacker, PresidentMainline and Metros, Region Central/Eastern Europe and CIS, Transportation.

    Michael Fohrer, President Locomotives, Light Rail Vehicles and Services, Region Central/Eastern Europe and CIS, Transportation.

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  • 5www.innotrans.com T U N N E L c O N S T R U c T I O N

    Fast and reliable: Wacker Neuson supplies machines for tunnellingExcavators and electric wheel loaders for the “combi solution” in Karlsruhe.

    The ET90 10-ton excavator is equipped with innovative kinematics to ensure powerful excavation. Photo: wacker neuson

    The “Combi solution” is a project for the further development of the tram network in Karlsruhe. It con-sists of three construction lots: the Light Rail tunnel, the tram line and the tram-free pedestrian zone. It is being carried out by the Karlsruhe based Schieneninfrastruktur-Gesell-schaft (KASIG) and building com-panies like BeMo Tunnelling GmbH. “The great bandwidth of compact machines from Wacker Neuson has convinced us, as we can cover many operations on this major construc-tion site, among them many very spe-cial tasks”, explains Werner Seibald, foreman at BeMo Tunnelling.

    Various machines were rented for the construction work, among them also four new 10-ton track excavators ET90 as well as a battery-powered wheel loader WL20e. It was specially with the wheel loader that Wacker Neuson could convince, as there is a need to use electric devices that are free of emissions for the tunnelling under air pressure. Two electric mo-tors, one each for propulsion and for the working hydraulics, make sure that the performance characteristics of the electric wheel loader WL20e are equal to those of a conventional

    machine. A further positive effect is the considerable reduction of noise emissions. Furthermore, the energy cost of a WL20e wheel loader are be-low that of a diesel powered model.

    Less fuel, more power

    The 10-ton excavators of the lat-est generation that are being used in Karlsruhe also have a number of advantages: They save up to 20 per-cent fuel and still have a better per-formance. Furthermore they have ad-ditional features like the load sensing hydraulic system for easy and precise operation, innovative kinematics for powerful excavation and an innova-tive machine and cab design.

    A special issue had to be con-sidered for the use in Karlsruhe: A special redesign for use in tunnel construction had to be carried out quickly. Wacker Neuson was able to make it possible at once. Diesel par-ticle filters that are subsidised by the accident insurance company were retrofitted. This ensures trouble-free working conditions.

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  • 6 www.innotrans.com R A I L W A y I N F R A S T R U c T U R E

    With the slim textile concrete plate modula flex®, Hering Blau offers an economic solution which, by adjust-ing the entry level, enables a dis-crimination-free access to the train. Very thin, seven to eight centimetre elements made of textile-reinforced concrete and prefabricated in the fac-tory according to the requirements,

    design, weight and resources of up to 60 percent can be saved compared to conventional solutions. According to customer wishes multicoloured de-signs and varied surface treatments are possible.

    In the case of the railway platform renovation in Erlangen the idea was to combine the paved surface of a

    are used for the system. These have the advantage that they do not cor-rode thanks to the reinforcement with mixed glass fibre or carbon textile, there is therefore no need to use the at least 5.5 centimetres of concrete covering of the steel-reinforced con-crete railway platforms that are re-quested in EN 1992. Through the slim

    Textile concrete for railway platform renovation

    The need for renovation of railway platforms in Germany is enormous – first of all cost- and time-efficient renovation concepts are in more demand than ever. There-fore, Hering Bau has developed a modular system for cost-efficient renovation.

    railway platform section with a new surface. In doing so, the distance be-tween the edge of a conventional rail-way platform had to be adjusted to the new track gradient.

    Renovation in erlangen in only three weeks' time

    A tactile paving for visually im-paired persons as well as diagonal stripes to mark a danger zone also had to be retrofitted. In this case the modula flex® system was installed as a supplementing plate. Due to the

    Railway platform in Erlangen after renovation: thanks to the use of modula flex as a supplementing plate the distance of the conventional railway platform could be adjusted to the edge to the new track gradient.

    The thickness of the modula flex ® elements (8 cm) exactly corresponded to that of the pavement or the ashlars, so that in both cases the earthwork level could be carried out at the same height, which made further working steps unnecessary.

    Schweerbau has expanded its mobile rail treatment machine portfolio by high performance milling.

    The new generation of milling machines

    In cooperation with Mevert Maschinenbau GmbH, Lauen-hagen and Gleisbaumechanik Brandenburg / H. Kirchmöser the milling machine HSM (Highspeed Milling Machine) was born. The machine has received certification by the German Federal Railway Authority and was approved in April 2016 by DB Netz AG.

    HSM is a self-propelled ma-chine composed of three vehicles in standard vehicle design. Milling is possible on various main line networks well as on metro net-works and takes place in synchro-nisation. Chips are aspirated di-rectly at the machine. The milling modules guarantee an extremely

    flat cutting into the rail by the mill-ing tools thus reducing the remain-ing error as compared to traditional milling modules.

    HSM can be used for maintenance work or for preventive rail works. The latter is a novel application field of

    mobile rail works. A high work-ing speed can be easily realised, as well as minimal material removals between 0.2 to 0.3 millimetres per milling module.

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    The Highspeed Milling Machine is a self-propelledmachine composed of three vehicles in standard vehicle design.Photo: schweerbau

    prefabricated elements the neces-sary high precision was ensured and the extremely short deadline of only three weeks for dismantling, renewal of the pavement as well as the instal-lation of approximately 330 metres of modula flex®-plates could be re-spected. Through the use of this sys-tem the pavement cover adjacent to the precast elements could be easily reinstalled outside the danger zone and without protection against the dangers of railway operation.

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    Full range of road-rail vehicles and shunting equipmentThe four enterprises of the Zagro Group will be represented at InnoTrans Berlin on a joint stand. The parent company Zagro will present its full E-MAXI series of emission-free or hybrid electricshunters in the form of an E-MAXI L.Next to it, on the exhibition stand of the Zagro Group as well as on the Daimler stand, EURO 6 series road-rail Unimogs with various implements and auxiliary equip-ment will be shown. SRT Schörling Rail exhibits among others a compact insulated articulated platform for overhead line works in urban transport. Gmeinder Lokomotiven presents a newly developed locomotive with the latest generation hybrid drive. Zweiweg shows the continuously improved development of the Dolly series auxiliary towing cars and again gives a comprehensive insight into the variety of solutions to make road vehicles work in an economic and efficient way on tracks with customer-specific equipment. The exhibition presentation of the Zagro Group illustrates its competence in all areas of shunting and road-rail technology for all customers – four enterprises, four times specialist knowledge bundled for an optimal customer benefit.

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    The building measures that were carried out with the participation of five enterprises included, among others, the renewal of the tracks, the conversion of all stations for a barri-er-free access and the renewal of the catenary. These works included 280 special deep foundations for new ca-tenary masts that were carried out by Spitzke. In order to make the best use of the three months of full closure of the line, two drill and pile drivers, the Krupp I and the O&K I were deployed in parallel. The special deep founda-tions had an absolute priority over

    originally been developed for oil ex-traction. The piling device is driven into the ground with 25 cubic metres of compressed air per minute. The challenge lies in driving the in-hole hammer into the rock with the right speed in order to prevent a blockage of the edge area of the drilled hole by major chipped-off rock fragments. A blockage of the ring space would cause a wedging of the in-hole ham-mer in the drilled hole that would need a laborious recovery.

    The melt and surface water from the surrounding mountains caused

    other building activities in this first phase of construction measures.

    The second major challenge was the changing and difficult soil con-ditions along the line. The operating crews of the two piling machines en-countered, among others, sand, gravel and granite during their work. There-fore, the decision to use two different foundation methods, piling and dril-ling, was made. Piling was carried out in loose soil by the Krupp I while the O&K I drilled into the rocky ground with a compressed air in-hole ham-mer from the USA. This method had

    Special deep foundations in the Black Forest

    The Dreiseenbahn in the vicinity of Freiburg connects one of the most visited lo-cal recreation areas of Baden-Württemberg. The line that was opened in 1926 has been renovated within three months on behalf of Deutsche Bahn. The works that had started in April were supported by the Spitzke group.

    The O&K I at lake Schluchsee. Photo: spitzke

    further special difficulties. There were five pumps operating each day in or-der to keep the substructure for the foundations of the masts as dry as pos-sible. The renovation of the Dreiseen-bahn is part of the “Breisgau S-Bahn

    2020” project. All regional railway lines in the Greater Freiburg area will be upgraded to in order to create an S-Bahn system with daily train ope-rations at half-hour intervals.

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    Felix®: the evolution of a mobile robot by Loccioni

    Automatic turnout inspection During InnoTrans 2014, the rail-

    way industry could witness the debut of the Felix® robot, a unique system of its kind dedicated to the automatic measurement of geo-metrical as well as specific dimen-sional features for turnouts and rail-way tracks. The system is currently deployed across the entire Italian railway network and will now be ex-panded internationally with the sup-port of the regional Loccioni offices in Germany, the USA and China.

    The Loccioni Group, an expert in measurement and automatic con-trol systems, has a separate busi-ness unit dedicated to the railway and transport sector. The close-knit cooperation and the continuous ex-change of know-how between the highly specialised personnel of RFI

    (Rete Ferroviaria Italiana) on railway maintenance procedures and the Loc-cioni Group with its measurement and automation competences allowed to engineering of the first switch inspec-tion robot. Felix® has been designed and equipped with a contactless vision technology that is able to automatical-ly inspect railway turnouts and tracks, delivering objective and certified data.

    This limits errors both in the data acquisition and transfer phases. Last but not the least, Felix® improves the safety of operating personnel: by remotely controlling operations, two operators can carry out the measure-ments without entering the railway track area. In the last two years the development of Felix® has steadily continued, with cutting-edge com-ponents and new software architec-tures allowing the robot to perform additional measurements such as wear under 45 degrees and wear of the point – stock rail couples. A further result has been achieved by strongly reducing the operative cycle time: the upgraded Felix® model per-forms about twice as many measure-ments in a given time unit.

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    Felix® is able to automatically inspect turnouts and tracks. Photo: loccioni

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    InnoTrans 2016 Convention – Debating what moves

    Over the years the InnoTrans convention has become firmly established as an international meeting place for top decision-makers from the business, political and transportation communities.

    Featuring high-profile panel discussions and expert talks on current and future-focused mobility topics, the InnoTrans convention is the ideal platform for the exchange of views on an equal footing.

    This is where tomorrow’s transport issues can be discussed at an international level.

    DIaLoG FoRuM · Locat ion: pa la is am Funkturm, Nor th entrance · Conference languages : german/engl ishThe Dialog Forum is the Convention’s main thematic focus. It is organized by the German Transport Forum (DVF); the Association of German Transport Companies (VDV); the Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE) and the German Railway Industry Association (VDB).

    September 21, 2016, 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.: Digitalisation in Passenger and Freight Rail Traffic – Solutions of the Railway Industry in Germany 2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.: Where are the Railways in the Innovation Competition in the Digital and Networked Age? September 22, 2016, 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.: Managing the long-term technical evolution and continued deployment of ERTMS 2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.: #Mobility 4.0: Easy information, connections, booking and payment September 23, 2016, 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.: Digital Service Technologies – from Spare Part Business to maintenance

    RaIL LeaDeRS’ SuMMIt · Locat ion: Hal l 7 .3 , Room Ber l in · Conference languages : german/engl ish/russ ianDialogue at the highest level. The Rail Leaders’ Summit (RLS) provides transport minister from all over the world and the chief executives of international transport companies with the opportunityto exchange views. It is planned and run by Deutsche Bahn AG, the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and Messe Berlin GmbH.

    September 20, 2016, 3.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.: Innovation in the digital age: Rail faces the challenges of the future!BY INVITATION ONLY!

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    INteRNat IoNaL tuNNeL FoRuM · Locat ion: C i tyCube Ber l in , Level 3 , M8 · Conference languages : german/engl ishThe International Tunnel Forum is the supporting event for the exhibition’s Tunnel Construction segment and comprises various compact discussion forums led by international figures. It is organised by the German Research Association for Tunnels and Transportation Facilities (STUVA e.V.).

    September 21, 2016, 2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.: BIM – An Added Value for Tunnelling?September 22, 2016, 2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.: Underground Stations – A special Safety and Security Risk?

    puBL IC tRaNSpoRt FoRuM · Locat ion: Hal l 7 .3 , Room Ber l in · Conference languages : german/engl ishThe Public Transport Forum focuses on developments relating to public mass passenger transport systems. It is realized by Planungsbüro für Verkehr (PBV); ETC Transport Consultants GmbH and the German Association of Transport Sciences (DVWG).

    September 22, 2016, 10.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.: Public Transport in 2030 - Challenges and strategic courses of action

    INteRNat IoNaL ta IwaN BuS INeSS C IRCLe · Locat ion: Marshal l -HausThe International Taiwan Business Circle allows international senior executives representing industry, politics and associations to meet leading members of the transport and railway economy of Taiwan. This executive-level meeting will help those taking part to set up new contacts and will provide an opportunity to establish long-term business partnerships.September 22, 2016, 4.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m. · BY INVITATION ONLY!

    CoNFeReNCe CoRNeR · LoC at IoN: HaLLS 14.2 / 15.2MAGLEV 2016: “Magnetic levitation transport technology – will it offer attractive solutions for people, cities and regions?”September 23 to 26 · separate entrance fee · www.maglevboard.net

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    puBLIC tRaNSpoRt & INteRIoRS (ptI-) FoRuM · Location: CityCube Berlin, Level 3, M1-3 · Conference languages: german/englishThe Public Transport & Interiors (PTI) Forum combines the Public Transport and Interiors segments with their own supporting programme. Whereas the International Design Forum focuses on design-relevant topics in public transport the DB Innovation Forum follows the question of how mobility can be made better and more sustainable through open innovation.September 21, 2016, 10.30 a.m. – 4.45 p.m.: Experience Mobility – Focusing on the User · Innovative Concepts and Solutions for User Centered Design in Public Transport and InteriorsSeptember 22, 2016, 10.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.: Open [email protected] - Making mobility better and ready for the future

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    tÜv NoRD tests Gmeinder locomotives for eu-wide certificationAs a Notified Body, Designated Body and Assessment Body, TÜV NORD has certified shunting locomotives manufactured by Gmeinder in Mosbach, Germany, in the framework of approval throughout the EU. The Gmeinder locomotives DE75 BB-H and DE75 BB-D are shunters for heavy shunting service in big industrial areas or marshalling yards. One of their specialities is that they can be used with different types of power sources. For example two diesel aggregates or one lithium-ion battery-pack combined with a diesel aggregate can be used. The power transmis-sion is electric in all cases. This saves up to 40 percent of fuel and noise plus reducing other emissions. Using lithium-ion batteries enables their mobility within the factory hall without causing health and environmental emissions in the working area. Furthermore, power can also be supplied by live rails. consequently, the locomotive can be used for all imaginable kinds of industrial requirements. The approval of the vehicles throughout the European Union is scheduled for the endof 2018. A condition for the EU-wide approval but also at national level is the fulfilment of a set of Requirements catalogues of requirements the respect of which TÜV Nord will strictly control in its role as a Notified and Designated Body.In the European process these are the Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSI). The following TSIs will be applied: LOc & PAS TSI, SRT TSI, NOI TSI, TSI ZZS. In this context the company’s quality management system will also be controlled. Additionally, in the national process all the national technical requirements, which have not been considered for the European use, will be taken into account. TÜV Nord as an Assessment Body controls also the requirements of the European Regulation EG/402/2013. This concerns the evaluation of the risk analysis and the setting up of a safety assessment report. TÜV NORD offers all kinds of qualification activities for trains from a single source. tÜv NoRD CityCube | Hall a | 309 · Gmeinder outdoor Display t1 | 44 and o | 425, Hall 20 | 213

    The sealing systems provide supe-rior protection against risks caused by fire, smoke, water, rodents, tensions, vibration and shock waves. They are designed for cable sealing, cable man-agement and smooth, yet firm, reten-tion of cables and pipes. The seals are available in large and compact versions as well as with Ex and EMC performance.

    In cooperation with the cable pro-tection system provider PMA, Roxtec has designed an innovative fire bar-

    known traction converter company. They had to withstand cables with an operating temperature of 150 degrees Celsius. Some modules were even equipped with a conductive braid to enable efficient bonding and earthing!

    A further example is the new non-welded solution for single metal pipes. It is a lightweight solution that helps users ensure safety and operational reliability – without any need for, or any cost related to welding.

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    rier solution allowing cables to be fed through a fire wall without loss of integrity. The system, which com-bines PMA conduits with the adapt-able, customized Roxtec RM PPS sealing modules, prevents the spread of fire and dangerous gases and has achieved an E60 rating according to EN 45545-3.

    For the development of the ca-ble and pipe bushings Roxtec Com-SealTM, the designers and engineers of Roxtec cooperated with a well-

    Innovative and customised safety solutions

    Roxtec cable and pipe seals are used for all kinds of locomotives, trains and railway vehicles to ensure passenger safety and long-term operational reliability.

    Cable and pipe seals from Roxtec offer the highest level of protection against hazards. Phot

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    SKF manufactures Compact Tapered Roller Bearing Units

    in Tver, Russia

    With this extension, the agree-ment is now entering its third year. SKF will supply Compact Tapered Roller Bearing Units (CTBU) manu-factured at its factory in Tver, Russia, as well as maintenance support and remanufacturing services. Erik Ne-lander, President, Industrial Sales, Europe and MEA, says: “The renewal

    of such a significant contract is an illustration of our ability to generate value for original equipment manu-facturers by offering solutions that contribute to an overall improved life-cycle cost efficiency. It is excit-ing to see our technologies playing such an important part of continued development of innovative freight car solutions in Russia.”

    RPC UWC is an integrated pro-vider of services in engineer-ing, manufacturing, transpor-tation, operating, leasing, and

    maintenance of new generation railway freight cars. SKF’s CTBUs

    will be used in the production of higher capacity freight cars, enabling increased efficiency and reliable field performance.

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    SKF secures SEK 100 million contractSKF has secured a one-year contract extension, worth approximately SEK 100 million (about 10.7 EUR 10.7 million) with JSc Tikhvin Freight car Building Plant, a subsidiary of Research and Production company United Wagon company (RPc UWc), a Russian railway holding company.

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    TPS key products include auxil-iary power conversion systems (APS), battery chargers and converters. A revolutionary auxiliary converter was tailored to the client’s needs for an In-ternational Monorail project.

    This Monorail APS boasts many unique features including a liquid cooling system designed as a modu-lar line replaceable unit (LRU). For easy maintenance these LRUs are equipped with quick-release no-leak couplings that are integrated into the main vehicle cooling circuit. The 3-phase, single phase and DC conver-sion circuits were optimised to meet the specifications while still achieving the smallest space and lowest weight for each module. The enclosure was manufactured using weight reduc-tion techniques more frequently seen in the aircraft industry.

    Software for diagnosis and data acquisition

    In addition to the power modules, it also features extensive diagnosis and data logging facilities. These data can be accessed directly from the APS by a connection to a computer that runs the portable test equipment (PTE) software developed by TPS. The PTE is a diagnosis tool for inves-tigating the running parameters and the fault history on the APS product range designed and built by TPS.

    The Monorail APS underwent an extensive program of validation test-ing. This included environmental, EMC and performance tests. Most of

    under the most severe mechani-cal and electrical environments that could be encountered around the world” says TPS.

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    the tests were carried out at the TPS facility, with specialist testing labora-tories used where in-house facilities were not available. “These validation and performance tests ensured that the APS would function as required

    A Monorail system with cutting-edge technology

    Turbo Power Systems (TPS) is a specialist in devel-oping tailor-made power conversion equipment for the railway industry. Great emphasis is given placed on light, compact and efficient systems.

    TPS supplies auxiliary power conversion systems that are tailor-made to match specific customer requirements.

    The software in this case collects high-frequency data.

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    DLR has developed an easy solu-tion to check rail networks. With the own road-rail vehicle RailDriVE® the institute has tested new tracking components under real conditions to analyse wrong influences and can now determine sections of line with high-precision. In order to analyse these data, DLR has developed a special software for railway opera-tors. “When the data are registered by our server, we can see exactly at which point the train should adapt, for example, its speed so as to cir-culate in an energy-efficient way on certain line sections.” explains Prof. Lemmer, Director of the DLR-Institute of Transportation Systems. The key of the matter: the software is a system which fits into a simple suitcase. “The suitcase is in a position to carry out measurements without having to close down a complete section of the line.” – explains Prof. Lemmer. “Measurements are there-fore extremely cost-efficient, since regular trains on their normal ’work-ing route’ serve as measurement vehicles“.

    And to top it all: the software can do much more: it fits into a smart-phone as an app and can transmit actual position data from there to the server. Or scientists integrate it as a so-called worker into a con-struction site lamp, so as to indicate the length of construction sites. “Thanks to this we can issue real time warnings on dangerous sites” – stresses Prof. Lemmer. “The possi-bilities we have thanks to this small but fine software are tremendously diverse.“

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    Regular trains will become measurement vehiclesDrive tests to check the rail network are very com-plex and expensive. The German Aerospace center (DLR) is developing mobile systems, which can cost-effectively and efficiently contribute to tomorrow’s digital rail world.

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    Recorder with up to eight terabytes storage capacityInnovations from DResearch Digital Media Systems

    The 10-Port-Switch provides an easy connection between recorder, Smart Terminal, IP-cameras and counting sensors.

    Photos: DResearch

    To consistently develop proven solu-tions further, to emphasise new techno-logical features: this is the development philosophy of DResearch Digital Media Systems GmbH. The Berlin manufac-turer of mobile video- and passenger counting systems for local public trans-port remains true to his principles: on the one hand there is the new, actually the fourth generation of recorders. On the other hand, together with his mar-keting partner Derovis, DResearch will present the Smart Terminal, a multi functional system which sets a stand-ard unparalleled on the market.

    The new recorders – with the exact type designation Hydra-IP MR4xxx – distinguish themselves by a better per-formance in the first place. For instance

    the processor, which is four times more powerful, can process higher frame rates or higher resolutions. This is in conjunction with the storage capac-ity to up to eight terabytes. There is

    enough capacity for more video material in better qual-

    ity. Smart Terminal is DResearch‘ reaction to the increased demand for complete IP-Systems. The standard de-vice offers video- and counting applica-tions, further software modules can be downloaded. Through a touchscreen and a proximity switch the driver can

    easily switch from one application to the other, without even touching the screen. There is an option to record all data directly on the device, or they can be forwarded to a Hydra-IP-recorder in the network. In order to optimise the connection between recorder, Smart Terminal, IP-cameras and counting sensors, DResearch has additionally developed a high-quality, easy-to-in-

    stall 10-port-switch. There are inter-esting innovations regarding software as well. DResearch has implemented the protocol set up according to the VDV301-guidelines (IBIS over IP). This will safely position the combi-systems of the Berlin manufacturer in the latest standards of the efficient vehicle-IT.

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    The Smart Terminal standard includes video- and counting applications.

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    availability in the challenging condi-tions of the tunnel. The deployment was accomplished in a short time frame and under very difficult lo-gistical conditions such as the very restricted space in the tunnel. “We are pleased to have played a central role in what is surely the most com-plex and sophisticated railway tun-nel project in the world. The speed with which the project was suc-cessfully completed – a year ahead of schedule – is testament to the unique expertise that Nokia and our partners in the Transtec Gotthard Consortium bring to the table,” says Patrick Langelaan, head of Global Enterprise & Public Sector, Central Europe at Nokia.

    SBB has been a customer of Nokia for quite some years. In 2015, SBB ordered the erection of a state of the art data network, including IP and optical network technology from the network provider.

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    High transmission rate and short reaction time: On schedule for the opening, the communication network demonstrated its best condition. Photos: nokia

    At InnoTrans 2016 it’s all go – Bus Display celebrates it‘s debutThe international bus manufacturing and supply industries focus onelectromobility within the new exhibition space.

    Nokia communications network in the Gotthard base tunnel

    As a member of the Transtec Gotthard Consortium, Nokia has erected the complete communica-tions network in the worlds' currently longest railway tunnel. It enables a multitude of communication services that are important for the operative functions as well as for passengers.

    The Transtec Gotthard Consortium had the overall responsibility for the deployment of the railway infrastruc-ture for the constructor of the tunnel, AlpTransit Gotthard AG, a subsidi-ary of SBB, the Swiss Federal Rail-ways (SBB). Nokia was responsible for the overall project management, engineering, installation, integration and maintenance of the complete telecommunications infrastructure in the 57-km-long tunnel. The network encompasses the SCADA-based tun-nel control system and IT solutions, multi-service Ethernet over IP/MPLS (Internet Protocol/Multi-protocol La-bel Switching) technology, emergency telephone and public address systems and incorporates wireless network-ing technologies, including GSM-R technology from Nokia, 3G/4G and Professional Mobile Radio. The com-munications network is a prerequi-site to ensure that railway passengers remain connected at any time to the outside world via voice and data ser-vices. At the same time emergency call and supervision systems guar-antee that freight and passengers reach their destination safely and on schedule.

    Reliable voice, video and data services

    This successful project highlights Nokia's expertise in both the develop-ment and deployment of communica-tions networks, as well as of networks that are specifically designed to ad-dress the needs of railway operators. The new Gotthard base tunnel net-work is designed to support both voice, video and data for mission-crit-ical services with an extremely high

    Priority to passengers at the opening day

    At the upcoming InnoTrans 2016 international bus manu-facturers and the supply industry will have the pos-sibility for the first time ever to present their innovative vehicles, components and charging infrastructure sys-tems on a completely novel exhibition area. The so called “Bus Display” is centrally lo- cated in the Sommergarten of the Berlin Exhibition Grounds. Besides a Static Dis-play, the Bus Display also fea-tures a 500 metre long circular circuit, called: Demonstration Course. Here exhibitors may present their vehicles in mov-ing operation to an audience of international experts.

    Debut with Solaris, Sileo, Siemens, vDL and others

    Bus manufacturers from France, Poland, the Netherlands, Germany, Belarus, China and other countries have already secured their partici-pation at the premiere. This addi-tional exhibition area for buses will integrally round off the Pub-lic Transport segment  – its more

    than 20,000 square metres being InnoTrans’ third biggest sector.

    In compliance with an environ-mental-friendly local public trans-port system, the exhibitors will mainly focus on electromobility. The bus manufacturer Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. from Poland will, for instance, show an electrically operated bus, which can be powered by a plug-in, pantograph or an induc-

    tion system. The neces-sary charging infrastruc-ture in form of a mobile charging station will be shown by Siemens AG’s Mobility Division in coopera-tion with Solaris. The Nether-lands will showcase a wholly electrically driven articulated bus, Citea SLFA-181 Electric from VDL Bus & Coach bv.

    Special energy storage systems and super capaci-tors to shorten loading times are the main features of the electric bus exhibited by the Belarus manufacturer OJSC Managing holding company Belkommunmash and its Chi-nese partner company XIN-ZHU Corporation Chengdu Xinzhu Road & Bridge Ma-

    chinery. Sileo GmbH from Salzgitter will present the battery-driven ar-ticulated coach “S18”.

    To complete the Bus Display, the French company SA Lohr Industrie will provide information on “Cristal” at their outdoor booth. Besides a self-propelled module, this novel local transport system has a shuttle module with two to four vehicles linked together at its disposal.

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    used in railways with the new Speed-lite compressors. Thanks to the EC motor-technology and the integrated frequency converter a continuous “This represents an optimal perfor-

    Air conditioning systems of rail-way vehicles should be always lighter and more compact. Bitzer increas-ingly has paid special attention to this and offers the right solution to be

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    Compact en route: The Speedlite ELV51 offers a cooling performance between 7.5 and 25 kilowatts.

    New Scroll compressor for railway applicationsBitzer links compact design and low weight with high performance.

    mance adjustment to all working conditions”, says Oliver Rathfelder, Director Sales Transport with Bitzer. Furthermore, the high speed range ensures a compact and light construction. This opens new possi-bilities regarding equipment design. Bitzer presents the Speedlite at the InnoTrans, so visitors can have a “live” experience of the compressor for the first time.

    eLv21 – Specialist for driver’s cab cooling

    The smaller Speedlite convinces through its minimum weight of only 10 kilos. This opens good novel options for their use in compact air conditioning systems. It offers cool-ing performances between 0.9 kW and 5.5 kW.

    eLv51 – allround solution for mobile air conditioning use in railways

    The ELV51 weighs only 25 ki-los and was specially designed for railway vehicles. It offers a cooling performance between 7.5 and 25 kilowatts. This compressor con-vinces through a wide range of use and considerably contributes to an increased system efficiency.

    The Bitzer group of companies is the world’s biggest independent manufacturer of refrigerant com-pressors. Bitzer is globally repre-sented with sales companies and manufacturing units for reciprocat-ing, screw and scroll compressors as well as pressure vessels. In 2015 3,400 employees generated a turno-ver of 686 million Euro.

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    With the new Speedlite compressors, Bitzer offers the right solution for railway applications. Photo: BitZeR

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    railway platform and vehicle and ad-justs itself to the different vertical and horizontal distances to the platforms. This is a dual-product, because the same module can function both as a step and as ramp. Another interest-ing solution for railway vehicles is the evacuation door, which also works as an evacuation platform. The system enables the evacuation of a train, for instance in tunnels, with the help of a manual door and a collapsible ramp which can be folded out in case of an emergency.

    Masats is a major player in the sector of public passenger transport. With 300 employees in Barcelona it supplies pneumatically and electri-cally operated doors, manual and electrical platforms, lifts and steps to more than 35 countries. Based on nearly 50 years experience, the com-pany has just expanded its portfolio by new PSD-railway platform screens.

    Masats Hall 3.1 | 405

    Besides its electric vehicle doors, step ramps and evacuation systems, the manufacturer of access systems for public passenger transport, Masats, will present a world pre-miere at the InnoTrans 2016: the Masats platform screen doors (PSD). The concept of railway sepa-rating doors on platforms is based on a high safety and control level. This is achieved through modular kits that are tailor-made to custom-er will also show the step ramp RF2, which over bridges the gap between

    Masats Evacuation door

    World premiere: the Masats PlatformScreen Doors (PSD) Photos: masats

    Evacuation door for emergenciesPlatform Screen Doors from Masats

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    Considering the increasing number of passengers with reduced mobility, there is more pressure on transport services to develop automatic doors which close even more safely. On the other side we find increasingly short-er cycle times, the strict observation of which imperatively requires fail-ure-free operation of the automatic doors.

    In order to guarantee maximal passenger safety and failure-free operation at the same time, Mayser has developed a touchless capacitive sensor: the Non-Touch Detection System. It complements the applied safety-systems, which secure the au-tomatically controlled vehicle doors of public transport in compliance with EN 14752. These systems mostly rely on a tactile sensor technology. This means that the passengers have

    file. If a passenger approaches the active zone of the sensor, the capac-ity changes. Through a corresponding signal to the door control, the move-ment of the door will be stopped before it can touch the passenger. The sensor concentrates on the detec-tion of conductive objects. Thus not security-related failure detections – inherent to other sensor concepts – can be avoided.

    Another advantage: while the de-tection field of light grids or scanners covers the entire boarding area, the Non-Touch Detection System only re-acts to movements in the immediate critical periphery of the sensor along the main closing edge, that is, only in case of an immediate risk of trapping or impulsion. This prevents incorrect evaluations and resulting cycle time delays. Mayser Hall 3.1 | 433

    to be touched by the automatically closing doors before the door opens again automatically. Actually, the contact with a closing door is some-times enough to unbalance passen-gers with limited mobility, first of all children, elderly or handicapped persons. Dangerous falls can be the consequence. In addition to the pinch protection by a tactile sensor technol-ogy, the Non-Touch Detection System reacts before the collision with the closing door takes place.

    touchless person recognition

    The function of the touchless sensor is based on a defined electric field, built up against a vehicle chassis or the ground and which constantly surrounds the finger protection pro-

    Risk of falling eliminated

    Safe boarding and alighting for passengers with reduced mobility thanks to touchless object recognition. Mayser presents the Non-Touch Detection System.

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    In order to guarantee maximal passenger safety andfailure-free operation at the same time, Mayser has developed a touchless capacitive sensor: the Non-Touch Detection System.

    and reliable components. All the products meet railway specific re-quirements, for instance regarding functionality in case of shocks and vibrations, noise optimisation and IP-protection.

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    Around the globe and day by day, trains, trams and metros transport people to their work, to friends or holiday destinations. Hence pas-sengers expect comfortable travel experiences and safe transport. ebm-papst considerably contribu-tes to this with long lasting, robust

    Components for trains from ebm-papst. Grafik: ebm-papst Graphic: ebm-papst

    All aboard!Rolling stock components from ebm-papst for com-fortable travel experiences and safe travel

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    Travel Catering & Comfort Services Route

    Passenger comfort is a relevant cornerstone of passenger satisfac-tion in the railway sector. This will be clearly demonstrated at the coming InnoTrans, in its thematic area Travel Catering & Comfort Services, in the Interiors segment.Sophisticated products and services of leading companies across the world dealing with catering equipment and services in rail travel is offered to be shown to trade visitors on a showcase surface.The TCCS theme route – specifically set up for this purpose will offer a special service. A special route flyer as well as markings in the hall plans and at the exhibition stands will guide the professional visitors along select-

    ed stands to ensure a concentrated overview of catering and on-board services through all-round solutions for restaurant cars, bars and kitchen furnishings up to kitchen cutlery and comfort articles. The following ex-hibitors will participate this year:

    CLASSEQ Ltd. (Great Britain) Kelox S. A. (Spain) LSG Group (Germany) MULTI RAIL SRL (Italy) Newrest Group International SAS (France) Rex-Royal AG (Switzerland) simplify engineering AG (Switzerland) SZIC Industrial Company Limited (China) and others

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    Please select your ticket (day or permanent ticket) in the InnoTrans

    ticketshop and have your print-out at hand when arriving at InnoTrans.Please note that online tickets are only valid in connection with a valid ID card. On-site registration for trade visitors without online ticket will be possible at the Hall 9 Entrance and East Entrance only. Free use of Public Transport in Berlin (ABC) on the day of the validity of your ticket.

    For more info on tickets please contact:MB capital Services GmbHT: +49 30 / 30 69 69 37 · E-Mail: [email protected]/ticketshop

    trade visitor pass online on-siteOne day 45 Euro 80 EuroAll days 65 Euro 100 EuroStudent tickets Discounted entrance on presentation of a valid student ID card

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    With 41 fully booked exhibition halls good preparation is the most important thing for exhibitors and trade visitors. The free InnoTrans app informs you from the beginning of September, even on the way, quickly, clearly and comprehen-sively on what’s going on at InnoTrans 2016. The app has, for instance, a list of exhibitors and products, as well as an interactive 3D site plan. you can even buy online-tickets directly through the app.

    Innotrans app Features interactive site plan incl. 3D-view full exhibitor and product search function (offline) new: Integrated ticket shop exhibitors’ press releases overview of all events career & education segment overview of all vehicles on the outdoor display and the track area tour of Travel catering & comfort Services segment at the fair myInnoTrans menu item: create and bookmark favourites and synchronise them with the Virtual Market Place©

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    Exhibition grounds · InnoTrans 2016, Berlin 20th – 23rd September