Rail transport

DGAP-News: Knorr-Bremse Aktiengesellschaft: Knorr-Bremse AG achieves outstanding results in the first quarter of 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 7:00am

Jan Mrosik, Chairman of the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG: "Knorr-Bremse achieved outstanding results overall in the first quarter of 2021 despite the still volatile market environment.

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  • Jan Mrosik, Chairman of the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG: "Knorr-Bremse achieved outstanding results overall in the first quarter of 2021 despite the still volatile market environment.
  • In addition, we\'ve further advanced our focus on ESG principles and implemented a number of further sustainability measures at Knorr-Bremse.
  • "\nIn the first quarter of 2021, the Knorr-Bremse Group\'s order intake was higher than in the same quarter of the previous year for the third time in a row, improving by 13.3% to EUR 1,799 million (previous year: EUR 1,588 million).
  • and 201 of the 2020 Annual Report of Knorr-Bremse AG (available at Investor Relations (knorr-bremse.com) ).\nKey Figures of Knorr-Bremse Group:\n'

Savage Enhances Rail Yard Safety with Innovative Digital Training

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:00am

b'LOUISVILLE, Colo., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --PS Technology (PST) is pleased to announce that global transportation and logistics provider Savage will use 3D simulation training designed by PST specifically for Savage rail yard and industrial switching operations.

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  • b'LOUISVILLE, Colo., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --PS Technology (PST) is pleased to announce that global transportation and logistics provider Savage will use 3D simulation training designed by PST specifically for Savage rail yard and industrial switching operations.
  • Savage is investing to be on the leading edge of training and safety in the rail industry.
  • Working with PST, we\'re able to bridge that gap and further extend our locomotive simulation training, improving safety and increasing the ROI on our technology investment.
  • "Savage recognizes the benefit of implementing cutting-edge digital training and is moving forward to capture more benefits with these updates.

Yvon Cariou Retires From DMC Global’s Board of Directors

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 10:19pm

b'BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DMC Global Inc. (Nasdaq: BOOM) today announced Yvon Cariou has retired from the Company\xe2\x80\x99s Board of Directors.

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  • b'BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DMC Global Inc. (Nasdaq: BOOM) today announced Yvon Cariou has retired from the Company\xe2\x80\x99s Board of Directors.
  • Mr. Cariou, 75, was appointed to DMC\xe2\x80\x99s board in 2006 and was the Company\xe2\x80\x99s president and CEO from 2000 to 2013.
  • He did not stand for reelection at today\xe2\x80\x99s annual meeting of stockholders.\nKevin Longe, president and CEO, said, \xe2\x80\x9cOn behalf of the board of directors and the entire DMC family, I want to thank Yvon for his more than two decades of dedicated service to the Company and its stakeholders.
  • Based in Broomfield, Colorado, DMC trades on Nasdaq under the symbol \xe2\x80\x9cBOOM.\xe2\x80\x9d For more information, visit the Company\xe2\x80\x99s website at: http://www.dmcglobal.com\n'

Doggett Freightliner, one of the Largest 18-Wheeler Dealership Groups in the U.S., Further Expands to Serve Brownsville Customers

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 10:12pm

b'HOUSTON, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Doggett Freightliner continues to grow, expanding into the Brownsville area to provide expedited parts and unmatched service support for local customers.

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  • b'HOUSTON, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Doggett Freightliner continues to grow, expanding into the Brownsville area to provide expedited parts and unmatched service support for local customers.
  • The Brownsville facility complements Doggett\'s existing Freightliner and Western Star dealerships that now sell and service flatbeds, dry freight, refrigerated vans, trailers and other over-the-road truck offerings.
  • Our loyal customers\' trust helped us grow into one of the largest dealership groups in the country.
  • We are excited to continue to deliver unmatched service and support to our customers for years to come in the Brownsville area.

New funding secures jobs at Alstom Thunder Bay

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 7:11pm

"Sixty additional zero-emission streetcars is a real game changer for the facility in Thunder Bay.

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  • "Sixty additional zero-emission streetcars is a real game changer for the facility in Thunder Bay.
  • Today\'s announcement is about vision, it\'s about saying how we can do things when we put our collective minds together.
  • "\nSince 2018, Unifor has repeatedly raised concerns with public officials that hundreds of direct and many more indirect jobs were at risk at the Thunder Bay plant.
  • Funding commitments include a combined total of $568 million in federal, provincial and municipal funds to purchase 60 streetcars from Alstom Thunder Bay as well as expand storage facilities for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).

Author LM Kuntz Releases New Book, "My 42 Year Summer Job: A Railroad Memoir"

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:42pm

A career that originated with a detour on a seasonal steel gang illustrates that question and many other technical and cultural changes.

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  • A career that originated with a detour on a seasonal steel gang illustrates that question and many other technical and cultural changes.
  • His railroad experience defines how technology and policy evolved, from covered wagon diesel engines to modern intelligent locomotives, and from four-person teams down to two-man crews.
  • Kuntz also offers how-to descriptions and industry insight, from spiking a tie to stopping an 18K ton train.
  • Despite life threatening weather, derailments, and fatalities, his journey continues from the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana, pursuing a position that fits.

CP's Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer to address the RBC Capital Markets Canadian Automotive, Industrials and Transportation Conference on May 19, 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 4:00pm

b"CALGARY, AB, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -Canadian Pacific's (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer, Mr. John Brooks, will address the RBC Capital Markets 2021 Canadian Automotive, Industrials andTransportation Conference on May 19, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. ET.\nCP will provide access to the live audio webcast at investor.cpr.ca .

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  • b"CALGARY, AB, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -Canadian Pacific's (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer, Mr. John Brooks, will address the RBC Capital Markets 2021 Canadian Automotive, Industrials andTransportation Conference on May 19, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. ET.\nCP will provide access to the live audio webcast at investor.cpr.ca .
  • CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe.
  • CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise.
  • Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP.

Federos Integrates Neo4j to Deliver Universal Topology with Enhanced Graph Technology

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

These enhanced graph database capabilities further enrich Assure1 Universal Topology\xe2\x84\xa2 , adding even stronger end-to-end views of the network and service topology within Assure1 and enabling network operations teams to quickly and effectively act on incidents.

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  • These enhanced graph database capabilities further enrich Assure1 Universal Topology\xe2\x84\xa2 , adding even stronger end-to-end views of the network and service topology within Assure1 and enabling network operations teams to quickly and effectively act on incidents.
  • This additional capability aids in the avoidance of outages and improved resolution speed to improve QoS, allow for stronger SLAs, and reduce customer churn.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe are delighted to be working with Neo4j as we continue to enhance the Assure1 platform capabilities.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe\xe2\x80\x99re happy to welcome Federos to the global graph ecosystem.
  • We help them simplify, automate, and transform their operations to reduce costs, improve operational efficiency, and deliver exceptional customer service.\nFor more information on Federos, visit: https://www.federos.com .\n'

United Kingdom to Continental Europe Passenger Profiles Report 2021: Eurostar, Eurotunnel, Short Sea, North Sea, Western Channel and Air Passengers - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:01pm

b'The "UK - Continent Passenger Profiles" newsletter has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThis definitive quarterly report highlights differences between Eurostar, Eurotunnel, Short Sea, North Sea, Western Channel and Air passengers between the UK and the Continent.

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  • b'The "UK - Continent Passenger Profiles" newsletter has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThis definitive quarterly report highlights differences between Eurostar, Eurotunnel, Short Sea, North Sea, Western Channel and Air passengers between the UK and the Continent.
  • Passenger Profiles is a report of 41 pages and provides unique information for marketing and strategic planners.\nThe report is produced on a quarterly basis with trends for a time series of previous quarters in clearly laid-out tables and illustrative charts.\nIt contains full data on market shares by mode of transport (highlighting for instance the rapid share gains of airlines) as well as profiles by age, gender, residence, purpose of visit, length of stay, etc.\n'

Leclanché to Provide Advanced Battery Technology for Canadian Pacific's Hydrogen-powered Locomotive Project

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

Leclanch will also provide its proprietary energy management software for optimum integration.

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  • Leclanch will also provide its proprietary energy management software for optimum integration.
  • Once the locomotive is operational, CP will conduct rail service trials and qualification testing.
  • Leclanch has delivered/commissioned more than 430 high-capacity marine racks and commercial vehicle battery packs to customers since the start of commercial operations in 2019.
  • Leclanch is at the heart of the convergence of the electrification of transport and the changes in the distribution network.