Innovation on the tracks

2022.04.17 - Franceinfo (FR)

On the 15,000 kilometres of non-electrified track where railcars, mostly diesel or hybrid, are used, clean and modular solutions are being devised for passengers and freight. [...]

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Clip. Modern transshipment of semi-trailers in Swarzędz

2022.03.20 – Rynek Infrastruktury(POL)

Last week, at the Clip Rail Mega Hub Intermodal in Swarzędz, semi-trailers were reloaded using the Lohr Railway System station. The Lohr Railway System is a technology that allows horizontal loading of standard road semi-trailers on railway wagons, without the need for a crane. For several years it has been used in intermodal transport, mainly between France and Italy. Now it is also available in Poland.

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First in Poland: CLIP Group introduces innovative system for loading semi-trailers onto wagons

2022.03.14 - Intermodal News (GB)

CLIP Group is moving further in developing its Rail Mega Hub Intermodal in Swarzędz near Poznań. Since early March, an innovative system for loading semi-trailers onto wagons without using reach stackers or cranes has been functioning at the facility. It is the first intermodal terminal in Poland with a solution of this type. The new system was applied for the intermodal connection between Poland and Luxembourg.

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VIIA to operate new multi-modal terminal at French port of Sète

2022.02.17– (GB)

SNCF Logistics’ rail freight subsidiary VIIA has won a tender to operate a new multi-modal terminal in the French Mediterranean port of Sète, scheduled to enter service at the beginning of 2023. The company also is planning to launch a rail ‘motorway’ route between Sète and Calais, in addition to two other routes connecting the port in the southeast.

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Cristal by Lohr ends the year on a high note

2021-12-17 – Press release

At the end of this year, good news for Cristal by Lohr: the first Cristal shuttles are joining the city of Ajaccio, the first reference for the electric shuttle from Lohr, soon to be followed by Orange, Avignon and Saverne.

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The Cristal electric shuttle starts its service

2021.07.09  - DNA (FR)

The first Cristal electric and modular vehicles from the Bas-Rhin industrialist Lohr are due to enter commercial service this summer in Ajaccio. By the end of the year, ten more deliveries are planned to Orange, Avignon and Saverne. The Cristal electric shuttle can carry up to 14 people. In coupled mode, the capacity rises to 56 people. After more than ten years of development, punctuated by local experiments, the Cristal electric and modular shuttle (14 to 56 seats, 100 to 120 km range) designed by Lohr is due to enter commercial service this summer in the centre of Ajaccio. The urban transport network of the Corsican prefecture will therefore take delivery of the first 16 mass-produced vehicles produced in Duppigheim by the European leader in car transporters.

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2021.02.25  - Waths News (ESP)

Mobileye, a subsidiary of Intel, has announced a partnership with Transdev ATS and Lohr Group to develop and deploy shared self-driving vehicle transport services. Through this partnership, Transdev and Lohr plan to integrate Mobileye's driverless system into Lohr's i-Cristal shuttle, with the aim of launching self-driving public transport in Europe and then internationally. ....

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