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Birmingham’s Midland Metro trams to be the first Battery powered in the UK

The West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority has announced that it has begun negotiations with battery suppliers to fit a fleet of Midland Metro Urbos 3 trams with Lithium Ion batteries that removes the need to attach overhead power lines to its historic buildings for trams . The go-ahead to the plan by Centro, its delivery body, means there will be no need for overhead cables...
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European consortium seeks partners for "Green Trams" proposal

A European consortium is looking for partners to join the “Green Trams” proposal, to be submitted under the ENIAC Joint Undertaking Call 2012. About the project The project aims to significantly increase the efficiency of the braking energy recovery and optimization of energy consumption by using supercapacitors trays in trams.  The concept involves actions to recover...
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Rail Capability Mapping

The Enabling Innovation Team (EIT) is working with Arthur D.Little (ADL) and Atkins to map capabilities and markets for the rail sector (covering heavy rail, metro, light rail and tram), and will launch a survey in a few weeks where you can propose capabilities that you believe will benefit from additional resource. The EIT have secured significant funding to help develop...
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Birmingham’s Midland Metro trams to be the first Battery powered in the UK

The West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority has announced that it has begun negotiations...

Rail Capability Mapping

The Enabling Innovation Team (EIT) is working with Arthur D.Little (ADL) and Atkins to map...