Number 20, September 2019



Mafex informs

Mafex 15th Anniversary

  • Víctor Ruíz Piñeiro, President of Mafex
  • XV 15th Anniversary: An association focused on boosting and bonding of the railway sector
  • The importance of Mafex in the railway sector
  • Positive appraisal of the 7th MAFEX International Railway Convention
  • How would you assess the Spanish railway industry?

Members News

  • Alstom and Fundación ONCE will work together to improve accessibility in transport
  • Ardanuy Ingenieria, selected for the Safety Works’ Technical Assistance Contract in La Sagrera and Sant Andreu
  • Bombardier Spain update Lima Metro signalling system
  • CAF wins driverless trains contract in London
  • CAF Signalling is awarded the construction of four new tracks and a new electronic interlocking system in Madrid
  • Important new contract award
  • COMSA awarded with a new Project in Sweden
  • Cunext Copper industries introduces at railway sector
  • Forest Trafic has integrated the splitting control system GRE-CON UPU 6000 into its Quality Management Process
  • Patentes Talgo and Geminis Lathes sign a commercial partnership agreement
  • Icon Multimedia improves the EMT Madrid passenger information system EMT Madrid
  • Idom will design 344 km of Rail Baltica project
  • Berta Barrero, president of the Industry Division of the UITP
  • Ingeteam closes FY 2018 with a turnover of €637 million
  • Kimua Group announces the opening of its new R&D Hub
  • GWEP: Light at the end of the tunnel
  • Siemens has been awarded two contracts by Adif
  • Talent and innovation, our essence. La Farga presents its 11th Sustainability
    Report 2018
  • TRIA Engineering, SDEA Solutions and EasyBIM join forces to develop projects under the BIM Methodology
  • SENER increases its EBITDA by 22.5%
  • SigmaRail wins Deutsche Bahn mindbox Object Recognition Challenge
  • Stadler supplies further locomotives to European Loc Pool – for the first time in multi-system configuration
  • High speed in Turkey

Destination: Scandinavian Countries

  •  Scandinavian countries: Towards a state-of-the-art railway featuring a modern infrastructure
  • Denmark,the path towards the future traincandinavian countries: Towards a state-of-the-art railway featuring a modern infrastructure
  • Norway: the largest investment in its history in a modern and digital railway
  • Sweden renews its rail network with large-scale infrastructure investments

In Deepth: Wales and Borders

  •  Wales and Borders: The rebirth of rail services in Wales


  • Mafex will spearhead the European Project H2020 RailActivation
  • Alstom will develop an automatic driving simulator for Barcelona Metro
  • RailTraffic: Railway Operation Analysis Software
  • The New generation of rail propulsion and control systems
  • LeadMind Energy Efficiency
  • The Neoballast R&D project carries out its pilot test
  • Photoluminescent safety signs with improved anti-graffiti and anti-pollution performance
  • Transforming Transport, the best European big data project