Schaeffler and Siemens to enable digital monitoring of freight trains.(wwww.railway-technology.com)

Alstom and Hitachi-Bombardier unveil HS2 train designs 
Rolling stock manufacturers Alstom and the joint collaboration between Hitachi and Bombardier have unveiled their respective proposed train designs for the HS2 project in the UK.

DB Regio to procure 18 double-deck trains for east electrical network 
Deutsche Bahn subsidiary DB Regio has signed a €220m contract with Stadler to procure 18 double-deck trains for operations on the east electrical network.

Schaeffler and Siemens to enable digital monitoring of freight trains 
Schaeffler and Siemens Mobility have developed a new solution to enable the operators to digitally monitor their freight train fleets.

ADB awards $311m funding for two Bangkok Metro lines 
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sanctioned a THB9.9bn ($311m) fund to support the construction and subsequent operation of the Pink and Yellow lines for Bangkok’s mass rapid transit (MRT) system.