Railway progress: CAF MiiRA and Euskotren to implement quiet wheel systems

Railway progress: CAF MiiRA and Euskotren to implement quiet wheel systems
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The alliance focuses on implementing wheel noise reduction systems on Euskotren's train fleet to improve the quality of life for communities living near railway routes.

CAF MiiRA, the manufacturer of wheels, axles, and complete axle systems, has entered into a strategic partnership with Euskotren to implement wheel noise reduction systems on its train fleet. The collaboration aims to address the issue of train noise and significantly improve the quality of life for people living near railway lines.

CAF MiiRA, as part of the CAF Group, upholds a strong dedication to research and development, sustainability, and environmental responsibility, which guides its actions in the search for solutions that improve the efficiency and sustainability of rail transport.

"This strategic collaboration with Euskotren provides us with an opportunity to combine our capabilities and knowledge to develop advanced solutions that improve the passenger travel experience and reduce environmental impact,” said Julio Galipienzo, R&D Manager at CAF MiiRA.

Underlining the importance of the alliance, Pilar Rosado, Rolling Stock Manager at Euskotren, said: "This alliance with CAF MiiRA is an important step in our pursuit of solutions that improve railway transportation in Euskadi. We will work hand in hand to develop and implement innovative systems that reduce acoustic impact and enhance the overall performance of our trains, benefiting passengers and the environment.”

The collaboration between CAF MiiRA and Euskotren goes beyond this specific initiative, as both entities share the vision of improving rail transport through sustainability, efficiency, and innovation. Implementing the wheel noise reduction system in Euskotren's train fleet marks a significant milestone in their joint commitment to innovation, sustainability, and the community's well-being.

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