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At Innotrans, the leading international trade fair for rail and transport technology, Jim Meade, CEO of Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail and Lars Kräft, Vice President Industrial Business at Rolls-Royce Power Systems signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the supply of at least nine MTU Hybrid PowerPacks from 2021. In the picture: Jim Meade (third from left) and Lars Kräft (second from right).

Rolls-Royce and Irish Rail bring MTU hybrid drives to the Emerald Isle

Sep 19, 2018 - Rolls-Royce and Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail, the state-owned railway of the Republic of Ireland, will jointly pioneer the use of MTU hybrid rail drives on the Irish railway network.

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Rolls-Royce will initially deliver two MTU Hybrid PowerPacks based on type 6H 1800 engines to Porterbrook. These will be fitted into a Turbostar DMU in the beginning of 2020 which will then be trialled for a period of six months during regular operations. The agreement includes an option for the retrofitting of a second DMU with two MTU Hybrid PowerPacks. Based on the performance of the Hybrid fitted units, Porterbrook hopes to offer customers the opportunity to convert their existing Turbostar fleets into HybridFLEX trains through the installation of MTU Hybrid PowerPacks.

Rolls-Royce and Porterbrook launch first hybrid rail project in the UK with MTU Hybrid PowerPacks

Sep 19, 2018 - Rolls-Royce and Porterbrook, the UK’s largest owner of passenger rolling stock, have agreed the delivery of MTU Hybrid PowerPacks that can convert Class 168 and Class 170 ‘Turbostar’ DMUs from...

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At 600 KW per cylinder the new engines B36:45V20 offer a 20 per cent increase in power compared to their predecessors. The engines set a new standard in power and efficiency with exceptionally low fuel consumption and emissions of NOx, CO2, SOx and particulates.

Rolls-Royce launches new range of powerful medium speed V-Engines

Sep 19, 2018 - Rolls-Royce has today launched a V-line version of the new B33:45 liquid fuel and B36:45 gas engine series. This completes the new engine family, following the launch of the first variants three years...

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For the UK‘s Intercity Express Programme, Rolls-Royce Power Systems is delivering a total of 360 MTU PowerPacks for 122 Hitachi trainsets. Under the Value Care Agreement, MTU guarantees the availability of these drive systems for the coming 27.5 years. The PowerPacks are equipped with data loggers to enable both MTU and the manufacturer of the trainsets, Hitachi, to jointly monitor the performance of the drive systems.

'MTU Rail Service 4.0' – MTU Go! Act and Go! Manage digital tools support global customer service

Sep 18, 2018 - Rolls-Royce Power Systems is strengthening its activities to expand the digital services for the customers. Therefore the digital solutions team will be doubled in size by the end of 2018 to 80...

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Visitors in Monaco, will be able to have a look at Rossinavi's 49 metre long "Flying Dagger", which is powered by three 16V 4000 MTU engines.

Rolls-Royce to present the latest hybrid systems and service solutions from MTU in Cannes and Monaco

Sep 14, 2018 - Rolls-Royce will be showcasing MTU’s state-of-the-art propulsion systems and service solutions for motor and sailing yachts at this year’s yacht shows in Cannes from 11 to 16 September and in Monaco...

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The Federal Government’s coordinator for the maritime industry, Norbert Brackmann (r.), handed over the notification for the funding of the MethQuest lead project by the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy to Andreas Schell (2nd. on the r.), CEO of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, Dr. Frank Graf (2nd. on the l.), Director, Gas Technology at the DVGW Research Centre at Engler-Bunte-Institute of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Dr. Michael Hönl, project manager funding projects at MTU.

Meth(an)Quest lead project launched: Federal Government to provide funding to industry and science for the use of gas from renewable energy sources in transport and energy supply

Sep 14, 2018 - In the new Meth(an)Quest lead project, which is being funded by the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), technologies are to be developed that will support Germany’s energy...

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As of 2020, Rolls-Royce will launch a range of completely integrated MTU hybrid ship propulsion systems on the market. The propulsion systems will also be made available for yachts, work boats, ferries and patrol boats in a power range extending from around 1,000 kilowatts to 4,000 kilowatts per power train.

Rolls-Royce introduces new MTU hybrid propulsion systems for ships

Sep 05, 2018 - As of 2020, Rolls-Royce will launch a range of completely integrated MTU hybrid ship propulsion systems onto the market. The propulsion systems will also be made available for yachts, work boats,...

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New digital tools MTU Go!Act and MTU Go!Manage for even better support: The digital tools MTU Go!Act and MTU Go!Manage from Rolls-Royce Power Systems provide analysis of connected systems. MTU Go!Act for smartphones alerts customers to any faults that may have arisen in connected systems and enables them to identify and eliminate the fault quickly. Details of faults can also be sent to a supervisor or specific team. MTU Go!Manage is a platform that links up a customer’s system to Rolls-Royce Power Systems and significantly improves communication with MTU partners, distributors and the Customer Care Center. The operation and status of connected equipment is continually monitored and visualised, so that the operator and service and maintenance experts can respond quickly in the event of any irregularities and ensure that the system operates efficiently and reliably – helping Rolls-Royce Power Systems to deliver on its Value Care Agreement.

‘MTU Marine Service 4.0’ – MTU Go! Act and Go! Manage digital tools support global customer service

Sep 05, 2018 - Rolls-Royce Power Systems is strengthening its activities to expand the digital services for the customers. Therefore the digital solutions team will be doubled in size by the end of 2018 to 80...

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With the new MTU solution, information previously scattered over diverse displays is now collated at a standardized display using a single graphic interface which enables faster overview using an ultra-modern visuals concept.

MTU unveils new integrated bridge concept for safe and efficient ship operation

Sep 04, 2018 - MTU showcases its new integrated bridge concept at the SMM in Hamburg, the leading maritime trade show. The new integrated bridge forms the central point of access to all information that is crucial...

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104 young people around the world are currently embarking on vocational training courses with Rolls-Royce Power Systems. 74 of them are in Friedrichshafen.

104 young professionals start out with Rolls-Royce Power Systems around the world

Sep 04, 2018 - 104 young people around the world are currently embarking on vocational training courses with Rolls-Royce Power Systems. 74 of them are in Friedrichshafen.

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