Next stop: The future

This full-size mock-up of a futuristic metro train shows that public transport could be about to take a big step away from the noisy, worn-out metal cages of the past.

Driverless and with a sleek, attractive design, the Siemens Inspiro concept train is 30 percent more energy efficient and 20 percent lighter than conventional metro trains. The concept could well find a home in the growing market for rail transport, with German transport consultancy company SCI predicting that urban rail will grow faster than high-speed and conventional rail, albeit from a smaller base.

Building your own urban rail solution?

EDGE’s Possibilities section takes a look at interesting developing technologies from around the world and the Seco tools that can be used to make them a reality.

Solutions for railway wheels

From high-power locomotives to high-speed trains, Seco understands the complexities involved in machining new railway wheels.

Our broad range of toolholders includes solutions designed for the unique challenges of specific railway wheels, allowing you to optimise machining of these large pieces, while also extending the life of your tools.


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