EMEF’s profit increases to 3.4 million euros

2016: Profit for third year running -  Empresa de Manutenção de Equipamento Ferroviário, S.A. (EMEF) ended the 2016 financial year with a profit of 3.4 million euros, as opposed to 1.3 million in 2015 and 900,000 euros in 2014. EBITDA (without compensation) also grew substantially to 5.6 million euros in 2016, while turnover increased by around 10% to 63 million euros. Alberto Cast...
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EMEF delivers first New Generation Alfa Pendular to CP

Empresa de Manutenção de Equipamento Ferroviário, S.A. (EMEF) delivered the first New Generation Alfa Pendular train to CP today, following the thorough refurbishment carried out in recent months at its Central Workshops in Entroncamento. In addition to general mid-life mechanical and electrical maintenance (R1), the train underwent thoroughgoing refurbishment to improve passenger safety and ...
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EMEF shows new Alfa Pendular to Portuguese parliament

- "160 years of rail travel in Portugal" EMEF - Empresa de Manutenção de Equipamento Ferroviário, S.A. has a stand at the exhibition 160 Years of Rail Travel in Portugal, which opens today at the Portuguese parliament. EMEF will be showing its work on the in-depth refurbishment that it is currently carrying out on the Alfa Pendular trains. Visitors can use an interactive 3D app to board the...
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EMEF and NomadTech organise 10th European meeting

EMEF assisted in the organisation of the annual meeting of the Association of European Heads of Equipment and Production, which was held in Porto on 20 and 21 October. It was attended by the maintenance and operation directors of companies from Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland. NomadTech, an EMEF - NomadDigital joint venture, also took part. ...
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EMEF shows off Alfa Pendular’s new look in Berlin

Innotrans 2016: Virtual reality tours of new trains EMEF, Empresa de Manutenção de Equipamento Ferroviário, S.A. will be present at the 2016 InnoTrans International Trade Fair for Transport Technology, which starts today in Berlin. The company will be displaying its in-depth refurbishment of the Alfa Pendular trains. Visitors can use an interactive 3D app to "board" the coaches and look arou...
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EMEF to maintain Fertagus rolling stock

Fertagus has hired EMEF to handle part of the heavy maintenance of its fleet of 18 UQE3500-series trains starting in September at the Entroncamento workshop. The contract is for two years and is worth €1,240,000. EMEF will maintain different rotables, such as main compressors, brake blocks and distributors, bogies and batteries, to a total of around 880 components. Castanho Ribeiro, CEO of E...
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EMEF boosts profits in 2015

EMEF - Empresa de Manutenção de Equipamento Ferroviário, S.A. closed the financial year in the black, for the second consecutive year. The company achieved profits for 2015 of 1.378 million euros (EBITDA of 3.1 million euros), up by 52% on the profits recorded in 2014. With turnover up by 6% to 58 million euros, EMEF was also successful in cutting its total liabilities by around 20% (ap...
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EMEF chosen for light maintenance of Porto Metro

EMEF – Empresa de Manutenção de Equipamento Ferroviário, S.A has signed a two-year contract with Prometro SA (ViaPorto) for the light maintenance of all the Porto Metro trains. The contract provides for preventive and corrective maintenance of all the Porto Metro's Eurotram and Tram Train rolling stock and workshop premises (including service stations), repair and maintenance machinery and spar...
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EMEF hires qualified workers

Empresa de Manutenção de Equipamento Ferroviário S.A. is currently hiring 85 qualified workers for its workshops in Guifões and Entroncamento. The recruitment process will last throughout April and the company wishes to hire electromechanical workers, mechanical fitters and welders, among other skilled workers. These new workers will reinforce EMEF's specialised human resources ready for the...
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Lusogate is effective and energy efficient

Innovative system developed by EMEF & NomadDigital - The Lusogate system began in the EMEF Innovation and Development Department and continued at NomadTech (an EMEF and NomadDigital joint venture). It has proved its effectiveness in replacing power modules by traction converters in series 2300/2400 rail cars resulting in a reduction of around 12% in energy consumption. The research...
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