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    DSB awards EMU depot contract


    DENMARK: DSB has awarded a DKr641m contract to MT Højgaard Danmark for construction of the first of two dedicated maintenance depots to support the fleet of inter-city EMUs on order from Alstom. The København depot is to be developed on the site of the capital’s former ...

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    ETCS Level 2 goes live on Roskilde – Køge – Næstved line


    DENMARK: All trains on the Roskilde – Køge – Næstved line in Sjælland began operating using ETCS Level 2 with effect from August 3, after infrastructure manager Banedanmark commissioned the next phase of its national Signalling Programme.

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    Metro Report International

    Odense light rail phase two options presented


    DENMARK: Two options are put forward in a report into possible future expansion of the light rail line which is currently under construction in Odense. The 14·5 km phase one line running from Tarup in the northwest to Hjallese in the south is expected to open ...

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    Green transport no longer a distant vision as DSB signs landmark electric train contract


    DENMARK: ‘After many years of planning and preparation, we can now start the practical work of getting the trains of the future to Denmark’, said DSB CEO Flemming Jensen when the national passenger operator signed a major framework contract with Alstom for the supply of electric multiple-units.

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    Metro Report International

    ICM Mobility acquires mobile ticketing and payment specialist Unwire


    DENMARK: ICM Mobility Group has acquired mobile ticketing and payment specialist Unwire, which offers a white label platform aggregating services ranging from traditional public transport to micromobility, paratransit, rideshare and other options. Features include multimodal trip planning and on-demand microtransit booking and scheduling. København-based Unwire ...

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    Stadler lodges objection to DSB multiple-unit contract


    DENMARK: Stadler has lodged an objection to DSB’s selection of Alstom for a contract to supply around 150 electric multiple-units as part of its Future Train rolling stock renewal strategy. The national passenger operator had named Alstom as preferred bidder on April 12 for its ...

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    Snälltåget will not bid for Stockholm – Brussels night train contract


    EUROPE: Open access operator Snälltåget has decided not to bid for the contract to operate the Swedish government’s proposed overnight service between Stockholm, Malmö, Hamburg, Köln and Brussels.

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    Teleste information screens selected for Danish stations


    DENMARK: Infrastructure manager Banedanmark has awarded Teleste a framework contract for the supply of up to 4 500 outdoor TFT LCD displays as part of work to enhance passenger information provision at stations. The contract runs for five years, with an option for a further ...

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    DSB increases Talgo order to provide more international capacity


    DENMARK: DSB has decided to increase the capacity of the eight Talgo trainsets it has ordered for use on services to Hamburg. The national passenger operator said international ticket sales were increasing before the pandemic, and this would help to meet growing demand for more climate-friendly ...

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    Alstom selected for ‘milestone’ Danish electric train contract


    DENMARK: National passenger operator DSB has named Alstom as the winner of a contract to supply at least 100 electric multiple-units in 2024-29, saying the order marks an important milestone in the transition to more climate-friendly and sustainable public transport. Formal ...

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    Spanish fruit and vegetables reach Denmark by rail


    EUROPE: Transfesa Logistics and Euro Pool System have expanded the CoolRail network of refrigerated services to Denmark, with the first trial delivery of a container of fresh fruit and vegetables. This travelled from Almussafes near Valencia in Spain to Denmark via Köln, with a transit ...

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    Vectron validates ETCS on Øresund Bridge


    EUROPE: Test running on the Øresund fixed link with an ETCS-equipped Vectron locomotive from Siemens Mobility has successfully validated the use of ERTMS onboard equipment for cross-border operation between Sweden, Denmark and Germany. The link is fitted with a mixture of Swedish and Danish signalling and ...

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    Metro Report International

    DSB awards S-bane automation consultancy contract


    DENMARK: National passenger operator DSB has selected a joint venture of international consultants to assist with the automation of the København S-bane network.

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    Virtual groundbreaking launches construction of the Fehmarn Belt tunnel


    EUROPE: A virtual groundbreaking ceremony was held on January 1 to officially mark the start of construction of the 18 km Fehmarnbelt tunnel between Denmark and Germany. Plans for a live event in Rødbyhavn on January 4 had been cancelled because of ...

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    Hospital station to open next year


    DENMARK: Gødstrup station which Banedanmark is building on the Herning – Holstebro line in western Jylland is nearing completion and on course to open in spring 2021, the infrastructure manager confirmed in December. Intended to serve the hospital now under construction at Gødstrup, 6 km northwest ...

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    Aalborg airport rail link ready to open


    DENMARK: The rail link to Aalborg Lufthavn will open with the timetable change on December 13, infrastructure manager Banedanmark has confirmed.

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    Digital twin platform for pantograph condition monitoring


    DENMARK: A digital twin platform for pantograph condition monitoring has been launched by PantoInspect. PantoSystem combines ultra-high speed 3D laser scanners with an AI cloud and big data tools to automatically identify each type of pantograph and provide accurate measurements. This is expected to be ...

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    Plastic bottles made into high-visibility workwear


    DENMARK: Engel Workwear has launched the Safety Light range of high visibility protective safety clothing with 50% of the material made from recycled plastic bottles. The regenerated polyester fibres spun from plastic bottles is combined with 40% cotton and 10% standard polyester to produce a ...

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    Stockholm – Berlin night train tickets go on sale


    EUROPE: Snälltåget has opened ticket sales for the Stockholm – Berlin night train service which it is to launch on March 27 2021. The service will run twice per week in April, May and September, with daily departures in June, July and August. Prices start from ...

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    Green loan to finance Danish electric train fleet


    DENMARK: National passenger operator DSB has signed a €400m green loan agreement with the Nordic Investment Bank to finance the acquisition of electric trains in 2020-25. The 15-year loan will contribute towards the acquisition of 42 Siemens Mobility Vectron electric locomotives, more than 100 EMUs and ...