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    Green loan to finance Danish electric train fleet

    2020-11-10T15:12:00Z

    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 ...

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    Vectron locomotives approved for operation in Denmark

    2020-09-24T05:10:00Z

    DENMARK: The first three of 42 Siemens Mobility Vectron AC electric locomotives ordered by national passenger operator DSB are expected to be delivered this month, after the Transport, Construction Housing Authority granted approval for operation in Denmark on September 15. ...

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    Study finds uncertainties in rail to bus conversion

    2020-06-23T06:00:00Z

    Source: Lokaltog DENMARK: Conversion of the Østbanen local railway in eastern Sjælland into a busway could be a viable alternative to renewing the life-expired rail infrastructure, a study has suggested. The infrastructure rail renewals which are required are expected to take 2½ years and cost ...

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    Free webinars to support UK rail suppliers seeking export opportunities

    2020-05-11T10:59:00Z

    UK: The Railway Industry Association is holding a series of free webinars in partnership with the Department for International Trade to support UK rail companies looking to win export business. Participants will hear from DIT Trade Advisors about opportunities arising in a number of European countries. ...

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    DSB orders the 1 000th Vectron locomotive

    2020-05-04T11:27:00Z

    DENMARK: Siemens Mobility announced the sale of its 1 000th Vectron locomotive on May 4, with Danish national passenger operator DSB confirming an order for a further eight AC electric locos. DSB has now ordered a total of 42 Vectrons, procuring an initial 26 in 2018 ...

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    Metro Report International

    Low-key opening for København metro Line M4

    2020-03-30T13:46:00Z

    DENMARK: ‘It was different to what we had imagined,’ said Henrik Plougmann Olsen, CEO of København metro operator Metroselskabet after planned celebrations to mark the opening of Line M4 on March 28 were cancelled because of the coronavirus. ‘The trains just started running over the new section, ...

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    Öresundståg ETCS contract awarded

    2020-03-27T13:40:00Z

    EUROPE: Alstom has been awarded a €35m contract to supply and install Atlas ETCS onboard equipment for the X31 Contessa electric multiple-units used on Öresundståg services in eastern Denmark and southern Sweden. Alstom is to supply an integrated system enabling the EMUs to use legacy ATC-2 ...

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    European Commission approves public financing of Fehmarn Belt fixed link

    2020-03-24T06:00:00Z

    EUROPE: The European Commission has concluded that Denmark’s public financing model for the Fehmarn Belt rail and road tunnel to Germany is compatible with EU state aid rules. The Commission had approved the model in July 2015, but ferry companies Scandlines and Stena Line subsequently appealed. In ...

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    Øresund EMU wi-fi contract awarded

    2020-03-13T11:07:00Z

    EUROPE: Nomad Digital has been awarded a contract to supply and maintain passenger wi-fi on the fleet of electric multiple-units used on Öresundståg services in eastern Denmark and southern Sweden. The aim is to roll-out wi-fi across the entire fleet of 111 three-car Adtranz X31 EMUs ...

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    Metro Report International

    Odense Letbane takes delivery of its first tram

    2020-02-21T10:56:00Z

    dk- odense stadler pankow tram DENMARK: The first of 16 Stadler Pankow trams for the light rail line under construction in Odense was delivered on February 20, with Mayor Peter Rahbæk Juel watching the vehicle being unloaded from the lorry which brought it from ...

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    Fehmarn Belt railway consultancy contract awarded

    2020-02-10T06:00:00Z

    DENMARK: Fehmarn Belt rail and road tunnel project promoter Femern A/S has appointed SNC-Lavalin Group company Atkins to provide multidisciplinary railway consultancy services for the construction of the 18 km fixed link between Denmark and Germany. The agreement runs for eight years with potential for extension. Atkins ...

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    Talgo to supply coaches for DSB’s Hamburg service

    2020-02-05T13:26:00Z

    DENMARK: National operator DSB has selected Talgo to supply a fleet of locomotive-hauled coaches to operate international services to and from Hamburg.

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    Conversion of local railway into a busway to be studied

    2020-02-05T09:00:00Z

    Source: Lokaltog DENMARK: A feasibility study for converting the Østbanen local railway in eastern Sjælland into a busway is to be undertaken following an agreement between Minister of Transport Benny Engelbrecht and the regional council. The jointly-funded DKr3·5m study is to be undertaken in parallel ...

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    Work starts on Roskilde – Holbæk electrification

    2020-01-23T09:43:00Z

    Source: Banedanmark DENMARK: Preparatory works are to get underway this month on the 25 kV 50 Hz electrification of the Roskilde – Kalundborg line in western Sjælland, infrastructure manager Banedanmark announced on January 22. This includes the removal of lineside vegetation on the first section ...

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    Kattegat road-rail fixed link to be studied

    2020-01-22T06:00:00Z

    DENMARK: There are good prospects for a road and rail fixed link across the Kattegat between Sjælland and Jylland, the government has announced. Further studies are to be undertaken, building on preliminary studies initiated by the previous government. The proposed east–west link would shorten the travel ...

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    Battery trains to be tested in Denmark

    2019-11-29T16:52:00Z

    DENMARK: Suppliers are to be invited to test battery-powered trains on regional lines in late 2020 and early 2021, ahead of a potential order which could see battery trains enter passenger service from 2025. Under an agreement between the Ministry of Transport Housing and ...

  • Banedanmark has asked for help to automate the digitisation of more than 10 000 paper-based records of its electrical networks.
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    Banedanmark seeks ideas for digitising cable information

    2019-11-29T08:00:00Z

    DENMARK: Infrastructure manager Banedanmark has asked for help to automate the digitisation of more than 10 000 paper-based records of its electrical networks. The aim is to comply with legislation requiring electrical network owners to digitise their records, and to make it easier for contractors to ...

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    Danish parliament approves Vestfyn fast line

    2019-11-21T10:51:00Z

    DENMARK: A law granting the Minister of Transport legal powers to build a 35 km line suitable for 250 km/h operation between Odense Vest and Kauslunde on the island of Fyn was approved by parliament on November 21. The double-track electrified Vestfyn line would be 4 ...

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    Nordjyske Jernbaner expands fleet

    2019-09-19T05:00:00Z

    DENMARK: Local railway operator Nordjyske Jernbaner has ordered a further four Alstom Coradia Lint diesel multiple-units for delivery by mid-2021. This will expand its fleet of 13 similar units which were delivered in 2017. The two-car 140 km/h units will have 120 seats, wi-fi, air-conditioning, a ...

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    Banedanmark awards lidar scanning contract

    2019-09-09T09:00:00Z

    DENMARK: Infrastructure manager Banedanmark has awarded Fugro a four-year framework agreement for lidar scanning of its 3 100 track-km network. Fugro said its ‘unique’ RILA train-borne survey technology would be used to simultaneously acquire lidar data and imagery of the track and surrounding environment to create ...