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  • DB Cargo has awarded Siemens Mobility a framework contract for the supply of up to 400 Vectron Dual Mode electro-diesel locomotives
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    DB Cargo awards framework agreement for 400 electro-diesel locos

    2020-09-08T11:16:00Z

    GERMANY: DB Cargo has awarded Siemens Mobility a framework contract for the supply of up to 400 Vectron Dual Mode electro-diesel locomotives, which would be delivered in a number of variants to meet the national freight operator’s particular needs. Siemens Mobility said the agreement announced ...

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    Great Western Railway takes delivery of trimode electro-diesel multiple-unit

    2020-08-31T05:00:00Z

    UK: Great Western Railway has taken delivery of the first of 19 Class 769 Flex multiple-units equipped to operate using 750 V DC third rail, 25 kV 50 Hz overhead or diesel power. The Class 769 has been developed from Class 319 dual-system EMUs formerly used ...

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    Polish region orders electro-diesel multiple-units

    2020-08-06T15:00:00Z

    POLAND: Newag has signed a 40m złoty contract to supply an initial two two-car Impuls 2 36WEh electro-diesel multiple-units to Zachodniopomorskie voivodship, with an 200m złoty option for a further 10 units. The first two are expected to be delivered this year for entry into passenger ...

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    NJ Transit orders more electro-diesel locomotives

    2020-07-21T11:33:00Z

    USA: A $70·5m order for a further eight Bombardier Transportation ALP45-DP electro-diesel locomotives was approved by the New Jersey Transit board on July 15. They are scheduled to be delivered from 2022, taking the commuter operator’s ALP45-DP fleet to 60 locos. They can operate at 200 ...

  • MÁV-Start has exercised an option for Stadler’s Valencia plant to supply a further four Citylink electro-diesel tram-trains for the route being developed to link Hódmezővásárhely with Szeged.
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    Electro-diesel tram-train order expanded to support service increase

    2020-07-03T13:59:00Z

    HUNGARY: National passenger operator MÁV-Start has exercised an option for Stadler’s Valencia plant to supply a further four Citylink electro-diesel tram-trains for the route being developed to link Hódmezővásárhely with Szeged. The country’s first tram-train project aims to provide a high-quality service for daily commuters between ...

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    MKB orders Vectron Dual Mode locomotives

    2020-03-27T11:26:00Z

    GERMANY: Mindener Kreisbahnen has ordered two Vectron Dual Mode electro-diesel locomotives from Siemens Mobility. These will be able to operate from the 15 kV 16·7 Hz overhead electrification or by using a 2 400 kW diesel engine on non-electrified routes. The locos are scheduled to ...

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    Appenzeller Bahnen electro-diesel locomotives delivered

    2019-12-25T06:00:00Z

    SWITZERLAND: Appenzeller Bahnen has taken delivery of two Stadler Gem 2/2 electro-diesel locomotives for use on its infrastructure maintenance trains. The two-axle metre-gauge locomotives were ordered at cost of SFr5·3m in March 2018 to replace 50-year old diesel-only locos. The 28 ...

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    First order for Vectron Dual Mode brings 'the best of two worlds'

    2019-11-18T16:09:00Z

    GERMANY: Railsystems RP has become the first customer for Siemens Mobility’s Vectron Dual Mode electro-diesel locomotive, with an order announced on November 18 for two to be delivered at the end of 2020. Announced at InnoTrans 2018 and unveiled at the manufacturer’s München-Allach plant in March ...

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    Vectron family goes bimode

    2019-11-13T08:30:00Z

    Siemens has developed a 2 MW electro-diesel variant of its modular locomotive family, which will help to reduce exhaust emissions where diesel trains now run on electrified routes. Dr Harry Hondius reports from München.

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    Grand Est orders electro-diesels for services to Germany

    2019-10-22T11:28:00Z

    FRANCE: The Grand Est region has placed a €360m order for a further 39 Alstom Coradia Polyvalent electro-diesel multiple-units for delivery in 2022-24. The order announced on October 22 includes 30 four-car units to be delivered from the end of 2023 for use on cross-border services ...

  • Körfez Ulaştırma has awarded Stadler a contract to supply seven Eurodual electro-diesel locomotives.
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    Turkish operator orders Stadler electro-diesel locos

    2019-08-27T08:58:04Z

    TURKEY: The Körfez Ulaştırma rail transport subsidiary of oil refiner Tüpraş has awarded Stadler a contract to supply seven Eurodual electro-diesel locomotives from 2021, along with an eight-year full service maintenance agreement. Stadler said the order announced on August 27 was its first contract in Turkey, and they would ...

  • EIB said the replacement of life-expired rolling stock with more comfortable and accessible vehicles would encourage modal shift.
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    Electro-diesel train financing approved

    2019-06-20T07:00:00Z

    SPAIN: The European Investment Bank approved a €100m loan on June 13 to part-finance the planned €201m procurement of 26 electric and five electro-diesel trainsets for use by RENFE on suburban and rural services on the former FEVE metre-gauge network in northern Spain. EIB said the replacement of life-expired rolling ...

  • On behalf of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, SNCF Mobilités has awarded Alstom a €32m contract to supply five four-car Coradia Polyvalent electro-diesel multiple-units.
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    PACA orders electro-diesel multiple-units

    2019-05-13T12:57:00Z

    FRANCE: Acting on behalf of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, SNCF Mobilités has awarded Alstom a €32m contract to supply five four-car Coradia Polyvalent electro-diesel multiple-units. The regional units to be delivered between the end of 2020 and early 2021 will have 214 seats with individual reading lights and power sockets, ...

  • The Department for Transport named Abellio as the winner of the next East Midlands passenger rail franchise.
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    Bimode and hydrogen trains as Abellio wins next East Midlands franchise

    2019-04-10T08:47:39Z

    UK: The Department for Transport named Abellio as the winner of the next East Midlands passenger franchise on April 10. Formal award is subject to a regulatory standstill period. The contract is due to begin on August 18 2019 and run until at least August 21 2027, with DfT having ...

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    Siemens unveils Dual-Mode Vectron

    2019-03-12T09:23:43Z

    GERMANY: The first of two prototype Vectron Dual-Mode locomotives was formally unveiled at the Siemens Mobility plant in München-Allach on March 11. Announced at InnoTrans 2018 last September, the 160 km/h Bo-Bo electro-diesel locomotive is intended to fill a gap in the Vectron range, and is intended primarily for freight ...

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    Alstom train makes first run in Dakar

    2019-01-15T15:45:14Z

    SENEGAL: President Macky Sall was among the invited guests who joined the first test run of an Alstom Coradia Polyvalent multiple-unit in Senegal on January 14. The train’s first run marks a further step in preparations for the opening of the 55 km Train Express Régional rail link between the ...

  • Porterbrook is to supply Rail Operations Group with two Flex electro-diesel multiple-units equipped to carry postal and other just-in-time light freight traffic.
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    Electro-diesel multiple-units ordered for postal services

    2019-01-07T15:19:31Z

    UK: Leasing company Porterbrook is to supply Rail Operations Group with two Flex electro-diesel multiple-units equipped to carry postal and other just-in-time light freight traffic. Delivery is planned for early 2020. The trains are to be rebuilt from Class 319 EMUs formerly used on Thameslink passenger services, and will be ...

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    Electro-diesel Vectron takes shape

    2018-10-19T08:38:01Z

    GERMANY: Siemens Mobility has started the construction of two prototype Vectron Dual Mode electro-diesel locomotives, filling a gap in its current product range. The first is expected to be ready for display at the Transport Logistic fair in München next June. With authorisation for operation in Germany expected by the ...

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    Pesa to develop automated electro-diesel freight locomotive

    2018-09-21T08:25:20Z

    POLAND: PKP Cargo, Pesa and the TABOR Institute of Rail Vehicles signed an agreement at InnoTrans on September 19 to develop an automated electro-diesel locomotive. PKP Cargo and Pesa will create a design based on Pesa’s Gama locomotive platform, which will be verified by TABOR. Following testing by PKP ...

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    Heavy haul Eurodual locomotive launched

    2018-09-19T06:03:26Z

    GERMANY: Open access operator Havellaendische Eisenbahn and rolling stock builder Stadler jointly presented one of Europe's most powerful freight locomotives at a ceremony in the outdoor display area at InnoTrans on September 18. The six-axle electro-diesel Eurodual locomotive is rated at up to 7 MW under electric power, and ...