All Electro-diesel articles

  • Welsh tri-mode multiple-unit on show in Berlin
    Rail Business UK

    Welsh tri-mode multiple-unit on show in Berlin


    INNOTRANS: One of the tri-mode Flirt UK multiple-units capable of operation on diesel, 25 kV 50 Hz electric and battery power which Stadler is supplying to Transport for Wales is on show at the InnoTrans trade fair, ahead of entry into service later this year. ...

  • Rail Operations (UK) Stadler Class 93 bodyshell
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    Tri-mode locomotive ‘of firsts’ to be delivered next year


    UK: The bodyshell for the first of the Class 93 tri-mode electric-diesel-battery locomotives ordered by Rail Operations (UK) has been completed at Stadler’s factory at Valencia in Spain. ‘This is a project of firsts’, said Iñigo Parra, CEO of Stadler Valencia, on July 21. ‘The Class ...

  • ŁKA 31WEha-001 (Photo Radek Kopras)

    Łódz orders multiple-units


    POLAND: Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna has awarded Newag a contract for the supply and maintaince of three electro-diesel multiple units for stage four of the Łódź Agglomeration Railway programme, with an option for a further two. The order for the intital three trainsets is valued at 75·6m ...

  • GB Railfeight Stadler Class 99 Eurodual electro-diesel locomotive impresssion
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    Class 99 electro-diesel locomotive order confirmed


    UK: GB Railfreight, leasing company Beacon Rail and Stadler have signed an agreement for the supply of 30 Class 99 six-axle electro-diesel locomotives for entry into service from 2025. The operator said they would be the first electro-diesel locomotives capable of hauling heavy freight at main ...

  • GB Railfreight is planning to order a fleet of main line electro-diesel locomotives
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    GB Railfreight plans order for future-proofed bi-mode locomotives


    UK: GB Railfreight is planning to order a fleet of main line electro-diesel locomotives with a modular design which would facilitate future replacement of the diesel engine with a battery or hydrogen fuel cell module. Rail Business UK understands that advanced negotiations are underway with Stadler ...

  • Switzerland, Wengernalpbahn WAB He(m) 4-4 '41' locomotive

    Wengernalpbahn locomotive delivered


    SWITZERLAND: Wengernalpbahn has taken delivery of the first of three Hem 4/4 narrow-gauge electro-diesel locomotives that it ordered from Stadler Bussnang in October 2019 at a cost of SFr13·5m for use on the Wengen Shuttle service. The first locomotive was delivered on ...

  • Zachodniopomorskie voivodship has placed a 100m złoty order for a further five Newag Impuls 2 36WEh electro-diesel multiple-units

    More electro-diesel trainsets ordered


    POLAND: Zachodniopomorskie voivodship has placed a 100m złoty order for a further five Newag Impuls 2 36WEh electro-diesel multiple-units for use on partially electrified routes. The additional sets have been ordered using an option in an August 2020 contract which covered an initial two units worth ...

  • TPE 68024 crossing the Pennines (Photo: Tony Miles)
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    Bi-mode locomotives sought by TransPennine Express and GWR


    UK: TransPennine Express is seeking expressions of interest in the provision of between 15 and 30 bi-mode locomotives, with an option for a further five for use on Great Western Railway’s Night Riviera sleeper service. In its detailed specification TPE states that the 160 km/h locomotives ...

  • Siemens Mobilty Vectron locomotive under construction (Photo Siemens Mobility)

    DB orders 50 more electro-diesel locomotives


    GERMANY: DB Cargo has awarded Siemens Mobility a firm order to supply a further 46 Vectron Dual Mode electro-diesel locomotives, and the DB Bahnbaugruppe infrastructure services business has ordered four. The orders announced on January 18 have been placed under a September ...

  • CZ Loko Hydrogen shunter impression

    Developing alternative traction for shunting locos


    CZECH REPUBLIC: CZ Loko is developing a prototype hydrogen powered version of its Effishunter 1000 four-axle diesel loco design. Provisionally branded HydrogenShunter 1000, this will use hydrogen cells to charge traction batteries, with an output of up to 800 kW. Design work is also underway on ...

  • Transport for Wales Stadler Flirt
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    First Flirts delivered to Wales


    UK: The first two of the 35 Flirt multiple-units which Stadler is supplying to Transport for Wales have been delivered to Cardiff Canton depot, ready for testing and commissioning ahead of entry into service next year. ‘The arrival of the first unit in Cardiff less than ...

  • CargoNet Stadler EuroDual loco impression

    CargoNet leases electro-diesel locos


    NORWAY: National freight operator CargoNet has signed a long-term full-service lease agreement for European Loc Pool to supply it with two Stadler EuroDual six-axle electro-diesel locomotives at the end of October 2022. The locomotives will have an output of 2·8 MW in diesel mode and 6 ...

  • Norske Tog Stadler Flirt electro-diesel (5)

    Electro-diesel Flirt handed over in Norway


    NORWAY: A ceremony to mark the handover of the first of 14 electro-diesel Flirt multiple-units being built by Stadler for use by SJ Nord was hosted by the manufacturer, national rolling stock owner Norske Tog and the future operator on September 1. ...

  • Körfez Ulaştırma Stadler EuroDual loco

    Electro-diesel locomotives arrive in Turkey


    TURKEY:·The first two of seven Stadler EuroDual electro-diesel locomotives ordered by Körfez Ulaştırma have been delivered to the port of Derince in Kocaeli, two weeks after leaving the factory in Valencia. Approval testing by an independent company and regulator UHDGM has begun ...

  • Transport for Wales Stadler Flirt trainset (5)
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    Transport for Wales Flirts on test in Switzerland


    UK: Testing has begun in Switzerland of the first of the Flirt multiple-units which Stadler is building for Transport for Wales, ahead of delivery for further testing on the Wales & Borders network and entry into passenger service from the end of 2022. Stadler is supplying ...

  • Coradia Polyvalent H2_Copyright Alstom Design_Styling5
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    Interview: Alternative traction can deliver decarbonisation in Europe


    Alstom’s decision to focus on ‘net zero’-compliant traction technology as long ago as 2014 is firmly bearing fruit in Europe, the company’s Vice-President for Regional Rolling Stock Brahim Soua* tells Nick Kingsley.

  • Regiolis cross-border trainset (Photo: Région Grand Est)

    Grand Est cross-border fleet unveiled


    FRANCE: The first of 30 electro-diesel trainsets for cross-border services between the French region of Grand Est and the German Länder of Baden-Württemberg, Rheinland-Pfalz and Saarland was demonstrated to local politicians and officials in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse on July 10. An identical trainset is meanwhile ...

  • Siemens Mobility Vectron Dual Mode

    Framework agreement for up to 30 electro-diesel locos signed


    GERMANY: Paribus Rail Investment Management has signed a framework agreement with Siemens Mobility for the supply and full-service maintenance of up to 30 Vectron Dual Mode electro-diesel locomotives, with a firm order for an initial seven. The locos will be equipped for 15 kV 16·7 Hz ...

  • RFI Stadler Mermec diagnostic train impression

    Bi-mode diagnostic trains ordered


    ITALY: Infrastructure manager RFI has awarded a consortium of Stadler and Mermec a contract to design, manufacture and supply five electro-diesel multiple-units which will be used for real-time inspection of track and overhead electrification equipment. The diagnostic units will have three cars plus a power module, ...

  • Tren Maya P'atal train impression (Image Alstom) (2)

    Contract for jaguar inspired Tren Maya fleet signed


    MEXICO: The 36·6bn pesos contract to supply 42 diesel and electro-diesel trainsets for the Tren Maya project was signed in the presence of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on June 9. National tourism promotion fund Fonatur announced on May 26 that it had chosen a consortium ...