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    Auvergne-Rhône Alpes region orders EMUs


    FRANCE: Acting on behalf of the Auvergne-Rhône Alpes region, SNCF has awarded Bombardier Transportation a firm order to supply 19 Regio 2N double-deck EMUs totalling 114 cars. They are scheduled to enter service on the Lyon – Mâcon and Lyon – Valence lines in mid-2023. ...

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    Öresundståg ETCS contract awarded


    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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    Transitio opts for Civity Nordic


    SWEDEN: Local authority owned rolling stock leasing company AB Transitio has announced its intention to procure 30 EMUs from CAF for use on regional services in southern Sweden, with an option for a further 34 sets. The trains are due to be ordered within an existing ...

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    Seoul GTX Line A train contract awarded


    SOUTH KOREA: The SG Rail special purpose company formed to design, finance and build Line A of the Great Train Express network of commuter lines around Seoul has awarded Hyundai Rotem a 345bn won contract to supply 15 trainsets by 2024. The eight-car trains to be ...

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    BLS orders EMUs


    SWITZERLAND: BLS has placed a firm order for a further six Stadler Flirt electric multiple-units. The order has been placed using an option on a contract for an initial 52 six-car Flirt EMUs which was signed by BLS and Stadler in January 2018. Stadler had ...

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    First order for Mireo Plus B battery EMUs


    GERMANY: The Land of Baden-Württemberg’s rolling stock body SFBW has ordered 20 battery-equipped Mireo Plus B electric multiple-units from Siemens Mobility, which will then be responsible for their availability over a 29½-year operating life. The two-car EMUs with 120 seats are to be deployed on ...

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    First Stadler multiple-unit arrives in Slovenia


    Source: Uroš Kobale SLOVENIA: The first of 52 Stadler multiple-units ordered by national operator SŽ arrived in Slovenia on March 11. On April 17 2018 SŽ placed an initial order worth €170m for 11 four-car Stadler Flirt 160 km/h electric multiple-units equipped for 3 kV ...

  • Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn has awarded Stadler a contract to supply 12 Orion three-car metre-gauge rack EMUs

    Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn orders rack EMUs


    SWITZERLAND: Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn has awarded Stadler an SFr148·5m contract to supply 12 three-car metre-gauge rack electric multiple-units to replace hauled stock on its regional services. The first of the EMUs are scheduled to be delivered for testing in mid-2022, with all 12 in service from ...

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    Warszawa suburban EMU contract awarded


    POLAND: Suburban operator SKM Warszawa has awarded Newag a contract to supply 21 electric multiple-units by November 30 2022. The order covers 15 trainsets between 85 and 95 m in length and six between 70 and 77 m long. They will be used to increase capacity ...

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    Class 710 EMUs deployed on London Overground Liverpool Street routes


    Class 710 liverpool st Overground UK: London Overground began using Class 710 electric multiple-units on its routes from London Liverpool Street on March 3. The Aventra EMUs being built by Bombardier Transportation in Derby are replacing the oldest rolling stock operating on ...

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    Normandie’s inter-city EMUs enter service


    FRANCE: The first of 40 Bombardier-built Omneo Premium electric multiple-units procured by SNCF on behalf of the Normandie region entered revenue service on the Paris – Caen – Cherbourg route on February 17.

  • DB Regio Netz Lausitz Siemens Mireo EMU

    ‘Modern and higher-quality’ EMUs ordered for Lausitz services


    GERMANY: DB Regio has awarded Siemens Mobility a contract to supply 18 three-car Mireo electric multiple-units for use on Netz Lausitz regional passenger services from late 2022. The EMUs to be supplied from Siemens’ Krefeld plant will have 180 seats including ‘premium-quality’ first class areas and ...

  • Class 660 RegioPanter EMU for ŽSSK

    ŽSSK unveils RegioPanter EMU


    SLOVAKIA: The first of 25 Class 660 RegioPanter electric multiple-units which national passenger operator ŽSSK ordered from a consortium of Škoda Transportation and local partner ŽOS Trnava in March 2018 was unveiled on February 6. The order comprises 13 three-car EMUs with a capacity of 247 ...

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    Alstom signs battery-electric multiple-unit contract


    Source: Alstom Design Styling GERMANY: Alstom has been awarded a €100m contract to supply and maintain the first battery-electric version of its Coradia Continental multiple-unit family. The 11 three-car BEMUs have been ordered by Mittelsachsen transport authority ZVMS, which has taken out a ...

  • Austrian Federal Railways has placed a firm order for Siemens Mobility to supply a further 11 Desiro ML Cityjet electric multiple-units by the end of 2021.

    ÖBB places final order under 200-EMU framework


    AUSTRIA: Austrian Federal Railways has placed a firm order for Siemens Mobility to supply a further 11 Desiro ML Cityjet electric multiple-units by the end of 2021. The order announced on January 31 is the last to be placed under a 2010 framework contract covering up ...

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    Merseyrail Class 777 arrives in Liverpool


    The first of the Stadler Class 777 EMUs to renew the Merseyrail suburban fleet is now on test. Tony Miles reports from Kirkdale.

  • Central Suburban Passenger Co has awarded Transmashholding’s Demikhovsky factory a contract to supply 10 EP2D electric multiple-units.

    Moscow suburban EMU order


    RUSSIA: Transmashholding’s Demikhovo plans is to supply a further 10 EP2D 11-car DC electric multiple-units to Moscow operator Central Suburban Passenger Co between February and May this year. The manufacturer said the EMUs would combine modern looks and high performance with passenger comfort and safety. The ...

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    Tunis suburban railway modernisation backed by EBRD


    TUNISA: The acquisition of 18 light rail vehicles to replace ageing rolling stock on the 18 km Tunis – La Goulette – La Marsa 750 V DC overhead electric suburban railway is to be financed using a €45m loan agreed last month by the European Bank for ...

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    Greater Anglia’s first Class 720 commuter EMU delivered for testing


    UK: The first of the Class 720 Aventra electric multiple-units which Bombardier Transportation’s Derby factory is supplying for Greater Anglia’s London commuter services has been delivered to Ilford depot ahead of testing. Entry into passenger service is planned for spring this year, with the entire fleet ...

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    Czech region orders its own EMU fleet


    CZECH REPUBLIC: Jihomoravský has become the first regional authority to order its own rolling stock, placing a contract for Škoda Transportation to supply 37 RegioPanter low-floor 160 km/h electric multiple-units between spring 2021 and the end of 2022. Škoda Transportation was the only bidder to remain ...