All Germany articles – Page 9

  • The funding agreement was signed on the platform of the disused Siemensstadt station.
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    Siemensstadt S-Bahn funding agreement

    2019-06-28T12:34:43Z

    GERMANY: The long-disused S-Bahn branch to the Berlin suburb of Siemensstadt and Gartenfeld is set to be reactivated following the signing of an agreement between Deutsche Bahn's Board Member for Infrastructure Ronald Pofalla and the city's Mayor Michael Müller on July 28 to fund the necessary planning studies at an ...

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    Bayern awards two operating contracts

    2019-06-28T07:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Bayern railway agency BEG awarded DB Regio two overlapping operating contracts on June 24. The first is an interim contract covering the operation of long-distance regional services on the 220 km route from München to Lindau via Memmingen for one year from December 2020, while the second covers the ...

  • Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn has awarded Alstom a €45m contract to supply eight Coradia Lint diesel multiple-units for use on Netzes Elbe-Spree regional passenger services from December 2022.
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    ODEG orders Stage V compliant DMUs

    2019-06-20T09:52:08Z

    GERMANY: Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn has awarded Alstom a €45m contract to supply eight Coradia Lint diesel multiple-units for use on Netzes Elbe-Spree regional passenger services from December 2022. Announcing the order on June 20, Alstom said the 140 km/h DMUs would be its first with a powerpack complying with EU ...

  • Stadler officially unveiled the Flirt Akku last year.
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    Stadler receives first Flirt Akku battery train order

    2019-06-19T15:58:47Z

    GERMANY: Schleswig-Holstein transport authority NAH.SH has selected Stadler to supply 55 Flirt Akku battery multiple-units to operate regional services and provide 30 years of maintenance. Announcing its selection as preferred bidder on June 19, Stadler said that it will reveal more details when the contract is signed, which is ...

  • Technology designed to automatically detect anomalous behaviour which could lead to train services being disrupted is to be tested at Berlin-Südkreuz station (Photo: Deutsche Bahn/Christian Bedeschinski).
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    DB tests CCTV analytics at Berlin station

    2019-06-18T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Technology designed to automatically detect anomalous behaviour which could lead to train services being disrupted is to be tested at Berlin-Südkreuz station from June 18. The project is being undertaken by Deutsche Bahn, the federal police and technology suppliers IBM Germany, a consortium of Hitachi, Conef and MIG, and ...

  • Transdev subsidiary NordWestBahn has awarded Stadler a €100m contact to supply 16 Flirt electric multiple-units for use on Regio-S-Bahn Bremen/Niedersachsen services.
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    Transdev orders Regio-S-Bahn Bremen Flirts

    2019-06-13T13:25:26Z

    GERMANY: Transdev subsidiary NordWestBahn has awarded Stadler a €100m contact to supply 16 Flirt electric multiple-units for use on Regio-S-Bahn Bremen/Niedersachsen services from December 2022. The order announced on June 13 follows the award in April of a competitively-tendered contract for incumbent NordWestBahn to continue to operate the services from ...

  • VFLI expects to become the first operator in France to use the Eurodual when it adds the prototype loco to its fleet later this year.
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    Stadler sees success on six axles

    2019-06-10T11:05:00Z

    EUROPE: Stadler says that its family of six-axle diesel, electric and bi-mode Eurodual locomotives are ‘30 to 40% better in terms of track forces’ than ‘most of the four-axle locos in use around Europe today’. Antonio García Ricos, Engineering Vice-President of Stadler Valencia, told the Transport Logistic trade show in ...

  • DB Regio has placed its first order for Stadler Kiss double-deck electric multiple-units.
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    First Kiss for DB Regio

    2019-06-06T12:43:46Z

    GERMANY: DB Regio has placed its first order for Stadler Kiss double-deck electric multiple-units, signing a €220m contract on June 5 for 18 four-car units for use in Schleswig-Holstein. This follows the award in April of a contract for incumbent and sole bidder DB Regio to continue to operate Elektronetz ...

  • Toshiba Railway Europe unveiled a electric-diesel-battery hybrid traction technology demonstrator locomotive at the Transport Logistic trade show in München.
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    Toshiba unveils tri-mode locomotive demonstrator

    2019-06-04T09:21:35Z

    GERMANY: Toshiba Railway Europe unveiled a electric-diesel-battery hybrid traction technology demonstrator locomotive at the Transport Logistic trade show in München on June 4. The company has a contract to supply 50 diesel-battery centre cab locomotives to DB Cargo from 2021, TRE Managing Director Hinrich Krey told Railway Gazette. The demonstrator ...

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    Alstom awarded Zollernalbbahn DMU contract

    2019-06-03T12:35:00Z

    GERMANY: Following a European tender, Baden-Württemberg’s rolling stock procurement body SFBW has awarded Alstom a contract to supply 18 two-car Lint 54 diesel multiple-units for use on Zollernalbbahn services between Tübingen and Aulendorf from December 2020. The 140 km/h units will have 150 seats, air-conditioning, wi-fi, power sockets, passenger ...

  • The additional EMUs will enable TransRegio to lengthen trains from two to three units on the busy Remagen – Köln section of the route from December 2020.
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    EMUs ordered to increase capacity on the MittelrheinBahn

    2019-05-22T11:04:09Z

    GERMANY: Siemens Mobility is to supply Transdev subsidiary TransRegio with six Mireo electric multiple-units for use on the Mainz – Bingen southern section of MittelrheinBahn route RB26 which runs along the west bank of the River Rhein between Mainz, Bingen, Koblenz, Bonn and Köln. The operator currently has 17 Siemens ...

  • The Fahma rolling stock subsidiary of Rhein-Main transport authority RMV has awarded Alstom a contract to supply and support a fleet of 27 fuel cell multiple-units.
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    ‘World’s largest fleet of fuel cell trains’ ordered

    2019-05-21T09:03:29Z

    GERMANY: Following a European tender, the Fahma rolling stock subsidiary of Rhein-Main transport authority RMV has awarded Alstom a contract to supply and support a fleet of 27 fuel cell multiple-units. ‘RMV will have the world's largest fleet of fuel cell trains in passenger service’, said RMV Managing Director Prof ...

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    FlixTrain ready to launch Berlin – Köln route

    2019-05-10T08:14:36Z

    GERMANY: Open access inter-city operator FlixMobility has opened ticket bookings for its third daytime FlixTrain route, with daily services between Berlin and Köln expected to begin on May 23. Single fares are available from €9·99. Journey times of between 5 h and 6 h will be around 3 h quicker ...

  • urostar is working with Deutsche Bahn to resolve a ticketing system compatibility issue which will prevent the German national operator from selling through tickets between Germany and the UK.
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    Eurostar and DB seek to solve through ticketing issue

    2019-05-07T11:44:19Z

    EUROPE: Eurostar is working with Deutsche Bahn to resolve a ticketing system compatibility issue which will prevent the German national operator from selling through tickets between Germany and the UK. Last year Eurostar awarded Dutch software company Sqills a contract to provide its S3 Passenger sales, distribution and reservation suite ...

  • Bayern transport authority BEG has awarded DB Regio a contract to operate the future route S6 of the Nürnberg S-Bahn network.
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    Nürnberg S6 contract awarded

    2019-05-07T10:06:42Z

    GERMANY: Bayern transport authority BEG has awarded DB Regio a contract to operate the future route S6 of the Nürnberg S-Bahn network. The contract runs from the December 2021 timetable change to December 2030. It covers the operation of around 600 000 train-km/year on the Nürnberg Hbf – Neustadt (Aisch) ...

  • Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has directly awarded DB Regio Nordost a contract to continue to operate Ostseeküste-West services.
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    Rostock – Hamburg direct award

    2019-05-01T08:24:00Z

    GERMANY: The Land of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has decided to directly award incumbent DB Regio Nordost a contract to continue to operate Ostseeküste-West regional passenger services for a further two years from the end of its current contract in December 2019. Announcing the decision on April 30, the Land ’s Ministry ...

  • Map of the 41 railway lines in Baden-Württemberg where passenger services could be reintroduced.
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    Baden-Württemberg shortlists lines for reopening

    2019-04-30T14:04:26Z

    GERMANY: The Land of Baden-Württemberg has commissioned a detailed comparative study of the cost and feasibility of reintroducing passenger services on 41 routes, following an initial investigation which looked at 75 closed or freight-only lines. The study is to be completed by the end of 2020, and aims to ...

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    Länderbahn confirmed as Ostsachsen II operator for 12 more years

    2019-04-25T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Netinera subsidiary Länderbahn announced on April 1 that it will continue to run Ostsachsennetz II services under its Trilex brand for a further 12 years from December 14 2019. In April 2018 DB Regio subsidiary Start Ostsachsen was selected for the concession by a group of four transport ...

  • Schleswig-Holstein has awarded sole bidder DB Regio the Elektronetz Ost passenger operating contract (Photo: DB/Uwe Miethe).
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    DB Regio awarded Elektronetz Ost contract

    2019-04-16T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: The Land of Schleswig-Holstein has awarded sole bidder DB Regio the Elektronetz Ost passenger operating contract. Running from December 2022 to December 2035, the contract covers services RB86 Lübeck – Travemünde, RE8/80 Lübeck Hbf – Hamburg Hbf and RB85 Lübeck Hbf – Puttgarden, a total of 175 route-km. There ...

  • NordWestBahn has won the next contract to operate Regio-S-Bahn Bremen/Niedersachsen passenger services.
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    NordWestBahn retains Niedersachsen contract

    2019-04-15T15:08:46Z

    GERMANY: Transdev-owned incumbent NordWestBahn has been confirmed as the winner of the next contract to operate Regio-S-Bahn Bremen/Niedersachsen passenger services, following an international tender called by the two Länder . The contract runs from December 2021 until December 2036. It covers routes: RS1: Bremen-Farge – Bremen Hbf – Verden/Aller; ...