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  • Impression of Hyundai Rotem high speed train for Uzbekistan (Image Hyundai Rotem)

    Uzbekistan signs South Korean high speed train order


    UZBEKISTAN: Hyundai Rotem’s first order to export high speed trainsets was amongst several co-operation agreements signed during South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol’s visit to Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on June 14. Plans for the 270bn won order for Hyundai Rotem and South Korean operator Korail ...

  • Korail has put its latest generation of high speed train into commercial service

    KTX-CheongRyong high speed train enters service


    SOUTH KOREA: Korail put its latest generation of high speed train into commercial service on May 1. Two eight-car KTX-CheongRyong trainsets are now diagrammed to operate on the Gyeongbu high speed line and on the Honam line, offering passengers journey times of 2 h 17 min ...

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    ABB to set up traction centre after Queensland EMU contract win


    AUSTRALIA: ABB has been awarded a US$150m contract to provide complete traction packages for 65 electric multiple-units which Hyundai Rotem is to supply under the Queensland Train Manufacturing Programme. The company is also to invest US$6m to establish a traction centre of excellence in Maryborough with ...

  • Los Angeles metro train impression (Image Hyundai Rotem)
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    Hyundai Rotem USA wins Los Angeles metro train contract


    USA: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority has selected Hyundai Rotem USA as the winner of a contract to supply metro trains. The $663·7m order approved by the board on January 25 covers 182 vehicles, with an option to order 50 more. Designated HR5000, the trains ...

  • Tanzania Railways Corp electric loco on test (Photo TRC) (3)

    Electric locomotive on test in Tanzania


    TANZANIA: Tanzania Railways Corp is testing the first of 17 E6800 electric locomotives that Hyundai Rotem is supplying for the standard gauge railway project. In July 2021 TRC awarded the South Korean manufacturer a 335·4bn won contract to supply 17 four-axle 25 kV 50 Hz electric ...

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    Uzbekistan plans South Korean train order


    UZBEKISTAN: National Railway UTY is to buy six inter-city electric multiple-units from Hyundai Rotem in 2023-26. The planned order was announced via presidential decree on October 10 after a Uzbek delegation visited South Korea. It is to be financed through a €185m 35-year loan from South ...

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    Domestically developed tram technology on test


    SOUTH KOREA: Domestically-developed articulation technology for low-floor trams has been produced by a consortium of Daejeon Transportation Corp, Hyunwoo Systems, Korea Testing Institute for Industrial Technology, Hyundai Rotem and Shinhyung E&G. The project which aims to remove the need to import equipment began in April 2021, ...

  • Seoul GTX A testing
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    Testing begins on Seoul GTX Line A


    SOUTH KOREA: Test running has started on a 28 km section of Line A on the Great Train Express commuter rail network in Seoul. The first test run starting at Suseo station on September 21 was attended by Won Hee-ryong, Minister of Land, Infrastructure & ...

  • Tanzania Hyundai Rotem standard gauge trains (7)

    Tanzania Railways Corp standard gauge locomotives and EMUs unveiled


    TANZANIA: The first of the electric locomotives and multiple-units which Hyundai Rotem is to supply for Tanzania Railways Corp’s standard gauge line have been unveiled at the manufacturer’s Changwon factory in South Korea. Guests at the event on July 26 included Tanzanian ...

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    Hyundai Rotem presents hydrogen tram


    SOUTH KOREA: Hyundai Rotem has developed a demonstration hydrogen-fuel cell powered tram as part of a national project which aims to strengthen the position of South Korean suppliers in the global light rail market by adapting existing technologies from the automotive sector. Research and development began ...

  • Impression of train for Queensland

    Downer picks Hyundai Rotem to support delivery of Queensland EMU fleet


    AUSTRALIA: Downer has formed a consortium with Hyundai Rotem to build, commission and maintain 65 six-car 1 067 mm gauge electric multiple-units for Queensland. The Queensland government had selected Downer in February as the preferred bidder over CAF and Alstom for the A$4·6bn contract, which is ...

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    Korail and Supreme Railways order high speed trains


    SOUTH KOREA: Hyundai Rotem has been awarded a contract to supply 31 high speed trains to South Korea’s two inter-city operators. The supplier will deliver 17 eight-car EMU-320 high speed trainsets for national operator Korail, plus 14 similar sets to private operator Supreme Railways, Hyundai Rotem ...

  • Kaohsiung Red Line Hyudai Rotem train impression
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    Kaohsiung MRT awards railway systems contract for Red Line South Extension


    TAIWAN: Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit Bureau has awarded a turnkey contract to a consortium of ST Engineering and Hyundai Rotem for the supply of railway systems and rolling stock for the Red Line South Extension, also known as the Siaogang – Linyuan Line. Intended to serve ...

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    First Seoul GTX trainset unveiled


    SOUTH KOREA: The first EMU for Line A of the Great Train Express commuter rail network currently under construction in Seoul has been unveiled by manufacturer Hyundai Rotem at its Changwon plant. The trains have a maximum operating speed of 180 km/h, reflecting GTX’s status as an ...

  • kr-AREX Incheon-Airport Express train design 2

    Next-generation A’REX fleet design unveiled


    SOUTH KOREA: Incheon airport shuttle operator A’REX has unveiled the design of its next generation of 150 km/h express trains.

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    Warsolino tram beats energy efficiency targets


    INNOTRANS: Hyundai Rotem is showing one the 123 Warsolino low-floor trams ordered for Warszawa in what operator Tramwaje Warszawskie said was the largest tram contract ever signed in Poland. The contract signed in June 2019 included a base order for 85 bidirectional and 18 unidirectional trams ...