Europe rail industry news

Latest railway industry news from Europe, including operations, infrastructure, rolling stock and policy.

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PKP Cargo looks to acquire Romanian operators

2019-10-18T12:36:00+01:00

EUROPE: Polish freight operator PKP Cargo announced on October 17 that it had started talks to acquire shares in three Romanian operators.

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London St Pancras twins with Bordeaux Saint-Jean to promote direct service

2019-10-18T10:23:00+01:00

EUROPE: Channel Tunnel rail link concessionaire HS1 Ltd announced a twinning agreement between its London St Pancras International station and SNCF’s Bordeaux Saint-Jean station on October 18, saying this would help to progress the development of proposals for a through passenger service between the cities.

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First RER NG EMU emerges

2019-10-18T09:56:00+01:00

FRANCE: The first of 255 double-deck EMUs being built by Alstom and Bombardier for Paris RER lines D and E has been completed, and is expected to start testing shortly, Île-de-France Mobilités announced on October 18.

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ADIF signs rescue locomotive contract

2019-10-18T09:12:00+01:00

SPAIN: Infrastructure manager ADIF has signed a contract for a consortium of Stadler and Erion to supply 22 Eurolight diesel-electric locomotives for use on maintenance, rescue, inspection and snow clearing trains on the 1 435 mm gauge high speed network, the Swiss company announced on October 18.

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SKM Warszawa cancels train order with Pesa

2019-10-17T14:14:00+01:00

POLAND: Suburban operator SKM Warszawa announced on October 17 that it was cancelling its contract with Pesa for the supply of 13 electric multiple-units, owing to the supplier’s failure to meet the delivery deadlines.

The Norwegian and Spanish infrastructure managers have signed a memorandum of understanding covering the exchange of experiences, mutual training, joint workshops, study visits and technical assistance.

Infrastructure managers share knowledge

2019-10-17T10:13:00+01:00

EUROPE: The Norwegian and Spanish infrastructure managers have signed a memorandum of understanding covering the exchange of experiences, mutual training, joint workshops, study visits and technical assistance.

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