UK: GB Railfreight is to lease 32 Ecofret2 triple-platform container wagons from VTG Rail UK, which said it had made ‘significant investments’ in the latest version of the Ecofret design.
QATAR: A 2·12 km circular tramway in the Msheireb Downtown Doha district of the capital opened at the end of December.
SWITZERLAND: Chemin de Fer Nyon-Saint-Cergue-Morez has awarded Stadler a contract to supply six two-car electric multiple-units. Deliveries are scheduled between late 2021 and early 2022.
USA: Dallas Area Rapid Transit has awarded Stadler a $112m contract to maintain the fleet of diesel multiple-units which it is to supply for the Silver Line project, along with the associated depot.
UK: The first of the Class 745/0 Flirt inter-city trainsets which Stadler is supplying for Greater Anglia’s Norwich – London Liverpool Street main line route entered service on January 8. All 10 are expected to be in traffic by mid-April.
MEXICO: The state of Nuevo León has awarded CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co a contract to supply 26 articulated light metro trainsets to Monterrey.
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