All Traction & Rolling Stock articles – Page 13

  • Stadler is to supply three trainsets for the Bergbahn Lauterbrunnen-Mürren line.
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    Swiss narrow gauge railway updates fleet

    2019-10-01T09:00:00Z

    SWITZERLAND: Jungfraubahn Holding has awarded sole bidder Stadler Bussnang a SFr17·3m+VAT contract to supply three trainsets for the 4·3 km Bergbahn Lauterbrunnen-Mürren line. Services on what the operator describes as ‘one of the most beautiful panoramic tracks in the Alps’ are currently provided using four 560 ...

  • First bodyshell for the dual-gauge rolling stock ordered for through services between Montreux and Interlaken Ost has been completed.
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    GoldenPass Express stock takes shape

    2019-09-30T11:00:00Z

    SWITZERLAND: Construction of the first bodyshell for the dual-gauge rolling stock ordered for through services between Montreux and Interlaken Ost has been completed, and the vehicle is now being fitted out at Stadler’s Bussnang factory. The trains will operate on the metre-gauge tracks of the Montreux-Oberland ...

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    World rolling stock market - September 2019

    2019-09-29T00:00:00Z

    Australia: UGL announced on August 8 that it had won a contract to build four diesel locomotives for Pacific National.On August 19 Alstom Transport Australia was named preferred bidder to supply 41 six-car C-series EMUs for the Transperth network, as well as six DMU cars to ...

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    Newag awarded locomotive contracts

    2019-09-27T07:00:00Z

    Trako POLAND: PKP Intercity has awarded Newag a contract to supply a further 10 Griffin 160 km/h electric locomotives. The 183·8m złoty order has been placed as an option on a May 2018 contract for an initial 20 locomotives. It was announced at ...

  • EAV has selected Hitachi Rail to supply 40 electric multiple-units for the Circumvesuviana railway.
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    Circumvesuviana EMUs ordered

    2019-09-25T13:17:00Z

    ITALY: Napoli regional transport operator EAV has selected Hitachi Rail to supply and maintain 40 1·5 kV DC electric multiple-units for the 950 mm gauge Circumvesuviana railway. President of the Campania region Vincenzo De Luca said the €314m order announced on September 24 would provide a ...

  • Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp Series 700T trainset.
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    High speed trains’ electrical equipment to be replaced

    2019-09-25T07:00:00Z

    TAIWAN: Toshiba Infrastructure Systems Solutions Corp has been awarded a contract to supply replacement electrical equipment for Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp’s fleet of 30 Series 700T trainsets. TISS will manufacture the equipment at its Fuchu site in Japan for delivery from the first ...

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    MBTA orders double-deck coaches

    2019-09-24T15:26:00Z

    USA: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has awarded Hyundai Rotem a $278·5m sole-source contract to supply 80 double-deck coaches. These will replace single deck vehicles to increase capacity on the Boston commuter rail network by more than 14 000 seats/day. A $41m contract for engineering and programme ...

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    Bayerische Oberlandbahn increases DMU order

    2019-09-22T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Bayerische Oberlandbahn has placed a €25m order for six Alstom Coradia Lint diesel multiple-units. The firm order announced on September 16 has been placed using an option on a 2018 contract for 25 DMUs. All 31 are scheduled to be delivered by 2020, and ...

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    VTG orders timber wagons

    2019-09-21T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Leasing company VTG Rail Russia has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to supply 150 flat wagons for carrying timber products. Deliveries are scheduled to be completed by the end of this year. The Type 13-6852-02 wagons produced at UWC’s Tikhvin plant have a 25 ...

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    Frecciargento 700 to serve Bari from September 29

    2019-09-19T13:21:00Z

    ITALY: Trenitalia’s Frecciargento trainsets will begin serving Bari from the end of September, working two trains a day between Milano and Bari via the Adriatic corridor. Presenting the new trains to local decision makers at Bari Centrale on September 19, Trenitalia’s Director, Long Haul, Paolo Attanasio ...

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    Long Island Rail Road M-9 cars enter service

    2019-09-19T12:00:00Z

    MTA Long Island Rail Road has put the first of its Kawasaki M-9 EMUs into service (Photo: Joseph M Calisi) USA: New York commuter operator MTA Long Island Rail Road has put the first of its Kawasaki M-9 electric multiple-unit cars into service. The 750 V ...

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    Nordjyske Jernbaner expands fleet

    2019-09-19T05:00:00Z

    DENMARK: Local railway operator Nordjyske Jernbaner has ordered a further four Alstom Coradia Lint diesel multiple-units for delivery by mid-2021. This will expand its fleet of 13 similar units which were delivered in 2017. The two-car 140 km/h units will have 120 seats, wi-fi, air-conditioning, a ...

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    PKP Cargo orders 31 locomotives

    2019-09-18T15:22:00Z

    POLAND: Newag signed what it said was its largest-ever contract on September 17, covering the supply of 31 Dragon 2 electric locomotives to PKP Cargo for 518·9m złoty. Deliveries are scheduled for 2019-22. All 31 of the E6ACTa six-axle heavy freight locos will be equipped for ...

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    SNCF selects CAF to supply inter-city fleet

    2019-09-18T14:14:00Z

    FRANCE: SNCF Mobilités has selected CAF as preferred bidder for a €700m contract to supply 28 electric multiple-units for medium and long-distance Intercités services on the Paris – Clermont-Ferrand and Paris – Limoges – Toulouse routes. There would be options for up to 75 more trainsets, ...

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    Leo Express takes delivery of CRRC EMU

    2019-09-17T15:24:00Z

    CZECH REPUBLIC: The first of three Sirius electric-multiple-units being built for Leo Express has arrived in the Czech Republic, having been shipped from China via the port of Bremen. Tailor made for the open access operator by CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive, the multi-system ...

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    DB Netz orders electrification maintenance vehicles

    2019-09-17T12:32:00Z

    GERMANY: Infrastructure manager DB Netz has signed a seven-year framework agreement with Harsco Rail covering the supply of up 56 catenary maintenance vehicles worth €250m. There is a firm order for an initial 16 to be delivered from 2022, and seven more are expected to follow ...

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    RegioJet expands capacity on Bratislava commuter route

    2019-09-17T08:18:00Z

    RegioJet SLOVAKIA: On September 16 RegioJet introduced double-deck coaches to increase morning and evening peak capacity on the Bratislava – Dunajská Streda – Komárno route, where ridership in the first half the year reached 2·3 million, a 50% increase on the same period last year. ...

  • Egyptian National Railways has awarded Thales a three-year contract to modernise signalling and telecoms.
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    Egyptian locomotive renewal programme underway

    2019-09-16T10:00:00Z

    EGYPT: Egyptian National Railways has invited expressions of interest in the supply of up to 100 diesel-electric locomotives for use on long-distance passenger services, with tendering expected to get underway by the end of the year. The project is to be funded with a €290m loan ...

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    Rail Cargo Hungaria orders CRRC locomotives

    2019-09-16T08:59:00Z

    HUNGARY: ÖBB-owned freight operator Rail Cargo Hungaria has awarded CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive a contract to supply four prototype ‘high power’ electric–battery main line and shunting locomotives. The two types of locomotive have been designed to RCH’s specifications at CRRC’s expense. The shunters are intended to replace ...

  • UWC's tank cars for PhosAgro
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    PhosAgro orders technically sophisticated sulphur wagons

    2019-09-13T12:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Fertiliser producer PhosAgro Group has ordered a further 56 molten sulphur tank wagons from United Wagon Co. They are scheduled to be delivered from UWC’s TikhvinChemMash factory by the end of the year. PhosAgro has around 2 500 modern wagons supplied by UWC, and the ...