All Traction & Rolling Stock articles – Page 6

  • Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn has awarded Stadler a contract to supply 12 Orion three-car metre-gauge rack EMUs
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    Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn orders rack EMUs

    2020-03-11T11:48:00Z

    SWITZERLAND: Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn has awarded Stadler an SFr148·5m contract to supply 12 three-car metre-gauge rack electric multiple-units to replace hauled stock on its regional services. The first of the EMUs are scheduled to be delivered for testing in mid-2022, with all 12 in service from ...

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    Warszawa suburban EMU contract awarded

    2020-03-04T10:47:00Z

    POLAND: Suburban operator SKM Warszawa has awarded Newag a contract to supply 21 electric multiple-units by November 30 2022. The order covers 15 trainsets between 85 and 95 m in length and six between 70 and 77 m long. They will be used to increase capacity ...

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    Nairobi DMU deal signed

    2020-03-03T10:14:00Z

    KENYA: The much-delayed contract for Kenya Railways to purchase 11 second-hand DMUs from Serveis Ferroviaris de Mallorca to operate commuter services around Nairobi was formally signed by KR Managing Director Phillip Mainga during a visit to the Balearic island on March 2.

  • ÖBB Personenverkehr has awarded sole bidder Alstom a contract to provide two hydrogen fuel cell multiple-units for trials.
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    ÖBB to test hydrogen multiple-units

    2020-03-02T14:16:00Z

    AUSTRIA: The national operator’s passenger business ÖBB Personenverkehr has awarded sole bidder Alstom a contract to provide two hydrogen fuel cell multiple-units for trials. The deal worth €1·87m includes the hire of two Coradia iLint multiple-units, along with the provision of maintenance services, hydrogen and associated ...

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    ATO tested on JR West’s Osaka Loop Line

    2020-02-25T10:08:00Z

    JAPAN: West Japan Railway has successfully tested automated train operation on a section of the Osaka Loop Line, as a precursor to introducing ATO on its busiest routes in the Osaka region.

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    SBB announces ICN tilting train modernisation plan

    2020-02-24T15:40:00Z

    Source: SBB SWITZERLAND: Swiss Federal Railways has announced plans to undertake the SFr400m mid-life refurbishment of its 44 ICN tilting inter-city trainsets in 2021-29. The work to ensure a further 20 years of operation of the RABDe 500 fleet will incorporate elements from the IC2000 ...

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    EffiShunter 300 locomotives to be delivered to Serbia

    2020-02-23T06:00:00Z

    SERBIA: Following an international tender, national passenger operator Srbija Voz has selected CZ Loko to supply two locomotives for shunting at stations and depots. The EffiShunter 300 locomotives, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2021, will be similar to a pair which infrastructure manager ...

  • Amtrak Acela Alstom Avelia Liberty (6)
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    Amtrak’s first Avelia Liberty heads to Pueblo for testing

    2020-02-20T09:57:00Z

    USA: The first of Amtrak’s next generation of trainsets for Acela Express services on the Northeast Corridor has left Alstom’s Hornell plant in New York state for nine months of dynamic testing at the Transportation Technology Center near Pueblo, Colorado. Following testing, ...

  • Tikhvin-produced flat cars for Laude Smart Intermodal SA
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    Laude Smart Intermodal orders heavy-duty container wagons

    2020-02-15T06:00:00Z

    EUROPE: Polish company Laude Smart Intermodal has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to supply a further 200 Type 13-6851-01 flat wagons for carrying heavy duty containers on the 1 520 mm gauge Russia – Poland corridor. The latest batch of wagons is scheduled to be ...

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    Articulated hopper wagons certified

    2020-02-14T13:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co has obtained certification for two designs of six-axle articulated hopper car with 25 tonne axleload bogies. The Type 19-6978 is intended for grain traffic, and the Type 19-6978-01 for mineral fertilisers. Both types have a capacity of 160 m 3 or ...

  • Class 660 RegioPanter EMU for ŽSSK
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    ŽSSK unveils RegioPanter EMU

    2020-02-12T07:00:00Z

    SLOVAKIA: The first of 25 Class 660 RegioPanter electric multiple-units which national passenger operator ŽSSK ordered from a consortium of Škoda Transportation and local partner ŽOS Trnava in March 2018 was unveiled on February 6. The order comprises 13 three-car EMUs with a capacity of 247 ...

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    Euromaint awarded Bergensbanen fleet maintenance contract

    2020-02-11T06:00:00Z

    NORWAY: National passenger operator Vy has awarded Euromaint a nine-year contract to maintain rolling stock used on the Bergensbanen route between Oslo and Bergen. Most of the work will be undertaken at a workshop which is under construction in Bergen. The contract award follows railway agency ...

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    RM Rail to begin series production of covered van design

    2020-02-08T06:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Wagon manufacturer RM Rail has obtained certification for its Type 11-1268 van design, and expects to begin series production in March. The design offers an axleload of 23·5 tonnes, a capacity of 68 tonnes and a floor area of 52·8 m 2 . The wide-opening ...

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    DB unveils refurbished Kiss EMU

    2020-02-05T16:54:00Z

    GERMANY: The first refurbished Stadler Kiss double-deck EMU for Deutsche Bahn was formally unveiled at Berlin Hbf by the head of DB Personenverkehr Berthold Huber on February 5.

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    Talgo to supply coaches for DSB’s Hamburg service

    2020-02-05T13:26:00Z

    DENMARK: National operator DSB has selected Talgo to supply a fleet of locomotive-hauled coaches to operate international services to and from Hamburg.

  • Impression of Alstom Coradia Continental battery-electric multiple-unit
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    Alstom signs battery-electric multiple-unit contract

    2020-02-05T11:45:00Z

    Source: Alstom Design Styling GERMANY: Alstom has been awarded a €100m contract to supply and maintain the first battery-electric version of its Coradia Continental multiple-unit family. The 11 three-car BEMUs have been ordered by Mittelsachsen transport authority ZVMS, which has taken out a ...

  • The design of the diesel multiple-units ordered for Transwa’s twice-daily Australind service has been unveiled
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    Australind DMU design revealed

    2020-02-05T06:00:00Z

    AUSTRALIA: The design of the diesel multiple-units ordered for Transwa’s twice-daily Australind service has been unveiled by Premier of Western Australia Mark McGowan. ‘The sleek new design will make the journey between Perth and Bunbury more comfortable for residents and tourists alike, encouraging more ...

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    RegioJet to develop central maintenance depot

    2020-02-04T08:00:00Z

    CZECH REPUBLIC: Independent operator RegioJet is to develop a central rolling stock maintaince depot for its fleet on a former scrap metal yard site which it has acquired in Praha’s eastern suburb of Dolní Měcholupy, close to Praha-Hostivař station. The site will be available for use ...

  • Austrian Federal Railways has placed a firm order for Siemens Mobility to supply a further 11 Desiro ML Cityjet electric multiple-units by the end of 2021.
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    ÖBB places final order under 200-EMU framework

    2020-02-03T10:33:00Z

    AUSTRIA: Austrian Federal Railways has placed a firm order for Siemens Mobility to supply a further 11 Desiro ML Cityjet electric multiple-units by the end of 2021. The order announced on January 31 is the last to be placed under a 2010 framework contract covering up ...

  • Central Suburban Passenger Co has awarded Transmashholding’s Demikhovsky factory a contract to supply 10 EP2D electric multiple-units.
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    Moscow suburban EMU order

    2020-02-01T06:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Transmashholding’s Demikhovo plans is to supply a further 10 EP2D 11-car DC electric multiple-units to Moscow operator Central Suburban Passenger Co between February and May this year. The manufacturer said the EMUs would combine modern looks and high performance with passenger comfort and safety. The ...