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Bombardier to supply up to 300 EMUs to ÖBB AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) announced on September 21 that Bombardier has been selected as preferred bidder for a framework contract to supply up to 300 EMUs.
India scraps separate railway budget AFTER 92 years, India's cabinet decided on September 21 to abandon the British era legacy of annually presenting a separate railway budget in parliament.
ÖBB reveals Nightjet brand for overnight trains AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has announced its new brand for overnight services as well as further details of its plans for night trains, some of which will be taken over from German Rail (DB) in December 2016.
Kars – Tbilisi – Baku sleeping car revealed IRJ at InoTrans 2016: Stadler and Azerbaijan Railways (ADY) jointly presented a new fleet of sleeper coaches for the Kars – Tbilisi – Baku railway at InnoTrans on September 22.
Hungarian track inspection train revealed IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: HUNGARIAN State Railways (MÁV) presented its new FMK-008 track condition measurement train at InnoTrans, the first time it has been publicly displayed outside Hungary.
Stadler and SBB unveil Giruno at InnoTrans STADLER CEO Mr Peter Spuler and Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) CEO Mr Andreas Meyer jointly unveiled SBB’s new 250km/h RABe 501 Giruno EMU at InnoTrans on September 21.
Siemens presents Riyadh metro train IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: SIEMENS presented the first driverless Inspiro metro train for Riyadh metro Line 1 (Blue Line) to representatives of Arriyadh Development Authority (ARA) at InnoTrans on September 20.
Via Rail prepares to order new trains IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: CANADIAN inter-city passenger operator Via Rail is moving forward with preparations to procure a new fleet of bi-mode (diesel and electric) trains as part of its $C 4bn plan to upgrade the Toronto – Ottawa – Montreal corridor.

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stadler-presents-class-88-locomotive-for-drs
September 23, 2016
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Stadler formally launched the new EuroDual bi-mode locomotive for British operator Direct Rail Services (DRS) at InnoTrans on September 20. Ten of the locomotives, designated class 88...
qatar-education-city-lrt-set-for-2017-opening
September 23, 2016
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: SIEMENS says it has delivered eight of the 19 Avenio QEC low-floor LRVs for Qatar’s Education City light rail line, while the remaining 11 vehicles are...
dobrindt-calls-for-quieter-freight-trains
September 23, 2016
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Germany’s minister of transport and digital infrastructure Mr Alexander Dobrindt, says he wants to ban noisy freight trains by 2020, ahead of the European Commission’s plan...
bombardier-to-supply-up-to-300-emus-to-öbb
September 23, 2016
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) announced on September 21 that Bombardier has been selected as preferred bidder for a framework contract to supply up to 300 EMUs. Bombardier has offered its latest-generation...
öbb-reveals-nightjet-brand-for-overnight-trains
September 23, 2016
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has announced its new brand for overnight services as well as further details of its plans for night trains, some of which will be taken over...
india-scraps-separate-railway-budget
September 23, 2016
AFTER 92 years, India's cabinet decided on September 21 to abandon the British era legacy of annually presenting a separate railway budget in parliament. The decision has revived speculation that the...
db-sncf-and-fs-to-develop-interoperable-ticketing
September 23, 2016
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: German Rail (DB), French National Railways (SNCF) and Italian State Railways (FS) have agreed to establish a permanent governance structure for the exchange of timetable and...

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