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Stadler and SBB unveil Giruno at InnoTrans IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: 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.
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PRESIDENT François Hollande of France has intervened in a bid to prevent Alstom from closing its Belfort locomotive and TGV power car manufacturing plant. The government plans to present proposals on September 30 to help Alstom...
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IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: 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. SBB placed an SFr...
public-unveiling-for-db’s-next-generation-ice
GERMAN Rail’s (DB) next generation high-speed train the ICE 4 was publically unveiled at Berlin Main Station on September 14 by Germany’s federal minister for transport and digital infrastructure Mr Alexander Dobrindt and DB CEO...
sncf-unveils-first-tgv-océane-train
THE first Alstom TGV 2N2 Euroduplex Atlantique train for the 302km Sud Europ Atlantique high-speed line was revealed to the press at Paris Montparnasse station on September 14 by French National Railways (SNCF) president Mr...
chinese-high-speed-network-reaches-20000km
CHINA’s high-speed network now exceeds 20,000km after the opening of a line linking Zhengzhou in the central Henan province with Xuzhou in eastern Jiangsu on September 10. The 360km line is designed for 300km/h operation and...
ntv-orders-more-pendolinos-from-alstom
THE president of Italian open-access operator NTV Mr Andrea Faragalli and Mr Michele Viale, managing director of Alstom Italy signed a contract in Rome on September 7 for the supply and maintenance of four additional...
next-generation-tgv-to-enter-service-in-2022
A joint project to develop the next-generation TGV was launched in Paris on September 7 by Voyages SNCF CEO Mrs Rachel Picard and Mr Jean-Baptiste Eymeoud, president of Alstom France. The aim of the so-called innovation...
db-plans-to-attract-50-million-more-passengers-by-2030
GermanRail’s (DB) long distance passenger division has drawn up a strategy to attract 50 million more passengers annually by 2030 in the face of rapidly growing competition from long distance buses and carpooling. Keith Fender...
amtrak-orders-alstom-trains-for-northeast-corridor
AMTRAK announced on August 26 that it has awarded Alstom a contract to supply 28 high-speed trains for the Washington DC - New York - Boston Northeast Corridor (NEC), which will replace the existing Acela...
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MALAYSIAN high-speed rail authority MyHSR Corporation and Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) confirmed on August 19 that they will launch a tender on August 22 to appoint a joint development partner (JDP) to support the...