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First Škoda 109E locomotive for DB on test THE first of six Škoda Transportation type 109E electric locomotives ordered by German Rail (DB) subsidiary DB Regio in June 2013 for high-speed regional services in Bavaria has begun dynamic testing at the VUZ Velim test track in the Czech Republic.
first-škoda-109e-locomotive-for-db-on-test
THE first of six Škoda Transportation type 109E electric locomotives ordered by German Rail (DB) subsidiary DB Regio in June 2013 for high-speed regional services in Bavaria has begun dynamic testing at the VUZ Velim...
siemens-delivers-vectrons-to-bls-cargo
THE first two units from an order for 15 multi-system Vectron locomotives arrived at BLS Cargo's works in Spiez, Switzerland, at the end of April, just 13 months after the order was placed with Siemens. The...
gysev-to-purchase-more-electric-locomotives
AUSTRO-Hungarian operator Györ-Sopron-Ebenfurth Railway (GySEV) is seeking a €40m loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to help finance the acquisition of new electric locomotives. The Hungarian government has agreed to provide an 80% state guarantee...
bmz-unveils-new-shunter-for-russian-railways
TRANSMASHHOLDING subsidiary Bryansk Engineering Plant (BMZ) has unveiled a prototype six-axle shunting locomotive for Russian Railways (RZD). The six-axle TEM28 has a nominal output of 895kW and BMZ says the modular design principles it has adopted...
first-drs-class-88-electro-diesel-ready-for-testing
THE first of 10 Stadler Rail Valencia (formerly Vossloh Rail Vehicles) class 88 EuroDual electro-diesel locomotives for British open-access operator Direct Rail Services (DRS) was delivered by rail to the VUZ Velim test centre in...
etihad-rail-db-exceeds-customer-expectations
Commercial operations officially began on the UAE's inaugural main line railway at the start of the year. Kevin Smith spoke exclusively with Shadi Malak, acting CEO of Etihad Rail DB, and Niko Warbanoff, CEO of...
cd-cargo-and-tx-logistik-opt-for-multi-system-vectrons
SIEMENS has received contracts to supply a total of 11 multi-system Vectron electric locomotives for two European freight operators. CD Cargo signed a contract with Siemens on April 13 for five Vecton MS locomotives which will...
vfli-orders-more-euro-4000-diesel-locomotives
VFLI, an open-access railfreight subsidiary of French National Railways (SNCF), has awarded Stadler Rail Valencia a contract via Beacon Rail Leasing to supply three additional Euro 4000 diesel locomotives for use on freight services in...
first-siemens-charger-locomotive-revealed
THE first Siemens USA Charger passenger locomotive was revealed during a visit by US Federal Railroad Administrator Mrs Sarah Feinberg to the company's Sacramento plant on March 25. Illinois Department of Transportation (Idot) awarded Siemens a...
crrc-unveils-first-diesel-locomotive-for-transnet
THE first two class 45-000 six-axle diesel locomotives for Transnet Freight Rail, South Africa, rolled off the production line at CRRC Corporation's Dalian plant in China on March 15. Transnet placed an order with CNR and...