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siemens-delivers-vectrons-to-bls-cargo
May 02, 2016
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...
db-awards-ice-onboard-wifi-contract
May 02, 2016
GERMAN Rail (DB) has awarded Icomera, Sweden, a contract to rollout onboard Wi-Fi on its fleet of 260 ICE trains currently in service and ICE 4 trains, which are gradually being introduced over the next...
sweden-introduces-730m-long-freight-trains
May 02, 2016
REGULAR operation of 730m-long freight trains began in Sweden on April 28 following the completion of a multi-annual project by infrastructure manager Trafikverket to lengthen loops and double-track sections to accommodate longer trains. Hector Rail is...
pkp-intercity-expands-eic-premium-network
April 29, 2016
POLISH long-distance operator PKP Intecity extended the operation of its ED250 Pendolino fleet to two new routes on April 29 with the launch of Warsaw - Jelena...
rzd’s-revenues-and-profit-up-in-2015
April 29, 2016
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) reported a 10.8% year-on-year increase in revenues to Roubles 1.99 trillion ($US 30.97bn) in 2015 following growth in freight traffic and...
crossrail-orders-linsinger-rail-milling-train
April 29, 2016
CROSSRAIL has awarded Linsinger, Austria, a contract worth around £12m to supply an MG31 rail milling train for the Elizabeth Line east-west link across central...
gysev-to-purchase-more-electric-locomotives
April 29, 2016
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...
sofia-metro-line-3-secures-eu-funding
April 29, 2016
THE European Commission (EC) has approved the allocation of €368m from the European Regional Development Fund to support construction of Sofia metro Line 3. The...
bmz-unveils-new-shunter-for-russian-railways
April 29, 2016
TRANSMASHHOLDING subsidiary Bryansk Engineering Plant (BMZ) has unveiled a prototype six-axle shunting locomotive for Russian Railways (RZD). The six-axle...
sj-mälartåg-regional-contract-extended
April 29, 2016
MÄLARDALSTRAFIK (Mälab), a joint venture of local transport authorities in the Swedish counties of Örebro, Stockholm, Sörmland and Västmanland, has exercised an...