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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 in Britain, are being built...
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 at the company’s Wildenrath test...
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 to introduce regulations on the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
vossloh-orders-mtu-stage-iiib-diesel-engines
September 22, 2016
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Rolls-Royce Power Systems has signed a letter of intent with Vossloh Locomotives for the supply of 44 MTU Series 4000 engines, which will...
doppelbauer-rail-must-protect-bandwidth
September 22, 2016
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Growing demand from other modes and industries for internet-connected technologies requires urgent action from the rail industry to...
öbb-evaluates-hybrid-shunting-locomotives
September 22, 2016
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) revealed its InnoShunt eHybrid shunting locomotive at InnoTrans on September 20. In 2014 ÖBB launched a...