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hitachi-and-trenitalia-unveil-double-deck-emu-mock-up
January 20, 2017
PRODUCTION of the next-generation double-deck EMU for Trenitalia was officially launched at Hitachi Rail Italy’s (HRI) Pistoia plant on January 20 with the unveiling of a full-size mock-up of the driving vehicle cab end. Trenitalia awarded...
spanish-high-speed-ridership-reaches-35-million
January 20, 2017
PASSENGER numbers on high-speed services in Spain rose by 5.4% to reach a record 35.21 million in 2016, according to annual ridership figures published by national train operator Renfe on January 18. Ridership on AVE long-distance...
captrain-deutschland-orders-multi-system-locomotives
January 20, 2017
BOMBARDIER announced on June 20 that it will provide six Traxx MS multi-system electric locomotives to Captrain Germany for cross-border freight transport in Europe, mainly in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. “The Bombardier Traxx multi-system locomotives’...
first-mexico-city-toluca-emu-delivered
January 20, 2017
MEXICO’s secretary of state for transport and communications Mr Gerardo Ruiz Espara attended a ceremony at the port of Veracruz on January 19 to mark the...
yerevan-metro-rolls-out-modernised-train-and-4g
January 20, 2017
A refurbished train entered service on the metro network in the Armenian capital Yerevan at the end of December, coinciding with the launch of 4G internet...
first-taichung-green-line-train-unveiled
January 20, 2017
THE first completed train for the Taichung MRT Green Line was officially presented to the deputy commissioner of Taipei City Department of Rapid Transit Systems...
britain-launches-hs2-rolling-stock-procurement
January 20, 2017
PROCUREMENT of a fleet of up to 60 trains for High Speed 2 (HS2) will be officially launched today by Britain’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris...
trenitalia-signs-10-year-intercity-contract
January 19, 2017
A 10-year contract for the operation of conventional inter-city services and overnight trains in Italy was signed in Rome on January 19 by Trenitalia CEO Mrs...
ostrava-completes-order-of-40-stadler-trams
January 19, 2017
THE executive director of Ostrava Public Transport (DPO), Czech Republic, Mr Daniel Morys and executive vice president marketing & sales of Stadler, Mr Peter...
first-china-–-britain-freight-train-arrives-in-london
January 19, 2017
THE first container train from China to Britain arrived at DB Cargo’s London Eurohub terminal in Barking on schedule on January 18, having left Yiwu in the...