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NS orders 79 inter-city EMUs from Alstom NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) concluded a contract worth more than €800m with Alstom on July 15 for 79 single-deck Inter-City New Generation (ICNG) EMUs after a court rejected a legal challenge from Siemens.
loram-acquires-uk-rolling-stock-specialist-rvel
LORAM, United States, has announced its acquisition of RVEL, the rolling stock engineering and operating specialist based in Derby, Britain, and now seeks to grow its customer base in Britain and Europe. Loram UK is currently...
georgian-railway-introduces-double-deck-emus
GEORGIAN Railway (GR) launched its new fleet of Stadler Kiss double-deck EMUs on July 25, when the first two trains were introduced on express services from Tbilisi to the Black Sea resorts of Batumi, Kobuleti,...
stadler-minsk-selected-for-st-petersburg-lrv-order
TRANSPORTNAYA Koncessionnaya Kompanya (TKK), a consortium of Lider Group and LSR Group which was awarded a 30-year build-operate-transfer concession earlier this year to develop a fast tram network serving the Krasnogvardeyskiy district of St Petersburg,...
vivarail-d-train-set-for-main-line-debut
VIVARAIL, a British company set up to convert former London Underground trains to DMUs, announced on July 22 that it has reached an agreement to lease its prototype three-car class 230 D-Train to a consortium...
new-trains-and-higher-frequencies-for-lima-metro
LIMA metro Line 1 is set to benefit from a significant increase in capacity under an addendum to the concession contract between the Peruvian government and the GyM-Ferrovias consortium, which was signed on July 11...
russia’s-united-grain-company-orders-1500-wagons
UNITED Grain Company, Russia, has awarded a contract to United Wagon Company for the supply of 1500 grain hopper wagons as part of a plan to establish an 8500 wagon fleet.The grain wagons will be...
krasnodar-tests-stadler-minsk-lrv
KTTU, the public transport operator in the Russian city of Krasnodar, has taken delivery of a prototype 1524mm-gauge low-floor LRV built by the Stadler Minsk joint venture of Stadler Rail and Belkommunmash, Belarus, for trials...
ns-orders-79-inter-city-emus-from-alstom
NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) concluded a contract worth more than €800m with Alstom on July 15 for 79 single-deck Inter-City New Generation (ICNG) EMUs after a court rejected a legal challenge from Siemens. The order for the...
gysev-receives-first-desiro-ml-from-siemens
SIEMENS handed over the first class 4744 Desiro ML EMU for Austro-Hungarian operator Györ-Sopron-Ebenfurth Railway (GySEV) in a ceremony at Wulkaprodersdorf in eastern Austria on July 15. GySEV awarded Siemens a €30.7m contract to supply five...
öbb-seeks-new-coaches-and-dmus
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has launched a tender for new multifunctional coaches, which include low-floor access and driving trailers, to be used on inter-city and overnight trains. ÖBB will stick to the concept of locomotive hauled...