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Pesa inter-city DMUs enter service in Lithuania THE first of seven 730ML DMUs being supplied by Pesa, Poland, to Lithuanian Railways (LG) entered service on the 376km Vilnius - Klaipeda route on June 9.
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CHINESE rolling stock supplier CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rail Transport (NPRT) announced on June 23 that it has signed three contracts with a total value of Yuan 3.15bn ($US 480m) to supply metro trains and trams...
nsw-budget-to-cover-metro-light-rail-and-new-trains
THE government of the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has announced funding of $A 10.5bn for new public transport projects and for the ongoing maintenance and support of existing infrastructure and services as...
vr-transpoint-invests-in-finnish-rail-logistics
VR Transpoint has launched a collaboration with Innofreight, Austria, to develop a new type of freight wagon, named Finnowagon, for rail logistics in Finland, the aim being to create a more flexible service for rail...
caf-selected-for-naples-metro-train-order
THE Municipality of Naples announced on June 17 that it has selected CAF as preferred bidder for a contract worth around €98m to supply 10 six-car trains for metro Line 1. Tendering began in August 2015...
stadler-delivers-final-kiss-emus-to-azerbaijan
STADLER Minsk has completed delivery of an order for five Kiss double-deck EMUs for Azerbaijan Railways (ADY), with the final two sets completing their journey to Baku this week. The 3kV dc trains were originally destined...
wroclaw-to-modernise-tram-fleet
MPK Wroclaw has unveiled plans to invest in the renewal of its tram fleet with the acquisition of 56 new vehicles by 2020. The public transport operator will order 13 Moderus Beta trams from Polish supplier...
raising-the-baar-for-battery-powered-trains
Furrer and Frey has developed a static recharging station for battery-powered trains, which it is targeting for low-capacity lines currently reliant on diesel traction, as product engineering manager Ankur Saxena explains.WHILE railways strive to benefit...
are-you-paying-too-much-for-your-traction-energy?
Founded in 2007, and now consisting of seven members, Eress is continuing to develop the Erex system as a means of accurately measuring and billing for energy used by trains. Dyre Martin Gulbrandsen, director of...
era-becomes-euar-as-fourth-railway-package-technical-pillar-comes-into-force
THE European Railway Agency (ERA) was rebranded the European Union Agency for Railways on June 16 as the technical provisions of the Fourth Railway Package came into force. The new name is intended to reflect the...
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THE first Silkworm low-floor LRV for the initial phase of the light rail network in the Songiang district of Shanghai was unveiled at the Rail+Metro China exhibition in Shanghai on June 14. Shanghai Songjiang Tramway Investment...