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CAF Oaris ordered for Oslo airport express OSLO airport express operator Flytoget has awarded CAF a NKr 1.3bn ($US 160m) contract to supply eight four-car Oaris EMUs for services from Gardemoen Airport to Oslo Central and Drammen.
bombardier-wins-essex-thameside-emu-maintenance-contract
NATIONAL Express Group has awarded Bombardier a 10-year contract to provide maintenance services and spare parts for the fleet of Bombardier class 357 Electrostar EMUs used for the Essex Thameside franchise. The contract is worth...
vr-buys-more-double-deck-coaches
FINISH passenger operator VR has announced plans to purchase a further 27 double-deck coaches, including 10 double-deck sleeper coaches, from Transtech in a €90m order. The coaches will replace equipment from the 1970s and 1980s and...
leipzig-orders-solaris-lrvs
LEIPZIG City Transport (LVB) has awarded Solaris a framework contract for the supply of up to 41 Tramino LRVs for the city's 1458mm-gauge light rail network. The deal includes a firm order for five LRVs and...
siemens-confirmed-as-rhine-ruhr-express-supplier
SIEMENS has officially been awarded a €1.7bn contract by Rhine-Ruhr Transport Authority (VRR) to supply 82 Desiro High Capacity (HC) EMUs for the Rhine-Ruhr Express (RRX) network and maintain the fleet for 32 years. VRR announced...
ns-to-abandon-irish-train-leasing-subsidiary
DUTCH Minister of Finance, Mr Jeroen Dijsselbloem, has informed the Dutch Parliament that Netherlands Railways (NS) will stop ordering trains through its Irish leasing subsidiary NS Financial Services Company which will be wound down. About...
caf-oaris-ordered-for-oslo-airport-express
OSLO airport express operator Flytoget has awarded CAF a NKr 1.3bn ($US 160m) contract to supply eight four-car Oaris EMUs for services from Gardemoen Airport to Oslo Central and Drammen. The first set will be ready...
first-plans-more-hitachi-trains-for-great-western
FIRST Great Western (FGW) has selected Hitachi as preferred supplier for a contract to supply 29 bi-mode trains to replace the fleet High-Speed Trains (HSTs) currently used on services from London to Exeter, Plymouth and...
stadler-minsk-lrv-on-test-in-moscow
MOSCOW tram operator Mosgortrans has begun four months of trials using a prototype V853000M Metelica low-floor LRV supplied by the Stadler Minsk joint venture of Stadler Rail and Belkommunmash, Belarus. The bidirectional vehicle has been developed...
düsseldorf-and-cologne-order-bombardier-lrvs
FOLLOWING a joint procurement, Düsseldorf light rail operator Rheinbahn and Cologne Public Transport (KVB) have signed contracts with Bombardier for a total of 62 high-floor Flexity LRVs. The Rheinbahn order for 42 vehicles is worth €127m...
brussels-receives-final-bombardier-flexity-lrv
THE LAST of 220 Bombardier Flexity Outlook low-floor LRVs for Brussels Transport Authority (Stib) was officially handed over on March 17 in the presence of Brussels regional mobility minister Mr Pascal Smet Stib CEO Mr...