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Ile-de-France double-deck EMU order finalised BOMBARDIER confirmed on June 23 that it has finalised a €867m order with French National Railways (SNCF) on behalf of Ile-de-France transport authority Stif for 83 Regio 2N double-deck EMUs for suburban services in the Paris area.
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BOMBARDIER confirmed on June 23 that it has finalised a €867m order with French National Railways (SNCF) on behalf of Ile-de-France transport authority Stif for 83 Regio 2N double-deck EMUs for suburban services in the...
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DANISH State Railways (DSB) announced on June 23 that it has reached an agreement with an unnamed foreign buyer for the sale of 15 of its 23 AnsaldoBreda IC2 DMUs. DSB ordered 82 four-car IC4 and...
braunschweig-orders-more-tramino-lrvs
BRAUNSCHWEIG Transport (BSVAG) has awarded a joint venture of Stadler and Solaris a €18.9m contract to supply 17 Tramino low-floor LRVs. The 1100mm-gauge vehicles will be delivered in February and March 2019, supplementing the city’s existing...
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THE fleet of Bombardier class 345 Aventra EMUs for London’s east-west Crossrail link carried their first passengers on June 22, when the trains entered commercial service with TfL Rail between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield. The...
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THE first Hitachi class 802 Intercity Express Train for Great Western Rail’s (GWR) Devon and Cornwall route has arrived in Britain. The five-car electro-diesel test train was built in Hitachi’s Kasado factory at Japan and arrived...
bangladesh-railways-choses-pt-inka-for-coach-order
BANGLADESH Railways (BR) issued a notice of intent to Indonesian rolling stock manufacturer PT Inka on June 11 for a contract to supply 200 metre-gauge coaches. The contract, which also attracted bids from Rites, India, and...
firstgroup-and-mtr-order-750-emu-cars-for-south-western-franchise
FIRSTGROUP and MTR will today sign a contract worth around £895m with Bombardier for 750 Aventra EMU cars for the new South Western Franchise, which the two companies will take over on August 20. The 750V...
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TWO prototype intermodal flat wagons, which have been developed by Transmashholding to enable 160km/h operation of container trains, have completed acceptance testing on the Russian network. The 1520mm-gauge wagons were tested with the support of Russian...
stadler-rolls-out-first-bi-mode-flirt
STADLER handed over the first bi-mode Flirt multiple unit at its plant in Bussnang, Switzerland, on June 15. The train, which is equipped with a 3 kV dc drive for electrified lines and a diesel-electric...
new-state-owned-company-to-take-over-danish-rolling-stock-procurement
DENMARK’s Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing announced on June 15 that it plans to establish a new state-owned rolling stock company to take over the procurement and ownership of new trains from Danish State...

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