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First CAF Oaris for Flytoget arrives at Velim THE first CAF Oaris high-speed train for Oslo airport express operator Flytoget has arrived at the VUZ Velim test centre in the Czech Republic for dynamic testing.
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THE first CAF Oaris high-speed train for Oslo airport express operator Flytoget has arrived at the VUZ Velim test centre in the Czech Republic for dynamic testing. The four-car 15 kV 16.7 HZ ac class 78...
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THE president of the Sicilian Region, Mr Sebastiano Musumeci, signed a €1.6bn contract with Mr Orazio Iacono, managing director of Trenitalia, covering the operation of passenger services on the Italian island of Sicily up to...
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FORT Worth Trinity Metro celebrated a milestone for its TexRail commuter rail project on May 22 when the line’s train maintenance depot was inaugurated in the presence of the city’s mayor, Mrs Betsy Price, and...
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TRANSMASHHOLDING, Russia, and Hitachi, Japan have agreed to set up a joint venture in Russia to produce traction inverters for passenger trains for Russia, central Asia and Europe.The deal was signed on May 21 by...
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CZECH rolling stock manufacturer Škoda Transportation Group has acquired the remaining 25% stake in Finnish train builder Transtech for an undisclosed sum.Škoda purchased a majority stake in Transtech in 2015 and finalised the purchase of...
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SCI Verkehr says in its latest Multiple Units - Global Market Trends study that the world market for regional and suburban multiple unit trains is currently worth more than €9bn and is growing at around...
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AUSTRIA's narrow-gauge Zillertalbahn announced on May 15 that Stadler is the successful bidder for a €80m contract to supply five hydrogen fuel cell multiple-units. Stadler was the only supplier in the final round of bidding, as...
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VIVARAIL, which is offering low-cost regional trains to the British and international markets using trains built with former London Underground aluminium coach bodies and bogies has completed its first entirely battery powered train and is...
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NORWAY’s minister of transport Mr Ketil Solvik-Olsen confirmed on May 15 that the government will provide funding for state-owned rolling stock company Norske Tog to order 25 additional Stadler Flirt trains, including the first bi-mode...
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PRODUCTION is due to start in the fourth quarter of 2018 on Turkey’s national EMU project under a joint venture of Tüvasaş, Turkish State Railways (TCDD) and Turkey’s Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communications (UDH). Tüvasaş...