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MÁV-Start awards EMU contract to Stadler HUNGARY's national operator MÁV-Start has selected Stadler out of two bidders for a contract to supply 21 four-car suburban EMUs.
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SWISS passenger operator BLS has initiated a three-year, SFr 30.7m ($US 32.6m) programme to upgrade 36 three and four car Nina EMUs, which will extend the service life of the trains for a further 15-20...
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IN response to growing demand, Medellin Metro has selected CAF to supply 20 three-car trains for the 34.5km two-line metro network in Colombia's second city.   The deal is worth approximately €89m and the trains will be...
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THE French region of Rhône-Alpes has placed a €160m order with Alstom for 17 multi-system Régiolis EMUs, which will be used on the cross-border Leman Express (formerly Franco-Valdo-Genevois RER) network around Geneva. The order is an...
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A fleet of five type 71-911 City Star low-floor trams has entered passenger service on the 91km tram network in the in the Russian city of Tver. The 1524mm-gauge vehicles were designed by PK Transportnye Sistemy,...
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TESTING is underway at Alstom's Lapa plant in Brazil on the first of 600 X'trapolis Mega commuter EMUs for Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), while preparations for the transfer of production to South...
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DENMARK's North Jutland Railway, which operates a 58km network from Hjørring to Hirtshals and Hjørring to Frederikshavn and Skagen, has awarded Alstom a €45m contract to supply 13 two-car Coradia Lint regional DMUs.   The 140km/h trains...
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DELHI Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has awarded Bombardier a contract worth around Rs 15bn ($US 228m) to supply 162 broad-gauge metro cars. The vehicles will be assembled in India at Bombardier's Salvi plant in Gujarat with...
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MITSUBISHI Electric has completed the installation of all-silicon carbide (SiC) power modules on an N700 Shinkansen train which JR Central has started to test.These are believed to be the first 3.3kV 1500A tractions systems of...
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THE governor of the Brazilian state of São Paulo, Mr Geraldo Alckmin, signed a 20-year public-private partnership concession with BR Mobilidade Baixada Santista consortium on June 23 to operate the new light rail line and...
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THE first InterPanter five-car EMU built by Škoda Transportation was presented to Czech Railways (ČD) at the Velim test circuit on June 25.ČD will receive 14 of the dual-voltage trains, which are designed for operation...