Rolling stock

THE board of Phoenix Valley Metro Rail has approved two orders for a total of 17 LRVs, which are being procured as part of the expansion of the LRT network…
AUSTRIAN open-access operator Westbahn presented its new-generation double-deck EMU, the Stadler Kiss 2, to the press on May 19.
WARSAW Metro has issued a call for tender for the supply of 37 six-car trains for operation on lines 1 and 2. Closing date for bids is September 27.
STADLER presented the first of 29 Giruno 250km/h electric trains to Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) at a ceremony in Bussnang on May 18 attended by the president of the Swiss…
ITALY’s national operator Trenitalia has launched a tender for a €1.6bn framework contract to supply up to 135 diesel-electric passenger trains and to maintain them for 15 years.
SOUND Transit, which serves the Seattle and Central Puget Sound area in Washington state, has placed an order with Siemens for 30 additional S70 type light rail vehicles (LRVs).
NEW YORK’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) unveiled a comprehensive plan on May 15 to improve reliability on the New York subway and restructure its management team.
Abellio Greater Anglia is the first British franchise to embark on complete replacement of its train fleet as part of its growth strategy to fund premium payments to the British…
UKRAINIAN tram manufacturer Tatra-Yug has unveiled a new 70% low-floor LRV, which has been developed by a team of Ukrainian designers and built with the support of around 250 domestic…
GERMAN Rail (DB) says it is stepping up 3D printing of rolling stock components as it seeks to harness the technology to streamline maintenance processes.
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