Rolling stock

BASLE Transport Authority (BVB) has signed a SFr 222m ($US 241m) contract with Bombardier for a fleet of 60 Flexity low-floor LRVs, which according to BVB is the largest single…
THE city of Dijon celebrated the arrival of its first Alstom Citadis LRV at its new operating and maintenance centre on January 26. Testing of the vehicle will commence in…
DB REGIO has ordered an additional 90 class 430 emus from Bombardier and Alstom in a deal worth approximately e500m. 
POLISH rolling stock manufacturer Pesa is celebrating its first ever German order after signing a contract on December 20 with Regentalbahn for a fleet of 12 two-car Link dmus.
BRITAIN's Department for Transport is contributing £80m towards a £188m contract awarded to Bombardier for 130 emu cars to increase capacity on the commuter network operated by Southern. The new…
QINGDAO Metro, China, has placed a Euros 26m contract with Alstom and its Chinese joint venture Shanghai Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment for Optonix traction equipment to power 144 cars being…
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) has awarded a Euros 600m contract to Siemens to supply a second batch of eight 10-car Sapsan high-speed trains and to maintain them for 30 years. Delivery…
December 14, 2011

NTV unveils Italo trains

ITALIAN open-access high-speed operator Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) launched its new trains and services to the Italian and global media on December 13 at the new purpose-built maintenance depot in…
RUSSIAN wagon leasor Brunswick Rail has expanded its fleet to more than 20,000 after purchasing 2000 open wagons from Ukranian and Russian manufacturers on November 24.
HITACHI is reportedly seeking a domestic partner to set up a joint venture assembly plant in India.
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