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STADLER and Swiss operator Southeast Rail (SOB) unveiled the first Traverso Flirt low-floor EMU destined for operation on the Voralpen Express at a ceremony in Erlen on June 6.
LUXEMBOURG’s minister for sustainable development and infrastructure, Mr François Bausch, and Ms Lydie Polfer, mayor of the City of Luxembourg, announced on June 4 that the next section of the…
Russia’s passenger rail sector is experiencing dramatic changes in its regulatory environment as the government looks to spur a rolling stock renewal programme by encouraging market competition. Ilya Tereshko, deputy…
THE October Electric Car Repair Plant (OEVRZ) division of Transmashholding, Russia, has completed the delivery of 27 new six-car trains to St Petersburg for operation on Line 3 (Green Line)…
SIEMENS has begun final assembly of the first Mireo EMU vehicles for DB Regio, which ordered 24 three-car trains in February 2017 for the regional services on the Karlsruhe -…
TAIWAN Railway Administration (TRA) has awarded a Won 909.8bn ($US 850m) contract to Hyundai Rotem for 52 10-car 130km/h EMUs to be delivered by 2024.
RUHRBAHN, Germany, has issued a call for tender for the supply of 26 metre-gauge LRVs for operation on the inner-city tram networks is Bochum, Essen, Mülheim, and Oberhausen.
THE Polish government has taken control of financially-troubled train builder Pesa with all of the company’s shares being acquired by the Polish Development Fund (PFR).
A new study by Boston Consulting Group* on the performance of European railways suggests states may need to step up investment in their rail networks if they want to sustain…
UNITED Wagon Company, Russia, has won orders to supply hopper freight wagons and tank cars to two customers.
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