Rolling stock

SWISS intermodal operator Hupac has signed a supply contract with CRRC for new 19-metre flat wagons, which will be developed by Hupac and manufactured by CRRC.
SWISS light rail operators Baselland Transport (BLT) and Zürich-based Limmatttalbahn have issued a joint tender for the supply of 18 metre-gauge LRVs with the contract set to include up to…
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) and the French Development Agency (AFD) will sign a 12-month agreement with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to provide expertise and training, and…
CZECH rolling stock manufacturer Škoda Transportation has been sold to investment company PPF, Škoda’s parent company, Cyrpus-based CEIL, announced on November 25.
IRISH Rail (IE) is in talks with Ireland’s National Transport Authority (NTA) on the acquisition of a fleet of electro-diesel trains to enable the extension of Dublin Area Rapid Transit…
A ceremony was held at Bombardier’s Derby plant on November 24 to mark the completion of the 2805th and final Electrostar EMU vehicle.
THE first of 20 three-car Inspiro trains for the initial phase of Sofia metro Line 3 was unveiled at the Newag plant in Nowy Sacz, Poland, on November 15.
BRITAIN’s Chancellor of the Exchequer announced as part of the government’s autumn budget on November 22 that the Treasury will allocate £337m to fund the replacement of Tyne & Wear…
THE introduction of Europe-wide authorisation of new locomotives and rolling stock moved a step closer on November 16, when the European Commission’s Railway Interoperability and Safety Committee (Risc) voted to…
THE first 54.9m-long Alstom Citadis LRV for Dublin’s Luas light rail network arrived at the city’s Sandyford depot on November 16 after completing its journey from Alstom’s plant in La…
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