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SIEMENS announced on April 17 that the first painted bodyshell for the new fleet of G1 trains for Nuremberg U-Bahn Line U1 has been completed at its Simmering plant in…
TRENORD, the joint venture between North Milan Railways (FNM) and Trenitalia which operates regional services in the Italian region of Lombardy has unveiled plans to refurbish 33% of its rolling…
German Rail’s (DB) new train IT platform is improving performance and efficiency by integrating two previously-separately hosted applications into a single system, explains Robert Blankenhorn, product solution manager with MEN…
As the railway seeks to harness the benefits of digitalisation and the Internet of Things, the links between information technology and operational technology become ever-more intertwined. However, these trends are…
TURKISH State Railways (TCDD) has awarded a €340m contract to Siemens to supply 10 more Velaro high-speed trains and to maintain them for three years.
THE procurement commission of the city council in Daugavpils, Latvia, has approved the acquisition of eight Russian trams for the city’s 1524mm-gauge tram network.
BRITAIN’s Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), with funding from the Department for Transport (DfT), has awarded a grant to a consortium led by open-access operator Grand Central and including…
BULGARIAN State Railways (BDZ) is finalising tender documentation for a contract to supply 41 multiple units as it seeks to move forward with the renewal of its ageing rolling stock…
A delegation from the Austrian province of Vorarlberg visited Bombardier’s plant at Heningsdorf near Berlin on April 6 to view progress on the production of the first Talent 3 regional…
CRRC Tangshan has released images of bodyshells for new double-deck coaches for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) undergoing tests at its plant in China’s Hebei province.
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