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ARRIVA Netherlands has signed a contract with Stadler for 18 Wink electro-diesel multiple units, which will initially operate on biodiesel on non-electrified lines, with provision for conversion to battery and…
SIEMENS announced on November 10 that it has secured a €56m contract to refurbish the fleet of Desiro EMUs used by British train operator South Western Railway (SWR).
CALIFORNIA Department of Transportation confirmed on November 8 that Sumitomo Corporation of America will now work with Siemens instead of Nippon Sharyo to deliver a $US 371m order for 137…
THE board of Italian open-access high-speed operator NTV has decided to exercise an option for five additional Pendolino Evo trains.
POLISH long-distance operator PKP Intercity has signed a Zlotys 273m ($US 75m) contract with H. Cegielski, Poland, for the modernisation of 60 type 111A/141A coaches, with an option for the…
THE Supervisory Board and Steering Committee of Czech Railways (ČD) has approved the procurement of more than 160 vehicles for long-distance and regional services worth about CKr 20bn ($US 910m).
LOWER Saxony Transport Authority (LNVG) signed a contract with Alstom and gas supplier Linde Group in Wolfsburg on November 9 for a fleet of 14 Coradia iLint hydrogen fuel multiple…
DB Regio and Bavarian Railway Company (BEG) presented a one-to-one double-deck mock-up of their Idea Train in Nuremberg on November 7 showing innovative product and service concepts for regional services.
FAIVELEY Transport announced on November 7 that it received orders with a total value of more than $US 150m from the RailConnect NSW consortium of Hyundai Rotem, UGL and Mitsubishi…
OPERATORS of German and Austrian tram-train networks using the so-called Karlsruhe model announced on November 8 that they will pool their resources to jointly order rolling stock for their respective…
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