Rolling stock

IRISH Rail (IE) has signed a contract with Rolls-Royce to rebuild three MTU PowerPacks on a Hyundai Rotem 22000 class DMU with new EcoWorld transmissions from ZF to improve more…
ŠKODA Transportation announced on June 20 that it has won a tender for a contract to supply 80 low-floor LRVs to Rhine Neckar Transport (RNV) for use on tram…
TRANSPORT for London (TfL) unveiled the first of 54 new class 710 Aventra EMUs being supplied by Bombardier on June 20, which will replace the current diesel trains on London’s…
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has begun the fleet rollout of an Internet of Things (IoT)-based solution for monitoring the status of passenger train doors.
BOMBARDIER Transportation opened its new final-assembly hall in Bautzen, Germany, on June 15 after investing €30m in the site.
THE French Railway Safety Board (ESPF) has granted an authorisation for the operation of the 200km/h variant of Bombardier’s Régio 2N double-deck EMU for operation on the French main line…
A MAJORITY in the Danish parliament has approved an earlier agreement allowing Danish State Railways (DSB) to proceed with its DKr 11bn ($US 1.7bn) new rolling stock procurement plan.
TRANSPORT for London (TfL) confirmed on June 15 that is has selected Siemens Mobility for a £1.5bn contract to design and build 94 new-generation Deep Tube trains to replace the…
GERMAN Rail (DB) presented one of the first Pesa Link DMUs to the public at the DB Regio depot in Dortmund on June 14, two years later than scheduled.
DURO Daković Special Vehicles, Croatia, has signed two contracts for the delivery of wagons with companies Swietelsky Baugesellschaft, Austria, and Eurailpool.
TWO suppliers of rolling stock systems have signed agreements with Siemens to adopt the company’s condition monitoring technology for their products.
SIEMENS has revealed details of a concept for its next-generation high-speed train, the Velaro Novo, which it will present at the InnoTrans exhibition in Berlin in September.
Remote monitoring equipment developed by Railnova is providing a centralised system for fleet diagnostics and is now in use on more than 1000 locomotives and trains across Europe. It is…
JAPAN’s Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company has awarded Hitachi a contract to supply five six-car suburban EMUs for Tsukuba Express services on its 58km line from Tokyo’s Akihabara station to the…
SPORVEIEN, which operates a six-line tram network in the Norwegian capital Oslo, has awarded a contract worth in excess of €200m to CAF for a fleet of 87 LRVs with…
ILE-de France Mobility, which is responsible for public transport in the Paris region, has unveiled the design for its fleet of RER New Generation (NG) trains which form part of…
NEXUS, which owns and operates the 78km Tyne & Wear light metro centred on Newcastle-upon-Tyne, invites expressions of interest by July 9 for a British-government-funded project to replace its entire…
PHILIPPINE National Railways (PNR) has awarded contracts worth $US 46.4m to PT Inka, Indonesia, for two types of train.
THE winner of the 15-year Wales & borders franchisee, KeolisAmey, which takes over in October, has named CAF and Vivarail as preferred bidders for contracts to supply new trains.
SWEDISH regional operator Skånetrafiken has awarded a contract to CAF to supply seven LRVs for the new light rail line in Lund and maintain them for 10 years, with an…
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