BAVARIAN Railway Company (BEG) has published a tender notice in the Official Journal of the European Union (EU) for a contract to the operate the Munich S-Bahn network from December…
THE state of Baden-Württemberg has submitted a funding application to the German federal government on behalf of Stuttgart Tramways (SSB) which seeks backing for the southern extension of light rail…
HANNOVER transport authority Üstra has exercised an option for 46 additional TW 3000 LRVs from a consortium of Kiepe Electric and Alstom.
CZECH open-access operator Leo Express has submitted a bid for German long-distance operator Locomore, which filed for insolvency earlier this month.
HOHENZOLLERN Railways (HzL) has awarded Alstom a contract worth around €50m to supply 10 Coradia Lint 54 DMUs for the Ulm Star regional network in Baden-Württemberg, which HzL will operate…
A major bottleneck on the railway network in southeast Bavaria was eliminated on May 22, when Germany’s federal transport minister Mr Alexander Dobrindt, German Rail (DB) board member for infrastructure…
This year’s International Exhibition for Track Technology (IAF) in Münster will showcase the latest technologies and innovations from the track infrastructure industry’s leading suppliers. Dan Templeton previews the event.
SIEMENS announced plans on May 11 to cut nearly 1700 jobs in Germany during the next few years including 300 immediately at Siemens Mobility’s Krefeld train building plant, as part…
GERMAN open-access passenger operator Locomore announced on May 11 that it has filed for insolvency after revenues failed to increase in line with projections.
CZECH Railways (ČD) has confirmed it will lease 10 multi-system Siemens Vectron locomotives to modernise motive power on Prague - Berlin - Hamburg services.
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