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THE European Commission (EC) has approved the takeover of Škoda Transportation by investment company PPF Group, officially based in the Netherlands but owned by Czech entrepreneur Mr Petr Kellner,…
THE first of 14 Škoda metre-gauge LRVs equipped with batteries for catenary-free operation arrived in Eskişehir, Turkey, on March 9.
SLOVAKIA’s national passenger operator ZSSK has awarded a consortium of Škoda Transportation and Slovakian partner ŽOS Trnava a contract worth around €160m to supply 25 RegioPanter regional EMUs for…
CZECH rolling stock manufacturer Škoda Transportation has been sold to investment company PPF, Škoda’s parent company, Cyrpus-based CEIL, announced on November 25.
ŠKODA Transportation announced on October 13 that it has received a Koruna 610m ($US 27.9m) contract to supply 13 ForCity Classic low-floor LRVs for the 1009mm-gauge tram network in…
LATVIAN national passenger operator Pasažieru Vilciens (PV) announced on September 21 that it has received technical bids from four manufacturers for a contract to supply 32 EMUs.
BELARUSIAN Railways (BC) electric locomotives have begun operating into Lithuania following the completion of electrification on the Maladzečna - Kena line, the final section of the Minsk - Vilnius route…
ISRAEL Railways (IR) has eliminated all but two of the companies bidding for a contract to supply a fleet of 60 double-deck EMUs totalling 330 cars leaving only Alstom and…
WARSAW Tramways announced on August 11 that it has abandoned a tender for a contract to supply up to 213 LRVs because the offer submitted by the highest-scoring bidder exceeds…
HELSINKI City Transport (HKL) has published renderings of the initial conceptual design for the fleet of Artic XL low-floor LRVs for the Raide-Jokeri light rail line between Helsinki and the…
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