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Siemens selected for ÖBB long-distance train order AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) confirmed on July 20 that Siemens has submitted the best offer for a framework contract to supply a new fleet of long-distance trains, which includes new vehicles for Nightjet overnight services. The contract will include an initial order for 21 trains worth around €375m.
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AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) confirmed on July 20 that Siemens has submitted the best offer for a framework contract to supply a new fleet of long-distance trains, which includes new vehicles for Nightjet overnight services. The...
alstom-to-supply-trains-for-mumbai-metro-line-3
MUMBAI Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) signed a contract with Alstom on July 19 for 31 driverless trains for Mumbai metro Line 3. The 25kV ac trains will be formed of eight stainless-steel-bodied cars with 75% of...
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THE Polish city of Olsztyn signed a Zlotys 108m ($US 29m) contract with Durmazlar, Turkey, on July 18 for 12 low-floor trams, with a Zlotys 98m option for a further 12 vehicles. The first two vehicles...
is-a-us-transit-funding-crisis-looming?
While US federal funding is fairly certain for transit systems in the short term, a potential crisis is looming to address a huge $US 90bn investment backlog identified by the Department of Transportation. The American...
milan-orders-more-leonardo-metro-trains-from-hitachi-rail-italy
HITACHI Rail Italy (HRI) signed an €87m contract on July 16 to supply 12 Leonardo trains for use on Line 2 of the Milan Metro, in addition to the 60 trains previously ordered by Milan Transport (ATM)...
rolling-stock-shortage-forces-widespread-train-cancellations-in-portugal
PORTUGUESE Trains (CP) has publicly announced that a lack of serviceable rolling stock will force it to cut a number of services, starting in August. CP’s rolling stock problems come at a time when the...
ec-launches-investigation-into-siemens-alstom-merger
THE European Commission (EC) confirmed on July 13 that it has launched an “in-depth” investigation into the merger of Siemens mobility and Alstom amid concerns that the combination may adversely affect competition in the signalling...
irish-government-backs-rail-development-for-dublin
A new north-south metro line and an enhanced commuter network for Dublin are key elements of the Irish government’s €10bn capital investment plan for infrastructure up to 2027. Kevin Smith met Anne Graham, CEO of...
crrc-sifang-to-supply-train-infotainment-systems-to-talgo
TALGO, Spain, has awarded a Yuan 60m ($US 8.9m) contract to CRRC Sifang to supply train infotainment systems and the two companies have signed a 10-year strategic cooperation agreement whereby CRRC Sifang will become the...
alstom’s-ilint-hydrogen-train-certified-for-operation-in-germany
ALSTOM’s Coradia iLint hydrogen fuel cell passenger train has been granted approval by the German Federal Railway Authority (EBA) for commercial operation in Germany.EBA president Mr Gerald Hörster presented Alstom with the certification at the...

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