Vivarail

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.
VIVARAIL, which is offering low-cost regional trains to the British and international markets using trains built with former London Underground aluminium coach bodies and bogies has completed its first entirely…
RAILROAD Development Corporation (RDC) has developed plans to take a Vivarail D-Train from Britain to the United States to demonstrate how the rebuilt former London Underground (LU) trains could provide…
WEST Midlands Trains, Britain, has signed an agreement with Vivarail to supply three of its class 230 D-Trains for operation on the Bletchley - Bedford Marston Vale Line by the…
VIVARAIL, a British company set up to convert former London Underground trains to DMUs, announced on July 22 that it has reached an agreement to lease its prototype three-car class…
GO-OP, a British open-access operating organisation, has presented revised plans to introduce a new rail service from Taunton to Swindon from December 2017.
The need to provide additional capacity while improving reliability and reducing costs has energised the market for rolling stock refurbishment and retractioning in Britain. Keith Barrow considers whether innovative rebuilds…
VIVARAIL has begun dynamic testing of its prototype D-Train DMU on the test track at its base at Long Marston in central England.
A shortage of suitable DMU stock means operators on many regional and suburban routes inBritain are struggling to cope with an inadequate fleet of ageing trains. One solution could be…
VIVARAIL, Britain, has awarded Strukton Rail a contract to supply traction and onboard equipment for the type D78 metro trains it recently purchased from London Underground and which it plans…

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