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Swiss rolling stock producer Stadler will supply four three-car diesel trains to Italian railway operator Ferrovie Appulo Lucane (FAL). The vehicles will serve the 950-millimetre narrow-gauge routes in Apulia and Basilicata regions. The units worth 22.8 million Euros will be delivered within 24 months. Stadler also has an option for the delivery of four additional trains. The ordered trainsets have 50...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Skanetrafiken Coradia train, source: Alstom

Skånetrafiken increased Coradia fleet to 99 trains

Swedish regional public transportation operator Skånetrafiken received the final thirty Coradia Nordic electric trains supplied by French manufacturer Alstom. This delivery completed an order concluded between the parties in February 2015. The number of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Flirt train at Dallas airport, source: Trinity Metro

Texas received first airport rail link

US public transportation agency Trinity Metro launched the 43-kilometre TEXRail commuter service between Dallas/Fort Worth International airport and the Fort Worth downtown. The first train departed on 10 January. It is the first airport rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Songjiang tram, source: Keolis

Keolis opens its first tram line in China

Shanghai’s urban district of Songjiang now has a tram network. The first 13.9-kilometre section was opened on 26 December 2018. The line was constructed by the French-Chinese Shanghai Keolis joint venture. The next 31-kilometre section...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bombardier Multilevel coaches for NJ Transit, source: Bombardier

Bombardier to deliver 1000 coaches for US commuters

Bombardier Transportation will supply 113 Multilever III double-decker coaches for New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit). The deal worth 585 million Euros also includes an option for 886 additional passenger cars. The delivery of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Railpro Pyramid Panel, source: RailPro

Voestalpine Railpro certifies anti-trespass panel

Dutch notified body Kiwa has certified a new version of anti-trespass device developed by Voestalpine Railpro. These special panels, also called pyramid mats, are capable to deter passengers from rail tracks and decrease the number...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Breeze hydrogen train, source: Alstom

UK hydrogen train concept unveiled

French technology company Alstom and British rolling stock operator Eversholt Rail have presented a concept of the UK’s first hydrogen train. The vehicle is an upgraded version of the Class 321 electric multiple units running...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Coast tram in Belgium, source: Wikipedia

Flanders invests in upgrade tram infrastructure

The government of Belgium’s Flemish region will provide 295 million Euros to public transport operator De Lijn for upgrading its tramway infrastructure. This record amount will be allocated to the government-owned company in a five-year...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Newag Impuls train, source: Newag

More Polish trains on Italian tracks

Italian train operator Ferrovie del Sud Est has signed a framework agreement with Polish rolling stock manufacturer Newag for the delivery of six three-car electric multiple units. The final deal will be specified and concluded...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko