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M7 double-decker train of NMBS, source: Bombardier Transportation

NMBS moves forward with energy efficiency

Investments in new, energy-efficient, rolling stock and more effective use of the trains are the key measures for the Belgian passenger rail operator NMBS/SNCB in energy saving. The company also intends to renovate the country’s...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Digital transformation of railways, source: SBB

UNIFE calls for European platform on rail digitalisation

The Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE) considers digitalisation inevitable for the rail sector development. To support and facilitate the process, the European Commission should establish a coordinated approach towards digital technologies, prepare a...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Proposed Beltinci-Lendava-Redics railway, source: OpenRailwayMap

Slovenia considers new railway to Hungary

The Slovenian border municipality of Lendava has proposed to construct the Beltinci-Lendava-RĂ©dics railway. The 20-kilometre line will connect Lendava with the railway network of Slovenia as well as with neighbouring Hungary. The new railway line...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler future plant in St Margrethen, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler starts IPO trading on 12 April

Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail has announced the date for its initial public offering (IPO). The company will launch the listing and trading of its shares on SIX Swiss Exchange on 12 April. Stadler Rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
RegioJet CAR4WAY carsharing, source: RailTech collage

RegioJet launches carsharing service

Czech open-access railway operator RegioJet in cooperation with Car4Way has launched a new service for passengers. The company’s customers travelling to/from Prague or Brno can continue their journey by renting a shared car. The passengers...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Swiss train control centre, source: SBB

‘ERTMS will constitute backbone of ATO’

“Rail has been the main land transport mode in the world for more than 100 years. This is not the case anymore,” considers Matthias Ruete, ERTMS coordinator of the European Commission. In order to turn...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Pier Eringa, source: ProRail

Pier Eringa to resign as CEO of ProRail

Pier Eringa, CEO of Dutch infrastructure manager ProRail since April 2015, will leave his post. The staff change will be made within the transformation of ProRail from a private limited liability company (besloten vennootschap) to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler future plant in St Margrethen, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler to launch IPO on SIX Swiss Exchange

Swiss-headquartered rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail has announced its plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO). The company’s shares will be listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The IPO date is not determined yet,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko