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UK waves goodbye to Virgin Trains

United Kingdom has waved goodbye to Virgin Trains. The railway operator has been operating on the West Coast Main Line for over 22 years. It was the UK’s last railway enterprise owned by business magnate...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Leo Express launches train from Prague to Wrocław

Leo Express fortifies in Poland

Czech private railway operator Leo Express plans a significant extension of its network in Poland. On 20th December it will commence a train between Prague and the Polish city of Wrocław. Also, the company is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Ostrava to phase out paper tickets in trams

Ostrava, the third-largest city in Czechia, will phase out paper tickets in trams and other modes of public transport. Local transport operator DPO will sell them only by the year’s end. Finally, the paper tickets...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Arriva train in Czechia

Deutsche Bahn prepares Arriva for IPO

Deutsche Bahn is considering to launch an initial public offering (IPO) of its multinational transport subsidiary Arriva. The company’s minority stake might well be sold next year. Afterwards, DB plans to put the remaining shares...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Manchester Piccadilly station

Train a better mode to travel UK than plane

Travelling by train from London to Glasgow, one passenger could reduce CO2 emissions by almost 60 per cent compared to flying. In case of a journey to Manchester, this volume could be shortened even more...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Four directions to develop Warsaw S-Bahn

SKM Warszawa, a railway operator of S-Bahn routes in the Warsaw metropolitan area, will continue to develop its service on four directions. The first two ones include investments in the new rolling stock and maintenance...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

CER demands equal rules for railways and roads

The EU’s rail and road haulage sectors should function in equal conditions. To this end, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has called the Member States to introduce tolling and external-cost charging...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Leo Express will extend train link in Poland

Czech private railway operator Leo Express has obtained open access for operating long-distance train across Poland to the border with Ukraine. This will allow the company to extend its Prague – Kraków train link to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Vossloh-made rail frog, source: Vossloh

Vossloh sells US turnout facility to Caterpillar

German supplier of railway products Vossloh Group has sold Cleveland Track Material, its main facility focused on manufacturing the turnout systems for the North American market. The plant was purchased by Progress Rail, a subsidiary...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko