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Elf 2 train branded for Koleje Wielkopolskie, source: Koleje Wielkopolskie

New trains for Poznań Metropolitan Railway

Greater Poland province has ordered five new electric trains for the Poznań Metropolitan Railway – a commuter rail service in the metropolitan area of Poznań. The five-car units of the Elf 2 type will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bulgarian passenger car, source: Bulgarian State Railways (BDŽ)

Bulgarian Railways refurbishes passenger coaches

BDŽ Putnicheski Prevozi, a passenger branch of the Bulgarian State Railways (BDŽ), is upgrading its fleet. The rail operator has already refurbished 25 passenger coaches. By the year’s end, the company will be modernising 15...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
PKP Intercity dining car type 407A, source: H. Cegielski–Poznań

PKP Intercity invests in dining cars

Polish rolling stock manufacturer H. Cegielski–Poznań will convert 10 passenger coaches owned by the rail operator PKP Intercity into the dining cars. The deal costs more than 14.15 million Euros. The project is a part...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Pesa Swing tram in Sofia, source: Wikipedia

Pesa to deliver more Swing trams to Sofia

Pesa has signed a contract with Sofia Public Electrical Transport Company, the tram and trolleybus operator in the capital of Bulgaria. The Polish rolling stock manufacturer will supply 13 low-floor trams of the Swing family...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
CAF Civity regional train, source: CAF

CAF wins new order in Australia

The Momentum Trains consortium led by Spanish company Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) will design, manufacture and provide maintenance of the new regional fleet for passenger service in New South Wales (NSW). The total...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Class 170 Turbostar hybrid train, source: Porterbrook

Ricardo to examine first UK hybrid train

British engineering company Ricardo will oversee the conversion of the Class 170 ‘Turbostar’ diesel multiple unit into the first UK hybrid vehicle. The train will be equipped with MTU Hybrid PowerPacks that combines diesel and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Hyundai Rotem catenary-free tram, source: Wikipedia

Hyundai to deliver 213 trams to Warsaw

Tramwaje Warszawskie, the municipal operator of the tramway system in Warsaw, has chosen the supplier for the largest order in its history. The South Korean manufacturer Hyundai Rotem will supply 213 low-floor trams to the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ZSSK Class 861 at Humenne railway station, source: Wikipedia

ZSSK upgrades its fleet with home-produced trains

Slovak national passenger operator Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko (ZSSK) invests in upgrading its fleet. The company has already ordered 25 electric multiple units for 160 million Euros and 21 diesel trainsets for 71 million Euros. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens S70 tram in Houston, source: Wikipedia

Siemens to deliver more trams to Texas

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) has ordered 14 low-floor trams for the light rail system in Houston, Texas. After finalising the deal, the number of S70 Siemens-made trams on the Houston streets...Read more
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ForCity Alpha tram in Prague, source: Wikipedia

Škoda finalises 250-tram supply to Prague

Škoda Transportation Group has delivered the 250th ForCity Alfa low-floor tram to Prague. The Czech manufacturer finalised the long-term order to Prague Public Transit Company (DPP) in 2005. The first tram of this type became...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Talgo train, source: Talgo

23 Talgo-made trains for Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) has ordered 23 new long-distance trains to be produced by the Spanish manufacturer Talgo. The deal is worth 550 million Euros and includes an option for ordering another 77 trainsets. The first train...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Refurbished IC2000 coaches, source: SBB

SBB unveils refurbished passenger double-decker cars

Swiss railway operator SBB unveiled the first two prototypes of the IC2000 refurbished passenger coaches. The double-decker cars were modernised at the company’s workshop in Olten. SBB invests over 300 million Swiss Francs (around 263.5...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko