Rolling Stock

Aventra electric multiple unit at Alstom factory in Derby

UK train factories at risk of closure

With manufacturing jobs threatened and train factories at risk of closure, there have been calls for the UK government to make immediate decisions on the building and upgrading of rolling stock. Leading the chorus has...Read more
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An example of a class 104 railcar, built in 1958 at the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company, shown in service in 1960 on the rails at Sheringham

Restored railcar takes to the tracks

Heritage railways in the UK usually mean the glamour, power and thunder of huge steam locomotives, bringing back memories of these fiery machines of yesteryear, racing down the main line. Not often are they about...Read more
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Alstom and VMS train unveiling

Alstom presents its battery train for Saxony

The VMS, a local transport authority in the Chemnitz area in Saxony, Germany, has taken a step towards pollution reduction on non-electrified lines. Alstom and VMS presented the new battery-powered train developed by Alstom on...Read more
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