Following a month of disruptions in the Rhine Valley after the rockslide on 15 March, railway undertakings decided to raise the matter on a European Union and enforce the German Railway Regulation Act. The Network of European Railways (NEE) and the International Union for Road-Rail Combined Transport (UIRR) support this move aiming to activate the International Contingency Management Procedure to...Read more
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SNCF orders 12 hydrogen-electric trains

SNCF Voyageurs has placed an order with Alstom on behalf of four regions for twelve hybrid hydrogen-electric Régiolis trains from the Coradia Polyvalent line. In total, the order announced on April 8 is worth nearly...Read more
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DB long-distance traffic with ICE 4 class 412 in "That's green" design on the road at Rackwitz

Deutsche Bahn confirms ICE 4 wheel defects

Deutsche Bahn has ordered Siemens Mobility to do an extra review of a total of 800 wheelsets of new ICE 4 high-speed trains in use. DB technicians encountered abnormalities during maintenance checks, confirmed a DB...Read more
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