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Eurostar, Thalys and TGV trains at Brussel-Zuid station, source: Maarten Otto via Flickr

Thalys and Eurostar may merge into one entity

European cross-border high-speed railway operators Thalys and Eurostar may merge into one entity. By 2030, the combined company will serve 30 million passengers a year and make a significant contribution to the EU’s ‘shift to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
NS InterCity Next Generation train, source: Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS)

Dutch Railways orders extra ICNG trains

Dutch railway operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) has ordered an additional batch of the InterCity Next Generation (ICNG) trains from Alstom. The French manufacturer will supply 18 eight-car units. They will run on the high-speed route...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ONCF ZMC train, source: Wikipedia

Transurb examines brakes of Moroccan trains

The Moroccan rail operator ONCF has ordered an audit and diagnosis of the passenger trains. 12 Belgian-made electric multiple units of the ZMC type were checked by the Brussels-based technology company Transurb. It examined the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Train Maastricht - Aachen, source: Arriva

NMBS has no plans for its own Three Countries Train

For a number of years, Dutch and Belgian authorities, rail operators and rail infrastructure managers have been discussing an international rail connection between four cities in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Until the Dutch trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Paul van den Bogaard
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
Level crossing in Belgium, source: Infrabel

Infrabel installs cameras at level crossings

Belgian rail infrastructure manager Infrabel has started to install video cameras at level crossings. This measure allows the company to provide more safety on tracks and more punctuality for train traffic. Infrabel plans to equip...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
De Lijn Urbos tram for Antwerpen, source: De Lijn

CAF to deliver 23 Urbos trams to Antwerp

Flemish transport company De Lijn has called the third batch of Urbos 100 trams. The operator has ordered 23 low-floor vehicles for its Antwerp service within the 2017 deal. The deal is worth 44 million...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko