Topic: Desiro

3D printing on guard for passenger health

Is it possible to reduce the spread of the coronavirus with the help of 3D printing? Russian Railways decided to confirm or deny this suggestion. To this end, the railway operator installed 36 attachments for...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens Mireo train, source: Siemens Mobility

First order for Mireo battery-electric trains

German regional rail transport authority Landesanstalt Schienenfahrzeuge Baden-Württemberg (SFBW) has ordered 20 Mireo Plus B bi-mode trains. They will be able to run using energy from overhead wires and battery hybrid drive. It is the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Lastochka electric train

51 trains in Russia got computer vision

Russia-based manufacturer Ural Locomotives, a joint venture of Siemens Mobility and Sinara Group, has equipped 51 Lastochka electric trains with computer vision. This move is necessary for introducing the Automatic Train Operation (ATO) on the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Hybrid train proves sufficiency in Austria

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has completed another stage in testing the Cityjet eco train. During a month, the company’s first hybrid vehicle was being examined on the regional routes in Upper Austria. Earlier, it was...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB Cityjet eco train, source: ÖBB

Austria tests first hybrid train

On 2 September Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has started to test the prototype of the Cityjet eco train, the country’s first hybrid passenger multiple unit. It is capable to run using both the overhead electric...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Lastochka autonomous train on Shcherbinka railway test ring, source: Sinara Group

Russian autonomous train makes first test run

The first Russian autonomous train has made its initial trial run on the Shcherbinka railway test ring in the environs of Moscow. During the short trip, an emergency situation was examined. The vehicle automatically stopped...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens Mireo train, source: Siemens Mobility

Alpha Trains provides Mireo units for TransRegio

Siemens Mobility has obtained a new order for the vehicles of the brand new Mireo train family. The deal was concluded with Alpha Trains, a Luxembourg-headquartered rolling stock leasing company, that booked six three-car electric...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB Desiro train, source: Siemens Mobility

ÖBB orders more Desiro trains

Siemens Mobility has received a new order from the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). The German manufacturer will supply an additional 24 Desiro ML regional trains. Thus, the total number of ordered trains has increased up...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
Go-Ahead Desiro HC train, source: Siemens Mobility

Go-Ahead Germany orders 56 Siemens-made trains

Siemens Mobility will supply 56 trainsets to railway operator Go-Ahead Germany. The ordered units are worth 400 million Euros. They will start to serve regular connections in southwestern Bavaria in December 2022. Go-Ahead Germany, which is scheduled...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko