Topic: Diesel train

DB Cargo orders 200 new dual locomotives

At the start of the new year, DB cargo is taking action to modernise its locomotive fleet. The German operator and one of the European rail freight giants ordered a batch of 200 new locomotives...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Renfe re-tenders 72 trains: no more diesel hybrids

Renfe is replacing the tender for 72 Medium Distance and Cercanías commuter trains. The company will refrain from buying hybrid diesel-electric trains, and will prioritise technologies such as hydrogen for trains that run on non-electrified...Read more
|1 comment|author: Esther Geerts

Hybrid conversion of diesel trains in Ireland

Irish national railway operator Iarnród Éireann is continuing the modernisation of diesel trains. It will introduce the refurbished vehicles with new power packs. These diesel trains could be also converted into the hybrid multiple units...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Solar energy for rolling stock manufacturer

Polish rolling stock manufacturer Newag is moving towards decarbonisation of its producing process. The company has equipped the roof of its workshops in Nowy Sącz with photovoltaic panels. This measure is in line the environmental...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt diesel train in Slovenia

New country for Flirt trains

Slovenian national railway operator Slovenske železnice (SŽ) has got its first Flirt diesel train. It is the first vehicle of this type that was delivered by Stadler Rail to Slovenia. The latter will become a...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko