Topic: Diesel train

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

Akiem enters UK’s train leasing market

Akiem Group has expanded its business to the United Kingdom. The French-German locomotive lessor purchased the rolling stock leasing business of Macquarie Europe Rail. As a result, around 300 units of rolling stock will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler GTW diesel train of Arriva Netherlands, source: Stadler Rail

First ATO trip with passengers in Netherlands

Arriva Netherlands is moving further in examining the Automatic Train Operation (ATO) technology. The company’s diesel-electric GTW train has performed the unmanned trip in the Groningen area with the passengers on board. It is the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Pesa moves forward abroad

Polish rolling stock manufacturer Pesa Bydgoszcz is moving forward in the foreign markets. It has started to supply the third batch of diesel trains to Trenitalia. This year the Polish company will produce the diesel...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New Ukrainian diesel train on tracks

After almost two-month tests, a brand new diesel train made by Ukrainian rolling stock manufacturer Kryukov Railway Car Building Works (KRCBW) has entered service. It runs on the railway line between the capital city of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Transperth C-series train

Alstom strengthens in Western Australia

Alstom will deliver 41 electric trains and two diesel trains to Perth, Western Australia. The contract includes an option for an additional 30 electric multiple units. 50 per cent of the train parts will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Stadler steps up in Azerbaijan

Stadler Rail is strengthening its presence in Azerbaijan. After deliveries of passenger coaches and double-decker trains to this country, the Swiss company has got the first order for its popular Flirt vehicles. The deal for...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko