Topic: Double-decker

Bombardier in merger talks with Alstom

After selling a major part of its aviation business, Canadian company Bombardier plans to get rid of the rail activities. It has started negotiations with the French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom on a possible merger....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New routes for double-decker trains in Russia

Russian Railways (RZD) will extend the network of routes served by double-decker trains. Double-decker trains started running on two long-distance lines in early December. At the end of the month, the third new route has...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

Open-access operators focus on double-decker trains

Trying to compete with state-owned railway companies, the open-access operators are looking for new options to improve their service. One of the solutions is the use of double-decker trains. Two non-incumbent operators have such vehicles...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
WestBahn train, source: WestBahn

AllRail names main risks for EU rail market

The Alliance of Passenger Rail New Entrants (AllRail), an association of non-incumbent railway operators, has defined several main risks for the EU rail market. The unfair access to train routes and financing as well as...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Kiss double-deck train for MÁV-Start, source: MÁV-Start

Hungarian Railways rolls out first double-decker train

Hungarian rail operator MÁV-Start has presented the Kiss train, the first double-decker electric multiple unit to run on the country’s network. The vehicle was manufactured by Stadler Rail together with local partner Dunakeszi Járműjavítóban. MÁV-Start...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Kiss double-deck train for DB Regio, source: Stadler Rail

DB Regio orders 18 Kiss double-decker trains

DB Regio, subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, has ordered 18 double-decker trains from Stadler Rail. The Swiss manufacturer will supply the four-car vehicles of the Kiss type in 2022. The entire value of the batch is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko