Topic: Double-decker

Deutsche Bahn improves rail link to Baltic coast

65 million euros and eight months of the construction works. That’s how much money and time Deutsche Bahn needed to extensively modernise the Warnemünde station. As a result, the passengers can travel the long-distance trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB Cityjet double-decker train, source: ÖBB

Austria retrofits 100 double-decker carriages

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) is modernising its double-decker carriages produced in the 1990s and 2000s. For this year, the company has scheduled to retrofit 19 cars. The entire programme includes the modernisation of 100 double-decker...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Bombardier in merger talks with Alstom

After selling a major part of its aviation business, Canadian company Bombardier plans to get rid of its 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