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Topic: Double-decker

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
Opening of Stadler plant in Utah, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler opens first manufacturing plant in US

Swiss train producer Stadler Rail has opened its first manufacturing facility in the USA. The plant is located in Salt Lake City, close to the local international airport. The facility will produce the electric, diesel...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Boarding on double-decker train in Russia, source: Russian Railways (RZD)

Non-refundable train tickets introduced in Russia

Federal Passenger Company, subsidiary of Russian Railways, has introduced non-refundable tickets on domestic trains. The new service provides passengers with lower fares. But the tickets cannot be refunded if travellers won’t use them. Russian Railways started...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom high-capacity welding robot in Le Creusot, source: Alstom

New welding robot will make parts of TGV trains

Alstom is installing the highest-capacity welding robot of the rail industry in its production facility in Le Creusot, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. The innovation will improve the manufacture of parts for the new-generation RER and TGV trains. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Refurbished IC2000 coaches, source: SBB

SBB unveils refurbished passenger double-decker cars

Swiss railway operator SBB unveiled the first two prototypes of the IC2000 refurbished passenger coaches. The double-decker cars were modernised at the company’s workshop in Olten. SBB invests over 300 million Swiss Francs (around 263.5...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
MI 2N double-decker train, source: Wikipedia

CAF to refurbish 43 RER double-decker trains

Spanish railcar manufacturer CAF will modernise 43 MI 2N double-decker trainsets produced in 1995-2005. The upgraded five-car units are expected to enter into service in 2020. They will return on Line A of the RER...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko