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Hybrid train proves sufficiency in Austria

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has completed another stage in testing the Cityjet eco train. During a month, the company’s first hybrid vehicle was being examined on the regional routes in Upper Austria. Earlier, it was...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB Cityjet eco train, source: ÖBB

Austria tests first hybrid train

On 2 September Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has started to test the prototype of the Cityjet eco train, the country’s first hybrid passenger multiple unit. It is capable to run using both the overhead electric...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Lastochka autonomous train on Shcherbinka railway test ring, source: Sinara Group

Russian autonomous train makes first test run

The first Russian autonomous train has made its initial trial run on the Shcherbinka railway test ring in the environs of Moscow. During the short trip, an emergency situation was examined. The vehicle automatically stopped...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
EP3D electric train at Airport Gagarin station in Saratov, source: Government of Saratov Oblast

One more airport in Russia gets rail link

The newly-opened Saratov Gagarin Airport has received the rail link with the adjacent city. There are nine trains delivering passengers to and from the airport. In the future, Russian Railways will construct the new railway...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Trenitalia Jazz ETR425 train, source: Wikimedia Commons

Trenitalia seeks supplier for 250 electric trains

Italy’s state-owned rail operator Trenitalia has launched the procurement process for the purchase of 250 electric multiple units. The overall cost of the trains is circa 2.7 billion Euros. 250 single-deck vehicles will be used...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Škoda train for Latvia, source: Škoda Transportation

Škoda wins Latvian order for 32 electric trains

Škoda Vagonka, a member of Škoda Transportation Group, has won a procurement for the supply of 32 electric trains to Latvia. The agreement between the Czech manufacturer and the Latvian passenger rail operator Pasažieru vilciens...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ONCF ZMC train, source: Wikipedia

Transurb examines brakes of Moroccan trains

The Moroccan rail operator ONCF has ordered an audit and diagnosis of the passenger trains. 12 Belgian-made electric multiple units of the ZMC type were checked by the Brussels-based technology company Transurb. It examined the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Pesa ED74 train of PKP Intercity, source: PKP Intercity

PKP Intercity continues investing in rolling stock

Polish national rail operator PKP Intercity continues to implement its strategy “The Railway of Big Investments” on renewing the rolling stock. The company has concluded contracts on upgrading its electric multiple units, shunting locomotives and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko