Topic: ETCS

Railpool orders 100 Siemens locomotives

Rolling stock leaser Railpool is expanding its fleet with an order of 100 locomotives from Siemens Mobility. The various locomotive variants will be used on different European rail corridors (north-south and east-west) and can be...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Trenitalia gets 6 million fund for on-board ETCS

Italian operator Trenitalia has obtained a non-repayable fund contribution of over 6 million to install on-board ETCS systems to their trains. For the further installation of ERTMS on the tracks throughout the country, railway manager...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Greece to spend 4 billion on railway projects

The allegedly biggest infrastructure project that Greece has ever seen was announced by the Greek ministry of infrastructure and transportation. A plan worth 4 billion euros foresees the start of six projects, including the application...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

ILSA starts homologation for Spanish debut

New Spanish high-speed operator ILSA started the process of homologation of their brand new fleet. The first ETR 1000, out of a fleet of 20, began the first stage of the process on the Figueras-Perpignan...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

New locomotive leasing company Nexrail joins EU market

Nexrail will focus on providing innovative, sustainable locomotives for non-electrified operations, and is currently dedicated to the freight and shunting markets. It has purchased 53 shunting locomotives, and ordered another 50 hybrid locomotives from Vossloh.Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Hamburg S-Bahn to run trains with ATO and ETCS

Alstom will deliver 64 new Class 490 S-Bahn vehicles for Hamburg with Automatic Train Operation. This will be Germany’s first implementation of ATO in automation level 2 for new S-Bahn vehicles. They are scheduled to...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts