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Eurotunnel shuttle train, source: Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier will renovate Eurotunnel shuttle trains

Bombardier Transportation has signed an agreement with Eurotunnel, a subsidiary of Getlink that manages infrastructure and shuttle service of the Channel Tunnel. The contract includes renovation of nine 28-wagon PAX shuttle trains carrying automobiles and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
HyperloopTT passenger capsule, source: HyperloopTT

Hyperloop capsule is ready for test in France

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) has delivered passenger capsule to its French technology centre in Toulouse. The device will be tested on the one-kilometre tube line that is under construction now. The 32-metre Hyperloop capsule was manufactured...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Siemens and Alstom logos, source: Siemens

New concessions for Alstom-Siemens merger

The discussions over the merger of Alstom and Siemens escalated by the new concessions proposed by both companies. While EU competition authorities are reviewing the new offer, some officials see political support for the deal....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Tubes, source: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

Two French departments to get Hyperloop lines

Two technology companies plan to launch Hyperloop services in France this year. Canadian TransPod is expected to construct its tube line in the Haute-Vienne department in the western part of the country. The US-based Hyperloop...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

Paris Gare du Nord to be transformed by 2024

Paris Gare du Nord will be transformed and tripled in size, real estate developer Ceetrus and SNCF Mobilités announced. The renovations are set to be completed in 2024, right before the Olympics are held in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof