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Talgo train, source: Talgo

23 Talgo-made trains for Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) has ordered 23 new long-distance trains to be produced by the Spanish manufacturer Talgo. The deal is worth 550 million Euros and includes an option for ordering another 77 trainsets. The first train...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
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
Deutsche Bahn drone, source: Deutsche Bahn

Drones will inspect Deutsche Bahn infrastructure

Deutsche Bahn (DB) will participate in the pilot project ‘Urban Air Mobility’ to test the potential of drones in different areas. The German railway company plans to use multicopters for inspecting its infrastructure. The Urban Air...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Coradia Lint train, source: Alstom

New Coradia Lint trains for Bavarian Oberland

Alstom has been awarded a contract for supplying 25 Coradia Lint regional trains by German private railway operator Bayerische Oberlandbahn (BOB). The diesel two-car units will be manufactured at Alstom’s production site in Salzgitter, Lower...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Strabag Rail milling train, source: Strabag Rail

Vossloh becomes European rail milling leader

German rail technology company Vossloh acquired the rail milling unit of Strabag Rail. Four milling machines and around 30 employees strengthened Vossloh’s business and allowed it to position itself as a leading provider of rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Westbahn to return to German railway market

Austrian open access rail operator Westbahn will return to the German market after a five-year break. The company intends to launch an international train from Vienna to Munich in April 2019. The service will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko