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SBB carriages of EW IV type, source: SBB

Deutsche Bahn retrofits 93 SBB coaches

Due to the overload of its own workshops, SBB engages contractors to modernise the passenger coaches. The upgrade of 15 coaches has been recently completed by Josef Meyer Rail, the Swiss company specialised in rolling...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB train simulator, source: SBB

Software upgrades: a barrier for rail?

The railway industry is dealing with software applications more and more nowadays. This requires some innovative thinking; not only the software is new for many people in the industry, the software also needs to be...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
PKP Cargo uses drones, source: PKP Cargo

Drones become new rail workers

The usage of drone technology is upcoming in the railway industry. More and more railway companies use them in various areas. What roles could the unmanned aerial vehicles play in the rail sector of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Train Maastricht - Aachen, source: Arriva

NMBS has no plans for its own Three Countries Train

For a number of years, Dutch and Belgian authorities, rail operators and rail infrastructure managers have been discussing an international rail connection between four cities in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Until the Dutch trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Paul van den Bogaard
Siemens Avenio tram in Munich, source: Siemens Mobility

Munich orders 73 Avenio trams

German municipal company Stadtwerke München (SWM) has ordered 73 additional trams to be delivered from Siemens Mobility. The deal is valued at 200 million Euros. The first supply is scheduled for 2021. Siemens Mobility will produce...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Akku battery-powered train, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler gets first order for Akku battery-powered trains

German public transport authority Nahverkehrsverbund Schleswig-Holstein (NAH.SH) has chosen Stadler Rail as a supplier for its first battery-powered trains. The Swiss manufacturer will deliver 55 battery-powered Akku multiple units to fulfil the first order of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt train for Bremen S-Bahn, source: Stadler Rail

NordWestBahn increases fleet for Bremen S-Bahn

German railway company NordWestBahn will intensify its service on the Bremen S-Bahn network and on the regional routes in Lower Saxony. The operator has ordered 16 Flirt electric trains to be delivered by Stadler Rail....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
Siemens Mireo train, source: Siemens Mobility

Alpha Trains provides Mireo units for TransRegio

Siemens Mobility has obtained a new order for the vehicles of the brand new Mireo train family. The deal was concluded with Alpha Trains, a Luxembourg-headquartered rolling stock leasing company, that booked six three-car electric...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko