Topic: High-speed train

Deutsche Bahn increases high-speed fleet

30 new high-speed trains will be introduced by Deutsche Bahn in 2022. As a result, the company’s high-speed fleet will increase by 20 per cent. The German operator has also secured an option for 60...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Deutsche Bahn starts a cleaning offensive

Deutsche Bahn has started a massive cleaning campaign across Germany. More than 4,300 members of staff clean trains and stations every day. Special attention is given to the areas, which are touched by the travellers...Read more
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Poland resumes high-speed trains

Polish national railway operator PKP Intercity has restored the high-speed traffic in the country. Its Pendolino trains are on tracks again after a two-month suspension. At the moment, they run only on the Kraków –...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Pendolino trains again on tracks in Czechia

Czechia is gradually restoring domestic train traffic after two months of severe restrictions. National railway operator České dráhy have returned the Pendolino high-speed trains again on tracks. It has also relaunched several regional express connections.Read more
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High-speed trains run as mobile hospitals

The present-day unprecedented circumstances force the railway operators to change their operations. In order to assist the medical staff in their fight against coronavirus, railways are looking for extraordinary solutions. One of them is the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Robot Pepper at London St Pacnras station, source: Robots of London

Robots assist railways

The spread of coronavirus around the world and particularly in Europe has made the use of unmanned technologies more vital. In this regard, robots could be a solution for cleaning and disinfecting trains or stations....Read more
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Alstom Siemens trains, source: Siemens

European operators suspend international trains

The further spread of coronavirus in Europe force the governments to take more measures including the closure of borders. This directly impacts on the railway operators that are suspending their international trains. It is a...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

3D printing for high-speed trains

Siemens Mobility plans to use 3D printing for producing spare parts of the Sapsan high-speed trains running in Russia. To this end, the German company has purchased two 3D printers from US-based manufacturer Stratasys. They...Read more
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Direct Eurostar links from Netherlands to UK

Despite Brexit, the rail links between the Netherlands and the United Kingdom will be improved this Spring. European cross-border high-speed railway operator Eurostar will launch a direct train from Amsterdam to London from 30 April....Read more
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Bombardier in merger talks with Alstom

After selling a major part of its aviation business, Canadian company Bombardier plans to get rid of its rail activities. It has started negotiations with the French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom on a possible merger....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko