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Opening of Stadler plant in Utah, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler opens first manufacturing plant in US

Swiss train producer Stadler Rail has opened its first manufacturing facility in the USA. The plant is located in Salt Lake City, close to the local international airport. The facility will produce the electric, diesel...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB passenger train toilet, source: SBB

SBB improves toilet service in trains

Every year SBB spends 10 million Swiss Francs (around 9 million Euros) for the maintenance of vacuum toilet systems in its passenger trains. All the train toilets are cleaned once a day and checked several...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Serbia signs railway agreement with China, source: Infrastruktura Železnice Srbije

China signs two railway agreements with Serbia

China and Serbia have concluded two agreements on the reconstruction and modernisation of the rail infrastructure in the Balkan country. China will finance the reconstruction of the Novi Sad – Subotica line, a part of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt train for Ottawa Trillium Line, source: Stadler

One more country will operate Flirt trains

Swiss manufacturer Stadler Rail extends the geographical area for its Flirt trains. In mid-2021 the vehicles will appear in Canada to provide commuter service on the non-electrified expansions of the Trillium Line in the City...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Urbos tram in Canberra, source: Canberra Metro

Australian capital inaugurates tram service

Australian capital city of Canberra has launched the first tram line. The 12-kilometre route with 13 stops connects the city centre with the northern district of Gungahlin. Canberra became the sixth city in Australia to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom high-capacity welding robot in Le Creusot, source: Alstom

New welding robot will make parts of TGV trains

Alstom is installing the highest-capacity welding robot of the rail industry in its production facility in Le Creusot, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. The innovation will improve the manufacture of parts for the new-generation RER and TGV trains. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ERTMS Zevenaar Strukton

New CEF facility created for funding ERTMS

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank have launched the new CEF Transport Blending Facility, which is a financial instrument to support projects such as ERTMS. With an initial budget of 200 million Euros...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel
Stadler future plant in St Margrethen, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler starts IPO trading on 12 April

Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail has announced the date for its initial public offering (IPO). The company will launch the listing and trading of its shares on SIX Swiss Exchange on 12 April. Stadler Rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
De Lijn Urbos tram for Antwerpen, source: De Lijn

CAF to deliver 23 Urbos trams to Antwerp

Flemish transport company De Lijn has called the third batch of Urbos 100 trams. The operator has ordered 23 low-floor vehicles for its Antwerp service within the 2017 deal. The deal is worth 44 million...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler future plant in St Margrethen, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler to launch IPO on SIX Swiss Exchange

Swiss-headquartered rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail has announced its plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO). The company’s shares will be listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The IPO date is not determined yet,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko