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RegioJet train, source: RegioJet

RegioJet issues bonds for future growth

Czech private railway operator RegioJet has sold a bond issue of 921 million Korunas (36 million Euros) with maturity in five years. This money will be allocated for the company’s future growth, mainly for the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Bombardier Flexity tram in Waterloo, Canada, source: Grand River Transit

One more Canadian city launches tram network

Canadian Regional Municipality of Waterloo has opened its tram network. The light rail system provides a connection between Waterloo proper and the adjacent city of Kitchener. In the future, the line will be extended to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
X'Trapolis electric train in Valparaiso, source: Wikipedia

New stage of rail revitalisation in Chile

The Government of Chile has declared a massive investment plan for 20 billion US Dollars (17.7 billion Euros) to improve the country’s infrastructure. Inter alia, it includes the modernisation or construction of several railways to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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