Topic: Kiss (train)

New routes for double-decker trains in Russia

Russian Railways (RZD) will extend the network of routes served by double-decker trains. Double-decker trains started running on two long-distance lines in early December. At the end of the month, the third new route has...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Stadler steps up in Azerbaijan

Stadler Rail is strengthening its presence in Azerbaijan. After deliveries of passenger coaches and double-decker trains to this country, the Swiss company has got the first order for its popular Flirt vehicles. The deal for...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Open-access operators focus on double-decker trains

Trying to compete with state-owned railway companies, the open-access operators are looking for new options to improve their service. One of the solutions is the use of double-decker trains. Two non-incumbent operators have such vehicles...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
WestBahn train, source: WestBahn

AllRail names main risks for EU rail market

The Alliance of Passenger Rail New Entrants (AllRail), an association of non-incumbent railway operators, has defined several main risks for the EU rail market. The unfair access to train routes and financing as well as...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Kiss double-deck train for MÁV-Start, source: MÁV-Start

Hungarian Railways rolls out first double-decker train

Hungarian rail operator MÁV-Start has presented the Kiss train, the first double-decker electric multiple unit to run on the country’s network. The vehicle was manufactured by Stadler Rail together with local partner Dunakeszi Járműjavítóban. MÁV-Start...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
Slovesnke železnice signs agreement with Stadler, source: Slovesnke železnice

Slovenske železnice orders more Flirt trains

Slovenian railway operator Slovenske železnice (SŽ) has ordered another 26 Flirt trains to be supplied by Stadler Rail. The current deal costs 150 million Euros. These trains will be entered into service since October 2021. A...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