Topic: Passenger train

New services for FlixTrain in Germany

With its new winter timetable, FlixTrain is adding 10 new stops to its network from 12 December and almost 20 more destinations will be added to the network next spring. This means that by summer...Read more
|1 comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter

First renewed Swedish X2000 train enters service

On the early Wednesday morning, at 05.44, the first renewed X2000 train of Swedish operator SJ departed from Gothenburg in regular passenger service. At the beginning of 2022, another upgraded train will be in Gothenburg-Stockholm...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
SBB FastLane catering service, source: SBB

Railways digitise catering services

Railway undertakings are paying more and more attention to self-service digital services. Tickets purchased via mobile apps or online shops have already become the rule for passengers. As a further step, the operators are developing...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Key risks for ERTMS deployment in Sweden

Sweden’s rail infrastructure manager Trafikverket was forced to prolong the deployment of ERTMS twice this year. First, this was done for the southern regions of the country and then for the Malmbanan line, which is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Transmashholding carriages in Egypt, source: Tver Carriage Works (TVZ)

Russian carriages debut in Africa

The Egyptian National Railways (ENR) launched the brand new carriages on its routes. 33 units were produced by Russian manufacturing group Transmashholding (TMH) at its facilities in Russia and Hungary. Egypt has become the first...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

SBB lacks train drivers due to corona crisis

Swiss national railway operator SBB is not able to relaunch its normal schedule. The company lacks train drivers due to some delays, caused by the corona crisis, in its recruitment and training campaigns. SBB will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

RegioJet inaugurates new international train

Czech open-access railway operator RegioJet has inaugurated the new international train in Central Europe. It connects Prague with Vienna and Budapest. This train is a part of RegioJet’s expansion in the region.Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko