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Topic: Passenger-train

LNER Azuma train, source: LNER

Bi-mode Azuma train debuts in Yorkshire

British train operating company London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has entered into regular service the Hitachi-built Azuma trainset. On 15 May the nine-car bi-mode vehicle travelled from London King’s Cross station to Leeds, Yorkshire. It...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Trainset of Virgin Trains, source: Wikipedia

Virgin Trains proposes airline model for rail

British train operating company Virgin Trains has proposed to provide radical reforms in the rail sector by implementing an airline-style model. This will allow the industry to abolish overcrowding, promote competition and attract long-term private...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Coradia Polyvalent train, source: Alstom

Alstom gets new order for Coradia trains

Alstom has concluded a new deal with the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region of France worth circa 170 million Euros. The French rolling stock manufacturer was obliged to supply other 16 Coradia Polyvalent trainsets. Earlier, the region ordered...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt in Belarus

Belarus to launch passenger train to Hungary

Belarusian Railway is working to improve its links with the European Union. The state-owned company plans to launch a passenger rail service from Brest station, near the Polish border, to Budapest, the capital of Hungary....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ZSSK Class 861 at Humenne railway station, source: Wikipedia

Slovakia plans new train service to Ukraine

The national railway companies of Slovakia and Ukraine are discussing the launch of a new passenger train between the countries. The new service will connect Košice, the second largest city in Slovakia, with Mukachevo, an...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Coradia Lint train, source: Alstom

New Coradia Lint trains for Bavarian Oberland

Alstom has been awarded a contract for supplying 25 Coradia Lint regional trains by German private railway operator Bayerische Oberlandbahn (BOB). The diesel two-car units will be manufactured at Alstom’s production site in Salzgitter, Lower...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
MAV InterCity train, source: Wikipedia

Hungary launches new train service to Ukraine

Hungarian State Railways (MÁV) has launched a new train service to Ukraine. In seven hours, it delivers passengers from Budapest to the Ukrainian city of Mukachevo. The train runs daily via a dual gauge railway...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko