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Topic: Passenger-train

PKP Intercity train wash facility, source: PKP Intercity

PKP Intercity to install train wash facility

Polish long-distance rail operator PKP Intercity has ordered a train wash facility for its rolling stock. The new equipment will be delivered by Agat company by June 2020. It is the first train wash facility...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Train Maastricht - Aachen, source: Arriva

NMBS has no plans for its own Three Countries Train

For a number of years, Dutch and Belgian authorities, rail operators and rail infrastructure managers have been discussing an international rail connection between four cities in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Until the Dutch trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Paul van den Bogaard
Pesa ED74 train of PKP Intercity, source: PKP Intercity

PKP Intercity continues investing in rolling stock

Polish national rail operator PKP Intercity continues to implement its strategy “The Railway of Big Investments” on renewing the rolling stock. The company has concluded contracts on upgrading its electric multiple units, shunting locomotives and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB cycling wagon, source: ÖBB

ÖBB opens new cross-border service for cyclists

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has launched a new service for cycling enthusiasts. The rail company has added a special wagon for carrying bicycles on the cross-border routes from Villach to Jesenice, Slovenia, and Tarvisio, Italy....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ZSSK type 813 train, source: Ukrainian Railway (UZ)

Slovakia launches new train to Ukraine

Slovak national passenger operator ZSSK has launched a new train connection to Ukraine. In around four hours, the railbus delivers passengers from Košice, the second largest city in Slovakia, to Mukachevo, an important railway junction...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB free Wi-Fi, source: SBB

SBB tests faster Wi-Fi on long-distance trains

Swiss rail operator SBB started to test a solution for passengers named as ‘SBB Free Surf’. It provides free and faster Wi-Fi connections on the company’s long-distance trains. The new service will be tested for...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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