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Topic: Rolling-stock-maintenance

VR FleetCare, source: Atte Mäläskä/VR Group

Finnish Railways rebrands maintenance division

Finnish state-owned railway company VR Group is moving further in its transformation. The operator has rebranded VR Maintenance Oy, its subsidiary responsible for the rolling stock maintenance, and changed its name for VR FleetCare. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB carriages of EW IV type, source: SBB

Deutsche Bahn retrofits 93 SBB coaches

Due to the overload of its own workshops, SBB engages contractors to modernise the passenger coaches. The upgrade of 15 coaches has been recently completed by Josef Meyer Rail, the Swiss company specialised in rolling...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ONCF ZMC train, source: Wikipedia

Transurb examines brakes of Moroccan trains

The Moroccan rail operator ONCF has ordered an audit and diagnosis of the passenger trains. 12 Belgian-made electric multiple units of the ZMC type were checked by the Brussels-based technology company Transurb. It examined the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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
Siemens SD660 tram in Portland, source: Wikipedia

Siemens maintains 79 trams for Greater Portland

Siemens Mobility has concluded a new contract in the US. The German company will provide a mid-life overhaul service of 79 SD660 trams running in Greater Portland. The project will be completed in 2025. Siemens Mobility...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Vy Flirt train, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler signs largest maintenance deal in Norway

Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail has concluded a new deal in Northern Europe. The company will maintain more than 100 Flirt trains operated by Norwegian rail operator Vy, former NSB. The 89-million-euro contract is the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
České dráhy modernised buffet car, source: České dráhy

České dráhy launches converted buffet cars

Czech state-owned rail operator České dráhy has entered into service three upgraded buffet cars with first-class passenger sections. The wagons were converted from old dining wagons. The buffet cars are included into the eastbound trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Newcastle Light Rail, source: Wikipedia

Ricardo Rail steps up to Australia

British advisory and engineering company Ricardo has purchased shares of Transport Engineering, a leading rail technical services consultancy based in Australia. The acquisition strengthens Ricardo’s rail division and increases its total staff to more than...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko