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Topic: United-kingdom

Eurotunnel shuttle train, source: Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier will renovate Eurotunnel shuttle trains

Bombardier Transportation has signed an agreement with Eurotunnel, a subsidiary of Getlink that manages infrastructure and shuttle service of the Channel Tunnel. The contract includes renovation of nine 28-wagon PAX shuttle trains carrying automobiles and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
RILA system at Manchester Airport station, source: Fugro

Fugro inspects railway network of Wales

Dutch technology company Fugro has started inspecting the railway network in Wales and the border counties of England. The contractor will survey around 1,368 kilometres of tracks and will provide a holistic view of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Greater Anglia Class 745 train, source: Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia receives first longish Flirt train

British rail operator Greater Anglia has received on Thursday its first longish passenger train. The 12-car electric vehicle belongs to the Flirt family developing by Swiss manufacturer Stadler. In England, the new train was named...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Class 170 Turbostar hybrid train, source: Porterbrook

Ricardo to examine first UK hybrid train

British engineering company Ricardo will oversee the conversion of the Class 170 ‘Turbostar’ diesel multiple unit into the first UK hybrid vehicle. The train will be equipped with MTU Hybrid PowerPacks that combines diesel and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Breeze hydrogen train, source: Alstom

UK hydrogen train concept unveiled

French technology company Alstom and British rolling stock operator Eversholt Rail have presented a concept of the UK’s first hydrogen train. The vehicle is an upgraded version of the Class 321 electric multiple units running...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ICE high-speed train at Arnhem station

DB cancels plan to run high-speed trains to UK

Deutsche Bahn has cancelled plans to run high-speed trains from the German cities Cologne and Frankfurt to London. According to the British newspaper The Independent this is due to a ‘significantly changed economic environment’. DB...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof