Topic: Vy (former NSB)

Coronavirus impact on railways: 17 March

RailTech starts an everyday overview dedicated to the impact of coronavirus on the rail sector in Europe. We will inform about major developments in this area. On Monday, 16 March, the President of the European Commission...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Seven key trends of EU rail sector in 2019

In 2019 the European railways continued their way towards automatisation and digitalisation. These two main trends significantly defined the development of the EU rail sector. But they were not the only ones. This list could...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

First Norwegian locomotive ready for ERTMS tests

French technology company Alstom has equipped the first Norwegian locomotive with ETCS onboard system. The Di8 diesel vehicle of Vy railway operator will be used for testing ERTMS in Norway. In total, Alstom should provide...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
Vy-branded train in Norway, source: Vy (NSB)

Norwegian State Railways transforms to Vy

Norwegian State Railways has changed its brand name from NSB to Vy. The new name means vista or prospect in Norwegian. The term also means having ambitions or a vision for the future. The rebranding...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
NSB Flirt train, source: Stadler

Stadler will deliver more Flirt trains to Norway

Swiss rolling stock manufacturer Stadler has signed an agreement on Wednesday with Norske tog for supplying another 25 FLIRT trains. Thus, Norwegian state leasing company used the last option of the contract concluded in August...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko