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Czech Railways Orders 180 Viaggio Comfort Cars
Czech Railways Orders 180 Viaggio Comfort Cars

On 12 April 2021, České dráhy signed a contract with the Siemens Mobility and Škoda Transportation consortium for 20 Viaggio Comfort nine-car non-traction units including a driving trailer.

New EMUs For Renfe Cercanías
New EMUs For Renfe Cercanías

On 8 March 2021, following ratification at a meeting of Renfe's administrative council, the operator announced that it will order 211 high-capacity EMUs for Cercanías, the commuter rail systems of Spain's major metropolitan areas.

First Order Of Hydrogen Trains In France
First Order Of Hydrogen Trains In France

On 8 April 2021, acting on behalf of the four regions, SNCF Voyageurs has placed an order worth almost 190 million EUR with Alstom for the 12 Coradia Polyvalent/Régiolis dual mode electric-hydrogen (EHMU) trains plus two optional ones.

RSSB 2021
FLIRT AKKU Research Project Completed
FLIRT AKKU Research Project Completed

On 30 March 2021 Stadler announced that it has successfully completed a three-year research project with its FLIRT AKKU battery-powered EMU (or BEMU).

More Than 300 ENR New Coaches
More Than 300 ENR New Coaches

On 3 April 2021, TMH handed over the 300th passenger car to the Egyptian National Railways.

Lokotrans Took Over A Batch Of New Box Wagons
Lokotrans Took Over A Batch Of New Box Wagons

Under the contract signed in early 2021, OVK (UWC) delivered in late March 50 Model 11-6874 box wagons to Lokotrans, Yaroslavl.

TMH 2021
Voith Started Virtual Locomotive Acceptance
Voith Started Virtual Locomotive Acceptance

As part of the service agreement concluded with Lineas in April 2020, Voith started the major overhaul and other maintenance measures on a batch of Class 77 locomotives.

Blues At Velim
Blues At Velim

No, it's not about a new music festival at the VUZ Velim test centre, but about a new Trenitalia EDMU, which arrived in the Czech Republic on 6 April 2021.

OVK-Built Flat Wagons For VIK
OVK-Built Flat Wagons For VIK

On 25 March 2021, OVK (UWC) and VIK of Ulan-Ude announced a contract for the supply of 40 Model 13-6852-02 flat wagons for transporting timber materials.

Škoda 2021
TMH Will Deliver Metro Trains For Tashkent
TMH Will Deliver Metro Trains For Tashkent

On 5 April 2021, Metrovagonmash and Tashkent Metro signed a contract for the delivery of 40 Model 81-765.5/766.5/767.5 metro cars for the Uzbek capital.

TMH Will Repair Up To 500 Engines Annually By 2023
TMH Will Repair Up To 500 Engines Annually By 2023

Kolomensky zavod is implementing a project to increase the volume of diesel engine repairs.

 

FRACHTbahn Traktion Active
FRACHTbahn Traktion Active

In October 2019, FRACHTbahn Traktion (Freight Railway Traction) of Wien was established, whose founders were the Austrian entrepreneurs Hans Peter Haselsteiner and Erhard Grossnigg, who had previously founded WESTbahn in 2008. 

Hamburg To Lovosice Intermodal Service Stopped
Hamburg To Lovosice Intermodal Service Stopped

The reason is the loss of a key end customer, the toy producer Lego, as the majority of a train capacity was used by DB Schenker for the latter’s shipments between factories and warehouses in Denmark and the Czech Republic, which participate in production.

EffiShunter 1000 For Subterrra
EffiShunter 1000 For Subterrra

On 1 April 2021, Subterra ordered an EffiShunter 1000 locomotive.

Climatic Testing Of New ČD's Double-Deck Car
Climatic Testing Of New ČD's Double-Deck Car

Škoda Vagonka continues with the project of five push-pull double deck rakes for ČD.

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