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SWEG Rents Alstom Shunters
SWEG Rents Alstom Shunters

On 31 May 2021, Alstom and SWEG signed a framework agreement under which Alstom will rent SWEG for eight years locomotives from its vehicle pool and will also maintain them.

ERA Type Approval For DE18 Locomotives In Italy
ERA Type Approval For DE18 Locomotives In Italy

On 1 June 2021, Vossloh Locomotives was awarded type approval by ERA for the Type DE18 locomotive in Italy. 

First Flytoget Oaris In Regular Service
First Flytoget Oaris In Regular Service

On 3 June 2021, Oaris 78 004 entered passenger service as the first of eight four-car EMUs ordered from CAF in March 2015.

Arriva NL Strives For Open Access Services In The Netherlands
Arriva NL Strives For Open Access Services In The Netherlands

On 31 May 2021, Arriva Nederland filled an application to ACM to operate regional rail open access night services from 16 December 2022.

First Class 3300 EMU In Belgium
First Class 3300 EMU In Belgium

On 7 June 2021, the first of triple-voltage Class 3300 ICNG EMUs arrived from Germany to test in Belgium. 

Class 2TE35A Diesel Locomotives Ordered
Class 2TE35A Diesel Locomotives Ordered

On 10 June 2021, STM and RZD signed a contract to supply 200 two-section Class 2TE35A locomotives.

First TEM9 With Cemix
First TEM9 With Cemix

On 6 April 2021, STM signed a contract with Cemix and LB Minerals for delivery of two Class TEM9 locomotives.

Celebration Of 30 Years ICE
Celebration Of 30 Years ICE

On 2 June 1991, the first ICEs started regular passenger service, so that this moment was celebrated almost exactly 30 years later.

TCDD Velaro Fleet Complete
TCDD Velaro Fleet Complete

In February 2021 Siemens completed delivery of a batch of 12 Velaros, designated HT 80107 - 80118, ordered by TCDD Taşımacılık.

HS2 Launches Interchange Station Construction Contract Opportunity
HS2 Launches Interchange Station Construction Contract Opportunity

On 7 June 2021, HS2 launched the search for a construction contractor to build Interchange Station in Solihull.

Tram Turnouts For STIB
Tram Turnouts For STIB

On 10 May 2021, Vossloh announced that it has been awarded an important framework contract, worth almost 40 million EUR, to supply tram turnouts until 2031. 

New Class 18000 For Tokyo Metro
New Class 18000 For Tokyo Metro

On 2 June 2021 in Tokyo was unveiled new train for Hanzōmon line of Tokyo metro. 19 Class 18000 Hitachi-built ten-car EMUs are on order.

Austrian-Chinese Surprise
Austrian-Chinese Surprise

At the end of May, a big celebration was held at the CRRC Zhuzhou works - a rollo-out of the new EMU for WESTbahn.

New Testing Hall At Stadler Siedlce Works
New Testing Hall At Stadler Siedlce Works

In 2020, Stadler Siedlce expanded significantly its capacity and inaugurated a new hall for the commissioning and testing of new vehicles. 

OVK-Built Container Wagons Authorised By EUAR
OVK-Built Container Wagons Authorised By EUAR

On 2 June 2021 OVK (UWC) announced that  it has obtained the type approval for its Class Sggrs(s) 80’ six-axle and Class Sgmmns 40’ four-axle flat wagons from the European Union Agency for Railways.