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Gazoturbovoz At The End Of The Road
Gazoturbovoz At The End Of The Road

In June 2012, RZD awarded Sinara - Transportnye mashiny the contract to build the gas turbine locomotive, intended for use on non-electrified lines especially in Siberia and the Far North, hauling heavy freights.

New Locomotives From STM And UL For RZD
New Locomotives From STM And UL For RZD

On 18 November 2020, Sinara - Transportnye mashiny (STM) and RZD signed an agreement on cooperation in the development, production, supply, testing and maintenance of the new Class 2ES6A electric locomotives and Class 2TE35A diesel locomotives.

Vega Expands Its "Trailer Use" System In Cooperation With VTG
Vega Expands Its "Trailer Use" System In Cooperation With VTG

Since 2016 Siezenheim-based Vega International Car Transport & Logistic - Trading develops transports of road vehicles using its roadrailLink (r2L) system, which features loading structure, which can be positioned in an ordinary pocket wagon.

Škoda
TMH PRO Leased Two Class TEM28 Locomotives
TMH PRO Leased Two Class TEM28 Locomotives

On 11 February 2020, TMH PRO announced that it leased two Class TEM28 diesel shunters, together with drivers and full service, to Elga-Trans.

Norway’s 2020 ERTMS Progress (2)
Norway’s 2020 ERTMS Progress (2)

In this article we continue to describe the progress in ambitious Norway’s plan to completely switch over from the various Class B interlocking and signalling systems including national ATP to the fully digital infrastructure based on ERTMS.

Norway’s 2020 ERTMS Progress (1)
Norway’s 2020 ERTMS Progress (1)

In December 2019 we informed about the ambitious Norway’s plan to completely switch over from the various Class B interlocking and signalling systems including national ATP to the fully digital infrastructure based on ERTMS. Here is an overview of the 2020 progress.

CZ LOKO
Class 2ES6A Developments
Class 2ES6A Developments

Uralskie lokomotivy (a Sinara Group and Siemens joint venture) is preparing for production a new 3 kV DC Class 2ES6A locomotive with asynchronous traction equipment.

DOSTO EMUs For TiB
DOSTO EMUs For TiB

Tåg i Bergslagen (TiB) of Sweden announced that it had chosen Stadler to deliver 6 + 1 four-car DOSTO EMUs.

First BDZ Smartrons In Regular Service
First BDZ Smartrons In Regular Service

On 17 December 2020, Smartrons 80 035 and 036 arrived at the Sofia depot, becoming the first two of a batch of 15 locomotives ordered by BDZ PP.

RRX Desiro HC Fleet Complete
RRX Desiro HC Fleet Complete

On 18 December 2020, Siemens Mobility delivered final Desiro HC EMU for Rhein-Ruhr Express (RRX).

ETCS For Electrostar EMUs
ETCS For Electrostar EMUs

On 22 December 2020, Bombardier Transportation has announced that it has signed a framework agreement with Porterbrook to fit ETCS on-board units (OBUs) to Electrostar EMUs.

More FLEXITY Trams For Zürich
More FLEXITY Trams For Zürich

On 11 December 2020, Bombardier Transportation and VBZ have signed a contract for 40 additional Flexity trams. 

First Bodyshell For New Dresden Flexity
First Bodyshell For New Dresden Flexity

On 9 December 2020, the first bodyshell of the first of 30 Flexity trams for Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe was accepted by the operator at the Bombardier Görlitz works.

TRAXX Africa Fleet Completes 10,000,000 km In Service
TRAXX Africa Fleet Completes 10,000,000 km In Service

Bombardier Transportation announced that its Transnet locomotive fleet in South Africa has successfully completed ten million km in service since operations began in December 2017.

Yermaks For NefteTransServis
Yermaks For NefteTransServis

On 3 December 2020, NEVZ handed over to NefteTransServis (NTS), a Moskva-based private operator, locomotives 3ES5K-1131 and 1132.