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GTW 2/6 DMUs For ARRIVA vlaky
GTW 2/6 DMUs For ARRIVA vlaky

After the GTW 2/6 DMUs which were bought by ČD for use in the Olomouc region, other GTW 2/6 units acquired from DB Regio are heading to the Czech Republic, this time for operation at ARRIVA vlaky.

ČD Cargo In Germany Under Its Own License
ČD Cargo In Germany Under Its Own License

On 3 April 2020 the Czech national rail freight operator ČD Cargo ran a train under its own license in Germany for the first time.

The New Class ALP-45 DP Locomotives Being Built
The New Class ALP-45 DP Locomotives Being Built

At present Bombardier Kassel is working on a batch of 17 optional Class ALP-45 dual-power locomotives for NJT.

Škoda 2020
Israeli TRAXXes And TWINDEXXes
Israeli TRAXXes And TWINDEXXes

In January 2020, TRAXX ISR locomotives 3015, 3017, 3018, 3019 left Kassel, and were disembarked in Israel a few weeks later.

First ex-RTS Taurus Of ČD In Regular Service
First ex-RTS Taurus Of ČD In Regular Service

Today, one of the two Class 1216 locomotives purchased by ČD from RTS Rail Transport Service in August 2019 entered regular service.

Hyper-Miracle? Or Hypeloop? (5)
Hyper-Miracle? Or Hypeloop? (5)

The conclusions reached in our series of articles The Train-In-A-Vacuum-Tube Fantasy demonstrated that the use of Hyperloop technology for passenger transport is impractical and contradicting the laws of physics. Nevertheless, it is remarkable how many Hyperloop projects are now being prepared, on a worldwide scale.

Czech Raildays 2020
First Bayerische Oberlandbahn Coradia Lint DMUs
First Bayerische Oberlandbahn Coradia Lint DMUs

In March Bayerische Oberlandbahn received first two Coradia Lint DMUs of 31 on order for services in the Bavarian region Oberland.

Hyper-Miracle? Or Hypeloop? (4)
Hyper-Miracle? Or Hypeloop? (4)

The conclusions reached in our series of articles The Train-In-A-Vacuum-Tube Fantasy demonstrated that the use of Hyperloop technology for passenger transport is impractical and contradicting the laws of physics. Nevertheless, it is remarkable how many Hyperloop projects are now being prepared, on a worldwide scale.

More Coradia Lint 41 DMUs For HLB
More Coradia Lint 41 DMUs For HLB

On 27 March 2020 Alstom has been awarded a contract to supply 30 Coradia Lint 41 DMUs to Hessische Landesbahn. 

More OMNEO/Regio 2N For SNCF
More OMNEO/Regio 2N For SNCF

On 30 March 2020 Bombardier Transportation announced that it has received a firm order for 19 six-car Regio 2N double-deck EMUs from SNCF on behalf of the Region Auvergne-Rhône Alpes.

Hyper-Miracle? Or Hypeloop? (3)
Hyper-Miracle? Or Hypeloop? (3)

The conclusions reached in our series of articles The Train-In-A-Vacuum-Tube Fantasy demonstrated that the use of Hyperloop technology for passenger transport is impractical and contradicting the laws of physics. Nevertheless, it is remarkable how many Hyperloop projects are now being prepared, on a worldwide scale.

Modernised Metro Trains In Sofia
Modernised Metro Trains In Sofia

Metrovagomash sent eight Model 81-717.4/714.4 cars following their overhaul and modernisation to the Sofia metro.