Under a transaction signed in February 2020 and now approved by the relevant antitrust authorities, VTG Rail Logistics GmbH has acquired a majority stake in Slovakian railway operator Carbo Rail. With immediate effect, the Hamburg-based group has thus taken full charge of Carbo Rail’s strategic development and operational management.
On 29 May 2020 Knorr-Bremse of Mödling and ELL Austria of Wien have concluded a framework contract for the maintenance of locomotive braking systems and the main switches of ELL Vectrons.
On 29 May 2020, Vossloh AG finalised the sale of its Locomotives business unit to CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd., Zhuzhou.
On 28 May 2020 Stadler announced that it has officially supplied to Greater Anglia final of its 58 FLIRT UK units ordered in 2016.
On 27 May 2020 Bombardier Transportation announced that it has signed contracts for 28 BiLevel commuter carriages with two US West Coast transportation authorities in a procurement led by the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) in Seattle, Washington. The total combined value of the contracts is approximately 108 million USD.