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New Double-Deck EMUs For LNVG
New Double-Deck EMUs For LNVG

On 25 February 2021, the Niedersachsen Land announced that it had selected Alstom as the supplier of 34 double-deck Coradia Stream HC EMUs.

New PESA DMUs For ČD
New PESA DMUs For ČD

On 26 February 2021, ČD signed an eight-year framework contract with PESA Bydgoszcz for up to 160 new DMUs.

Another Deliveries Of Wagons Subsidised Through Polish Intermodal Support Program
Another Deliveries Of Wagons Subsidised Through Polish Intermodal Support Program

In recent weeks, deliveries of another batch of intermodal wagons for one Polish customer have been completed from Tatravagónka, and other deliveries have begun.

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HS2 Construction Site For Launch Of Tunnel Boring Machine Prepared
HS2 Construction Site For Launch Of Tunnel Boring Machine Prepared

Midlands-based construction firm, Collins Earthworks, has completed excavating the north portal site of Long Itchington Wood Tunnel, ready for the launch of the tunnel boring machine that will dig under the ancient woodland in Warwickshire.

First EffiShunter 1000 For Scandinavia
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First EffiShunter 1000 For Scandinavia

On 24 February 2021, CZ LOKO announced that in February it had signed a contract with Trainpoint Norway for the delivery of one EffiShunter 1000.

Progress In Preparation Of Czech High Speed Lines
Progress In Preparation Of Czech High Speed Lines

On 22 December 2020, the Central Commission of the Czech Ministry of Transport approved the Feasibility Study of the new Praha - Dresden HSL, which was prepared by the CEDOP and Egis Rail consortium.

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Exterior Design Of The New Nightjet Trains
Exterior Design Of The New Nightjet Trains

On 23 February 2021, ÖBB and Siemens Mobility presented the exterior design for the new generation of the Nightjet trains. At the Siemens’s Wien works also first painted bodyshells are in final assembly.

Tokyo Metro Class 17000 In Regular Service
Tokyo Metro Class 17000 In Regular Service

In August 2020 we informed about the new Class 17000 EMU destined for Tokyo Metro Tokyo Yūrakuchō and Fukutoshin lines.

First Slovenian KISS At Źmigród
First Slovenian KISS At Źmigród

One of the vehicles currently being tested on the OETD IK Żmigród circuit is the first of ten KISS double-deck EMUs for SŽ.

KONČAR To Maintain RAILPOOL's TRAXXes
KONČAR To Maintain RAILPOOL's TRAXXes

On 22 February, RAILPOOL and KONČAR Električna vozila have signed a maintenance agreement effective 2 February 2021 for the maintenance of TRAXX locomotives.

Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo Enters Czech Network
Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo Enters Czech Network

In February 2021, Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo (WLC) expanded to the Czech network, this being the third country in which it operates under its own license, following Austria and Germany.

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.

HS2 Seeks Contractor To Build Washwood Heath Depot
HS2 Seeks Contractor To Build Washwood Heath Depot

On 17 February 2021, HS2 Ltd began the search for a specialist contractor to build the high speed rail project’s central control centre and maintenance depot.

Deliveries of NTS Yermaks Are Nearing The End
Deliveries of NTS Yermaks Are Nearing The End

On 17 February 2021, NEVZ handed over to NefteTransService three Class 3ES5K electric locomotives.

Enhanced Yermak Started Testing
Enhanced Yermak Started Testing

In early February 2021, NEVZ sent for testing to the Bataysk depot the three-section locomotive 3ES5K-1147, which is fitted with the new wheel surface treating systems.