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First EffiShunter 1000 For Scandinavia
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.

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.

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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.

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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.

ForCity Trams For Brandenburg
ForCity Trams For Brandenburg

On 17 February 2021, Škoda Transportation announced that it will supply its ForCity Plus trams to the cities of Frankfurt (Oder), Brandenburg an der Havel and Cottbus. 

EffiShunters For PKP IC
EffiShunters For PKP IC

On 16 February 2021, CZ LOKO announced that it had signed a contract for the supply of 10 diesel shunters for PKP IC. 

Euston Tunnel Headhouse In Victorian-Inspired Brickwork
Euston Tunnel Headhouse In Victorian-Inspired Brickwork

On 16 February 2021, HS2 revealed the final design for the headhouse that will provide emergency access to the new high speed railway’s tunnels as they approach Euston station.

Conditions Of TRAXX MS3 Test Operation In The Czech Republic Fulfilled
Conditions Of TRAXX MS3 Test Operation In The Czech Republic Fulfilled

Conditions given by Drážní úřad for test operation of the very first TRAXX MS3 locomotives in revenue service, 388.001 and 002, were fulfilled recently.

Dubai Route 2020 Metro Line’s Second Month Of Regular Service
Dubai Route 2020 Metro Line’s Second Month Of Regular Service

On 1 January 2021, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority started regular service on the Dubai Metro Route 2020.