Preview of the Railvolution 5/2015

EXPO 1520
The fifth edition of the EXPO 1520 railway technology exhibition, which is held every other year, took place at the VNIIZhT research institute in Shcherbinka, near Moskva, between 2 and 5 September 2015.
One of the most anticipated exhibits was the first prototype of the TRAXX F120MS. The manufacturer exhibited only the first section of the prototype, which carries the designation 2EV120-001.
Photo: Tomáš Kuchta
TRAKO 2015
The 11th TRAKO 2015 International Railway Fair was held between 22 and 25 September in the AMBEREXPO Exhibition & Convention Centre in Gdańsk.
At TRAKO 2015 visitors had an opportunity to inspect PesaDART EMU „in the flesh“. This was ED161-004, completed just before the event.
Photo: Tomáš Kuchta
Latest Standard CRH High Speed Trains
On 30 June 2015 at the CARS test centre in Beijing CRRC presented its two most recent Chinese high speed trains, these designated CRH-0207 and CRH-0503.
CRH-0503 (on the left) and CRH-0207 during the presentation at „Huantie“, the CARS test circuit in Beijing, on 30 June 2015.
Photo: Luo Chunxiao
The ZAUGG-MATISA ZRR 10000 M Snow Clearing Vehicle
Following an invitation to tender issued by Trafikverket the Swiss-based firm Zaugg was awarded the contract for a powerful snow-clearing vehicle for the Malmbanan. Delivery is to take place in March 2016.
This photo was taken on 13 October 2015 at the Matisa factory at Crissier.
Photo: Jürg D. Lüthard
And much more!
Cover of 5/2015

Features: a meeting of various vehicles during the daily cavalcade at EXPO 1520 in Shcherbinka: the 2ES7-001 prototype, Granit 2ES10-120 and KISS ESh2-001.