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1216 903 Again In The Czech Republic
1216 903 Again In The Czech Republic

On 31 January 2020 Taurus 1216 903, now belonging to ČD, was sent from Linz to Praha.

First ex-RTS Taurus In ČD Livery
First ex-RTS Taurus In ČD Livery

Today 1216 902, one of the two ex-RTS Tauruses, left in...

The RTS Tauruses In The Czech Republic
The RTS Tauruses In The Czech Republic

In late August, ČD announced it purchased two Type ES64U4 Tauruses from the Austrian operator RTS Rail Transport Service at a cost of around 5.6...

Škoda 2020
First Taurus Ready For Italian Railjet Services
  • 23rd Feb 2016 09:19
First Taurus Ready For Italian Railjet Services
ÖBB is preparing for railjet services to Italy, with the first built rake of concerning stock making test runs on the Austrian network. The first...
Rail Cargo Carrier - Slovakia Moves First Regular Freight
  • 27th Nov 2015 09:58
Rail Cargo Carrier - Slovakia Moves First Regular Freight
On 25 November 2015 Rail Cargo Carrier - Slovakia, the Slovakian licensed operator of the Rail Cargo Group, moved its first regular commercial...
Slovakia Allows ES64U2 Test Operation
  • 8th Jul 2015 06:43
Slovakia Allows ES64U2 Test Operation
On 15 June 2015, permission for test commercial operation, valid until 15 June 2016, was granted for ES64U2-061, 073 and 074 by Dopravný úrad. The...
Czech Raildays 2020
Germany To Turkey Through Balkans Haulage By Rail Cargo Group
  • 18th Apr 2014 12:34
Germany To Turkey Through Balkans Haulage By Rail Cargo Group
On 5 April 2014 the Rail Cargo Group (RCG) started using its own motive power in Romania and Bulgaria for its freight services which were...
All Siemens Reserve Stock Of Tauruses Sold
  • 11th Jan 2014 16:41
All Siemens Reserve Stock Of Tauruses Sold
Steiermarkbahn Transport und Logistik (STB) of Graz recently announced that it had signed a contract with Siemens to acquire 183 717, the last of...
First AWT Taurus Handed Over
  • 25th Nov 2013 22:19
First AWT Taurus Handed Over
On 22 November 2013 AWT took delivery of 183 714, the first of the three ES64U4s which it has on order. The first photo shows Edin Sose, AWT's...
AWT’s Tauruses Readied For Delivery
  • 22nd Oct 2013 16:16
AWT’s Tauruses Readied For Delivery
At the end of August 2013 AWT ordered three of the last four ES64U4s which Siemens still had in store. Prior to being handed over, these...
361.1 Visits Velim Test Centre
  • 15th Apr 2013 21:32
361.1 Visits Velim Test Centre
On 6 April 2013 ZSSK’s 361.101 arrived at the VUZ’s Velim test circuits. Here we see it there running in tandem with ZSSK electrics 362.011 and 350...
A Husarz In Praha
  • 19th Nov 2012 19:15
A Husarz In Praha
As part of the preparations for the start of regular haulage of international expresses to and from the Czech capital, on 19 November 2012 PKP...