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Acquisition Of Carbo Rail By VTG Complete
Acquisition Of Carbo Rail By VTG Complete

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.

Knorr-Bremse Austria Responsible For Brake Maintenance Of ELL Vectrons
Knorr-Bremse Austria Responsible For Brake Maintenance Of ELL Vectrons

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.

Escort Carriages For RZD Freight Trains
Escort Carriages For RZD Freight Trains

On 29 May 2020 TVZ started delivery of a batch of escort carriages for RZD freight trains RZD.

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Vossloh Completes The Sale Of Its Locomotive Business
Vossloh Completes The Sale Of Its Locomotive Business

On 29 May 2020, Vossloh AG finalised the sale of its Locomotives business unit to CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd., Zhuzhou.

EffiShunters For The Port Of Koper
EffiShunters For The Port Of Koper

One of contracts, which is currently being carried out by CZ LOKO, includes a batch of four EffiShunter 1000 diesel locomotives for SŽ - Tovorni promet, which are intended for service in the port of Koper.

EURODUAL Tested In Austria
  • updated 26th May 2020 12:11
  • Freight
EURODUAL Tested In Austria

One of the ELP EURODUALs, 159 207, started on 19 May test program in Austria. The reason is to undergo measurements of impact to the infrastructure, with the goal to achieve the approval for operation in this country. These tests are planned to last for about three weeks.

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First Prima Started Service At Indian Railways
  • updated 22nd May 2020 07:09
  • Freight
First Prima Started Service At Indian Railways

On 19 May 2020 Alstom announced that the first of the Class WAG12 electric locomotives entered commercial service at Indian Railways.

More Yermaks For Uzbekistan
More Yermaks For Uzbekistan

On 19 May 2020 TMH announced that it has signed an agreement with UTI, the Uzbekistan national operator, for five more Class 3ES5K locomotives.

Change Of Customers For Italian EffiShunters
Change Of Customers For Italian EffiShunters

In addition to locomotives 744 101 - 105 delivered to Mercitalia Shunting & Terminal, the Italian national rail freight operator confirmed option for another five in November 2018.

SNCB - coaches for sale
How Kazakh Evolutions Evolve (8)
How Kazakh Evolutions Evolve (8)

The creation of LKZ stems from the fact that Kazakhstan, like most ex-USSR countries, urgently needed to modernise its railway rolling stock.

How Kazakh Evolutions Evolve (7)
How Kazakh Evolutions Evolve (7)

One of the other countries to which TE33A-9999 paid a visit for testing purposes was Moldova. In 2020 a contract for 12 Evolutions is being realised.

Further Test Runs Of ČD Cargo TRAXXes At Velim
Further Test Runs Of ČD Cargo TRAXXes At Velim

On 4 May, it was again possible to see the locomotives 388.001 and 002 at the VUZ test centre Velim.