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CargoBeamer Opens Terminal In Calais And Begins Expansion Phase
CargoBeamer Opens Terminal In Calais And Begins Expansion Phase

Until recently, CargoBeamer system has not seen wider use even after many years of existence, the Kaldenkirchen - Domodossola line being the only, on which long-term regular traffic was established. This is now changing and the first step towards expanding services has just been taken with the launch of a new route connecting the new Calais terminal with Perpignan on 10 July.

Paribus Purchases Type DM 20-EBB Locomotives
Paribus Purchases Type DM 20-EBB Locomotives

On 23 June 2021, Paribus Rail Investment Management GmbH has signed a framework agreement on behalf of its long-standing investment partner, RIVE Private Investment, to purchase up to 50 Type DM 20-EBB (Dual-Mode) emission-free shunting and mainline locomotives.

First Flytoget Oaris In Regular Service
First Flytoget Oaris In Regular Service

On 3 June 2021, Oaris 78 004 entered passenger service as the first of eight four-car EMUs ordered from CAF in March 2015.

TCDD Velaro Fleet Complete
TCDD Velaro Fleet Complete

In February 2021 Siemens completed delivery of a batch of 12 Velaros, designated HT 80107 - 80118, ordered by TCDD Taşımacılık.

Austrian-Chinese Surprise
Austrian-Chinese Surprise

At the end of May, a big celebration was held at the CRRC Zhuzhou works - a rollo-out of the new EMU for WESTbahn.

WINKS In Regular Service. And A Couple Of Questions Over The Future Operation
WINKS In Regular Service. And A Couple Of Questions Over The Future Operation

On 12 April 2021, Arriva Nederland started regular operation of its new WINK units.

2ES7-001 Achieved Its First Million Kilometres
2ES7-001 Achieved Its First Million Kilometres

On 20 May 2021 UL announced that 2ES7-001 covered its first million kilometers on the Russian network.

Lastochka Services To Rzhevsky Memorial
Lastochka Services To Rzhevsky Memorial

In June 2020, a new memorial to a Soviet soldier (Rzhevsky Memorial Sovetskomu Soldatu) was unveiled, built southwest of Rzhev.

Another Lastochka Version
Another Lastochka Version

In early April, unit ES1P-024 was completed at the UL works.

New Krösatågen EMUs and EDMUs For Sweden
New Krösatågen EMUs and EDMUs For Sweden

The regions of Kalmar, Jönköping, Blekinge and Kronoberg have decided to jointly acquire new trains to replace the existing fleet, which is nearing the end of its life.

FLIRT AKKU Research Project Completed
FLIRT AKKU Research Project Completed

On 30 March 2021 Stadler announced that it has successfully completed a three-year research project with its FLIRT AKKU battery-powered EMU (or BEMU).

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.

CAPTRAIN France's EURO4001 Fleet Complete
CAPTRAIN France's EURO4001 Fleet Complete

In recent weeks, CAPTRAIN France has taken over the entire fleet of Type EURO4001 locomotives.

CRRC Wagons For London Underground Delayed
CRRC Wagons For London Underground Delayed

Following a contract awarded in March 2017, CRRC is building a batch of two types of wagons London Underground for track renewal and maintenance trains. Their delivery was initially scheduled to take place between 2018 and 2019.

Uralskie Lokomotivy In 2020
Uralskie Lokomotivy In 2020

The UL factory situated in the town of Verkhnyaya Pyshma fulfilled its annual production plan for 2020, despite all the COVID difficulties.