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First Eight PKP IC's Griffins Unveiled
First Eight PKP IC's Griffins Unveiled

On 21 February 2020, the official presentation of just eight Griffin electric locomotives for PKP Intercity took place at Nowy Sącz.

Hyperloop - The Train-In-A-Vacuum-Tube Fantasy (2)
Hyperloop - The Train-In-A-Vacuum-Tube Fantasy (2)

Since 2012 the global media, both transport specialist and general publications, have been intrigued by Hyperloop, a revolutionary concept enabling passenger- and freight-carrying vehicles to move through hermetically-sealed vacuum tubes, at speeds of between 1,100 and 1,200 km/h. It is worthwhile, therefore, for us to undertake a critical examination of some of the technical characteristics of the Hyperloop idea.

Tests Runs Of ENR Carriages In Hungary
Tests Runs Of ENR Carriages In Hungary

After having performed static tests on couplings and buffers, passing the S-curve and measuring weights in Hungary during January, the first two TVZ-built prototype cars for ENR started the test runs on the MÁV network.

Škoda 2020
Hyperloop - The Train-In-A-Vacuum-Tube Fantasy (1)
Hyperloop - The Train-In-A-Vacuum-Tube Fantasy (1)

Since 2012 the global media, both transport specialist and general publications, have been intrigued by Hyperloop, a revolutionary concept enabling passenger- and freight-carrying vehicles to move through hermetically-sealed vacuum tubes, at speeds of between 1,100 and 1,200 km/h.

METRO Trains For Newcastle Upon Tyne
METRO Trains For Newcastle Upon Tyne

On 11 February 2020 Stadler and Nexus signed the contract worth around 700 million GBP, comprising 42 METRO trains, their maintenance and building a new depot.

ČD's GTW 2/6 DMUs Start Operation
ČD's GTW 2/6 DMUs Start Operation

After the Drážní úřad approved the trial operation of units 646.020, 024, 026 and 027 on a few specified lines, two of them carried out test runs between Olomouc and Moravský Beroun on 14 February 2020.

Czech Raildays 2020
The First ex-WESTbahn KISS In White
The First ex-WESTbahn KISS In White

The first of four-car Class 4110 KISS EMUs is wearing the DB's long distance livery.

More EffiShunter 300 Locomotives For Serbia
More EffiShunter 300 Locomotives For Serbia

CZ LOKO announced that, following an international tender, the Serbian state passenger operator Srbija voz will order two EffiShunter 300s.

DB Regio Ordered 18 Mireo EMUs For Lausitz
DB Regio Ordered 18 Mireo EMUs For Lausitz

On 14 January 2020 Siemens Mobility announced that DB Regio has ordered 18 three-car Mireo EMUs for service on the Lausitz regional network.

First Run In GoA 2 With Passengers In The Netherlands
First Run In GoA 2 With Passengers In The Netherlands

On 12 February 2020, Stadler, together with ProRail, Provincie Groningen and Arriva Netherlands, has opened the doors of an ATO test train to a group of about 50 local and national dignitaries, taking them on a short journey around Groningen. 

A Design For The New Latvian EMUs
A Design For The New Latvian EMUs

On 12 February 2020 Pasažieru vilciens (PV) presented a future color design for its new Škoda Vagonka-built RegioPanter EMUs.

ČD’s First GTW 2/6 DMUs Ready
ČD’s First GTW 2/6 DMUs Ready

On 10 February 2020 ČD, together with Olomoucký kraj, presented first two of the 12 Class 646 DMUs purchased in December 2018 from DB.