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Stadler Uses Local Suppliers In Nexus project
Stadler Uses Local Suppliers In Nexus project

Stadler is making localism a key tenet of the project to build, supply and maintain new trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro.

BST To Provide Maintenance For 32 Chinese HSTs
BST To Provide Maintenance For 32 Chinese HSTs

On 19 January 2021, Bombardier Transportation announced that its Chinese joint venture, Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation Ltd. (BST), has been awarded a contract by China State Railway Group to provide maintenance service for 32 BST-built high-speed trains.

Škoda Vagonka Put Into Operation A New Machining Centre
Škoda Vagonka Put Into Operation A New Machining Centre

On 17 January 2021, Škoda Vagonka of Ostrava put into operation a new machining centre with a mobile portal, thanks to which it can machine oversized aluminum bodyshell components.

Gautrain Fleet Completed 40 Million Km In service
Gautrain Fleet Completed 40 Million Km In service

Bombardier Transportation announced that its Gautrain fleet in South Africa has completed 40 million km in service since operations began in 2010. 

Bombardier To Overhaul 143 TWINDEXX Coaches For Israel Railways
Bombardier To Overhaul 143 TWINDEXX Coaches For Israel Railways

On 15 January 2021, Bombardier Transportation announced that it started preparations for work on the mid-life overhaul for Israel Railways’ fleet of 143 TWINDEXX double-deck coaches.

First ZSSK's New GTW 2/6 EMU Arrived
First ZSSK's New GTW 2/6 EMU Arrived

On 15 January 2020, the first new GTW 2/6 EMU was disembarked from a road trailer in the Poprad depot.

Siemens Mobility To Install Egypt’s First High-Speed Rail System
Siemens Mobility To Install Egypt’s First High-Speed Rail System

On 14 January 2021, the National Authority for Tunnels, a governmental authority under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transport of Egypt, and Siemens Mobility have signed a MoU - together with the local companies Orascom Construction S. A. E. and The Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Co.) - to design, install and commission Egypt’s first ever high-speed rail transportation system. 

Class 93 Locomotives For Rail Operations (UK)
Class 93 Locomotives For Rail Operations (UK)

On 14 January 2021, Stadler and Rail Operations (UK) Limited have signed a framework agreement for the supply of up to 30 Class 93 tri-mode locomotives.

New EMUs For Centovalli Railway
New EMUs For Centovalli Railway

In late December 2020, Ferrovie Autolinee regionali Ticinesi SA (FART) and Stadler signed a contract worth around 94 million CHF for delivery of eight new tailor-made EMUs.

Three More OMNEO Regio 2N EMUs For SNCF
Three More OMNEO Regio 2N EMUs For SNCF

On 13 January 2021, Bombardier Transportation has received an order for three additional OMNEO Regio 2N EMUs from SNCF on behalf of Île-de-France Mobilités.

Two More Class CR400AF HSTs
Two More Class CR400AF HSTs

On 12 January 2021, Bombardier Transportation announced that its Chinese joint venture, Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation Ltd. (BST), has been awarded a contract from China State Railway to supply two eight-car 350 km/h Class CR400AF Fuxing EMUs.

First MÁV-START Citylink In Hungary
First MÁV-START Citylink In Hungary

In May 2017, MÁV-START signed a contract with Stadler for the supply of eight dual-power tram-trains with an option for four more, this being confirmed in July 2020. In early January 2021, the first one left Stadler Valencia works towards Hungary, arriving on the 8th in Szentes.

Agreement Reached To Integrate Old Curzon Street Station Into New HS2 Terminus
Agreement Reached To Integrate Old Curzon Street Station Into New HS2 Terminus

On 4 January 2021, HS2 has received the go-ahead from Birmingham City Council to begin the transformative refurbishment of the Old Curzon Street Station.

BDZ PP News Round-Up
BDZ PP News Round-Up

Preparations are being made for the implementation of a contract for the maintenance and overhauls of BDZ PP Desiros.

Class 483/484 Premiere On New Year’s Eve
Class 483/484 Premiere On New Year’s Eve

Shortly after midnight on 1 January 2021, the first train of the new S-Bahn Berlin’s Class 483/484 will start passenger service.