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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.

A Unique Multiple Traction
A Unique Multiple Traction

Within the long-term testing of mutual communication of ČD Cargo locomotives delivered by CZ LOKO, special test runs were carried out on 18 February 2020.

Škoda 2020
First Class 2TE25KM Locomotives For Uzbekistan
First Class 2TE25KM Locomotives For Uzbekistan

In December 2019 BMZ finished two Class 2TE25KM main line freight diesel locomotives for the NGMK mining and metallurgical plant in Uzbekistan.

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.

Czech Raildays 2020
Another Italian Operator Of A CZ LOKO-Built Locomotive
Another Italian Operator Of A CZ LOKO-Built Locomotive

In late January, 741.748 of Oceanogate Italia, La Spezia, was sent from the CZ LOKO Česká Třebová works.

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.

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.

OVK Received Certification For Its Articulated Hoppers
OVK Received Certification For Its Articulated Hoppers

On 6 February 2020 OVK (UWC) announced that it has received certification of RS FZhT (Register of Certification for the Federal Railway Transport) for two models of six-axle articulated hopper wagons.