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Zefiros For Västtrafik Being Built
Zefiros For Västtrafik Being Built

On 6 April 2018 Bombardier Transportation announced that it had been awarded a contract worth about 3.8 billion SEK (368 million EUR) by Swedish local operator Västtrafik for 40 200 km/h three-car EMUs, with an option for 60 more trains.

Six More Class EP2D EMUs For TsPPK
Six More Class EP2D EMUs For TsPPK

During September and October 2020, DMZ delivered six Class EP2D EMUs to TsPPK.

ForCity Trams In Eskişehir Achieved 2,000,000 km
ForCity Trams In Eskişehir Achieved 2,000,000 km

In October 2020, Škoda-built ForCity Classic trams in the Turkish city of Eskişehir achieved 2 million kilometers  over two years of operation. 

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Alstom’s HealthHub TrainScanner In Warszawa
Alstom’s HealthHub TrainScanner In Warszawa

On 24 November 2020, Alstom’s predictive maintenance solution for rolling stock, TrainScanner, has entered in service in Warszawa’s Service Centre, where it will be used to maintain the fleet of 20 PKP IC „Pendolinos“.

Alstom Delivers Metros For Hanoi
Alstom Delivers Metros For Hanoi

On 27 November 2020 Alstom began shipping the second of the ten four-car Metropolis trains for the new Line 3 of the Hanoi metro.

First Class 76 FLIRT On Test
First Class 76 FLIRT On Test

One of the newest trains tested at the VUZ Velim test centre is the first Class 76 FLIRT for Norske Tog.

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Stadler To Work In Partnership With Newcastle University
Stadler To Work In Partnership With Newcastle University

On 25 November 2020, Stadler has committed to collaborating with Newcastle University on a variety of projects, underscoring its commitment to the north east region. This follows the announcement in January that Nexus had awarded the Swiss train-builder the contract to build, deliver and maintain 42 new trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro.

New Wagons At Green Cargo For SSAB’ Steel Transports
New Wagons At Green Cargo For SSAB’ Steel Transports

A technological shift is afoot for wagons and load carriers for specialised freight transport for the SSAB stretches between Luleå and Borlänge and Borlänge and Oxelösund.

Alstom To Supply Italy’s First Hydrogen Trains
Alstom To Supply Italy’s First Hydrogen Trains

On 26 November 2020, Alstom announced that it will supply six hydrogen fuel cell trains, with the option for eight more, to FNM.

First Modernised SSB LRVs
First Modernised SSB LRVs

In February 2019, Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG (SSB) awarded Voith a contract to modernise and renew the traction inverters of 50 Type S-DT 8.10 and S-DT 8.11 light rail vehicles.

TRAXX Africa Fleet Completes 10,000,000 km In Service
TRAXX Africa Fleet Completes 10,000,000 km In Service

Bombardier Transportation announced that its Transnet locomotive fleet in South Africa has successfully completed ten million km in service since operations began in December 2017.

Citadises For Köln
Citadises For Köln

On 25 November 2020, Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe has signed a contract with the Alstom/Kiepe Electric consortium for the supply of 64 Citadis low-floor trams.

Siemens Mobility Conducts Research Into The Safety Of Automated Railways
Siemens Mobility Conducts Research Into The Safety Of Automated Railways

On 24 November 2020, Siemens Mobility and its partners have won two research projects from the German Center for Rail Traffic Research (DZSF, Deutsches Zentrum für Schienenverkehrsforschung) to study the safety of automated rail operations.

HS2 Invites Lift And Escalator Suppliers To Tender
HS2 Invites Lift And Escalator Suppliers To Tender

On 23 November 2020, HS2 issued an invitation to tender to five bidders in the running to design, deliver and maintain almost 300 lifts and escalators for HS2’s four major new stations.

Keolis Wins A New Tram Contract In China
Keolis Wins A New Tram Contract In China

On 15 October 2020, Keolis’ Chinese joint venture Shanghai Keolis was awarded a new five-year contract by the public transport authority of Jiaxing,forming a new joint venture called Shenjia (51 % Jiaxing Rail Co. and 49 % Shanghai Keolis) with the authority to operate and maintain the city’s new tram network.