Not only new EMUs form part of the BLS fleet rejuvenating strategy. The operator wants to ensure that its fleet can be serviced and maintained at three works in the long term so that S-Bahn Bern can continue to operate efficiently and powerfully in the future.
The sole EMU in the fleet was built in 1990 to serve excursion services operated on the 1,435 mm gauge part of the Kintetsu railway network. Now it is ready to offer more comfort.
On 24 August 2020 Bombardier Transportation announced that it has completed the local assembly work on the first of the batch of 27 driverless INNOVIA Metro 300 trains ordered in October 2017 for the Kelana Jaya Light Rail Transit line in Kuala Lumpur.
Eurostar today confirms that its London - Amsterdam service will operate fully direct both to and from the Netherlands from 26 October.