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Type X Unit Carried Its First „Passengers“
Type X Unit Carried Its First „Passengers“

For over 250 days, tests of a prototype metro train formed by so-called X-Wagens have been underway in Wien.

Czech Railways Orders 180 Viaggio Comfort Cars
Czech Railways Orders 180 Viaggio Comfort Cars

On 12 April 2021, České dráhy signed a contract with the Siemens Mobility and Škoda Transportation consortium for 20 Viaggio Comfort nine-car non-traction units including a driving trailer.

FRACHTbahn Traktion Active
FRACHTbahn Traktion Active

In October 2019, FRACHTbahn Traktion (Freight Railway Traction) of Wien was established, whose founders were the Austrian entrepreneurs Hans Peter Haselsteiner and Erhard Grossnigg, who had previously founded WESTbahn in 2008. 

RSSB 2021
CARGOUNIT Hires Vectrons To Bahnoperator
CARGOUNIT Hires Vectrons To Bahnoperator

The polish Industrial Division (CARGOUNIT) vehicle pool received the first three of the five Vectrons it has ordered. They arrived in Poland on 18 March and were handed over to Bahnoperator Polska on the 31st of the month.

Voith To Overhaul Couplings Of Velaro RUS And Desiro RUS Fleets
Voith To Overhaul Couplings Of Velaro RUS And Desiro RUS Fleets

Voith will perform the work locally in its Kazan plant.

Exterior Design Of The New Nightjet Trains
Exterior Design Of The New Nightjet Trains

On 23 February 2021, ÖBB and Siemens Mobility presented the exterior design for the new generation of the Nightjet trains. At the Siemens’s Wien works also first painted bodyshells are in final assembly.

TMH 2021
ČD Hires Vectrons From RSL
ČD Hires Vectrons From RSL

On 11 March 2021, ČD took over into hire most of the first six locomotives from Slovak leasing company Rolling Stock Lease (former S Rail Lease).

Vectrons For NS
Vectrons For NS

On 10 March 2021, ELL Vectrons 193 759 and 193 766 left Austria. NS is hiring these for the purpose of haulage Amsterdam - Berlin Intercity services and the new Nightjet services to Amsterdam.

DB Cargo Polska Orders Vectrons Using Intermodal Transport Support Program
DB Cargo Polska Orders Vectrons Using Intermodal Transport Support Program

DB Cargo Polska has signed a contract with Siemens Mobility for purchasing four Vectron MS locomotives, as the operator announced on 1 March 2021.

CZ LOKO 2021
Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo Enters Czech Network
Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo Enters Czech Network

In February 2021, Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo (WLC) expanded to the Czech network, this being the third country in which it operates under its own license, following Austria and Germany.

"Hungaria" With Through Haulage
"Hungaria" With Through Haulage

As of 6 April 2021, the EC 172/173 “Hungaria" Budapest - Hamburg service is to be hauled by Class 193 Vectron of ČD/ELL whole the way without the change of locomotive. 

ČD Will Hire Vectrons From Rolling Stock Lease
ČD Will Hire Vectrons From Rolling Stock Lease

In order to provide haulage of the line R18 Praha - Zlín / Luhačovice / Veselí nad Moravou trains by Vectrons, ČD will hire six machines from Rolling Stock Lease.

Norway’s 2020 ERTMS Progress (2)
Norway’s 2020 ERTMS Progress (2)

In this article we continue to describe the progress in ambitious Norway’s plan to completely switch over from the various Class B interlocking and signalling systems including national ATP to the fully digital infrastructure based on ERTMS.

Norway’s 2020 ERTMS Progress (1)
Norway’s 2020 ERTMS Progress (1)

In December 2019 we informed about the ambitious Norway’s plan to completely switch over from the various Class B interlocking and signalling systems including national ATP to the fully digital infrastructure based on ERTMS. Here is an overview of the 2020 progress.

Vectron For Laude In Poland
Vectron For Laude In Poland

On 31 January 2021 in the morning, Vectron 193 488 entered Poland from Germany (via Frankfurt an der Oder).

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