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First Full Semi-trailer Train In Russia
First Full Semi-trailer Train In Russia

On 20 July 2022, Russia's first full-unit contrailer train with Model 13-6987 platform wagons manufactured by Transmash ran from Silikatnaya station (south of Moskva) to Novosibirsk. 

First Train In The Ostrava-Mošnov Terminal
First Train In The Ostrava-Mošnov Terminal

The intermodal terminal built near Ostrava airport begins to serve traffic as the first train arrived there on 14 August 2022.

ENR's Last Old Coaches Withdrawn From Regular Operation
ENR's Last Old Coaches Withdrawn From Regular Operation

In December 2021, ENR celebrated removing of the last old coaches from regular operation, so that all coaches are all new or renewed.

RSSB 2022 (August)
Fate Of Chinese-Built Wagons For LU Still Unclear
Fate Of Chinese-Built Wagons For LU Still Unclear

It's almost two years since the first CRRC-built wagons cars for London Underground arrived in the UK.

More Vectrons For ČD Cargo
More Vectrons For ČD Cargo

On 1 August 2022, Siemens Mobility Czech Republic announced that in mid-July it signed a contract with ČD Cargo for the delivery of 10 Vectron MS locomotives (A54 variant).

Tatravagónka's Second Assembly Line For Grain Wagons
Tatravagónka's Second Assembly Line For Grain Wagons

In June 2022, Tatravagónka started operation of the second assembly line for the production of hopper wagons for transport of cereals.

ČD Cargo
XLoad Vectrons For SBB CINT
  • updated 25th Jul 2022 22:37
  • Freight
XLoad Vectrons For SBB CINT

At the end of June 2022, Siemens Mobility announced that SBB Cargo International in cooperation with SüdLeasing has ordered 20 Vectron multisystem locomotives equipped with the new XLoad package.

ROG's Class 93: First Bodyshell Complete
ROG's Class 93: First Bodyshell Complete

Stadler has started final assembly of the first from a batch of the Class 93 locomotives for Rail Operations (UK).

Knorr-Bremse Will Be Trialling Automated Brake Testing On A HVLE Train
Knorr-Bremse Will Be Trialling Automated Brake Testing On A HVLE Train

Working together with Havelländische Eisenbahn (HVLE), Knorr-Bremse is equipping a freight train with an automation system that will support automated brake testing.

Škoda
Reichmuth Orders Vectrons For SBB Cargo
Reichmuth Orders Vectrons For SBB Cargo

On 14 July 2022, Siemens Mobility signed a contract with Reichmuth & Co Investment Management AG for 35 Vectron AC locomotives through its investment vehicle LokRoll 3 AG.

DB Cargo Pilot Train With Automated Brake Testing Operating At MEG
DB Cargo Pilot Train With Automated Brake Testing Operating At MEG

Automated brake testing is also picking up speed in Germany. A pilot train with the automated brake testing system has been put into parallel operation by DB Cargo at Mitteldeutsche Eisenbahn in June.

KVSZ Builds New Types Of Wagons For European Market
KVSZ Builds New Types Of Wagons For European Market

In 2021, KVSZ began the designing program of wagons for European market in conformity with TSI WAG requirements.

Hrochostroj Buys An EffiShunter 1000 With ETCS
Hrochostroj Buys An EffiShunter 1000 With ETCS

Hrochostroj (part of the enteria group) has become the second Czech company operating in the railway construction industry to decide to acquire its own locomotive, the EffiShunter 1000.

HS2 Celebrates One Million Tonnes Of Construction Material By Rail
HS2 Celebrates One Million Tonnes Of Construction Material By Rail

On 12 July 2022, HS2 confirmed that more than a million tonnes of construction material have been delivered by rail to the high speed rail’s work sites across Buckinghamshire, taking the equivalent of 100,096 HGV journeys off local roads.

MEDWAY Belgium's Trains To Germany
MEDWAY Belgium's Trains To Germany

On 1 July 2022, MEDWAY Belgium (part of MEDWAY Italia) started running the MSC container services to Germany.