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Digirata - an ETCS in Finland
Digirata - an ETCS in Finland

Like other European countries, also Finland is preparing to introduce ERTMS.

BMZ has mastered the mid-repair of the Class 2TE25A
BMZ has mastered the mid-repair of the Class 2TE25A

BMZ received the right to carry out mid-repairs of the Class 2TE25A diesel locomotives Vityaz with the asynchronous propulsion.

TRANSWAGGON provides automatic brake testing and additional digital monitoring from PJM
TRANSWAGGON provides automatic brake testing and additional digital monitoring from PJM

Together with PJM, the TRANSWAGGON Group is making a key contribution to the automation and digitalization of rail freight transport in Europe. Wagon rental customers save time and increase safety in operation by equipping their wagons with automatic brake testing.

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New JNA-Z box wagons for DRS
New JNA-Z box wagons for DRS

On 28 March 2024 Direct Rail Services has taken delivery of a fleet of 25 brand new JNA-Z box wagons from VTG Rail UK.

Lineas presented its FAME locomotive
Lineas presented its FAME locomotive

On 28 March 2024, Lineas presented its FAME locomotive, which highlights the company's commitment to finding sustainable solutions to reduce CO2 emissions in the transport sector.

RBP and RAILPOOL signed rental agreement for Modula locomotives
RBP and RAILPOOL signed rental agreement for Modula locomotives

On 26 March 2024, RAILPOOL and Rheinische Bahnpersonal- und Verkehrsgesellschaft signed the full-service leasing contract for five Modula hybrid shunting locomotives.

Alstom to deliver 13 TRAXX3 MS locomotives to CLIP Intermodal
Alstom to deliver 13 TRAXX3 MS locomotives to CLIP Intermodal

On 25 March 2024 Alstom and CLIP Intermodal have announced the signing of contract for the supply of 13 TRAXX3 MS locomotives.

A complex mix of problems around ÖBB's and other Tauruses, ČD railjets and ETCS
A complex mix of problems around ÖBB's and other Tauruses, ČD railjets and ETCS

Many operators are facing the difficult problem of upgrading or retrofitting the ETCS OBUs (On-Board Units) to their Taurus locomotives. Moreover, the same is true for the railjet non-traction multiple units (NMUs) of ÖBB and ČD.

CFL cargo uses its new TRAXX3 MS locomotives
CFL cargo uses its new TRAXX3 MS locomotives

On 15 March 2024, CFL cargo announced that it started using first Germany-Luxembourg-Poland TRAXX locomotives.

DB's Class 249 will start regular operation
DB's Class 249 will start regular operation

On 15 March 2024, at marshalling yard in Halle (Saale) a new generation of locomotives has been unveiled that will make DB Cargo's fleet more efficient and powerful in the future: the Vectron Dual Mode light.

EMKA2 received a certificate of conformity
EMKA2 received a certificate of conformity

On 15 March 2024, the EMKA2 shunter received a certificate of conformity of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) valid for five years.

Captrain Italia and RAILPOOL further strengthen their partnership in Italy
Captrain Italia and RAILPOOL further strengthen their partnership in Italy

On 29 February 2024 RAILPOOL and Captrain Italia reached an important agreement that further strengthens their partnership in Italy.

Ten more METRANS Vectrons complete
Ten more METRANS Vectrons complete

On 14 February 2024, after the completion of standard administrative matters, the locomotives 383.439 and 440 were put into service, the last two of the next ten of METRANS' own Vectrons.

ModuBox Bulk
ModuBox Bulk

This is the name given by VTG to a range of its open, fork-lift-manipulated, high-wall superstructures.

First test transport in DryTainers
First test transport in DryTainers

In cooperation between the participating companies, DB Cargo, Innofreight and ArcelorMittal, the first test transport in a superstructures called DryTainer took place at the end of February 2024.