Historical step for the railway development in the Budapest metropolitan region.
On 29 November 2021, MÁV-START started a test passenger service on a new train-tram system in southern Hungary, connecting the cities of Szeged and Hódmezővásárhely by using the Szeged - Békéscsaba railway line as a train between them and in Szeged and Hódmezővásárhely working as a tramway, using the local tram lines.
On 17 September 2021, TMH Germany celebrated the completion of a key construction milestone of the company's future maintenance center in Langweid am Lech.
Until recently, CargoBeamer system has not seen wider use even after many years of existence, the Kaldenkirchen - Domodossola line being the only, on which long-term regular traffic was established. This is now changing and the first step towards expanding services has just been taken with the launch of a new route connecting the new Calais terminal with Perpignan on 10 July.
On 23 June 2021, Paribus Rail Investment Management GmbH has signed a framework agreement on behalf of its long-standing investment partner, RIVE Private Investment, to purchase up to 50 Type DM 20-EBB (Dual-Mode) emission-free shunting and mainline locomotives.