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More TGV M Units For SNCF
More TGV M Units For SNCF

On 18 August 2022, Alstom has received an additional order for 15 Avelia Horizon very high-speed trains from SNCF Voyageurs.

Coradia Stream HC For CFL On Test
Coradia Stream HC For CFL On Test

On 24 June 2022, a Coradia Stream HC destined for CFL arrived at VUZ Velim test centre.

Contract For A 2,000 km High-Speed Rail System In Egypt Finalised
Contract For A 2,000 km High-Speed Rail System In Egypt Finalised

On 28 May 2022, Siemens Mobility and its consortium partners Orascom Construction and The Arab Contractors have signed a contract with the Egyptian National Authority for Tunnels to create the country’s high-speed rail system.

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Ceremonial Signing Of The Elbe-Spree Network Transport Contract
Ceremonial Signing Of The Elbe-Spree Network Transport Contract

On 30 June 2022, ODEG together with representatives from the states of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Berlin, Brandenburg and Saxony-Anhalt and the transport authorities VBB-Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg, Nahverkehrsservice Sachsen-Anhalt and Verkehrsgesellschaft Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, ceremonially signed the transport contract for the Elbe-Spree network.

FLIRT EMUs For The MoselLux Network
FLIRT EMUs For The MoselLux Network

On 9 August 2022, Stadler and DB Regio have signed a supply contract for 19 FLIRT XL EMUs for use on the MoselLux network. 

First ČD's Class 847 DMU Nearing Completion
First ČD's Class 847 DMU Nearing Completion

One of the contracts currently being carried out by PESA are two-car Class 847 DMUs for Czech Railways.

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The Air-Conditioned Third Class Coaches For The First Time In The ENR History
The Air-Conditioned Third Class Coaches For The First Time In The ENR History

On 8 March 2022, ENR introduced the air-conditioned third-class trains as a new service for the first time in the history of railways.

ENR's Last Old Coaches Withdrawn From Regular Operation
ENR's Last Old Coaches Withdrawn From Regular Operation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

Localisation Of Vehicle Production For ENR
Localisation Of Vehicle Production For ENR

In addition to the Talgo’s second ENR contract, a cooperation agreement was signed on 9 August 2022 between Talgo, the Egyptian Ministry of Transport and NERIC to explore the possibility of establishing a factory for the local production of passenger cars. 

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More Talgo Rakes For Egypt
More Talgo Rakes For Egypt

On 9 August 2022, ENR, through ERA (Egyptian Railway Authority), awarded Talgo a contract worth approximately 280 million EUR for the supply of seven 18-car night trains and their maintenance for 15 years. 

What Will Be The Future Fate Of The Class 360/2 EMUs?
What Will Be The Future Fate Of The Class 360/2 EMUs?

In February 2021, Rail Operations UK have completed a Sale and Purchase Agreement with Heathrow Airport Limited to acquire the fleet of five Class 360/2 EMUs, plus spare parts.

Class 93s For Grand Union
Class 93s For Grand Union

Stadler started the final assembly of the first of the Class 93 locomotives at the València works in early July.

First iLints Into Passenger Service
First iLints Into Passenger Service

On 15 July 2022, Alstom announced that it had received the EBA type approval for its Class 554 HMU.

"CAF Tren Hidrógeno" On The Public Network
"CAF Tren Hidrógeno" On The Public Network

After factory static tests were conducted, CAF began test runs with its prototype EHMU at the end of July.

Knorr-Bremse Is To Equip Egyptian Trains
Knorr-Bremse Is To Equip Egyptian Trains

Knorr-Bremse has been awarded a major supply contract by Siemens Mobility to equip trains for Egypt.