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AVRIL in May - now official!
AVRIL in May - now official!

On 11 April 2024 MITMS Minister Óscar Puente announced that Renfe had now received the first ten Class 106 AVRIL high speed trains.

First C-Series train in passenger service
First C-Series train in passenger service

On 8 April 2024 Alstom has successfully delivered the first C-Series train as part of the Western Australian Government’s METRONET Railcar Program for passenger service.

 

First Elron RegioPanter left the Czech Republic
First Elron RegioPanter left the Czech Republic

On 5 April 2024, Škoda Group sent the first RegioPanter EMU from its work in Ostrava to the Estonian state operator Elron.

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EMR to refurbish Class 360, 158 and 170 trains
EMR to refurbish Class 360, 158 and 170 trains

East Midlands Railway (EMR) has announced the start of a 60 million GBP programme to refurbish its fleet of Class 360, Class 158 and Class 170 trains.

Porterbrook acquires Electrostar fleet
Porterbrook acquires Electrostar fleet

Porterbrook has been successful in its bid to take ownership of 30 Class 379 Electrostars.

First Elron Panter
First Elron Panter

While the order for Pasažieru vilciens is running out, the contract for a batch of 16 three-car dual-voltage RegioPanter EMUs for Elron is coming into focus.

RegioPanter operations in Latvia stabilized
RegioPanter operations in Latvia stabilized

On 15 December 2023, Pasažieru vilciens started regular operation of the Class 16EV EMUs, initially with three units, with plans to have eighteen or nineteen in service by the end of the year.

ICE 4 fleet now complete
ICE 4 fleet now complete

On 19 March 2024, the final, 137th ICE 4 was handed over to DB.

Stadler trains for Greater Anglia reach fleet acceptance
Stadler trains for Greater Anglia reach fleet acceptance

14 March 2024: Thanks to effective partnership working with Greater Anglia and Rock Rail, Stadler has reached fleet acceptance for the 58 FLIRTs manufactured and supplied for the East Anglia network.

Qbuzz orders Civity regional EMUs
Qbuzz orders Civity regional EMUs

On 15 March 2024, CAF and the Dutch regional public transport operator and railway undertaking Qbuzz have signed a contract for the delivery of 10 new regional EMUs for the MerwedeLingelijn.

Moskva-2024 was put into operation in the Moskva underground
Moskva-2024 was put into operation in the Moskva underground

On 11 March 2024, a new metro train Moskva-2024, built at Metrovagonmash, was put into operation in the Moskovsky metropoliten.

Class E8 Shinkansen enters commercial service
Class E8 Shinkansen enters commercial service

On 16 March 2024, with the new timetable for Japan's rail network, the new Class E8 Shinkansen will enter commercial service on Tokyo - Yamagata route.

"Green steam" for VR trains
"Green steam" for VR trains

VR is looking for a new colour solution for its trains.

Additional order for Type MF19 metros for Paris
Additional order for Type MF19 metros for Paris

On 7 March 2024, Alstom announced that it will supply Île-de-France Mobilités and RATP with 103 new MF19 EMUs, which is the new generation metro on rail, for a total contract value of more than 800 million EUR, 100% financed by Île-de-France Mobilités.

New SFM EMUs arrive in Mallorca
New SFM EMUs arrive in Mallorca

In early March 2024 the first of five new CAF-built EMUs was disembarked in Mallorca for use on the Serveis Ferroviaris de Mallorca (SFM) network.