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On 12 December 2022, NS signed a contract with CAF for delivery of a new fleet of „dubbeldekkers“ for intercity services.
On 15 September 2022, Siemens Mobility announced that it has been awarded a contract by NS to retrofit 176 ViRM EMUs with the on-board ETCS Level 2.
NS is running a tender for a new generation of double-deck EMUs and has selected CAF as a preferred bidder for an initial order of 60 trainsets.
Over the weekend of 2 and 3 July 2022, Alstom and NS presented the Intercity Next Generation (ICNG) train to the Dutch public at Rotterdam central station.
NS is to modernise the last delivered batch of VIRM double-deck EMUs, the Class VIRM 4.
After 46 years of operations, the Class SGM Sprinter EMUs have been withdrawn from commercial operations at NS on 11 December 2021.
Since 6 December 2021, NS started to gradually reintroduce its Class DDZ double deck sets in regular service.
On 7 June 2021, the first of triple-voltage Class 3300 ICNG EMUs arrived from Germany to test in Belgium.
On 19 May 2021, the Dutch National Transport Museum has inspected the ex-NS Type DE IV TEE train.
On 10 March 2021, ELL Vectrons 193 759 and 193 766 left Austria. NS is hiring these for the purpose of haulage Amsterdam - Berlin Intercity services and the new Nightjet services to Amsterdam.
Another type of new-built vehicle currently tested at the VUZ test centre Velim is an eight-car Coradia Stream EMU for NS.
On 23 May 2020 a five-car dual-voltage ICNG 3108 arrived as a first NS Coradia Stream EMU in the Netherlands, being sent from the Alstom Chorzów factory.
NS has started the tendering process, based on EU legislation, for a new generation of double deck trains. The process is starting with a market consulting to the industries which is part of pre-selecting potential suppliers.
On 8 May Alstom has started a testing program of the NS’s first ICNG EMU on the VUZ test circle at Velim. The photo shows the Coradia Stream...
On 29 November 2018 Alstom and NS have officially opened the new assembly line dedicated to the Intercity Next Generation (ICNG) trains to be...