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Test runs and instrumented wheelsets for the new rescue train provided by PJM
Test runs and instrumented wheelsets for the new rescue train provided by PJM

ÖBB-Infrastruktur has procured a new fleet of 18 servicejet rescue trains from Stadler.

More Aventras for the Elizabeth line in London
More Aventras for the Elizabeth line in London

On 14 June 2024 Alstom has signed a contract worth around 370 million GBP for 10 new nine-car Aventra EMUs for Transport for London’s Elizabeth line, along with associated maintenance until 2046.

Uue Škoda rongi pidulik vastuvõtt
Uue Škoda rongi pidulik vastuvõtt

This is how Elron announced that on 13 June 2024 a "ceremonial handover of the new Škoda train" took place.

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Modernisation of Göteborg's M31 trams
Modernisation of Göteborg's M31 trams

On 13 June 2024 Škoda Group presented modernisation work on Göteborg's M31 trams.

ComfortJet enters the next phase of its testing
ComfortJet enters the next phase of its testing

On 11 June 2024, ČD ComfortJet 002 unit conducted another test run, the following day is scheduled to be put into service with passengers for the first time.

First RegioPanter in Estonia
First RegioPanter in Estonia

On 9 June 2024, RegioPanter 3340 was prepared for transport to Estonia in Riga.

Comment on the accident in Pardubice
Comment on the accident in Pardubice

Following the accident of RJ 1021 service in Pardubice on 5 June 2024 at 22.49 h, RegioJet issued a press release on 7 June 2024 announcing that from Saturday 8 June 2024 it is withdrawing all Austrian type sleeping cars from service.

Tragic accident in Pardubice
Tragic accident in Pardubice

On 5 June 2024 at 22.49 h, a head-on collision occurred at the Pardubice hl. n. (main) station between trains RJ 1021 Praha hl. n. - Košice - Čop of RegioJet and Nex 41340 Bratislava - Bremerhaven of ČD Cargo.

Franken-Thüringen-Express sprints with Desiro HCs on the Nürnberg - Erfurt HSL
Franken-Thüringen-Express sprints with Desiro HCs on the Nürnberg - Erfurt HSL

DB Regio trains will run with 190 km/h between Bayern and Thüringen from 9 June.

CAF commissions the first phase of modernised Sofia central station
CAF commissions the first phase of modernised Sofia central station

On 6 June 2024, the CAF Group's railway signalling business has commissioned the first phase of modernised Sofia central station, meaning that trains in the Bulgarian capital are now running on the first five tracks.

Sirius on ETCS tests
Sirius on ETCS tests

A test service with passengers with the Sirius 665.002, which began in February this year, finished at the end of May. Now the next phase of the...

Stadler's newest service centre in Germany
Stadler's newest service centre in Germany

On 29 May 2024, the Stadler's FLIRT AKKU service centre in Rendsburg was opened, which has been built over the past 19 months in the heart of Schleswig-Holstein.

DE 18s for SPITZKE
DE 18s for SPITZKE

On 26 March 2024, SPITZKE SE and Vossloh Rolling Stock signed a contract for ten low-emission DE 18 Stage V locomotives.

Vossloh wins further order for rail fastening systems in the Chinese high-speed network
Vossloh wins further order for rail fastening systems in the Chinese high-speed network

Vossloh has further strengthened its market position in China. Its subsidiary Vossloh Fastening Systems China was again commissioned to supply rail fastening systems for a section of a high-speed line currently under construction.

A very new railway for Egypt
A very new railway for Egypt

Siemens Mobility is making progress on a huge contract for Egypt that is set to take rail transport in the country to a whole new level.