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CZ LOKO completes delivery of EffiShunters for DB Cargo Italia
CZ LOKO completes delivery of EffiShunters for DB Cargo Italia

DB Cargo Italia ordered four EffiShunter 1000 locomotives in early October 2022.

Deliveries of T4000 pocket wagons started and more ordered
Deliveries of T4000 pocket wagons started and more ordered

On 21 December 2023, ERA issued an approval for the T4000 pocket wagons from Tatravagónka so that the latter could subsequently start deliveries of a 200-strong batch to VTG. The first set of 15 wagons was shipped in January 2024, with the second set being transported to the customer in early February.

Siemens Mobility and CARGOUNIT signed agreements for the delivery of up to 100 locomotives
Siemens Mobility and CARGOUNIT signed agreements for the delivery of up to 100 locomotives

On 28 February 2024 CARGOUNIT, the largest independent Polish locomotive leasing company, has signed agreements with Siemens Mobility for the purchase of 10 Smartron locomotives a up to 90 Vectron MS locomotives, of which 30 have been called up.

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More Stadler-built locomotives for KiwiRail
More Stadler-built locomotives for KiwiRail

On 27 February 2024, Stadler and KiwiRail signed two locomotive contracts. The first one involves the delivery of nine SALi mainline locomotives, the second one includes the supply of 24 hybrid battery-diesel shunters.

PKP CARGO INTERNATIONAL hires a Dragon 2 locomotive
PKP CARGO INTERNATIONAL hires a Dragon 2 locomotive

PKP CARGO INTERNATIONAL has started using one Dragon 2 (Type E6MST) locomotive. 

Metrans now owns 100 % of Adria Rail
Metrans now owns 100 % of Adria Rail

19 February 2024 - Metrans, the rail subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has once again invested in the expansion of its European network and acquired 100 % of the Adria Rail Group, which operates in Serbia and Croatia.

Up to 250 Vectrons for RAILPOOL
Up to 250 Vectrons for RAILPOOL

On 20 February 2024, RAILPOOL and Siemens Mobility have concluded a framework agreement for the delivery of up to 250 Vectrons.

Mercitalia Intermodal extends fleet upgrade with PJM's Smart Train functions
Mercitalia Intermodal extends fleet upgrade with PJM's Smart Train functions

Combining transport efficiency with safety is a crucial requirement in daily intermodal transport for Mercitalia Intermodal, a company of the FS Italiane Group’s Logistics Business Unit.

First EURO9000 run in Belgium
First EURO9000 run in Belgium

On 29 January 2024, the first run of the EURO9000 in Belgium took place, from Aachen to the port of Zeebrugge.

Alpha Trains and Stadler sign full-service agreement for the maintenance of EURO9000 locomotives
Alpha Trains and Stadler sign full-service agreement for the maintenance of EURO9000 locomotives

On 8 February 2024, Alpha Trains signed a full-service maintenance agreement with Stadler.

New GBRf service between London Gateway and iPort Doncaster
New GBRf service between London Gateway and iPort Doncaster

On 29 January 2024, GB Railfreight has started a new intermodal service, connecting London Gateway with iPort Doncaster.

AITX On The European Market
AITX On The European Market

AITX (American Industrial Transport, Inc.) is an established wagon leasing, repair and maintenance provider in the USA, but in May 2023 it announced its entry into the European market.

EuroMaint was awarded contract to maintain the Green Cargo locomotives
EuroMaint was awarded contract to maintain the Green Cargo locomotives

On 22 January  2024 the Swedish public freight operator Green Cargo has awarded EuroMaint the contract to maintain its fleet of locomotives for a period of up to five years.

Certification for EMKA2's traction motors
Certification for EMKA2's traction motors

On 25 January 2024, TMH-Elektrotech received a certificate of compliance with the TR TS 001/2011 standards for the new Type DTA-125 asynchronous traction motors.

Class 3TE28 started operation on BAM
Class 3TE28 started operation on BAM

On 24 January 2024, the Service Locomotive Depot (SLD) Tynda-Severnaya has completed the acceptance of the first Class 3TE28 diesel locomotives built at BMZ.