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First Class 66 with ETCS
First Class 66 with ETCS

On 26 April 2024 the first locomotive of Class 66, the Britain’s principal freight fleet, to be fitted with digital signalling equipment was moved on to dynamic testing, having successfully progressed through static testing. 

Green Cargo launches new intermodal train between Göteborg Kombi and Norrköping Port
Green Cargo launches new intermodal train between Göteborg Kombi and Norrköping Port

Green Cargo's new intermodal train solution will enhance the transportation of goods between Göteborg Kombi and Norrköping Port.

WALBO Group companies in insolvency
WALBO Group companies in insolvency

The companies of the Ostrava-based WALBO group of entrepreneur Pavel Borský are in insolvency. From January to March 2024, insolvency proceedings were opened successively with the companies WALBO RAILWAY, WALBO ENGINEERING, WALBO WAGONS and WALBO AUTOMATION.

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Helrom launches its second line
Helrom launches its second line

On 4 April 2024, Helrom launched its second line, connecting Regensburg and Lébény.

HHLA acquires interest in Roland Spedition
HHLA acquires interest in Roland Spedition

In order to further implement its strategy aimed at growth and innovation, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik acquired a majority share in Roland Spedition, one of the largest owner-led container operators for hinterland transport in Austria

Digirata - an ETCS in Finland
Digirata - an ETCS in Finland

Like other European countries, also Finland is preparing to introduce ERTMS.

ČD Cargo hires Vectron DM from Northrail
ČD Cargo hires Vectron DM from Northrail

At the beginning of April, ČD Cargo announced that it had hired one Vectron Dual Mode, namely 248 082, from Northrail, to be operated by its German branch.

BMZ has mastered the mid-repair of the Class 2TE25A
BMZ has mastered the mid-repair of the Class 2TE25A

BMZ received the right to carry out mid-repairs of the Class 2TE25A diesel locomotives Vityaz with the asynchronous propulsion.

TRANSWAGGON provides automatic brake testing and additional digital monitoring from PJM
TRANSWAGGON provides automatic brake testing and additional digital monitoring from PJM

Together with PJM, the TRANSWAGGON Group is making a key contribution to the automation and digitalization of rail freight transport in Europe. Wagon rental customers save time and increase safety in operation by equipping their wagons with automatic brake testing.

New JNA-Z box wagons for DRS
New JNA-Z box wagons for DRS

On 28 March 2024 Direct Rail Services has taken delivery of a fleet of 25 brand new JNA-Z box wagons from VTG Rail UK.

Lineas presented its FAME locomotive
Lineas presented its FAME locomotive

On 28 March 2024, Lineas presented its FAME locomotive, which highlights the company's commitment to finding sustainable solutions to reduce CO2 emissions in the transport sector.

RBP and RAILPOOL signed rental agreement for Modula locomotives
RBP and RAILPOOL signed rental agreement for Modula locomotives

On 26 March 2024, RAILPOOL and Rheinische Bahnpersonal- und Verkehrsgesellschaft signed the full-service leasing contract for five Modula hybrid shunting locomotives.

Alstom to deliver 13 TRAXX3 MS locomotives to CLIP Intermodal
Alstom to deliver 13 TRAXX3 MS locomotives to CLIP Intermodal

On 25 March 2024 Alstom and CLIP Intermodal have announced the signing of contract for the supply of 13 TRAXX3 MS locomotives.

A complex mix of problems around ÖBB's and other Tauruses, ČD railjets and ETCS
A complex mix of problems around ÖBB's and other Tauruses, ČD railjets and ETCS

Many operators are facing the difficult problem of upgrading or retrofitting the ETCS OBUs (On-Board Units) to their Taurus locomotives. Moreover, the same is true for the railjet non-traction multiple units (NMUs) of ÖBB and ČD.

CFL cargo uses its new TRAXX3 MS locomotives
CFL cargo uses its new TRAXX3 MS locomotives

On 15 March 2024, CFL cargo announced that it started using first Germany-Luxembourg-Poland TRAXX locomotives.