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Liebherr HVAC units for Etihad Rail high-speed trains
Liebherr HVAC units for Etihad Rail high-speed trains

Liebherr Transportation Systems (China) has supplied HVAC units to CRRC Qingdao Sifang.

Alstom and HHA signed contract for Type DT6 metro trains and CBTC
Alstom and HHA signed contract for Type DT6 metro trains and CBTC

On 10 July 2024,  Alstom has signed a framework agreement with Hamburger Hochbahn AG worth up to 2.8 billion EUR for the delivery of up to 374 new metro trains, for fully and semi-automated operation.

GB Railfreight completed historic final coal delivery in UK
GB Railfreight completed historic final coal delivery in UK

In a landmark moment marking the end of an era, GB Railfreight has delivered the likely final coal shipment to Uniper’s Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station, as it prepares for closure on 30 September.

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Liebherr supplies batch-built propane-based HVAC for the first time
Liebherr supplies batch-built propane-based HVAC for the first time

Liebherr-Transportation Systems was commissioned by Stadler Polska to supply HVAC systems with a special feature: the coolant used is propane (R290).

Siemens Mobility equips Berlin metro with CBTC
Siemens Mobility equips Berlin metro with CBTC

On 5 July 2024, Siemens Mobility has won the tender from Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) and will introduce a Communications-Based Train Control System (CBTC) on the U5 and U8 metro lines in Berlin for the first time.

Bogies for the Class 2TE35A tested
Bogies for the Class 2TE35A tested

On 3 July 2024, Uralskie Lokomotivy announced that it had completed testing of bogies for the new Class 2TE35A freight locomotive.

UL has produced 1,500 Sinara locomotives
UL has produced 1,500 Sinara locomotives

On 3 July 2024, Uralskie lokomotivy handed over to RZD the 1,500th Class 2ES6 Sinara electric freight locomotive.

Freightliner's first Class 66 locomotive with ETCS
Freightliner's first Class 66 locomotive with ETCS

On 20 June 2024, Freightliner has agreed to a partnership with Siemens Mobility to retrofit its First-in-Class (FiC) locomotive - 66591 - with ETCS OBU.

Chinese EMU for Srbija Voz at Velim
Chinese EMU for Srbija Voz at Velim

On 2 July 2024, a new EMU from CRRC Changchun for Srbija Voz arrived in Velim.

First ÖBB KISS at Velim
First ÖBB KISS at Velim

On 1 July 2024, the first KISS for ÖBB arrived at the VUZ Velim test centre.

Tatravagónka semitrailer pocket wagons on test
Tatravagónka semitrailer pocket wagons on test

Deliveries of the first pocket wagons for the future 'rail motorway' service between València and Madrid were delayed during the spring.

Koleje Mazowieckie ordered 50 FLIRT EMUs
Koleje Mazowieckie ordered 50 FLIRT EMUs

On 26 June 2024 Koleje Mazowieckie (KM) and Stadler signed a framework agreement for up to 50 five-car FLIRT EMUs for Województwo Mazowieckie (Masovian voivodship) including the provision of maintenance services

Škoda Group receives Red Dot Award for Bonn trams
Škoda Group receives Red Dot Award for Bonn trams

The Škoda Group's tram, Škoda ForCity Smart Bonn, was recognised with the Red Dot award in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2024.

Siemens Mobility and Tyczka Hydrogen cooperate in the hydrogen railway sector
Siemens Mobility and Tyczka Hydrogen cooperate in the hydrogen railway sector

In April 2024 Siemens Mobility and Tyczka Hydrogen have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) establishing a cooperation in order to accelerate the transformation towards hydrogen powered railway mobility.

Eurostar launches Olympics golden train
Eurostar launches Olympics golden train

On 25 June 2024, Eurostar unveiled its first-ever Golden Train in celebration of the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.