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FLIRT EMUs For The MoselLux Network
FLIRT EMUs For The MoselLux Network

On 9 August 2022, Stadler and DB Regio have signed a supply contract for 19 FLIRT EMUs for use on the MoselLux network. 

Ceremonial Signing Of The Elbe-Spree Network Transport Contract
Ceremonial Signing Of The Elbe-Spree Network Transport Contract

On 30 June 2022, ODEG together with representatives from the states of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Berlin, Brandenburg and Saxony-Anhalt and the transport authorities VBB-Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg, Nahverkehrsservice Sachsen-Anhalt and Verkehrsgesellschaft Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, ceremonially signed the transport contract for the Elbe-Spree network.

Fate Of Chinese-Built Wagons For LU Still Unclear
Fate Of Chinese-Built Wagons For LU Still Unclear

It's almost two years since the first CRRC-built wagons cars for London Underground arrived in the UK.

RSSB 2022 (August)
What Will Be The Future Fate Of The Class 360/2 EMUs?
What Will Be The Future Fate Of The Class 360/2 EMUs?

In February 2021, Rail Operations UK have completed a Sale and Purchase Agreement with Heathrow Airport Limited to acquire the fleet of five Class 360/2 EMUs, plus spare parts.

Class 93s For Grand Union
Class 93s For Grand Union

Stadler started the final assembly of the first of the Class 93 locomotives at the València works in early July.

First iLints Into Passenger Service
First iLints Into Passenger Service

On 15 July 2022, Alstom announced that it had received the EBA type approval for its Class 554 HMU.

ČD Cargo
"CAF Tren Hidrógeno" On The Public Network
"CAF Tren Hidrógeno" On The Public Network

After factory static tests were conducted, CAF began test runs with its prototype EHMU at the end of July.

Knorr-Bremse Is To Equip Egyptian Trains
Knorr-Bremse Is To Equip Egyptian Trains

Knorr-Bremse has been awarded a major supply contract by Siemens Mobility to equip trains for Egypt.

Schneebergbahn: Anniversary Celebration Of 125 Years
Schneebergbahn: Anniversary Celebration Of 125 Years

The Schneebergbahn has been climbing the highest mountain in Lower Austria for 125 years.

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Electrification Of The GKB Lines Started
Electrification Of The GKB Lines Started

After years of preparation and planning, the electrification of the lines of Graz-Köflacher Bahn und Busbetrieb GmbH (GKB) started on 12 July 2022 with the erection of the first overhead line mast at Deutschlandsberg station.

CAF - Alstom Transaction Finalised
CAF - Alstom Transaction Finalised

As a continuation of the information issued on 24 November 2021 regarding the CAF's acquisition of the Alstom’s Reichshoffen works, the Coradia Polyvalent and the Talent 3 platforms and after obtaining the regulatory authorisations needed for the purchase-sale agreement, on 1 August 2022 the closing of the operation has been formalised.

The Uncertain Fate Of Talents For ÖBB
The Uncertain Fate Of Talents For ÖBB

Due to the several-year delay in the contract for the Talent 3 EMUs and the still unclear delivery, ÖBB decided last year to withdraw from the contract with Alstom and ordered Desiro ML EMUs from Siemens instead.

More Vectrons For ČD Cargo
More Vectrons For ČD Cargo

On 1 August 2022, Siemens Mobility Czech Republic announced that in mid-July it signed a contract with ČD Cargo for the delivery of 10 Vectron MS locomotives (A54 variant).

Second 16Ev EMU In Riga
Second 16Ev EMU In Riga

The Škoda Group continues to deliver its Type 16Ev EMUs.

Tatravagónka's Second Assembly Line For Grain Wagons
Tatravagónka's Second Assembly Line For Grain Wagons

In June 2022, Tatravagónka started operation of the second assembly line for the production of hopper wagons for transport of cereals.