Rolling Stock and Components

Production of Merseyrail’s new fleet progresses

Stadler project manager Fadi Khairallah said it is entering an exciting stage now with the trains "really starting to look like trains".

Powercar bodyshell of Amtrak’s first Avelia Liberty trainset assembled

The power car bodyshells are made from 100 per cent US steel and have been specifically painted to reflect the Amtrak blue and white colours.

Grand Paris Express train contract worth up to €1.3 billion awarded

The contract is fully financed by IDF Mobilités and covers a maximum of 1,000 cars (183 trains) in three and six-car configurations. 

The EMU that can ‘transform’ to meet demand

A highly adaptable inter-city electrical-multiple unit has been presented to exhibitors at InnoTrans. 

Stadler and Siemens present first new S-Bahn half train

The four-car trains, with their familiar yellow and red livery, will enter service in 2021 on Berlin’s Ring/Southeast network.

GE PowerHaul locomotives for Korfez Ulastirma

Korfez Ulastirma is the first private operator in Turkey to make such a purchase since the government began issuing mainline licenses a year ago.

CRRC says rail transit equipment is “on the cusp of a revolution” as it unveils next gen metro train

CRRC Sifang deputy chief engineer Ding Sansan said the train, dubbed 'CETROVO', is not only lighter, but is more energy efficient and has more space for new features.

New FLIRTs for Go-Ahead Germany

Stefan Krispin, managing director of Go-Ahead Germany, said that one of the cornerstones of a high-quality service is its state-of-the-art vehicles.

ROSCO and rail researchers aim to create the UK’s first hydrogen train

Earlier this year rail minister Jo Johnson challenged the rail industry to develop decarbonisation plans, with the objective of removing diesel-only trains from the network by 2040.

Ukrainian Railways signals intent to work with Alstom on renewal of electric locomotive fleet

UZ seeks to increase the amount of electrified railways from 47 per cent to 54 per cent in the next two years.
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