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BLS and Stadler sign contract for 52 EMUs SWITZERLAND’s second-largest railway BLS concluded its biggest-ever rolling stock order on January 15, when the company’s CEO Mr Bernard Guillelmon and Stadler CEO Mr Peter Spuhler signed a contract for 52 Flirt EMUs for regional and suburban services.
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A full-size mock-up of the next generation of rolling stock for the Brussels metro has gone on public display as part of the WeAreMobility exhibition, which is being held alongside the Brussels International Motor Show...
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RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) has awarded Transmashholding subsidiary Demikhovsky Machinery Plant (DMZ) a contract to supply 22 EP3D EMUs. The 120km/h, 25kV ac 50Hz trains will be used on suburban services around Rostov-on-Don and Volgograd. Deliveries are due...
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A few days before Christmas the first Flexity low-floor tram for Wiener Linien was delivered the short distance from Bombardier’s Vienna plant to the operator’s Simmering depot, where initial testing has been carried out. The type...
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KNORR-Bremse announced on January 18 that its Knorr Bremse Nordic Rail Services subsidiary has signed an agreement to sell rolling stock maintenance and refurbishment specialist Swedtrac to Stadler Service Sweden. Knorr Bremse says the sale of...
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STADLER has signed a framework agreement with Koleje Mazowieckie for the delivery of up to 71 Flirt EMUs for the Polish regional operator in an order worth Zlotys 2.2bn ($US 643.7m), Stadler’s largest contract for...
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MPK Krakow has signed a contract with a consortium of Solaris and Stadler Poland for the supply of 35 LRVS with an option for a further 15 vehicles. The order for 35 trams is worth Zlotys...
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TRENITALIA will completely renew its regional train fleet in the northern Italian region of Liguria under a 15-year operation contract which was signed in Genoa on January 12 by regional president Mr Giovanni Toti, and...
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THE first batch of five CAF Mk 5 coaches for Caledonian Sleeper services between London and Scotland arrived in Britain by rail through the Channel Tunnel on the night of January 14/15. The vehicles were built...
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CAF chief executive Andrés Arizkorreta talks to Keith Barrow.OVER the last decade, CAF has become a true international success story for Spain. When the global financial crisis struck in 2008, domestic business accounted for 63%...
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SWITZERLAND’s second-largest railway BLS concluded its biggest-ever rolling stock order on January 15, when the company’s CEO Mr Bernard Guillelmon and Stadler CEO Mr Peter Spuhler signed a contract for 52 Flirt EMUs for regional...

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