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Slovenian Railways orders 26 multiple units from Stadler A €169m contract for 26 single and double-deck multiple units was signed in Ljubljana on April 17 by Slovenian Railways (SŽ) general director, Mr Dušan Mes, and Stadler Rail chairman, Mr Peter Spuhler.
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FRANKFURT Rhine-Main Vehicle Management (Fahma), a subsidiary of Rhine-Main Transport Authority (RMV), published a tender notice in the Official Journal of the European Union on April 20 for a contract to supply a fleet of...
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GREAT Western Railway (GWR) has reached an agreement with Porterbrook Leasing to lease 19 class 769 Flex multiple units, which will be capable of operating under diesel, 750V dc third rail and 25kV ac overhead...
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CROATIAN Railways (HŽ) passenger subsidiary HŽ Putnički Prijevoz (HŽPP) has ordered four class 7023 DMUs from Končar – Električna Vozila, Croatia. The Kuna 130.5m ($US 21.63m) order is being financed by a World Bank loan and...
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HITACHI announced on April 20 that the first of 19 class 802/2 inter-city trains for First Group subsidiary TransPennine Express (TPE) has left the company’s Kasado plant in Japan on the first leg of its...
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THE first Rock double-deck regional EMU for Trenitalia was officially unveiled at a ceremony at the Hitachi Rail Italy (HRI) plant in Pistoia on April 18 in the presence of Italian State Railways (FS) CEO,...
duro-daković-wins-french-wagon-order
FRENCH wagon leasing company Atir Rail has awarded Duro Daković Specijalna Vozila, a susbsidiary of Croatian rolling stock manufacturer Duro Daković, a €5.2m contract to supply a batch of Shimms TTU wagons. The four-axle covered wagons...
slovenian-railways-orders-26-multiple-units-from-stadler
A €169m contract for 26 single and double-deck multiple units was signed in Ljubljana on April 17 by Slovenian Railways (SŽ) general director, Mr Dušan Mes, and Stadler Rail chairman, Mr Peter Spuhler. The order comprises...
transpennine-express-unveils-mk5a-coaches
THE first set of CAF Mk5A coaches for British operator TransPennine Express (TPE) was unveiled to the media at the Velim test centre in the Czech Republic on April 12. The fleet of 13 five-car sets...
via-rail-issues-rfq-for-quebec-windsor-fleet-renewal
VIA Rail Canada issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) on April 16 for a contract to supply 32 new trains to replace the current fleet on its flagship Quebec City - Windsor corridor. Through its Corridor...
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SIEMENS announced on April 17 that the first painted bodyshell for the new fleet of G1 trains for Nuremberg U-Bahn Line U1 has been completed at its Simmering plant in Vienna. Nuremberg Transport (VAG) awarded Siemens...

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