PLANNING consent has been granted for the first stage of a project to partially-double the 77.1km single-track section of the Stuttgart - Singen line between Horb and Hattingen.
STADLER Pankow has outshopped the first of 45 Flirt 3 EMUs which will be used by Go-Ahead Transport Germany on regional services in the state of Baden-Württemberg from next year.
GERMANY’s Federal minister for transport and digital infrastructure, Mr Andreas Scheuer, attended a groundbreaking ceremony at Memmingen on March 23 to mark the official launch of electrification works on the…
GERMAN infrastructure manager DB Network has awarded a joint venture of Rhomberg Bahntechnik and Swietelsky Baugesellschaft a contract worth around €250m to install trackwork and infrastructure equipment on the 59.6km…
THE cost of the controversial Stuttgart 21 project is now expected to rise by a further €1.1bn to €7.6bn, plus a contingency which could take the final bill to around…
THE supervisory board of Stuttgart Tramways (SSB) agreed on September 26 to exercise an option worth around €80m for 20 additional Tango S-DT8.12 high-floor LRVs from Stadler Pankow.
BOMBARDIER has delivered the last of 16 class 442 Talent 2 EMUs to DB Regio for the Gäu-Murr regional network in Baden-Württemberg.
FOLLOWING a competitive tender, the German state of Baden-Württemberg and the Swiss canton of Schaffhausen have awarded DB Regio a contract to operate cross-border regional services between Singen and Schaffhausen.
SIEMENS confirmed on August 8 that it has received an order from DB Regio for 57 three-car Mireo EMUs for use on the Rhine-Neckar S-Bahn network around Mannheim and Heidelberg.
BADEN-Württemberg Ministry of Transport announced on July 24 that Hohenzollern Railways (HzL) and Southwest German Transport (Sweg) will merge on January 2018 following approval of the combination by district councils…
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