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Transport for London awards Deep Tube contract to Siemens TRANSPORT for London (TfL) confirmed on June 15 that is has selected Siemens Mobility for a £1.5bn contract to design and build 94 new-generation Deep Tube trains to replace the entire Piccadilly Line fleet.
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IRISH Rail (IE) has signed a contract with Rolls-Royce to rebuild three MTU PowerPacks on a Hyundai Rotem 22000 class DMU with new EcoWorld transmissions from ZF to improve more efficiency and reduce noise emissions.The...
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ŠKODA Transportation announced on June 20 that it has won a tender for a contract to supply 80 low-floor LRVs to Rhine Neckar Transport (RNV) for use on tram lines in and around Mannheim, Ludwigshafen...
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TRANSPORT for London (TfL) unveiled the first of 54 new class 710 Aventra EMUs being supplied by Bombardier on June 20, which will replace the current diesel trains on London’s Overground network.The first eight four-car...
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FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has begun the fleet rollout of an Internet of Things (IoT)-based solution for monitoring the status of passenger train doors. The Avisé system has been developed as part of the DigitalSNCF programme...
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BOMBARDIER Transportation opened its new final-assembly hall in Bautzen, Germany, on June 15 after investing €30m in the site.The new hall can produce up to 600 cars per-year ranging from regional and inter-city trains to...
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THE French Railway Safety Board (ESPF) has granted an authorisation for the operation of the 200km/h variant of Bombardier’s Régio 2N double-deck EMU for operation on the French main line network. The Authorisation to Place in...
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A MAJORITY in the Danish parliament has approved an earlier agreement allowing Danish State Railways (DSB) to proceed with its DKr 11bn ($US 1.7bn) new rolling stock procurement plan. The original plan has been altered to...
transport-for-london-awards-deep-tube-contract-to-siemens
TRANSPORT for London (TfL) confirmed on June 15 that is has selected Siemens Mobility for a £1.5bn contract to design and build 94 new-generation Deep Tube trains to replace the entire Piccadilly Line fleet. More than...
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GERMAN Rail (DB) presented one of the first Pesa Link DMUs to the public at the DB Regio depot in Dortmund on June 14, two years later than scheduled. The two-car variant, which was supposed to...
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DURO Daković Special Vehicles, Croatia, has signed two contracts for the delivery of wagons with companies Swietelsky Baugesellschaft, Austria, and Eurailpool.The Kuna 87m ($US 13.9m) contract comprises Slnps flat wagons for Swietelsky, and Smnps intermodal...

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