From 2022, the trains will initially run on routes between the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and Munich via the high-speed Cologne-Rhine-Main line, increasing DB’s daily passenger capacity on these routes by 13,000 seats.
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The term rolling stock in the rail transportation industry refers to any vehicle that moves along a railway track. Global Railway Review’s coverage of rolling stock includes developments in mainline and high-speed passenger trains, plus rail freight locomotives and heavy-haul wagons.
Twelve modern diesel locomotives - purchased thanks to joint financing from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the European Investment Bank and the European Union - have arrived in Moldova's capital.
Bombardier Transportation has signed a four-year fleet maintenance contract with Norwegian transport operator Vy T?g AB to maintain its Night Train fleet in Sweden. The contract also includes an option for a further two years of services.
CAPTRAIN Espa?a has signed a framework contract with Alpha Trains for up to 21 units of the new full electric EURO6000 Stadler locomotives.
The exclusive agreement between Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive Innovation will see the companies develop battery packs to power zero-emission trains and create a battery hub in the North East of England.
MáV-START Zrt. - the Hungarian passenger service operator - has exercised its contract right and ordered four additional bi-mode CITYLINK tram-trains from Stadler.
GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced a new three-year deal with DB Cargo UK to undertake the maintenance of 10 Class 60 locomotives, as well as providing technical in-field support.
Under the contract, Voith will be responsible for the major overhaul of 30 Lineas locomotives over the next four and a half years.
Representing the second order from SNCF for the Normandy region, Bombardier will supply 11 additional OMNEO Premium double-deck EMU trains.
The research and development of solutions to improve the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets is a continual process. This In-Depth Focus explores the latest studies and progress in developing a carbon fibre bogie, improving suspension components and compact hydraulics, and how Indian Railways is finding solutions to improve LHB coach…
In the South African Western Cape province alone, since 2016, it was reported that over 140 railway passenger carriages have been destroyed by arson. Here, Peter Blaine and Pieter Conradie from the University of Stellenbosch provide details about subsequent research in order to understand the common techniques of how these…
Taking advantage of the reduced traffic on the network as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Greater Anglia has continued testing of its new electric commuter trains.
The ￡400,000 grant will see the University of Birmingham and Porterbrook develop the detailed final production design and testing of the HydroFLEX hydrogen train.
Louise Mor and Patrick Moore, Partners from WFW’s Assets & Structured Finance Group, write that as rolling stock operators face continued disruption to their businesses due to the impact of COVID-19, lessors should be aware of eight key points, and to be proactive in staying ahead of any changes facing…
Ryan Coholan, Chief Railroad Officer at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), discusses the benefits of introducing new technologies across the rail industry and how MBTA has successfully applied IoT to the maintenance of its locomotive fleets.