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STIF and SNCF place order for 52 additional Francilien EMU commuter trains

Rail industry news / 5 December 2016 /

Bombardier Transportation has received an order from SNCF and STIF for 52 additional Francilien Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) commuter trains.

Northern’s Head of New Trains to oversee rolling stock modernisation

Rail industry news / 30 November 2016 /

The arrival of Northern’s Head of New Trains will set in motion the operator’s multi-million pound programme of modernisation, delivering 281 new carriages due to enter service from 2018 onwards.

SNCF places order for 40 Omneo Premium double deck EMUs for Normandy

Rail industry news / 24 November 2016 /

SNCF has placed an order for 40 Bombardier Omneo Premium double deck intercity trains on behalf of the region of Normandy.

AMT awards operations and maintenance contract for Montréal commuter rail fleet

Rail industry news / 22 November 2016 /

Montréal’s Agence Métropolitaine de Transport (AMT) has awarded Bombardier Transportation a contract for operation and maintenance of its commuter rail fleet.

Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo orders three TRAXX AC3 Last Mile locomotives

Rail industry news / 8 November 2016 /

Austrian rail freight operator Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo has signed an agreement with Bombardier Transportation for the supply of TRAXX AC3 Last Mile locomotives.

Bombardier production hall opens in Poland supporting manufacture of DB’s ICE4 train

Rail industry news / 3 November 2016 /

Bombardier Transportation has opened a new production and painting hall for high speed train car bodies at its Wroclaw site in Poland.

Hull Trains to receive five new AT300 Inter City trains following £60m deal

Rail industry news / 2 November 2016 /

FirstGroup, operator of Hull Trains, and Hitachi Rail Europe have agreed a £60 million contract for the delivery of five Inter City trains for service on the East Coast Main Line.

DB Regio orders 24 Coradia Continental EMUs for southern Germany

Rail industry news / 31 October 2016 /

DB Regio has awarded a €130 million contract to Alstom for the supply of 24 Coradia Continental regional trains for Southern Germany.

100th Regio 2N train delivered to Hauts-de-France region

Rail industry news / 18 October 2016 /

Bombardier Transportation has delivered its 100th Regio 2N train to the Hauts-de-France Region.

Morgen Stanley Infrastructure gains stake in VTG Aktiengesellschaft

Rail industry news / 17 October 2016 /

Morgen Stanley Infrastructure has acquired a 29 percent share capital in European wagon hire and rail logistics company, VTG Aktiengesellschaft.

Alstom presents Coradia Polyvalent regional train for ERTMS Level2 testing in Romania

Rail industry news / 13 October 2016 /

Alstom has unveiled the Coradia Polyvalent regional train at the Northern Railway Station in Bucharest during the Railway Pro Investment Summit event.

Abellio completes largest privately-procured order for trains in the UK

Rail industry news / 5 October 2016 /

Abellio UK has finalised contracts with Stadler and Rock Rail to procure new trains for the recently awarded East Anglia rail franchise. The agreement completes the largest privately-procured order for trains in the UK.


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