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Rolling stock - Articles and news items

Angel Trains to finance Abellio rolling stock for East Anglia rail franchise

Rail industry news / 30 September 2016 /

Angel Trains has announced it will finance the procurement of 665 new vehicles as part of Abellio’s winning East Anglia rail franchise.

Bombardier and CRRC sign strategic agreement to deepen cooperation

Rail industry news / 26 September 2016 /

Bombardier Transportation and China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to strengthen its partnership on projects in the Chinese and international rail markets.

Testing of ScotRail’s new Class 385 underway

Rail industry news / 23 September 2016 /

The introduction of faster and longer trains in Scotland has moved a step closer as testing begins on ScotRail’s Class 385 electric trains.

Freight operator Railcare to receive seven Vectron locomotives

Rail industry news / 22 September 2016 /

Freight operator Railcare has ordered seven Vectron locomotives from Siemens in a contract which includes maintenance of the locomotives for eight years.

InnoTrans: Stadler unveils EC250 ‘Giruno’ low floor high-speed train

Rail industry news / 22 September 2016 /

Stadler and operator SBB have unveiled the EC250/Giruno low floor high electric multiple unit (EMU) which will enter service on the Basle/Zürich – Milan route via the Gotthard Base Tunnel.

Continuous improvement is needed

Railway Extra / 19 September 2016 /

Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Railways explains what the rolling stock industry needs to focus on to improve…

Interior designs of the new TGV Océane revealed

Rail industry news / 15 September 2016 /

French National Railways (SNCF) has unveiled interior designs of the new TGV Océane at Paris-Montparnasse Vaugirard station.

ICE 4 intercity train for Deutsche Bahn unveiled

Rail industry news / 14 September 2016 /

Deutsche Bahn has unveiled the new ICE 4 at Berlin Central Station which it says will be the backbone of its long-distance transport system.

Rolling Stock Maintenance Summit 2016, 7 – 8 December 2016 – London, UK

Rail industry news / 14 September 2016 /

The worlds leading conference on rolling stock maintenance returns…

Portable six axle train weighing system for Estonia

Rail industry news / 13 September 2016 /

AS EVR Cargo are the national railway company of Estonia and provide rolling stock repair at their Muuga and Tapa depots…

New Class 387 Electrostar EMUs begin operation on GWR Thames Valley service

Rail industry news / 6 September 2016 /

On Monday 05 September, two Class 387 Electrostar electric multiple units (EMUs) entered service on GWR’s services in the Thames Valley.

The future of train travel for SJ

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 25 August 2016 /

In European Railway Review Issue 5 2016, Crister Fritzson – Chief Executive Officer and President of SJ AB – will be sharing some insights into the history of Sweden’s oldest and largest train operator; its recent developments and plans for the future.

 

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