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Siemens - Articles and news items

New regional trains ordered for the Rhine Valley network

Rail industry news / 17 February 2017 /

The mass transit arm of Deutsche Bahn has ordered 39 trainsets specifically for use on its Rhine Valley rail service.

ÖBB signs framework agreement for 200 Vectron locomotives

Rail industry news / 30 January 2017 /

Siemens has confirmed it has signed a framework contract with Austrian Railways (ÖBB) to supply up to 200 Vectron locomotives.

Predictive maintenance trial launched for DB’s ICE trains

Rail industry news / 26 October 2016 /

Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Siemens are launching a pilot application for the predictive servicing and maintenance of high-speed Velaro D (Series 407 ICE 3) trains…

InnoTrans: Russian Railways and Siemens sign technological cooperation agreement

Rail industry news / 22 September 2016 /

JSC Russian Railways and Siemens have signed an agreement of understanding on long-term scientific and technological cooperation at InnoTrans 2016.

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.

Deutsche Bahn honors Siemens as most innovative supplier

Rail industry news / 21 September 2016 /

Deutsche Bahn honored Siemens today as its most innovative supplier. Siemens was recognised for its development of a completely new vehicle concept that offers great operating flexibility…

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.

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Webinars, Z Homepage promo / 11 August 2016 /

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U.S. Brightline express rail system unveils new trains

Rail industry news / 20 June 2016 /

Brightline, the only privately-funded express passenger rail system in the USA, has unveiled new locomotives and passenger coaches for intercity services in 2017.

European Locomotive Leasing signs agreement for 50 Vectron locomotives

Rail industry news / 3 June 2016 /

European Locomotive Leasing (ELL) has signed a framework agreement with Siemens for the delivery of 50 Vectron locomotives.

Thameslink Class 700 Desiro City unveiling at London Blackfriars station

Rail industry news / 24 May 2016 /

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has unveiled the new Siemens-built Class 700 Desiro City train at London Blackfriars station coinciding with a 360 degree tour of the new vehicles.

Leasing company Railpool orders five additional Vectron locomotives

Rail industry news / 13 May 2016 /

German full-service locomotive leasing company, Railpool, has ordered five additional Siemens Vectron type AC locomotives for delivery by the end of this year.


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